Set sail for adventure this summer with a unique day trip to historic Governors Island, where a crew of artists and craftsmen known as The {NewNew} will be commandeering one of the locale’s original dwellings and transforming it into a one-of-a-kind boutique of handmade treasures. Landlubbers can shop for original artwork, jewelry, glass, ceramics and textiles and other handmade items from June 5th through September 6th. (Official press release here.)

How do I get there?
There are two free ferries that will take you to Governors Island.

Departing from Manhattan: (Fri-Sun)
The ferry departs every 30 minutes from the Battery Maritime Building, located adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry Building

Subways to Manhattan Ferry
4/5 to Bowling Green Station
R to Whitehall Street Station

Departing from Brooklyn: (Sat-Sun)
The ferry departs from the Fulton Ferry Landing.

Subways to Brooklyn Ferry
A/C to High Street Station
2/3 to Clark Street Station
F to York Street Station

Governors Island Ferry Schedule

Come check out some Island inspired souvenirs specially created by some of these artsts:

Alexandra Ferguson


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