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Art Docent

Connect visitors to GI Arts! Stationed in Nolan Park and Colonels Row, art docents will provide information on seasonal art exhibitions as they open to the public. 

Activity Shifts Start End
Art Docent Training 0 5/25/2024 5/25/2024

Mission Statement

The Friends of Governors Island is an independent nonprofit that works to ensure the Island’s continued growth and accessibility as a vibrant public resource. As the designated fundraising partner of the Trust for Governors Island and the National Park Service, the Friends stewards the Island’s green spaces, enhances the visitor experience and builds a community dedicated to the Island’s future.