Our Location on Governors Island

Governors Island Art Fair 2013 is located on 3 areas of the island:

1. Nolan Park – Bldgs. 4,5, and 8 – Mid-island on the Brooklyn side. You’ll see the yellow houses with our banners.

2. Building 111 – Close to the Manhattan ferry. Next door to LMCC

3. Colonels Row Bldg. 404 – Mid-island, across from the Liggett Arch.

Just follow the yellow and orange signs to the buildings with the yellow and orange banners.

Download a map of our location here.

Getting There

The Manhattan Ferry to Governors Island: 8 minutes

The free Governors Island Ferry departs from the Battery Maritime Building located at 10 South Street, adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry in Lower Manhattan. The ferry terminal is accessible as follows:

By Subway
1 to South Ferry station
4, 5 to Bowling Green station
R to Whitehall St. station
By Bus
M6, M9, and M15

By Car
There is no public parking at the Governors Island ferry building. There is garage parking across the street from the Battery Maritime Building for a fee.

The Brooklyn Ferry to Governors Island: 3 minutes

The free ferry from Brooklyn leaves from Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, located at the end of Atlantic Avenue (corner of Columbia Street).

By Subway
2,3,4,5 to Borough Hall A,C,F to Jay St./Borough Hall R to Court Street

By Bus
B63 to the terminus of Atlantic Avenue (at Columbia Street)

East River Ferry Service

NY Waterway’s East River Ferry offers frequent service to Governors Island on Saturdays and Sundays over the summer. For more information please visit


Download a printable Map of Governors Island pinpointing the location of GIAF here.

For directions and further information call 212.673.9074

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