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More Saturday Scene: 4 Heads 9TH Annual Governor’s Island Art Fair 2016

More Saturday Scene: 4 Heads 9TH Annual Governor’s Island Art Fair 2016

September 3 / 16

Hey….more great news to share with you guys. The 9th Annual Governor’s Island Art Fair 2016 has already started. For those living in the NYC area, you may need to see what’s going on…..


cred: 4 heads / governor’s island art fair

Opening Saturday Sept 3rd – GIAF 2016
Over 100 artists exhibiting in the historic prison cells of Castle Williams, the caverns of Fort Jay, and the officers homes of Colonels Row, on Governors Island, New York Harbor

4heads presents

Governors Island Art Fair 2016

The ninth edition of GIAF will expand this September to include new installations at Castle Williams, a historic defense structure on Governors Island. A selection of artists will install works in eight of the massive building’s casemates – which later served as military prison cells – marking the first time ever that art will be featured in these spaces. This expansion of GIAF builds on last year’s use by 4heads of the underground munitions chambers at Fort Jay, driving their mission to enliven historic locations throughout the city with relevant, contemporary art. GIAF will open to the public on September 3rd —and remain open every weekend throughout the month—presenting the work of over 100 artists, from the U.S. and abroad, across Castle Williams, Colonels Row, and Fort Jay, as well as many designated outdoor locations. Don’t miss the annual island kick-off of the New York art season!

– Castle Williams

– Colonels Row

– Fort Jay

Governors Island, New York Harbor

Weekends in September, 2016, 11am-6pm

Admission is free.

Recent Press:
Artnet
Hyperallergic

GIAF Opening Weekend »

Remember this will be held every weekend this month, so you have time to explore the event. One more thing to share……

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

featured images: 4heads / governor's island art fair & huffingtonpost.com
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