Artcrawl Harlem 2020 Residence Program, Governor’s Island, Announces Artists

 

 

Oh how excited we were to receive a press release announcing ArtCrawl Harlem’s inaugural artist residency program. Entitled Boundaries and Connection: The Other Side of Us, this residency commemorates the Centennial of the Harlem Renaissance, while the theme is dedicated to the memory of the two co-founders of the original ArtCrawl Harlem. We couldn’t help but notice that it was ten years ago that we went on one of the original ArtCrawl Harlem tours, founded by Jacqueline Orange of Taste Harlem and Evelyn Archer, owner, Canvas, Paper, and Stone Gallery. Picking up where they left off, let’s meet the three artists chosen for the inaugural residency.

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Governors Island Opening July 15th

 

 

Governors Island will be open to the public for passive recreation activities beginning July 15, 2020. Starting that day, the Island will be open from 10AM to 6PM on weekdays and 10AM to 7PM on weekends.

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Join Billion Oyster Project ~ June 26th on Governors Island

 

 

 

Bernice Abbott, 1937. Oyster Houses, South Street and Pike Slip, Manhattan. Image via NYPL

Join the Billion Oyster Project on Tuesday, June 26th from Noon to 2pm as they send oyster reef structures to their largest restoration project ~ Governors Island.

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‘Early Encounters’ to Open on Governors Island

 

 

 

Artist Patrick Singh for Early Encounters
French artist, Patrick Singh for Early Encounters on Governor’s Island

What would you do if given a two-family house in Colonel Row, Governors Island, with over 12,000 square feet of space?  The West Harlem Art Fund took the house and filled it with art made from grass, moss, paper, ceramics, glass and video throughout the entire space, from the front yard to the basement.  Early Encounters opening this weekend.

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