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Caribbeing House at Governors Island: Teachers in Focus Exhibit

May 18, 11 am5 pm.
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I AM CaribBE­ING brings their unique and inspired up-cycled solar-pow­ered mobile art + cul­tur­al + mar­ket space reflect­ing the cul­tur­al her­itage of NYC’s Caribbean Dias­po­ra to Colonels Row on Gov­er­nors Island for the sec­ond year in a row. This year’s program will open with participatory teacher project “Teachers in Focus” followed by a site-specific graffiti intervention by Guadeloupean graffiti collective 4KG, residency in partnership with Calabar Gallery and monthly Caribbean-themed picnics featuring Little Caribbean artisans and small businesses. Join this award-winning community-centered organization on the lawn for a game of dominoes under the coconut trees, a sip of sorrel or just to vibe!



An organization dedicated to providing professional development to enhance teaching and support student learning.

Calabar Gallery

Calabar Gallery showcases contemporary African Artists and African Diaspora artists globally. Curated by Atim Annette Oton, each artist selected has work that deals with the complexities of the African experience. Based in New York City, work featured is inspired and influenced by black African culture globally with a focus on dynamic ideas about art and society. Work will include: paintings, sculptures, watercolors, drawings, pastels, prints, photographs, mixed-media works and installations.


Ferries depart from 10 South Street, Manhattan and Pier 6, Brooklyn Bridge Park
New York, United States