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Governors Island Ice Sculpting Show: Chill out!


Chill Out at the Governors Island Ice Sculpting Show
Governors Island, Feb 19, 2023 © Julienne Schaer

Governors Island Ice Sculpting Show: Chill out!

On Saturday, 3 February, enjoy the winter ice sculptures on Governors Island! The event will feature live ice carving by professional artists, music, food and more.

In December, ten NYC artists and teams of art were selected to participate. You—the audience—will get to watch the artists sculpt amazing ice statues right before your eyes.

But there’s even more fun to be had. At the end of the event, once all the sculptures are done, you can vote for your favorite one to win the “People’s Choice Award.”

“The annual ice sculpture show provides direct support for local artists and brings New Yorkers another joyful, ephemeral public art experience on Governors Island in the winter months,” Clare Newman, president and CEO of the Trust for Governors Island, said. “This unique event is one of many reasons to visit the Island during the winter season. We can’t wait to once again welcome visitors of all ages to come and enjoy music and warm drinks, experience the thrill of live ice sculpting, and vote on their favorite works.”

A team of cultural leaders — also known as art experts — from the city…

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