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FIGMENT NYC Afterparty TONIGHT at Fraunces Tavern

Don't Let the fun stop when that last ferry docks! Come to the historical Hideout Bar inside Fraunces Tavern TONIGHT for the official FIGMENT NYC afterparty. Help us celebrate a successful 9th annual FIGMENT, meet your fellow participants and artists, and let loose!

Happy Hour drink prices from 5-9pm. Enter on Broad st and Water st, just one block from the Governors Island ferry! Everyone is welcome.

WHAT: Official FIGMENT NYC afterparty

WHEN: TONIGHT! June 7th, at 5pm (happy hour prices from 5-9!)

WHERE: Fraunces Tavern's Hideout Bar, 54 Pearl st, Manhattan

See you there!

FIGMENT NYC Opens This Weekend!

This Saturday and Sunday, June 6th and 7th, join us on Governor's Island for our 9th annual FIGMENT NYC Weekend Festival! It marks the opening of the 2015 summer season, which includes some nifty season-long programs. This weekend's event runs 10am-6pm both days, and as always is FREE. Here is information about how to get there, including a ferry schedule

Also, BIG NEWS! For the first time ever the FIGMENT app is live for Android! The 2015 information is up to date in the iPhone app as well. Download these free apps and have an instant pocket reference for your visit. 

And, if you love FIGMENT and want to support us, it's not too late to volunteer! We need help Friday-Monday this week and can always use a few more hands with everything from building and painting to greeting people as they arrive from the ferry. Fill out this form and one of our hardworking volunteer coordinators will be in touch to schedule you for a shift. 

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(c) 2014 Tim Schreier

See you out there!

Volunteers Wanted NOW for Figment NYC Projects

Welcome Volunteers!

As an entirely volunteer-run event, FIGMENT NYC is people-powered by folks just like you. We NEED your help! Whether you have a few hours, a few days, or want to become part of the team that makes FIGMENT NYC happen year-round, we hope you'll consider giving some time to this incredible event.

Now that the FIGMENT NYC weekend is closing in, there are opportunities to help every day!

If you want to come out and lend a hand this week fill out this form with your availability, skills, and interests and we'll connect you with a project that can use your help.

If you have any questions or just want to say hi, email [email protected] 

If you'd like to keep abreast of volunteer opportunities in the future, fill out this general volunteer form


The FAST (Figment Art Support Team) volunteers are the team that works directly with our curators and artists during the weekend festival. We're looking for a few more friendly faces to handle tasks like artist check-in at Headquarters, roaming with curators to check on artists all over the island, and generally making the artists' experience more pleasant. If you have wondered what it's like to be one of our curators or even considered joining the team, this is a good place to start. Contact Lisa at [email protected] to get more information or to sign up!


For 2015, the City of Dreams Committee selected TWO winners: Organic Growth by Izaskun Chinchilla Architects and Billion Oyster by BANG Studio. The Pavilions are being built in many stages on and off the island, all of which need helping hands along the way. Below find the volunteer sign-up forms for each individual pavilion. The links also have info about schedules of work calls and descriptions of the tasks needed. For more general info about these incredible works of art, click here.

Billion Oyster

Bilion Oyster


Our F&C team will be on the Island every Friday in May as well as some other dates TBA. Fill out this sign-up form if you are interested; we are particularly looking for volunteers who have at least a little experience with (or a lot of enthusiasm for learning) construction skills! 


©2013 Tom Egan. TreeHouse by Benjamin Jones, FIGMENT NYC

The structure is built, and now we need people who want to paint! Contact [email protected] to sign up, and also fill out our general treehouse volunteer form to keep up to date with future volunteer opportunities!


FIGMENT NYC is always looking for drivers. Please contact volunteers at [email protected] to make your interest known (or for more info).