Exhibition of 15 Emerging Artists

EAF14 closes March 22

Wall Bearer by Kate Gilmore

Broadway Billboard closes March 22

Tamara Johnson's Backyard Pool

On view now at “The Lot” LIC




Agnes Denes at Socrates

We are thrilled to announce a new commission by visionary artist Agnes Denes. Learn more.

IK Studio Wins Folly Competition

Socrates and ArchLeague announce the winner of FOLLY 2015. Learn More.

Last Chance!

EAF14 closes March 22, so it’s your last chance to see new works by our 2014 Emerging Artist Fellows. Learn more.

Visit our Digital Archives

Peruse over 1,000 artist alumni by searching past exhibitions or artists.

Meet our EAF14 Artists

15 new works by Emerging Artist Fellows on view. Learn more…

2014 Gala was a Success!

Click here for photos…

Kate Gilmore is 2014 Broadway Billboard

Wall Bearer opened Sept 7, on view now. Learn more…

Dance at Socrates Begins

Norte Maar & Socrates launch a month of dance. Learn more

Want to work at Socrates?

We are accepting applications for Fall Interns. Learn more…

Socrates Opens Backyard Pool in Court Square

Tamara Johnson’s pool opens Aug 2 at The Lot. Learn more…


Rain date is Wed, August 27th.

Socrates + Film Forum Announce 2014 Line-Up

Our 16th international film fest kicks off July 2. Read more…

Whitney Museum Donates Studio to Socrates

The Whitney Museum will donate its freestanding educational studio, designed by LOT-EK, to the park for adaptive reuse. Read More…

Art in America on Scarecrow:

“It’s an altogether profound experience that brings together art and nature, ” writes Faye Hirsch. Read full article

Free Shuttle Launches May 10

Learn more about LIC Art Bus


Four new solo presentations open on May 11th from 2-6PM


Register now to build your own Noguchi-inspired furniture!

Folly 2014 Winner Announced

Austin+Mergold, selected from 170+ proposals, wins 3rd annual Folly competition with SuralArk.


Featured Video

Our History: The 1986 Transformation

Highlights from Our Archive

“Homebound” (1990) by Patrick Dougherty

Featured Publication

“Scarecrow” by Zilvinas Kempinas

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