Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition
ON VIEW NOW: EAF15
EAF16: Emerging Artist Fellowships
OPEN CALL DEADLINE: JAN 25, 2016
Folly 2016: Design/Build Opportunity
OPEN CALL DEADLINE: JAN 25, 2016
ON VIEW NOW: Duke Riley
Behind EAF15’s “Another Land”
In our latest profile, learn more about Leah Raintree’s process and concept behind her EAF15 work, Another Land…
Our Latest Park Profile
Resident horticulturalist Yousif Dawud has cared for the park’s gardens for the last decade…
Last Chance: The Living Pyramid
See Agnes Denes’s monumental work, ArtForum’s Critic’c Pick, thru Oct 31
Voted best public art this fall!
ArtNet named Duke Riley’s Broadway Billboard as top ten outdoor art installations in NYC!
Socrates is looking for a Director of Exhibitions.
Due to inclement weather, SkowheganPerforms has been cancelled.
SkowheganPerforms this Sat
Alumni from the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture will activate the park through site-specific performances on from 1-5PM
EAF15 now open
Miss the opening for EAF15 on Sunday? Check out this video of the event and stop by the park to see all 15 new installations!
last weekend for lic art bus
Visit four LIC museums on this free shuttle
circus amok returns this sat
Join us in the park on September 12 for juggling, acrobatics, & performance art!
Suite Summer Fest Announced!
Check out the 11 amazing dance companies scheduled to perform at the park over Labor Day weekend!
interview with Heide fasnacht
Watch an interview with the artist about the inspiration for her sinkhole sculpture on view until August 30.
Living Pyramid On View thru Oct
Agnes Denes’ iconic Living Pyramid has been extended and will remain on view in the park through October 31st!
Interview with IK Studio
IK Studio in conversation with Elissa Goldstone – read the interview here and visit the park to see Torqueing Spheres, now in its final week!
lic block party
We will be at the LIC Block Party this Saturday from 12 to 5PM – visit us and many other LIC arts and cultural orgs!
2015 annual benefit gala
Join us on September 21st as we honor Nancy A. Nasher and Melvin Edwards. To purchase tickets or make a contributions, click here.
Heide Fasnacht interview
Check out this current Socrates artist’s in-depth interview about her sculpture, Suspect Terrain, on view in the park through August.
New Catalog available now
Agnes Denes, The Living Pyramid is now available here!
Our Latest Profile
Dance at Socrates Kicks Off
Norte Maar’s annual monthlong dance program is happening in August.
Hip to Hip Theatre on Sundays!
Free Shakespeare returns this month with two full productions and kid-friendly activities.
GAINSBOURG POSTPONED TO 8/26
Due to inclement weather, Outdoor Cinema will extend to our rain date 8/26.
Come Work with Us!
We are seeking an energetic & experienced Director of Public Programs: View the job description.
We Want to Hear From You
Please take a moment to complete our online survey, and thanks!
On archleague.org, check out a photo essay & discussion on the creation of ‘Torqueing Spheres’ with folly winners IK Studio.
Our Latest Profile
Outdoor Cinema 2015 is Here!
Every Wednesday in July & August. Click here for the full schedule.
Learn more about Urban Shaman Mama Donna as part of our new profile series.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops
Drop by any Saturday from 12-3 to work with a Socrates artist and create your own artwork! Great for kids and their families. Here is the schedule.
Outdoor Cinema Announced
The 2015 summer line-up kicks off July 1st, and can be found here.
New Public Art On View Now
LIC Bike Parade on June 6
Our annual festival returns with bike swaps, helmet fittings, and a parade! Learn more…
Seeking artist/fabricator to become the park’s full time Studio & Park Manager.
Agnes Denes at Socrates
We are thrilled to announce a new commission by visionary artist Agnes Denes. Learn more.
IK Studio Wins Folly 2015
Socrates and ArchLeague announce the winner of FOLLY 2015. Learn More.
Visit our Digital Archives
Meet our EAF14 Artists
15 new works by Emerging Artist Fellows on view. Learn more…
2014 Gala was a Success!
Click here for photos…
Dance at Socrates Begins
Norte Maar & Socrates launch a month of dance. Learn more…
Socrates Opens Backyard Pool in Court Square
Tamara Johnson’s pool opens Aug 2 at The Lot. Learn more…
PUSSY RIOT RESCHEDULED
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
SPRING SHOW OPENS MAY 11
Four new solo presentations open on May 11th from 2-6PM
BUILD YOUR OWN FURNITURE
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.