Suite Summer Festival

Dance in the park this Labor Day weekend

EAF15 Exhibition

Emerging Artist Exhibition Opens Sept 27

2015 Annual Benefit Gala

Join us on September 21st

THE LIVING PYRAMID EXTENDED

Now on view through October!

LIC ART BUS OFFERS FREE RIDES

Free shuttle service May 9 – Sept 13

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(2015) Agnes Denes The Living Pyramid

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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

In the fourth profile of our series, read about choreographer in residence Randy James as he kicks off the third season of Dance at Socrates.

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!

EXPLORE #FOLLY2015

On archleague.org, check out a photo essay & discussion on the creation of ‘Torqueing Spheres’ with folly winners IK Studio.

Our Latest Profile

In the 2nd installment of our profile series, read about Eric Mathews, who leads our Days of Heroes program.

Outdoor Cinema 2015 is Here!

Every Wednesday in July & August. Click here for the full schedule.

Solstice Profile

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

Experience new works by Agnes DenesHeide FasnachtGabriela AlbergariaVera Lutter, and a folly by IK Studio.

LIC Bike Parade on June 6

Our annual festival returns with bike swaps, helmet fittings, and a parade! Learn more…

We’re Hiring!

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.

Two Artists Will Shake Ground!

Announcing Heide Fasnacht & Gabriela Albergaria for Spring.

IK Studio Wins Folly 2015

Socrates and ArchLeague announce the winner of FOLLY 2015. 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…

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.

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