Now Accepting Proposals

EAF15 & Folly 2015: Due 1/12/15

Fall Exhibition of 15 Artists

EAF14 on view now

Wall Bearer by Kate Gilmore

Broadway Billboard on view now

Tamara Johnson's Backyard Pool

On view now at “The Lot” LIC




Folly 2015 Info Session on 12/10

Join us at the Architecture League to learn more about our open call. Click here for event details…

Open Call for Folly 2015

Folly Application & Instructions are now available here

Open Call for EAF15

EAF15 Application & Instructions are now available here

Meet our EAF14 Artists

15 new works by Emerging Artist Fellows opens 9/7. 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.


Education Spotlight

The Art Studio runs thru Nov 21st

Featured Video

A Bee’s Perspective: EAF14

Highlights from Our Archive

From 2004: EAF04′s Marie Lorenz

Featured Publication

FOLLY 2014

Socrates is open 365 days a year from 10am to sunset.
Currently ° and at Socrates
Socrates is open 365 days a year from 10am to sunset.