Kids

Socrates Sculpture Park offers two programs for children and youth to experience hands-on art-making classes. For these free programs, Socrates hires artists who have created and/or exhibited work in the park to develop and lead art-making classes, held in the park’s dedicated education area. Classes are informed by the park’s natural landscape and the individual artist’s subject matter, particular technique, and art-making process.  Interaction between participants, other artists working in the park, and the artworks themselves are integral to the learning process.

Summer Outdoor Art-making Workshops are held Monday through Friday, from July 7 – August 15. This program is organized for groups only: neighborhood youth agencies, community groups, summer schools, and day camps are all welcome to register your groups. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday Sculpture Workshops are held every Saturday from May 11 – September 28. This program is organized for kids and their families on a drop-in basis: just show up on any Saturday to participate! No registration necessary.

WEEKDAYS, JULY 7 – AUG 15   |   10 AM – 12 PM & 1 – 3 PM

Summer Outdoor Art-making Workshops offer diverse groups of children from neighborhood youth agencies, community groups, summer schools, and day camps the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities inspired by exhibitions at the park. Artists run two sessions of their workshop every weekday from July 7 – August 15, and teach children fundamental and contemporary art-making techniques. Groups can sign up for a single workshop or a combination of weekly workshops. Pre-registration and scheduling is required and will be on a first come, first served basis.

We recommend contacting us well in advance, as these workshops fill up fast. To register your group, please call: 718.956.1819. Note: cancellations within 48 hours of workshop date will result in a cancellation charge

Presented in partnership with Con Edison.

2014 SCHEDULE:

Summer Outdoor Art-Making Workshops

SATURDAYS, MAY 10 – SEPTEMBER 27, 2014   |   12 – 3 PM

Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids (ages 5- 13) and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis. Participants work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter. Click on the individual workshops below to learn more.

Note: If arriving in a group of 10 or more, please contact us the week prior to your visit by calling 718.956.1819. 

2014 SCHEDULE:

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

Socrates is open 365 days a year from 10am to sunset.
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Socrates is open 365 days a year from 10am to sunset.