News Archive

New Public Art On View Now

May 1, 2015

Beginning May 17th, you can experience new works by Agnes DenesHeide FasnachtGabriela AlbergariaVera Lutter, and a folly by IK Studio.


LIC Bike Parade on June 6

April 30, 2015

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

February 9, 2015

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


Two Artists Will Shake Ground!

November 11, 2014

Announcing Heide Fasnacht & Gabriela Albergaria for Spring.


IK Studio Wins Folly 2015

November 10, 2014

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


Visit our Digital Archives

November 9, 2014

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


Meet our EAF14 Artists

September 2, 2014

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


2014 Gala was a Success!

August 29, 2014

Click here for photos…


Dance at Socrates Begins

August 5, 2014

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


7/23 SCREENING CANCELLED

July 23, 2014

Due to anticipated storms, we will reschedule Umberto D


Socrates Opens Backyard Pool in Court Square

July 22, 2014

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


PUSSY RIOT RESCHEDULED

July 2, 2014

Rain date is Wed, August 27th.


Socrates + Film Forum Announce 2014 Line-Up

May 20, 2014

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


Whitney Museum Donates Studio to Socrates

May 15, 2014

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


Spring Show Now Open

May 12, 2014

Žilvinas Kempinas, Paweł Althamer, Austin+Mergold, Meschac Gaba


Art in America on Scarecrow:

May 10, 2014

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


Free Shuttle Launches May 10

May 9, 2014

Learn more about LIC Art Bus


SPRING SHOW OPENS MAY 11

April 8, 2014

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


BUILD YOUR OWN FURNITURE

April 1, 2014

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.


GAP ECOLOGY by DAVID BROOKS

November 15, 2013

As part of Marfa Dialogues/NY, Socrates presents a new installation by artist David Brooks, on view through the end of October. Learn more here.


NOW ACCEPTING PROPOSALS

October 15, 2013

deadline for both programs is Jan 7, 2014: Emerging Artist Fellowship Program, Folly 2014


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