News Archive

Suite Summer Fest Announced!

August 28, 2015

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

August 27, 2015

Agnes Denes’ iconic Living Pyramid has been extended and will remain on view in the park through October 31st!


Interview with IK Studio

August 25, 2015

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

August 18, 2015

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

August 17, 2015

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

August 12, 2015

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

August 6, 2015

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

August 3, 2015

Norte Maar’s annual monthlong dance program is happening in August.


Hip to Hip Theatre on Sundays!

July 29, 2015

Free Shakespeare returns this month with two full productions and kid-friendly activities.


GAINSBOURG POSTPONED TO 8/26

July 15, 2015

Due to inclement weather, Outdoor Cinema will extend to our rain date 8/26.


Come Work with Us!

July 14, 2015

We are seeking an energetic & experienced Director of Public Programs: View the job description.


Our Latest Profile

July 13, 2015

Read about Casey Tang and his Urban Forest Lab Project in the 3rd installment of our profile series.


We Want to Hear From You

July 9, 2015

Please take a moment to complete our online survey, and thanks!


EXPLORE #FOLLY2015

July 6, 2015

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


Our Latest Profile

July 3, 2015

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


Outdoor Cinema 2015 is Here!

July 2, 2015

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


Solstice Profile

June 19, 2015

Learn more about Urban Shaman Mama Donna as part of our new profile series.


Saturday Sculpture Workshops

June 16, 2015

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

June 2, 2015

The 2015 summer line-up kicks off July 1st, and can be found here.


New Public Art On View Now

May 1, 2015

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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