May 18 – October 1, 1997 Opening: May 18, 1997 (2 – 6pm)

Opening Performance- Music by Dr. Decent and the RV, Blank Slate, El Turco Loco, Straylight, Jamisan, We, Bill Buchen with Nicky Skopelitis. Performance by Muki, the street fool.

Programs at Socrates Sculpture Park are made possible by friends of the park, individual contributions and the City of New York, Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, Queensborough President Claire Shulman, City Councilmember Walter McCaffrey and the Department of Parks 7 Recreation. Additional support is provided by, the Department of Cultural Affairs, the Queens Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York STate Council on the Arts, National foundation for the Advancement in the Arts, City Parks Foundation, Citizens Comnmmittee for NYC, The Edward and Sally Van Lier Fund of the New York Community Trust, the Greenwall Foundation, Jerome Foundation, the Athena Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts, Morry abd Nargo Cohen, Newman’s Own, Con Edison, Harold Anthony Inc., John Corrieri Sanitation, The cowles Foundation, Greenpoint Savingsg Bank, Independence Savings Bank, Citibank, Centralized Laboratory Services, Leifer Bros. Steel Co., Long Island General Supply, Lundberg Design, Materials for the Arts, Nolan-Lehr Froup and Plant Specialists.