29 september 1996 – 1 april 1997 Opening: 29 september 1996 (2 – 6 uur)

De programma's in Socrates Sculpture Park worden mogelijk gemaakt door vrienden van het park, individuele bijdragen, de burgemeester van New York, Rudolph W. Giuliani, de president van Queensborough, Claire Shulman, gemeenteraadslid, Walter Mccaffrey en het ministerie van parken en recreatie. Aanvullende ondersteuning wordt geboden door: Centralized Laboratory Services, Chase Manhattan Bank, Citibank, Citizens Committee for New York City, City Parks Foundation, Morry en Margo Cohen, Con Edison, Greenpoint Savings Bank, Harold Anthony, Independence Savings Bank, Jerome Foundation, John Corrieri Sanitation, Leifer Bros. Steel Co., Long Island General Supply, Materials for the Arts, National Foundation for the Advancement in the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, Newman's Own, Plant Specialists, The Athena Foundation, The Department of Cultural Affairs, The Edward and Sally Van Lier Fund van The New York Community Trust, The Greenwall Foundation, The National Endowment for the Arts, The New York State Council on the Arts, The Nolan-Lehr Group, The Queens Council on the Arts.