Indulge in some Socrates swag, purchase our beautiful exhibition catalogues, and collect limited-edition artworks created by internationally renowned artists for the Park. All proceeds directly support free arts and cultural programming that benefits over 200,000 visitors each year. To make a purchase, please email or call 718-956-1819 x105.

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Socrates merchandise is available for sale at the Park’s kiosk, ‘Objects In Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear,’ during all of our major events. If you would like to make your purchase online, please email or call 718-956-1819 x105.

T-Shirts – $25

Represent your Park with a 100% cotton t-shirt emblazoned with Socrates’ iconic I-beam logo on the front and the Park’s name on the back. Shirts are available in adult sizes small, medium, large, and extra large. Shirt colors include light blue, light green, grey, orange – and a few extra-special ones that are tie-dyed! Not all sizes are available in each color, email or call 718-956-1819 x105 to inquire and purchase. Shipping is free.

Tote Bags – $10

The perfect accessory for any occasion is a bright yellow Socrates Sculpture Park tote bag! Email or call 718-956-1819 x105 to purchase. Shipping is free.


While certain exhibition catalogues published by the Park are available online for free, the catalogues listed below are special limited-edition publications that are only available through purchase. Please email or call 718-956-1819 x105 to purchase a catalogue.

Rafael Domenech’s ‘Las Palabras Son Muros [Pavilion for Astoria]’ Catalogue – $35

Artist Rafael Domenech’s beautiful limited-edition catalogue documents his community-engaged sculpture ‘Las Palabras Son Muros [Pavilion for Astoria],’ which was on view at the Park in 2019. The publication includes images of the piece and accompanying public programs; essays by the Park’s Curator, Jess Wilcox, & Public Art Fund Curator, Dan Palmer; original poetry; and more.

‘Built’ – $35

Published on the occasion of Virginia Overton’s 2018 exhibition ‘Built‘ at Socrates Sculpture Park, this catalogue delves into the artist’s unabashed material approach and sensibility through incisive essays – including one by Johanna Burton, Director of the Wexner Center for the Art –  and gorgeously reproduced images. Email or call 718-956-1819 x105 to purchase ‘Built.’ Shipping is free.

‘Nari Ward: G.O.A.T., again’ – $35

In 2017 artist Nari Ward presented the exhibition ‘Nari Ward: G.O.A.T, again‘ at Socrates – the first single artist exhibition in the Park’s history. Ward’s irreverent yet soulful creations are captured in this beautiful hard-cover catalogue of essays, images, and poetry. To purchase, email or call 718-956-1819 x105.

‘Socrates Sculpture Park: Thirty Years’ – $35

2016 marked the 30th anniversary of Socrates and this compact catalogue documents the incredible outpouring of creativity and power of community building accomplished over three decades. Featuring an essay by Socrates Sculpture Park’s founder and visionary sculptor, Mark di Suvero. To purchase ‘Socrates Sculpture Park: Thiry Years,’ please email or call 718-956-1819 x105.

‘Socrates Sculpture Park: Twenty Years’ – $65

The hardback coffee-table book of your dreams is Socrates Sculpture Park’s 20th anniversary catalogue. It provides compelling insight into the transformation of the Park from an abandoned derelict landfill site to a beautiful outdoor oasis for art and enjoyment. Purchase by emailing or calling 718-956-1819 x105.

‘Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island City’ – $35

In 2012 – when the neighborhood of Long Island City was being rapidly transformed by urban development – neighboring LIC arts institutions, Socrates Sculpture Park and The Isamu Noguchi Museum, invited artists Natalie Jeremijenko, Mary Miss, Rikrit Tiravanija, and George Trakas to propose speculative futures for the geographical area. The artist’s visions were presented in exhibitions at Noguchi and Socrates, and detailed in this catalogue. Email or call 718-956-1819 x105 to purchase.

Artist Editions

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