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Socrates Sculpture Park

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  • Norman E.
    Great place to let the kids run around and soak in some art and views while your better half is shopping at the Costco next door.
  • Gothamist
    GothamistMai 23
    Brooklyn Museum, run down Washington, on to Flushing, Kent, Franklin, Pulaski, 49th, through Gantry, Vernon Boulevard, Socrates. It's a good long run (about 8.5 miles) with a lot of variety. Mehr erfahren
  • Savoteur
    SavoteurFebruar 2
    Practice tai chi to find balance while gazing at the Manhattan skyline. Bask in both the sunlight and the solitude as you let your heart guide you through the periodic art exhibitions on the lawns. Mehr erfahren
  • funky f.
    funky flavorOktober 8, 2016
    Schon mehr als 5 Mal hier gewesen
    Always some great art work displayed. And the best part is that it is a drug friendly park so you can bring your little furry friend and let him leash free to let his puppy flag fly!!
  • Savoteur
    SavoteurAugust 2, 2016
    This park offers a peaceful place to wander around and have a good ponder about life. There are also a ton of cultural events lined up for the park’s 30th birthday this year. Mehr erfahren
  • Lee S.
    Lee SimpsonJuly 3, 2016
    A bit weird and generally crappy. Whole places needs a bit of TLC.
  • Bryan C.
    Bryan CuartasJuni 22, 2016
    Really nice view of sunset. The sculptures are also cool
  • George K.
    George KordasMärz 11, 2016
    Great view and dog friendly
  • Brendan B.
    Brendan BenjaminFebruar 23, 2016
    Arrangements of art works are good. During the summer time catch an outdoor movie or a play.
  • Brendan B.
    Brendan BenjaminFebruar 23, 2016
    Arrangements of art works are great. During the summer time catch an outdoor movie or a play.
  • Eglė N.
    Eglė NemuraitėJanuar 9, 2016
    Great and calm place for art, sports or dog lovers.
  • Kate Ruby K.
    Kate Ruby KlenfnerDezember 12, 2015
    Interactive fun with wip sculpture
  • Siddharth K.
    Siddharth KrishnanNovember 1, 2015
    Schon mehr als 10 Mal hier gewesen
    Exquisite views of Manhattan. A breath of fresh air and a much needed enclave of serenity in this bustling city..
  • Russell H.
    Russell HirschornOktober 3, 2015
    Very pretty and unique park by the water.
  • Marc M.
    Marc MayerSeptember 27, 2015
    Go find the XXX Coffee tent and treat yourself to a macchiato.
  • JM P.
    JM ParveauxAugust 22, 2015
    Super relaxing park. Check the schedule for events in their website
  • Fodor's Travel
    Fodor's TravelAugust 21, 2015
    Located in Long Island City, the Socrates Sculpture Park features rotating exhibits and annual events, such as the kite flight and bike parade.
  • Rachel S.
    Rachel SAugust 3, 2015
    Saturdays in the summer there's a Greenmarket. Drop off your compost!
  • Billy K.
    Billy KeenlyJuly 30, 2015
    Schon mehr als 5 Mal hier gewesen
    One of the most unique art spaces in New York, with seasonal pieces from artists around the world using the enormous real estate at their disposal to display installations and sculptures of all kinds.
  • Globetrottergirls D.
    Great for sunset views!
  • Erica S.
    Erica SMai 25, 2015
    Free kayaking in the summer
  • Sans P.
    Sans PareilMai 21, 2015
    The art and the water at sunset.
  • Kira M.
    Kira MaixnerMärz 20, 2015
    If you get to this tranquil park and find yourself in need of a water craft, use GetMyBoat! Mehr erfahren
  • Amanda T.
    Amanda TheilerMärz 9, 2015
    free! 10am-dusk daily.
  • Ben M.
    Ben MackeyDezember 28, 2014
    Come for a look if you are nearby but it definitely isn't worth a special trip.
  • Luned P.
    Luned PalmerDezember 22, 2014
    Schon mehr als 5 Mal hier gewesen
    Exhibits are always changing and always surprising and cool
  • Dana P.
    Dana PadillaNovember 6, 2014
    Schon mehr als 10 Mal hier gewesen
    Great retreat on a busy street. Farmers markets, family events and ever changing art keeps this place feeling alive.
  • Siju .
    Siju 👣👣👣September 20, 2014
    Love this park😃. It's clean and pretty!! not overly crowded.
  • Jack N.
    Jack NevinSeptember 7, 2014
    Really artsy place! Once a landfill!
  • Marius W.
    Marius WatzSeptember 1, 2014
    Perfect for a bike adventure or combo visit w/ Noguchi Museum next door. Revolving sculpture selection can be hit-or-miss, but the riverside view and greenery are always worth it. Dogs allowed!
  • Joe M.
    Joe M.August 10, 2014
    Perfect place to walk around and view art exhibits. Also great to sit by the water and read.
  • Compass
    CompassMai 15, 2014
    Long Island City’s most popular open lawn, playing host to summer film screenings, weekend green markets, and Hallet Cove’s most scenic canoe push-off point.
  • Cat J.
    Cat JMai 10, 2014
    Schon mehr als 5 Mal hier gewesen
    Watch the dogs frolic/Pet the cute Socrates cats/Admire the art
  • NYC Parks
    NYC ParksOktober 3, 2013
    "tree wood" won Socrates Sculpture Park's "Folly" competition, which challenges architects and designers to build large-scale outdoors projects. On view through March 2014.
  • Cameron
    CameronSeptember 8, 2013
    Check out Kenneth Pietrobono's exhibit!
  • Gajtana S.
    Gajtana SimonovskaJuly 12, 2013
    Bring chairs/blanket, a picnic, and some mosquito repellant and you're good to go. You're gonna love it.
  • Time Out New York
    Time Out New YorkJuly 11, 2013
    This spot is the quirky crown jewel of the Queens waterfront. Here, you can browse works by artists who labor for months to create larger-than-life pieces that invite you to interact and explore. Mehr erfahren
  • Teachers College S.
    An abandoned riverside landfill and illegal dumpsite until 1986; a coalition under the leadership of artist Mark di Suvero transformed the area into an open studio and exhibition space for artists.
  • NYC Parks
    NYC ParksMai 21, 2013
    Heather Rowe's Beyond the Hedges (Slivered Gazebo) inverts routine relationships with our surroundings by restructuring the familiar and reimagining architectural experiences. On display until July 7. Mehr erfahren
  • NYC Parks
    NYC ParksMai 21, 2013
    do it (outside), an exhibition curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, is a selection of artists' instructions interpreted by other artists. This exhibition is the first held in NYC. See it until July 7, 2013. Mehr erfahren
  • NYC Parks
    NYC ParksMai 21, 2013
    tree wood by Toshihiro Oki architect is a rigid yet airy geometrical wooden structure placed within a grove of trees that creates dialogue between built and organic structures. See it through Aug. 5 Mehr erfahren
  • NYC Parks
    NYC ParksMai 21, 2013
    Her Nuclear Waters is an 11' x 28' image by Chitra Ganesh. Her works dissect mythologies and propose alternate views of femininity, sexuality and power through untold stories. On display until Aug. 5 Mehr erfahren
  • Christina
    ChristinaApril 5, 2013
    Great little park
  • Alya V.
    Alya VMärz 24, 2013
    Good view to Manhattan skyline
  • NYC Percent for Art
    NYC Percent for ArtSeptember 26, 2012
    Among all the great artwork here, don't miss John Ahearn's statues, "Deleesha, Toby, and Raymond Corey," to your left when you enter the park.
  • Laura S.
    Laura SorensenAugust 23, 2012
    This is probably the worst park I've been to in Astoria. Grass was dry w Mosquitos everywhere & excuse me, but I didn't see any sculptures. I don't get it
  • NYC-ARTS
    NYC-ARTSJuly 17, 2012
    Socrates is the only New York City park that regularly exhibits sculpture by some of the world's most renowned artists, alongside projects by some of the nation's most promising emerging artists. Mehr erfahren
  • Jaime W.
    Jaime WilsonJuly 7, 2012
    Amazing views from the park..not so amazing farmers market (really small), but they're trying.
  • MetroFocus
    MetroFocusJuni 19, 2012
    Bring kids for arts and crafts, face painting and a special solstice ritual to celebrate the official beginning of summer. You can also experience your first silent disco! Learn more at MetroFocus. Mehr erfahren
  • SummerStage
    SummerStageApril 27, 2012
    #summerstage2012 – August 9th at 7 PM: Experience the Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series for free at SummerStage! Mehr erfahren
  • Nora G.
    Nora GomezJanuar 18, 2012
    Always a pleasure to visit, but make sure to check out the great programming they have in the warmer months. Thanks to Socrates, I learned how to pickle!
  • Hot Bread Kitchen
    Hot Bread KitchenJanuar 17, 2012
    An abandoned landfill until 1986, Mark di Suvero and a coalition of artists were able to create an open space for artists to display their work. Check out the Greenmarket here Saturdays between 8am-4!
  • pam j.
    pam jacobsonNovember 3, 2011
    Nice view of the river
  • Amina F.
    Amina FOktober 22, 2011
    Haloween Festival today 10.22.11
  • Benjamin P.
    Benjamin PeryerOktober 1, 2011
    Keep up with @SSPweatherwatch on Twitter for notifications on upcoming events and installations. All well worth the visit.
  • wqnscompost ..
    wqnscompost .September 24, 2011
    Schon mehr als 10 Mal hier gewesen
    Drop off your kitchen scraps every Saturday, from nine to noon. #compost
  • nycgo
    nycgoSeptember 23, 2011
    Once an abandoned landfill, in the 1980s this area was turned into an open studio and exhibition space for artists, as well as a neighborhood park. Mehr erfahren
  • Christian D.
    Christian DeBonvilleSeptember 17, 2011
    Schon mehr als 100 Mal hier gewesen
    Love the farmers market...saturdays through november
  • Elly V.
    Elly Vila DominicisSeptember 12, 2011
    Shitty park with bad art and no benches
  • John W.
    John WJuly 24, 2011
    Schon mehr als 5 Mal hier gewesen
    The non-permanent art sculpture installations here invite public interaction and the open space of the park allows you to sit, stand, lie down, take a nap, and just live alongside the art for a while.
  • Kat M.
    Kat MontelioneJuni 25, 2011
    Farmers market Saturdays 8-4
  • Kirsten S.
    Kirsten SmithJuni 3, 2011
    Schon mehr als 10 Mal hier gewesen
    Free Kayaking Saturdays or Sundays, May 22 - October 9, 1 PM - 5 PM (tide & weather permitting) Mehr erfahren
  • B Michael
    B MichaelNovember 20, 2010
    Schon mehr als 5 Mal hier gewesen
    There's a sleek gray dog owned by a white fellow with an accent. Stay away from that dog. It bites and it's mean.
  • Ellen S.
    Ellen StallerAugust 4, 2010
    Schon mehr als 10 Mal hier gewesen
    Celebrate INDIA on August 4 with the animated Bollywood feature SITA SINGS THE BLUES and live sitar and tabla music by INDRAJIT ROY-CHOWDHURY !Indian cuisine by 5 Star Punjabi Mehr erfahren
  • Jeff W.
    Jeff WooJuly 29, 2010
    Also check in on SCVNGR on the Unique NYC trek!
  • Ava B.
    Ava BJuly 26, 2010
    Why does it say its also a Gym? Strange. Got a tip from a local! Sunday's (not sure what time, but she said mornigns are good) Dog's run free there! :)
  • Dora
    DoraJuly 21, 2010
    For once kids are actually encouraged to touch the artwork. Stay to watch the sunset – the park’s website has a link to sunset times.Powered by ParentsConnect.com
  • Sarah B.
    Sarah BaileyJuni 15, 2010
    Schon mehr als 25 Mal hier gewesen
    Come to Socrates Park in the summer on any Saturday at noon, challenge yourself with a free Capoeira class (Brazilian martial art), enjoy the city scape views in the background.
  • Chiho K.
    Chiho KunoJuni 6, 2010
    MAKERS MARKET Mehr erfahren
  • bmacmedia
    bmacmediaMai 23, 2010
    Grab some falafel from the cart vendor on Broadway on your walk from the subway. Bring your dog!
  • Victoria P.
    Victoria PategasMai 4, 2010
    Schon mehr als 10 Mal hier gewesen
    Cityscape exhibition going on. Yoga in the park on Saturdays at 10am. Pilates in the park on Sundays at 10am. Starting May 16th, free kayaking on Sundays. Try it!
  • Elesha H.
    Elesha HortonApril 2, 2010
    Schon mehr als 25 Mal hier gewesen
    Sit by the water at watch the doggies play!
  • Alan C.
    Alan CordovaMärz 18, 2010
    Rainey -> Socrates -> Goodwill -> Astoria -> Demarco makes for a nice 2 mile run along the East River.
  • Ellen S.
    Ellen StallerSeptember 25, 2009
    Schon mehr als 10 Mal hier gewesen
    Took a leisurely walk in the Park.
  • Mike K.
    Mike KelbermanAugust 13, 2009
    watch free movies on Wednesdays in the summer.
  • Joe D.
    Joe DJuly 22, 2009
    Get food at King of Falafel and Shawarma, bring it to Socrates, enjoy your day.
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