Socrates Sculpture Park


Programming at Socrates Sculpture Park in 2013 is made possible by major donations from:

AT&T, Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Charina Endowment Fund, Consolidated Edison Company, Dedalus Foundation, Dr. Jonathan T. Deland and Emme Deland, Mark di Suvero, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Ford Foundation, Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation, Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, Agnes Gund, Jerome Foundation, Herbert J. Kayden M.D., Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder, Family of Phyllis and Bill Levin, The Henry Luce Foundation, Ivana Mestrovic, National Endowment for the Arts, New York City Council, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, The New York Community Trust, Ralph E. Ogden Foundation, David N. Pincus, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Silvercup Studios, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Smith, Jerry I. Speyer 

We are most grateful for the support of Socrates Sculpture ParkĀ¹s generous and dedicated Board of Directors:

Mark di Suvero, Chairman
Stuart Match Suna, President
Ivana Mestrovic, Secretary and Treasurer
Kaitrin Cooper
Maxine Frankel
Richard Gluckman, FAIA
Agnes Gund
Hugh Hardy, FAIA
John J. Mucci
Brooke Kamin Rapaport
Ursula von Rydingsvard
Thomas Smith
Janice Stanton
Veronica White, Ex-Officio

Park programs are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

Exhibitions are made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.

Socrates Sculpture Park is extremely grateful for our partnerships with:

The Academy for Careers in TV & Film

Agostino Arts

The Architectural League of New York

Baccalaureate School for Global Education

Build It Green! NYC

City Parks Foundation

City Vet

City Year

Film Biz Recycling

Film Forum

Free Style Arts Association

Friends of Queensbridge Park

Goodwill Industries

Greater Astoria Historical Society

Green Shores NYC


Hip to Hip Theater

Jacob A. Riis Settlement House


the Little Opera Theatre of New York

Long Island City Community Boathouse

Long Island City Cultural Alliance

Materials for the Arts

The Metropolitan Opera

The Minor Miracles Foundation

The Noguchi Museum

Norte Maar

NYC Department of Transportation

Partnerships for Parks

Plant Specialists


Pooches Sport & Spa

Queens Museum of Art


Rooftop Films

Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture

Spacetime C. C.


Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA

Transportation Alternatives

Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens

Western Queens Compost Initiative

Special thanks to the City of New York, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Queens Borough President Helen M. Marshall, City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan, City Council Members James G. Van Bramer and Peter F. Vallone Jr., and the Department of Parks and Recreation, Commissioner Veronica White. 

Founded in 1986, Socrates is celebrating over 25 years of exhibitions and programming. During this period, the Park has been host to over 900 artists facilitating the production and exhibition of outdoor artworks. We would like to thank all our supporters, artists, performers, teachers, and public for making Socrates Sculpture Park a very special place.