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Socrates Sculpture Park Saturday Art Workshops & Roots

socrates sculpture park workshops

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Recurring (see all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 14, 2019

Socrates Sculpture Park

32-01 Vernon Boulevard Queens

FREE

Explore various artistic subjects and mediums with a different artist each week in a pretty sculpture garden with a view. These free, drop-in workshops in Sticks, the Park’s outdoor education area, are tailored for kids and their families but all ages are welcome to participate. Also join Hellgate Farm and a rotation of local partners like The Connected Chef, Big Reuse, Smiling Hogshead Ranch, Queens Action Council (QuAC), and the Queens Beekeepers Guild for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families. Hellgate Farm will also be selling their micro-local fresh cut produce and small batch products like signature hot sauce, honey, and dried herbs.

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Las Palabras son Muros [Pavilion for Astoria]

In a collectively authored dynamic sculptural “book” project by artist Rafael Domenech, scaffolding and construction mesh, provisional materials emblematic of the changing urban landscape, comprise the two semicircular towers of…

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Chronos Cosmos: Deep Time, Open Space

This magical multi-artist installation transforms Socrates Sculpture Park into a gateway to the universe, presenting artworks that consider space, time, and matter in relationship to celestial entities and earth-bound processes. In the open-air environment of the Long Island City waterfront park, works of varying scale put the universe in context, creating connection points to space and time

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