Summer Solstice Celebration in Socrates Sculpture Park
June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Explore the celestial-terrestrial connection and otherworldly origins of expression and arm high-energy daylight to reflective starlit nighttime surround by installation Chronos Cosmos: Deep Time, Open Space. Enjoy Agostino Arts face-painting, tarot readings by Liz Nieves, lantern-making with Noguchi Museum, spaceship sculpture building with Free Style Arts Association, light-up inflatables with artist Tamar Ettun, solar observing and telescope tours of the sky with LaGuardia Community College’s Natural Sciences Department, performance and percussion with Secret Society Dance Company, Imamou, and powerhouse Afro-Caribbean ensemble Heritage OP. Once night begins to fall, join a sunset Solstice ritual featuring ceremony, circle singing, and story sharing with Cetiliztli Nauhcampa Quetzalcoatl in Ixachitlan, Urban Shaman Mama Donna, and Kevin Nathaniel with Harmony Mbira.