Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

socrates_sculpture_park_1A small urban oasis in a big city. Socrates Sculpture Park [32-01 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11106] is a mixture of first and foremost art, along with nature, and a fabulous city skyline.

socrates_sculpture_park_5The park has been open for 30 years, continually changing its installations. There was a lot of work in progress when I visited and only a few completed works.

socrates_sculpture_park_7However, they were very interesting, but if you’re looking for a fuller experience be sure to check the schedule to see what’s happening now!

socrates_sculpture_park_6The garden was wonderful and full of life on a warm day.

socrates_sculpture_parkPeople were sitting under the shade of trees reading books, picnicking, and just enjoying their surroundings at this gem.

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