Saturday, August 22, 12-5pm
LIC Block Party
Join us for SculptureCenter's LIC Block Party, presented with the Purves Street Block Association, featuring art and entertainment for all ages. The Block Party features artist-led activities, live music and performances, an artists' market showcasing affordable and functional art and objects, and family-friendly food options from local restaurants. Admission is free and the event will take place rain or shine!
The program will include:
Performances by Pill, Dog Man & Friends, and Broken Time (Matt Freedman & Tim Spelios)
Installation and performance by Eli Keszler
DJ Sets by Nelleke
Activity booths by Amanda Jasnowski, Aidan Koch, LAZY MOM, Nathaniel de Large, Sofia Leiby, Aria McManus & Raine Trainor, Lele Saveri, Shabd, Vanity Projects, and Where
Artists' Market featuring Desert Island Books, Ryan Foerster, Leigh Forsstrom, Hand Job Gallery, Massif Central, Mixed Media, Social Malpractice, Sophy Naess, and Peradam
Check out video from 2013's LIC Block Party:
Block Party Partners:
American Folk Art Museum, IDNYC, Long Island City Cultural Alliance, Long Island City Partnership, Long Island City YMCA, Materials for the Arts, Museum of the Moving Image, Noguchi Museum, Queens Tourism Council, Sculpture Space NYC, Smiling Hogshead Ranch, Socrates Sculpture Park, and Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Douglas Elliman, Modern Spaces, Rockrose, jetBlue, Brause Realty, car2go, The Mill, Silvercup Properties, NYC Council Majority Leader Jimmy van Bramer, Fine Art Frameworks, The Yoga Room, and M. Wells
BORO, The Queens Courier, and Brooklyn Magazine
Bartleby & Sage, Danny Brown, Doughnut Plant, Hibino LIC, Manducatis Rustica, The Mill, and Rockaway Brewing Co.
All information as of August 21, 2015.