Visit Directions

Purves Street, also known as Sculpture Street, is off Jackson Avenue between 44th Drive and 43rd Ave in Long Island City. If you have any issues finding us feel free to call 718.361.1750 during opening hours for directions.

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By Subway

E or M to Court Square/23rd Street
Exit at front of train at the Citicorp Tower. Turn left onto Jackson Avenue and walk two blocks. Turn right onto Purves Street. (Note: the M train does not run on weekends)

G to Court Square
Exit at front of train at (Court Square / Citicorp Tower). Turn left onto Jackson Avenue and walk three blocks. Turn right onto Purves Street (immediately after 44th Drive).

7 to Court Square
Exit onto Jackson Avenue, turn left and walk two blocks. Turn right onto Purves Street.

N or Q to Queensboro Plaza
Exit at front of train onto Queens Boulevard. Turn right on 27th Street and walk two blocks. Turn left on 43rd Avenue and walk one block to Jackson Avenue. Cross Jackson Avenue. Jog to the right onto Purves Street.

R to Queens Plaza
Head southwest on Jackson Ave towards Orchard Street for four blocks. Turn left onto Purves Street.

The closest ADA accessible subway stations are the E/M/R at Queens Plaza and the 7 at Court Sq.
For current information about MTA service changes please visit or call 511, the MTA hotline.

By Car

From the Mid-town Tunnel:
Stay to the right in the tunnel. Take the Van Alst exit (which is immediately after the toll booth) to 21st Street. Follow 21st Street 2 blocks to Jackson Avenue. Right on Jackson Avenue about 1/3 mile. Pass Citicorp tower on left and Purves Street is two blocks further on your right (just past Dyke's Lumber). SculptureCenter is halfway down on left side.

From Queensboro/59th Street Bridge:
Take the upper level and follow signs for Jackson Avenue. At the light, turn right onto Thomson Avenue. Turn right on 44th Drive and right on Jackson Avenue. Take first right onto Purves Street. SculptureCenter is halfway down on left side.

From the Triboro Bridge:
Exit at Hoyt Avenue. Continue southbound and turn right on 31st Street. Merge onto northern Boulevard, which turns into Jackson Avenue. Turn right onto Purves Street.

From Long Island/Eastern Queens:
LIE (495) West. Exit at Van Dam Street (the last exit before Midtown Tunnel). Turn right on Van Dam and make a left onto Thomson Avenue. At Jackson Avenue, turn right. Purves Street is the second right.

By Bus

To get to SculptureCenter by bus from Brookyln, take the B61 to the stop at the intersection at Jackson Avenue and Court Square. Walk up Jackson Avenue 3 blocks and turn right onto Purves Street.

B62, Q39, Q67, and Q100 buses quipped with wheelchair lifts stop between 44th Drive and Orchard Street on Jackson Avenue. More information about accessible public transit is available here.


There is metered street parking available along Jackson Avenue and several public parking garages available nearby.