Past Events

Saturday, August 22, 12-5pm

LIC Block Party

SculptureCenter

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

Sponsors:
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

Media Partners:
BORO, The Queens Courier, and Brooklyn Magazine

Vendors:
Bartleby & Sage, Danny Brown, Doughnut Plant, Hibino LIC, Manducatis Rustica, The Mill, and Rockaway Brewing Co.

All information as of August 21, 2015.