LIC Block Party returns to Purves Street on Sat, Aug 20, 12-5pm


SculptureCenter’s annual LIC Block Party, featuring art and entertainment for all ages, taking over the whole of SculptureCenter and the length of Sculpture Street (also known as Purves Street) in Long Island City. The program will include live performances; family-friendly art activities; an Artists’ Market, showcasing affordable and functional art and objects; and food from local restaurants. The LIC Block Party is free and open to all!

The program will include:

Performances by
Erin Markey
Daisy Press
Jessica Lang Dance
Bianca Benson


Activity booths by
Lauren Halsey
Jeannine Han & Eliza Fisher
Jan Mun & Gil Lopez
Other Means
Sam Stewart
Sydney Shen
Diamond Stingily
Schuyler Tsuda
Emma Banay & Dave Scanlon’s Quilt Music

And our Block Party Partners:
American Folk Art Museum, Court Square Civic Association, Jessica Lang Dance, Long Island City Cultural Alliance, Long Island City Partnership, Long Island City YMCA, Materials for the Arts, Museum of the Moving Image, The Noguchi Museum, Queens Tourism Council, SacredWaters, Sculpture Space NYC, Smiling Hogshead Ranch, and Socrates Sculpture Park.

Artists’ Market booths by
Fastnet, Mixed Media Recordings, Packet Biweekly, The Perfect Nothing Catalog, Peradam, Wendy’s Subway, and Workaday

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