Public Programs

Storm King’s public programs invite contemplative, creative, and joyful participation from a diverse cross section of visitors. Artists, scholars, teachers, students, families, community organizers, and other cultural organizations are critical partners in both creating and participating in programming. We offer a number of public programs throughout the season, as well as in the off-season.


EXHIBITION RELATED TALKS AND TOURS
Artists, critics, and scholars share personal and scholarly reflections on Storm King’s current exhibitions. Join us Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 6:30-8:30pm: Storm King Art Center at Parsons School of Design presents David Smith: Artists Respond
More information and tickets available here.


WANDERINGS AND WONDERINGS
Initiated in 2013 by the Art Center, Wanderings & Wonderings invites visitors to engage with artists in creative and unexpected ways. Participating artists have created tours, maps, performances, poetry and movement workshops, new media, and deeply thoughtful conversations. Since 2015, Wanderings and Wonderings has been co-presented with Nicholas Weist, Director of The Shandaken Project at Storm King, and features select alumnae residents and their collaborators.


YOGA
A consistently popular start to Saturdays at the Art Center, outdoor yoga is offered weekly, June through September.


BEEKEEPER TOURS
Starting in June and running through October, a beekeeper leads tours of Peter Coffin’s Untitled (Bees Making Honey) (2012), at the apiary at the far edge of Storm King’s property. Saturdays at 1PM and 2PM.


BIRD WALKS
Observe a wide variety of birds of the region on an early morning bird outing. Made possible through a partnership with the local Edgar A. Mearns Bird Club. Beginners and experts are welcome. Bring your own binoculars.


MOONLIT WALKS
Explore Storm King Art Center on an after-hours guided tour under a full moon.


OUTDOOR CONCERTS
H. Peter Stern Concerts present western and Indian classical performances, inspired by the interests of Storm King’s Honorary Chair and Founding President. Other performances feature such diverse genres as indie rock, experimental guitar, contemporary classical music, and African drumming.

H. Peter Stern Concert Series featuring Ikhaq Hussain, 2016.