11. On the Rock 2017 at Rockaway Beach
On the Rock 2017: An Exhibition of Sculpture is a group exhibition comprised of 16 sculptures, created by 15 artists at 14 sites adjacent to the newly completed boardwalk on Shore Front Parkway. Celebrating the spirit and beauty of the Rockaways, the exhibition runs from Beach 73 Street to Beach 108th Street.
On the Rock 2017 is presented by 14 Sculptors Inc. with support from the Queens Council on the Arts, in partnership with the City Council and with public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. The event, “Carmen and Laura Frank’s Life in the Rockaways and Rockaways history” on Wednesday, August 23rd is part of the On the Rock Lecture Series. This multimedia presentation will be led by Rockaway historians Marty Nislick and James Supple, highlighting Carmen and Laura Frank’s sculpture Life in the Rockaways, which is part of the On the Rock 2017 exhibition.
The installations will be on view until October 9, 2017, with events, special programs and tours each month, all free to the public