Mad. Sq. Art

Public art has the ability to inspire, provoke, and challenge people. Since 2004, our program of commissioned public sculpture has worked with distinguished artists to realize outdoor work that complements and enhances the environment. These projects are free to the public and have made Madison Square Park a renowned cultural destination.

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Art21 Film Preview of Abigail DeVille’s “Light of Freedom”

Join us to preview the forthcoming Art21 short film featuring DeVille’s sculpture, on view in the Park through January 31, 2021. A discussion on documenting public [Read More]

A Seminar: Meaning and Metaphor in the Statue of Liberty

Join Abigail DeVille whose newly-commissioned sculpture Light of Freedom was inspired by the arm and torch of the Statue of Liberty which were on view in Madison Square Park from [Read More]

A Conversation on Abigail DeVille’s “Light of Freedom”

Download transcript here. Join Mad. Sq. Artist Abigail DeVille and Gonzalo Casals, Commissioner, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs on Tuesday, November 10 from 11 AM – Noon for [Read More]

Past Exhibitions View all

City in the Grass

Leonardo Drew

Full Steam Ahead

Arlene Shechet