Summer Storm

A solstice celebration with really big art.

The dinner at Storm King

What: Storm King Art Center’s annual Summer Solstice party

When: Saturday, June 14th

Where: The sculpture park’s lush 500-acre campus cushioned against New York’s Hudson Valley

Who: Storm King president John Stern hosted artists, collectors, trustees and friendly supporters.

Why: As if an epic new installation by Virginia Overton (a 488-foot brass tube) and a colossal show of the work of Zhang Huan (six sculptures, including the 28-foot tall Three Legged Buddha) were not big enough draws, a farm-to-table dinner was served by Back Forty restaurateur Peter Hoffman under a perfectly dusky sky in di Suvero Fields.

Photos: Summer Storm

The dinner at Storm King. Photo by

John Stern, Alyson Shotz, Nora Lawrence, and David Collens. Photo by

Three Legged Buddha by Zhang Huan. Photo by

Scott Vandervoort, Warren Webster, Katie Heimbold, and Lynda Stern. Photo by

The sculpture garden at Storm King. Photo by