Visit Candela

Where to view Candela, a public art project in Long Island City, Queens.

Candela is a video of a flickering candle projected onto a 50' tower and is a short, four-block, walk away from MoMA PS1. We suggest visiting Rockaway Brewing Company for a beer after a day at PS1, then seeing Candela when the sun goes down.

Visit Candela

 

Candela is located in the Hunters Point neighborhood of Long Island City, NY in the New York City borough of Queens. The candle flame lights at 6PM, is extinguished at 1AM, and is visible shortly before sundown.


Candela is a short, four-block, walk away from MoMA PS1. We suggest visiting Rockaway Brewing Company for a beer after a day at PS1, then seeing Candela when the sun goes down.

 

Gantry Plaza State Park

The walkway that runs next to Anable Basin (Eleventh Street Basin) is the best place to view Candela. It runs parallel to North Basin Road at the North end of Gantry Plaza State Park.

How to get there.
MTA Subway G train to 21st Street/Van Alst, the 7 train to Vernon-Jackson, or the E or M train to Court Square/23rd Street Station.

Bike or drive to the intersection of North Basin Road & Center Blvd in Long Island City, NY.

Other things to see and do in Long Island City.
LIC Food & Flea is open every weekend 11am to 6pm. The market has over 80 carefully curated vendors that sell items such as internationally inspired food & drink, antiques, art, furniture, fashion, jewelry, arts & crafts and much more.

Pepsi-Cola Sign is located on the East River side of Gantry Plaza State Park just South of Candela. The sign got landmark status in 2016.

Rockaway Brewing Co. is a Long Island City brewer with a funky tap room nearby at 5th Street & 46th Avenue.

Anable Basin Sailing Bar & Grill is on the East River just North of Candela.

MoMA PS1 is an exhibition space rather than a collecting institution, MoMA PS1 devotes its energy and resources to displaying the most experimental art in the world.