Founded in 2001, LICCA includes American Folk Art Museum Annex, The Chocolate Factory Theater, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, Fisher Landau Center for Art, Flux Factory, Materials for the Arts, MoMA PS1, Museum of the Moving Image, The Noguchi Museum, SculptureCenter, Socrates Sculpture Park, and Thalia Spanish Theatre.

Historically associated with industry, Long Island City is undergoing rapid change and development. Through effective collaboration, LICCA is committed to enhancing the lives of those who live, work, and visit Long Island City, and is dedicated to making LIC a world-class cultural destination.