Hands-On at Noguchi | Hand-building with Clay

Hands-On at Noguchi | Hand-building with Clay

Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 1:00pm
Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Isamu Noguchi wrote, "The attractions of ceramics lie partly in its contradictions. It is both difficult and easy, with an element beyond our control. It is both extremely fragile and durable." Participants in this program will spend time looking at and discussing clay works by Noguchi and other artists in the Museum's galleries, then will learn how to hand build from slabs of clay to create their own functional or ornamental sculpture.

 

Hands-On at Noguchi | Carve and Combine: Working with Balsa Wood

Hands-On at Noguchi | Carve and Combine: Working with Balsa Wood

Sunday, March 27, 2016 - 1:00pm
Sunday, March 27, 2016 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Take inspiration from the sculptures and stage pieces made by Isamu Noguchi in the early 1950s and 1960s, and create your own balsa sculpture. Spend time as a group in the Museum's galleries discussing and investigating Noguchi’s artwork, and then learn basic woodworking techniques in the studio. Participants will focus on combining shape, form, and balance while creating their own sculpture.

 

 

Hands-On at Noguchi | Hand-building with Clay

Hands-On at Noguchi | Hand-building with Clay

Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 1:00pm
Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Isamu Noguchi wrote, "The attractions of ceramics lie partly in its contradictions. It is both difficult and easy, with an element beyond our control. It is both extremely fragile and durable." Participants in this program will spend time looking at and discussing clay works by Noguchi and other artists in the Museum's galleries, then will learn how to hand build from slabs of clay to create their own functional or ornamental sculpture.

 

Hands-On at Noguchi - Shaping Soft Stone

Hands-On at Noguchi - Shaping Soft Stone

Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 1:00pm
Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Hands-On workshops for adults encourage participants to explore their own creativity with materials and processes, while actively making connections between works on view in the Museum's galleries.

 

Hands-On at Noguchi - Drawing to Look: Scholars' Rocks

Hands-On at Noguchi - Drawing to Look: Scholars' Rocks

Sunday, November 22, 2015 - 1:00pm
Sunday, November 22, 2015 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Hands-On workshops for adults encourage participants to explore their own creativity with materials and processes, while actively making connections between works on view in the Museum's galleries.

 

Hands-On at Noguchi - Shaping Soft Stone

Hands-On at Noguchi - Shaping Soft Stone

Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 1:00pm
Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

These workshops for adults encourage participants to explore their own creativity while actively making connections between work on view in the Museum's galleries and studio art materials and processes.

 

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