Public Programs

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Daily Tours

Free educator–led gallery talks take place every Wednesday through Sunday at 2 pm, and are open to all individual visitors. Reservations are not required. On the first Friday and second Sunday of every month, gallery talks are also available in Japanese.


Hands-On at Noguchi Stonecarving Workshop

Hands-On at Noguchi

Hands-On workshops for adults (18 and older) encourage participants to explore their own creativity with materials and processes, while actively making connections between works on view in the Museum's galleries. Previous experience is not necessary. Space is limited and advance registration is required. To learn more, email education@noguchi.org or call 718.204.7088, extension 203.

View all Hands-On programs in the Calendar


Upcoming Public Programs

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

In the 1960s, Uruguayan-born artist Gonzalo Fonseca (1922–97) left painting behind for carving sculpture in wood, cement and stone. In the special exhibition The Sculpture of Gonzalo Fonseca, we see the transition in his work from relief to freestanding sculpture. Spend time discussing and...

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

On the first Friday of every month year-round, Museum admission is free all day. Extended First Friday evening hours begin in May.

 

Tours of the Museum and highlights of its collection and special exhibitions are offered at 2 pm, in English and Japanese.

 

Installation view, The Sculpture of Gonzalo Fonseca, on view through...

Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Visitors are invited to engage with the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions through these hour-long discussions focused on a single work of art. Free with Museum admission.

 

In this installment, we’ll talk about Gonzalo Fonseca’s Tebaida (1973–79), featured in the special exhibition ...

Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Isamu Noguchi and his late-in-life friend, Gonzalo Fonseca, both kept studios near the marble quarries of Monte Altissimo in Italy, and shared a love for carving stone. Participants in this program will spend time carefully looking at and discussing stone works featured in the permanent collection and special exhibition ...

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

On the first Friday of every month year-round, Museum admission is free all day. Extended First Friday evening hours begin in May.

 

Tours of the Museum and highlights of its collection and special exhibitions are offered at 2 pm, in English and Japanese.

 

Installation view, The Sculpture of Gonzalo Fonseca, on view through...

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Visitors are invited to engage with the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions through these hour-long discussions focused on a single work of art. Free with Museum admission.

 

In this installment, join us on the final day of the special exhibition The Sculpture of...

Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Noguchi said his Akari light sculptures “seem to offer a magical unfolding away from the material world.” Spend time in the exhibition Sculpture by Other Means: Akari, and explore the unique qualities of paper as a medium to create three-dimensional form. Then join artist Stephanie Beck to score, fold, and cut paper to create geometric and organic sculptures,...