Events

Saturday, May 28, 2022

Family program at Socrates Sculpture Park

Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Exploring a “New Nature”

11 am-1 pm
Join Noguchi educator Luned Palmer for a poetry writing workshop at nearby Socrates Sculpture Park. Discuss Isamu Noguchi’s sculptures that integrate technology and nature, and then use the urban and natural surroundings of Socrates Sculpture Park to inspire poetry about a “new nature.”
America/New_York 05/28/2022 11:00 AM 05/28/2022 01:00 PM Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Exploring a “New Nature” “The nature of trees and grass is one thing. But there are many degrees of nature. Interstellar spaces are also nature. There is human nature. In the city, you have to have a new nature. Maybe you have… The Noguchi Museum

Friday, June 3, 2022

Indoor-outdoor gallery (Area 1) with monumental basalt sculptures

Free First Friday

11 am-6 pm
On the first Friday of every month, Museum admission is free. Advance reservations are highly recommended.
America/New_York 06/03/2022 11:00 AM 06/03/2022 06:00 PM Free First Friday On the first Friday of every month, Museum admission is free. Advance reservations are highly recommended.Tickets for Free First Friday are released two weeks before each date. Please contact tickets@noguchi.org… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, June 4, 2022

A young child and her caregiver contemplate stone sculptures in the galleries

Open Studio: Gallery Kit

11 am-4 pm
Families and visitors of all ages are invited to pick up a Gallery Kit filled with art materials from our educators, and explore Noguchi’s work through art-making.
America/New_York 06/04/2022 11:00 AM 06/04/2022 04:00 PM Open Studio: Gallery Kit Families and visitors of all ages are invited to pick up a Gallery Kit filled with art materials from our educators, and explore Noguchi’s work through art-making. This month we’re looking at Mo Kong’s… The Noguchi Museum
Installation by Mo Kong

AAPI Community Day with Mo Kong

11 am-6 pm
On first Saturdays in April–June, artists Chemin Hsiao, Woomin Kim, and Mo Kong join us for special programming and free admission days to celebrate their Artist Banners projects and community engagement.
America/New_York 06/04/2022 11:00 AM 06/04/2022 06:00 PM AAPI Community Day with Mo Kong In 2021, the Museum launched its first Open Call for Artist Banners with the aim of raising awareness and standing in solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community against escalating… The Noguchi Museum

Sunday, June 5, 2022

Core, a six-foot-high basalt sculpture with large hole in the center

At the Core: Poetry Workshop with Bernard Ferguson

11 am-3 pm
Join poet Bernard Ferguson and educator Naima Dobbs in a poetry writing workshop inspired by Noguchi’s sculpture Core (1978).
America/New_York 06/05/2022 11:00 AM 06/05/2022 03:00 PM At the Core: Poetry Workshop with Bernard Ferguson Join poet Bernard Ferguson and educator Naima Dobbs in a poetry writing workshop inspired by Noguchi’s sculpture Core (1978). We’ll use the Museum and Noguchi’s sculptures as motivation to explore personal… The Noguchi Museum

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Shibori dyeing process

Arte en el Noguchi: La técnica de teñido Shibori

10 am-12 pm
Les esperamos los miércoles por la mañana durante el verano, para disfrutar una serie de Talleres gratuitos de arte en español para toda la familia dirigidos por la artista Sol Aramendi.
America/New_York 06/08/2022 10:00 AM 06/08/2022 12:00 PM Arte en el Noguchi: La técnica de teñido Shibori Les esperamos los miércoles por la mañana durante el verano, para disfrutar una serie de Talleres gratuitos de arte en español para toda la familia dirigidos por la artista Sol Aramendi. Pasaremos tiempo… The Noguchi Museum

Sunday, June 12, 2022

A young child and her caregiver contemplate stone sculptures in the galleries

Open Studio: Gallery Kit

11 am-1 pm
Families and visitors of all ages are invited to pick up a Gallery Kit filled with art materials from our educators, and explore Noguchi’s work through art-making.
America/New_York 06/12/2022 11:00 AM 06/12/2022 01:00 PM Open Studio: Gallery Kit Families and visitors of all ages are invited to pick up a Gallery Kit filled with art materials from our educators, and explore Noguchi’s work through art-making. This month, we’re thinking about the… The Noguchi Museum

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Clay workshop for all ages

Arte en el Noguchi: Taller de Cerámica

10 am-12 pm
Les esperamos los miércoles por la mañana durante el verano, para disfrutar una serie de Talleres gratuitos de arte en español para toda la familia dirigidos por la artista Sol Aramendi.
America/New_York 06/15/2022 10:00 AM 06/15/2022 12:00 PM Arte en el Noguchi: Taller de Cerámica Les esperamos los miércoles por la mañana durante el verano, para disfrutar una serie de Talleres gratuitos de arte en español para toda la familia dirigidos por la artista Sol Aramendi. Pasaremos tiempo… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, June 18, 2022

Play Sculpture study model

LIC Springs!

12 pm-5 pm
LIC Springs! is a community block festival, free and open to all ages. Join Noguchi educators there to create your own playground model inspired by the playscapes of Isamu Noguchi.
America/New_York 06/18/2022 12:00 PM 06/18/2022 05:00 PM LIC Springs! LIC Springs! is a community block festival celebrating Long Island City with live music, dance and performances, plus interactive lessons, art, fitness classes, outdoor dining, pop-up activities, games… The Noguchi Museum

Sunday, June 19, 2022

Isamu Noguchi writing Yone Noguchi’s poem Kane ga naru on a blackboard, with a drawing of a temple...

Public Talk: Wordplay

12 pm-1 pm
Join educator Naima Dobbs in the galleries to use writing as a tool for engaging with Noguchi’s sculptures.
America/New_York 06/19/2022 12:00 PM 06/19/2022 01:00 PM Public Talk: Wordplay Join educator Naima Dobbs in the galleries to use writing as a tool for engaging with Noguchi’s sculptures. Previous writing experience is not necessary. Each tour is limited to ten guests on a first-come,… The Noguchi Museum
Isamu Noguchi writing Yone Noguchi’s poem Kane ga naru on a blackboard, with a drawing of a temple...

Public Talk: Wordplay

4 pm-5 pm
Join educator Naima Dobbs in the galleries to use writing as a tool for engaging with Noguchi’s sculptures.
America/New_York 06/19/2022 04:00 PM 06/19/2022 05:00 PM Public Talk: Wordplay Join educator Naima Dobbs in the galleries to use writing as a tool for engaging with Noguchi’s sculptures. Previous writing experience is not necessary. Each tour is limited to ten guests on a first-come,… The Noguchi Museum

Monday, June 20, 2022

Drawing-from-a-Distance-sketch-by-Luned-Palmer

Drawing from a Distance

7:30 pm-9 pm
Join educator Luned Palmer for this monthly art-making workshop that closely examines scenes from Distance Noguchi. These fixed-perspective films feature spaces in The Noguchi Museum where light shifts and nature actively interacts with sculpture. Learn introductory drawing techniques, and then settle into a flow while creating a long sketch. Reflect on your drawings and discuss the integration between art, space, and time.
America/New_York 06/20/2022 07:30 PM 06/20/2022 09:00 PM Drawing from a Distance Join educator Luned Palmer for this monthly art-making workshop that closely examines scenes from Distance Noguchi. These films feature spaces in The Noguchi Museum captured from a fixed perspective over… The Noguchi Museum

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Person holding a camera looking through the portholes of Noguchi’s Core (Cored Sculpture)

Arte en el Noguchi: Taller de Fotografía con su celular con Project Luz

10 am-12 pm
Les esperamos los miércoles por la mañana durante el verano, para disfrutar una serie de Talleres gratuitos de arte en español para toda la familia dirigidos por la artista Sol Aramendi.
America/New_York 06/22/2022 10:00 AM 06/22/2022 12:00 PM Arte en el Noguchi: Taller de Fotografía con su celular con Project Luz Les esperamos los miércoles por la mañana durante el verano, para disfrutar una serie de Talleres gratuitos de arte en español para toda la familia dirigidos por la artista Sol Aramendi.  Pasaremos tiempo… The Noguchi Museum
Isamu Noguchi and Ikeda Masuo smile peeking out from behind long, horizontal, priapic marble sculpture,...

Seen and Unseen: Humor

12 pm-1:30 pm
Seen and Unseen is a series of virtual tours for adults who are blind or have low vision, leading participants through interactive experiences with Isamu Noguchi’s art. This month, consider Noguchi's sculptures through the lens of humor. RSVP to education@noguchi.org.
America/New_York 06/22/2022 12:00 PM 06/22/2022 01:30 PM Seen and Unseen: Humor Seen and Unseen is a series of virtual tours for adults who are blind or have low vision, leading participants through interactive experiences with Isamu Noguchi’s art. Museum educators engage participants… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Steel sculpture 'Mountains Forming' outdoors among trees and birds at BBG

Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Exploring a “New Nature”

11 am-1 pm
Join artist Sol Aramendi for a model making workshop at nearby Socrates Sculpture Park. Take inspiration from Isamu Noguchi’s gardens and concepts from Japanese gardens to envision your own urban garden.
America/New_York 06/25/2022 11:00 AM 06/25/2022 01:00 PM Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Exploring a “New Nature” “The nature of trees and grass is one thing. But there are many degrees of nature. Interstellar spaces are also nature. There is human nature. In the city, you have to have a new nature. Maybe you have… The Noguchi Museum

Sunday, June 26, 2022

A young child and her caregiver contemplate stone sculptures in the galleries

Open Studio: Gallery Kit

11 am-1 pm
Families and visitors of all ages are invited to pick up a Gallery Kit filled with art materials from our educators, and explore Noguchi’s work through art-making.
America/New_York 06/26/2022 11:00 AM 06/26/2022 01:00 PM Open Studio: Gallery Kit Families and visitors of all ages are invited to pick up a Gallery Kit filled with art materials from our educators, and explore Noguchi’s work through art-making. This month, we’re thinking about the… The Noguchi Museum

Friday, July 1, 2022

Indoor-outdoor gallery (Area 1) with monumental basalt sculptures

Free First Friday

11 am-6 pm
On the first Friday of every month, Museum admission is free. Advance reservations are highly recommended.
America/New_York 07/01/2022 11:00 AM 07/01/2022 06:00 PM Free First Friday On the first Friday of every month, Museum admission is free. Advance reservations are highly recommended.Tickets for Free First Friday are released two weeks before each date. Please contact tickets@noguchi.org… The Noguchi Museum

Sunday, July 3, 2022

Two young children investigate 'The Well,' an outdoor stone fountain by Isamu Noguchi

Open Studio: Gallery Kit

11 am-1 pm
Families and visitors of all ages are invited to pick up a Gallery Kit filled with art materials from our educators, and explore Noguchi’s work through art-making.
America/New_York 07/03/2022 11:00 AM 07/03/2022 01:00 PM Open Studio: Gallery Kit Families and visitors of all ages are invited to pick up a Gallery Kit filled with art materials from our educators, and explore Noguchi’s work through art-making. This month, we’re thinking about the… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, July 16, 2022

Hands-On participant carving stone in the education studio

Hands-On at Noguchi: Shaping Soft Stone

11 am-5 pm
Isamu Noguchi recognized unique qualities in all kinds of stone, even the inexpensive or repurposed fragments of stones. Join us in exploring Noguchi’s artistic process, and then learn how to shape soft stone in the studio using basic hand tools such as chisels, hammers, and rasps.
America/New_York 07/16/2022 11:00 AM 07/16/2022 05:00 PM Hands-On at Noguchi: Shaping Soft Stone Isamu Noguchi recognized unique qualities in all kinds of stone, even the inexpensive or repurposed fragments of stones. Join us in exploring Noguchi’s artistic process, and then learn how to shape soft… The Noguchi Museum

Monday, July 18, 2022

Drawing-from-a-Distance-sketch-by-Luned-Palmer

Drawing from a Distance

7:30 pm-9 pm
Join educator Luned Palmer for this monthly art-making workshop that closely examines scenes from Distance Noguchi. These fixed-perspective films feature spaces in The Noguchi Museum where light shifts and nature actively interacts with sculpture. Learn introductory drawing techniques, and then settle into a flow while creating a long sketch. Reflect on your drawings and discuss the integration between art, space, and time.
America/New_York 07/18/2022 07:30 PM 07/18/2022 09:00 PM Drawing from a Distance Join educator Luned Palmer for this monthly art-making workshop that closely examines scenes from Distance Noguchi. These films feature spaces in The Noguchi Museum captured from a fixed perspective over… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Sumi-e drawing outdoors in Noguchi garden

Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Exploring a “New Nature”

11 am-1 pm
Join Noguchi educator Luned Palmer at nearby Socrates Sculpture Park to make ephemeral works of art using water, stones, and sand, taking inspiration from Isamu Noguchi’s sculptures and the surrounding environment.
America/New_York 07/30/2022 11:00 AM 07/30/2022 01:00 PM Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Exploring a “New Nature” “The nature of trees and grass is one thing. But there are many degrees of nature. Interstellar spaces are also nature. There is human nature. In the city, you have to have a new nature. Maybe you have… The Noguchi Museum

Friday, August 5, 2022

Indoor-outdoor gallery (Area 1) with monumental basalt sculptures

Free First Friday

11 am-6 pm
On the first Friday of every month, Museum admission is free. Advance reservations are highly recommended.
America/New_York 08/05/2022 11:00 AM 08/05/2022 06:00 PM Free First Friday On the first Friday of every month, Museum admission is free. Advance reservations are highly recommended.Tickets for Free First Friday are released two weeks before each date. Please contact tickets@noguchi.org… The Noguchi Museum

Friday, August 12, 2022

Lyre dance set element, carved from pale yellow balsawood

Seen and Unseen: Noguchi’s Designs for the Stage

12 pm-1:30 pm
Seen and Unseen is a series of virtual tours for adults who are blind or have low vision, leading participants through interactive experiences with Isamu Noguchi’s art. This month, join us for an exploration of Noguchi’s costumes and props that were designed in collaboration with Ruth Page, Martha Graham, and George Balanchine. RSVP to education@noguchi.org.
America/New_York 08/12/2022 12:00 PM 08/12/2022 01:30 PM Seen and Unseen: Noguchi’s Designs for the Stage Seen and Unseen is a series of virtual tours for adults who are blind or have low vision, leading participants through interactive experiences with Isamu Noguchi’s art. Museum educators engage participants… The Noguchi Museum

Monday, August 15, 2022

Drawing-from-a-Distance-sketch-by-Luned-Palmer

Drawing from a Distance

7:30 pm-9 pm
Join educator Luned Palmer for this monthly art-making workshop that closely examines scenes from Distance Noguchi. These fixed-perspective films feature spaces in The Noguchi Museum where light shifts and nature actively interacts with sculpture. Learn introductory drawing techniques, and then settle into a flow while creating a long sketch. Reflect on your drawings and discuss the integration between art, space, and time.
America/New_York 08/15/2022 07:30 PM 08/15/2022 09:00 PM Drawing from a Distance Join educator Luned Palmer for this monthly art-making workshop that closely examines scenes from Distance Noguchi. These films feature spaces in The Noguchi Museum captured from a fixed perspective over… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Shibori dyeing process

Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Exploring a “New Nature”

11 am-1 pm
Join artist Sol Aramendi in a shibori dyeing workshop at nearby Socrates Sculpture Park. Discuss the integration between water and stone, and Japanese culture in Isamu Noguchi’s sculptures to inspire your process. After shibori dyeing, visit the East River to create connections with the water that surrounds us.
America/New_York 08/27/2022 11:00 AM 08/27/2022 01:00 PM Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Exploring a “New Nature” “The nature of trees and grass is one thing. But there are many degrees of nature. Interstellar spaces are also nature. There is human nature. In the city, you have to have a new nature. Maybe you have… The Noguchi Museum

Friday, September 2, 2022

Indoor-outdoor gallery (Area 1) with monumental basalt sculptures

Free First Friday

11 am-6 pm
On the first Friday of every month, Museum admission is free. Advance reservations are highly recommended.
America/New_York 09/02/2022 11:00 AM 09/02/2022 06:00 PM Free First Friday On the first Friday of every month, Museum admission is free. Advance reservations are highly recommended.Tickets for Free First Friday are released two weeks before each date. Please contact tickets@noguchi.org… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, September 3, 2022

Lunar light sculpture

Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Exploring a “New Nature”

11 am-1 pm
Join art educator Joe Tokumasu Field at Socrates Sculpture Park to celebrate the moon through a haiku writing workshop inspired by the Japanese Tsukimi Festival. Try a mooncake, listen to koto music, and look at Isamu Noguchi’s lunar sculptures to motivate your writing.
America/New_York 09/03/2022 11:00 AM 09/03/2022 01:00 PM Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Exploring a “New Nature” “To the artist, going to the moon was nothing new. I’ve been up there all the time.” Isamu Noguchi Join art educator Joe Tokumasu Field at Socrates Sculpture Park to celebrate the moon through a haiku… The Noguchi Museum

Monday, September 19, 2022

Drawing-from-a-Distance-sketch-by-Luned-Palmer

Drawing from a Distance

7:30 pm-9 pm
Join educator Luned Palmer for this monthly art-making workshop that closely examines scenes from Distance Noguchi. These fixed-perspective films feature spaces in The Noguchi Museum where light shifts and nature actively interacts with sculpture. Learn introductory drawing techniques, and then settle into a flow while creating a long sketch. Reflect on your drawings and discuss the integration between art, space, and time.
America/New_York 09/19/2022 07:30 PM 09/19/2022 09:00 PM Drawing from a Distance Join educator Luned Palmer for this monthly art-making workshop that closely examines scenes from Distance Noguchi. These films feature spaces in The Noguchi Museum captured from a fixed perspective over… The Noguchi Museum

Friday, October 7, 2022

Indoor-outdoor gallery (Area 1) with monumental basalt sculptures

Free First Friday

11 am-6 pm
On the first Friday of every month, Museum admission is free. Advance reservations are highly recommended.
America/New_York 10/07/2022 11:00 AM 10/07/2022 06:00 PM Free First Friday On the first Friday of every month, Museum admission is free. Advance reservations are highly recommended.Tickets for Free First Friday are released two weeks before each date. Please contact tickets@noguchi.org… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Isamu Noguchi with Skyviewing Sculpture model

Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Exploring a “New Nature”

11 am-1 pm
Join Noguchi educator Matthew Capezzuto in a kaleidoscope-building workshop at Socrates Sculpture Park. Examine the ways Noguchi looked to the sky for inspiration, and then creatively reuse discarded materials to make a device that reframes the environment around us. Turn your kaleidoscope toward the Manhattan skyline, and take a fresh look at our place in the universe.
America/New_York 10/15/2022 11:00 AM 10/15/2022 01:00 PM Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Exploring a “New Nature” “The nature of trees and grass is one thing. But there are many degrees of nature. Interstellar spaces are also nature. There is human nature. In the city, you have to have a new nature. Maybe you have… The Noguchi Museum

Monday, October 17, 2022

Drawing-from-a-Distance-sketch-by-Luned-Palmer

Drawing from a Distance

7:30 pm-9 pm
Join educator Luned Palmer for this monthly art-making workshop that closely examines scenes from Distance Noguchi. These fixed-perspective films feature spaces in The Noguchi Museum where light shifts and nature actively interacts with sculpture. Learn introductory drawing techniques, and then settle into a flow while creating a long sketch. Reflect on your drawings and discuss the integration between art, space, and time.
America/New_York 10/17/2022 07:30 PM 10/17/2022 09:00 PM Drawing from a Distance Join educator Luned Palmer for this monthly art-making workshop that closely examines scenes from Distance Noguchi. These films feature spaces in The Noguchi Museum captured from a fixed perspective over… The Noguchi Museum

Monday, November 21, 2022

Drawing-from-a-Distance-sketch-by-Luned-Palmer

Drawing from a Distance

7:30 pm-9 pm
Join educator Luned Palmer for this monthly art-making workshop that closely examines scenes from Distance Noguchi. These fixed-perspective films feature spaces in The Noguchi Museum where light shifts and nature actively interacts with sculpture. Learn introductory drawing techniques, and then settle into a flow while creating a long sketch. Reflect on your drawings and discuss the integration between art, space, and time.
America/New_York 11/21/2022 07:30 PM 11/21/2022 09:00 PM Drawing from a Distance Join educator Luned Palmer for this monthly art-making workshop that closely examines scenes from Distance Noguchi. These films feature spaces in The Noguchi Museum captured from a fixed perspective over… The Noguchi Museum

Monday, December 19, 2022

Drawing-from-a-Distance-sketch-by-Luned-Palmer

Drawing from a Distance

7:30 pm-9 pm
Join educator Luned Palmer for this monthly art-making workshop that closely examines scenes from Distance Noguchi. These fixed-perspective films feature spaces in The Noguchi Museum where light shifts and nature actively interacts with sculpture. Learn introductory drawing techniques, and then settle into a flow while creating a long sketch. Reflect on your drawings and discuss the integration between art, space, and time.
America/New_York 12/19/2022 07:30 PM 12/19/2022 09:00 PM Drawing from a Distance Join educator Luned Palmer for this monthly art-making workshop that closely examines scenes from Distance Noguchi. These films feature spaces in The Noguchi Museum captured from a fixed perspective over… The Noguchi Museum