Current Exhibitions

Toshiko Takaezu
Exhibition

Toshiko Takaezu: Worlds Within

Through July 28, 2024
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Exhibition

Noguchi + Pratt 2024

Through May 26, 2024

Saturday, May 25, 2024

Noguchi educator sounding bronze Bell by Toshiko Takaezu

Open Studio: Sound

11 am–2 pm
Open Studio is geared towards families with children, but open to visitors of all ages. Explore artworks in the galleries and participate in art-making activities in the Education Studio.
America/New_York 05/25/2024 11:00 AM 05/25/2024 02:00 PM Open Studio: Sound Families with children of all ages are invited to explore artworks in the galleries and participate in art-making activities in the Education Studio (Level C). Families are encouraged to work together… The Noguchi Museum
Japanese language tour

日本語でのツアー
Museum Tour in Japanese

3 pm–4 pm
日本語での会話型ツアーにご参加ください。Join us for a conversational tour of the Museum in Japanese.
America/New_York 05/25/2024 03:00 PM 05/25/2024 04:00 PM 日本語でのツアー
Museum Tour in Japanese
土曜日の3時から日本語でのツアーを実施します。ツアーは会話型で美術館の常設展、特別展の中から選ばれた数点の作品に焦点を当てて、イサム・ノグチの生涯、作品観について探索します。ノグチ自身が来館者の観点から作品見ることに興味があったことを踏まえて、参加者は自身の所見や解釈を共有し、会話に参加することが勧められます。Public tours in Japanese take place on the second… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, June 1, 2024

Hands holding a closed form by Toshiko Takaezu

Hands-On: Sound with Miho Hatori

10 am–1 pm
In connection with Toshiko Takaezu: Worlds Within, join us for a special recording workshop led by singer songwriter Miho Hatori and artist Harumi Ori. Participants will experience the sounds of Takaezu’s closed forms, and record and collect sounds in the Museum’s galleries and sculpture garden to collectively create an experimental composition.
America/New_York 06/01/2024 10:00 AM 06/01/2024 01:00 PM Hands-On: Sound with Miho Hatori In connection with Toshiko Takaezu: Worlds Within, join us for a special recording workshop led by Miho Hatori, singer songwriter, artist, and DJ; and artist Harumi Ori. Participants will experience the… The Noguchi Museum

Sunday, June 2, 2024

Hands holding one of Toshiko Takaezu’s closed forms with colorful flowers in background

Art for Tots (Ages 3–4): Make Sound!

10:30 am–11:30 am
This session of Art for Tots is designed for young children ages 3–4 and their caregivers. Explore artworks in the galleries and strategies for navigating museum spaces with young ones.
America/New_York 06/02/2024 10:30 AM 06/02/2024 11:30 AM Art for Tots (Ages 3–4): Make Sound! This session of Art for Tots is designed for young children ages 3–4 and their caregivers. Explore artworks in the galleries and strategies for navigating museum spaces with young ones.This month, we’ll… The Noguchi Museum

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Hands holding one of Toshiko Takaezu’s closed forms with colorful flowers in background

Art for Tots (Ages 1–2): Make Sound!

10:30 am–11:30 am
This session of Art for Tots is designed for young children ages 1–2 and their caregivers. Explore artworks in the galleries and strategies for navigating museum spaces with young ones.
America/New_York 06/05/2024 10:30 AM 06/05/2024 11:30 AM Art for Tots (Ages 1–2): Make Sound! This session of Art for Tots is designed for young children ages 1–2 and their caregivers. Explore artworks in the galleries and strategies for navigating museum spaces with young ones.This month, we’ll… The Noguchi Museum

Friday, June 7, 2024

Isamu Noguchi, The Sun at Noon, 1969

Free First Friday

11 am–8 pm
On the first Friday of every month, Museum admission is free. Advance reservations are highly recommended.
America/New_York 06/07/2024 11:00 AM 06/07/2024 08:00 PM Free First Friday On the first Friday of every month, Museum admission is free. From May through September, the Museum is open with extended hours until 8 pm on Free First Fridays.From 6–8 pm, The Astoria Choir will premiere… The Noguchi Museum
World Premiere: Lessons of Stone

The Astoria Choir: Lessons of Stone

6 pm–8 pm
The Astoria Choir will premiere composer Karen Siegel’s choral sound installation Lessons of Stone throughout multiple galleries of the Museum. This performance is free as part of Free First Friday.
America/New_York 06/07/2024 06:00 PM 06/07/2024 08:00 PM The Astoria Choir: Lessons of Stone The Astoria Choir will premiere composer Karen Siegel’s choral sound installation Lessons of Stone throughout multiple galleries of the Museum. The performance is free as part of Free First Friday. Advance… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, June 8, 2024

David Huang showing his sketchbook

Sketching with David Huang

10 am–12:30 pm
Join David Huang, winner of the 2024 Open Call for Artist Banners, to create sketches in the sculpture garden and consider how art making is connected to lived experience and the world around us. Free; advance registration is required.
America/New_York 06/08/2024 10:00 AM 06/08/2024 12:30 PM Sketching with David Huang Join David Huang, winner of The Noguchi Museum’s 2024 Open Call for Artist Banners, for an artist-led workshop that explores drawing from observation and imagination. Participants will create sketches… The Noguchi Museum
Illustration of person paining a large ceramic vessel

Community Day

11 am–6 pm
Museum admission is free all day with art making activities in celebration of the Open Call for Artists Banners project.
America/New_York 06/08/2024 11:00 AM 06/08/2024 06:00 PM Community Day On second Saturdays in summer 2024, join us for free admission days with special programming to celebrate “love and labor” and solidarity with the AANHPI community. Advance reservations are recommended;… The Noguchi Museum

Sunday, June 9, 2024

David Grubbs Wendy Eisenberg By Russell Fine Low Res

Bang on a Can Music Series: David Grubbs and Wendy Eisenberg

3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Guitarists Wendy Eisenberg and David Grubbs go head-to-head in a rare meeting of these two mercurial and influential musicians.
America/New_York 06/09/2024 03:30 PM 06/09/2024 04:30 PM Bang on a Can Music Series: David Grubbs and Wendy Eisenberg Bang on a Can and The Noguchi Museum present a monthly series of live performances in the Museum’s first floor galleries.On June 9, guitarists Wendy Eisenberg and David Grubbs go head-to-head in a rare… The Noguchi Museum

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Hands holding one of Toshiko Takaezu’s closed forms with colorful flowers in background

Seen and Unseen

2:30 pm–4 pm
Designed for adults who are blind or have low vision, Seen and Unseen is a series of free virtual tours that illuminate Isamu Noguchi’s art through verbal description and engaging conversation. RSVP to education@noguchi.org.
America/New_York 06/13/2024 02:30 PM 06/13/2024 04:00 PM Seen and Unseen Designed for adults who are blind or have low vision, Seen and Unseen is a series of free virtual tours that illuminate Isamu Noguchi’s art through verbal description and engaging conversation. This month,… The Noguchi Museum

Friday, June 14, 2024

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company: Landscapes

11:30 am–12 pm
Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company premieres a site-specific choreographed work titled Landscapes, a suite of solos and duets inspired by the form, texture, and colors of Toshiko Takaezu’s glazed ceramic forms. The performance takes place in the indoor-outdoor gallery, Area 1.
America/New_York 06/14/2024 11:30 AM 06/14/2024 12:00 PM Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company: Landscapes Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company (DTSBDC) will premiere a site-specific choreographed work titled Landscapes in the indoor-outdoor gallery Area 1. Landscapes is a tribute to the artist Toshiko Takaezu… The Noguchi Museum
Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company: Landscapes

1 pm–1:30 pm
Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company premieres a site-specific choreographed work titled Landscapes, a suite of solos and duets inspired by the form, texture, and colors of Toshiko Takaezu’s glazed ceramic forms. The performance takes place in the indoor-outdoor gallery, Area 1.
America/New_York 06/14/2024 01:00 PM 06/14/2024 01:30 PM Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company: Landscapes Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company (DTSBDC) will premiere a site-specific choreographed work titled Landscapes in the indoor-outdoor gallery Area 1. Landscapes is a tribute to the artist Toshiko Takaezu… The Noguchi Museum
Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company: Landscapes

2:30 pm–3 pm
Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company premieres a site-specific choreographed work titled Landscapes, a suite of solos and duets inspired by the form, texture, and colors of Toshiko Takaezu’s glazed ceramic forms. The performance takes place in the indoor-outdoor gallery, Area 1.
America/New_York 06/14/2024 02:30 PM 06/14/2024 03:00 PM Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company: Landscapes Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company (DTSBDC) will premiere a site-specific choreographed work titled Landscapes in the indoor-outdoor gallery Area 1. Landscapes is a tribute to the artist Toshiko Takaezu… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, June 15, 2024

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company: Landscapes

11:30 am–12 pm
Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company premieres a site-specific choreographed work titled Landscapes, a suite of solos and duets inspired by the form, texture, and colors of Toshiko Takaezu’s glazed ceramic forms. The performance takes place in the indoor-outdoor gallery, Area 1.
America/New_York 06/15/2024 11:30 AM 06/15/2024 12:00 PM Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company: Landscapes Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company (DTSBDC) will premiere a site-specific choreographed work titled Landscapes in the indoor-outdoor gallery Area 1. Landscapes is a tribute to the artist Toshiko Takaezu… The Noguchi Museum
Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company: Landscapes

1 pm–1:30 pm
Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company premieres a site-specific choreographed work titled Landscapes, a suite of solos and duets inspired by the form, texture, and colors of Toshiko Takaezu’s glazed ceramic forms. The performance takes place in the indoor-outdoor gallery, Area 1.
America/New_York 06/15/2024 01:00 PM 06/15/2024 01:30 PM Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company: Landscapes Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company (DTSBDC) will premiere a site-specific choreographed work titled Landscapes in the indoor-outdoor gallery Area 1. Landscapes is a tribute to the artist Toshiko Takaezu… The Noguchi Museum
Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company: Landscapes

2:30 pm–3 pm
Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company premieres a site-specific choreographed work titled Landscapes, a suite of solos and duets inspired by the form, texture, and colors of Toshiko Takaezu’s glazed ceramic forms. The performance takes place in the indoor-outdoor gallery, Area 1.
America/New_York 06/15/2024 02:30 PM 06/15/2024 03:00 PM Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company: Landscapes Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company (DTSBDC) will premiere a site-specific choreographed work titled Landscapes in the indoor-outdoor gallery Area 1. Landscapes is a tribute to the artist Toshiko Takaezu… The Noguchi Museum
Japanese language tour

日本語でのツアー
Museum Tour in Japanese

3 pm–4 pm
日本語での会話型ツアーにご参加ください。Join us for a conversational tour of the Museum in Japanese.
America/New_York 06/15/2024 03:00 PM 06/15/2024 04:00 PM 日本語でのツアー
Museum Tour in Japanese
土曜日の3時から日本語でのツアーを実施します。ツアーは会話型で美術館の常設展、特別展の中から選ばれた数点の作品に焦点を当てて、イサム・ノグチの生涯、作品観について探索します。ノグチ自身が来館者の観点から作品見ることに興味があったことを踏まえて、参加者は自身の所見や解釈を共有し、会話に参加することが勧められます。Public tours in Japanese take place on select… The Noguchi Museum

Sunday, June 16, 2024

Hands holding one of Toshiko Takaezu’s closed forms with colorful flowers in background

Family Workshop with Leilehua Lanzilotti

10:30 am–12 pm
In honor of Toshiko Takaezu’s 102nd birthday, composer and multimedia artist Leilehua Lanzilotti joins us for a special family art making workshop inspired by the Takaezu’s ceramic closed forms.
America/New_York 06/16/2024 10:30 AM 06/16/2024 12:00 PM Family Workshop with Leilehua Lanzilotti In honor of Toshiko Takaezu’s 102nd birthday, Leilehua Lanzilotti, composer, multimedia artist, and co-curator of Toshiko Takaezu: Worlds Within, joins us for a special family art-making workshop inspired… The Noguchi Museum

Monday, June 17, 2024

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

Drawing from a Distance

7:30 pm–9 pm
Join us for a free, virtual art-making workshop that closely examines scenes from the Distance Noguchi films. 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 06/17/2024 07:30 PM 06/17/2024 09:00 PM Drawing from a Distance Join us for a free, virtual art-making workshop that closely examines scenes from Distance Noguchi. These films feature spaces in The Noguchi Museum captured from a fixed perspective over several hours,… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Workshop participant at Socrates Sculpture Park looking out at the East River

Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Cleansing: Water as Material

11 am–1 pm
Join Noguchi Educator Luned Palmer at Socrates Sculpture Park for a workshop experimenting with methods of water collection, inspired by Isamu Noguchi’s love affair with Japanese tsukubai (water basins) and water as material. Free; all ages are welcome. Pre-registration is recommended.
America/New_York 06/22/2024 11:00 AM 06/22/2024 01:00 PM Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Cleansing: Water as Material Connect with nature through a series of experimental art-making workshops led by Noguchi Educators at nearby Socrates Sculpture Park. These workshops are free and open to all ages. Children under the… The Noguchi Museum

Friday, July 5, 2024

Isamu Noguchi, The Sun at Noon, 1969

Free First Friday

11 am–8 pm
On the first Friday of every month, Museum admission is free. Advance reservations are highly recommended.
America/New_York 07/05/2024 11:00 AM 07/05/2024 08:00 PM Free First Friday On the first Friday of every month, Museum admission is free. From May through September, the Museum is open with extended hours until 8 pm on Free First Fridays.Advance reservations are highly recommended.… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, July 13, 2024

Weavings by Jacqueline Qiu depicting abstract cityscapes

Community Day

11 am–6 pm
Museum admission is free all day with art making activities in celebration of the Open Call for Artists Banners project.
America/New_York 07/13/2024 11:00 AM 07/13/2024 06:00 PM Community Day On second Saturdays in summer 2024, join us for free admission days with special programming to celebrate “love and labor” and solidarity with the AANHPI community. Advance reservations are recommended;… The Noguchi Museum

Sunday, July 14, 2024

Kamran Sadeghi 1 1

Bang on a Can Music Series: Kamran Sadeghi

3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Bang on a Can and The Noguchi Museum present a monthly series of live performances in the Museum’s first floor galleries.
America/New_York 07/14/2024 03:30 PM 07/14/2024 04:30 PM Bang on a Can Music Series: Kamran Sadeghi Bang on a Can and The Noguchi Museum present a monthly series of live performances in the Museum’s first floor galleries. The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, July 20, 2024

Colorful patterned textiles with embroidery stitching

Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Mending: Making Stories Visible

11 am–1 pm
Join Noguchi Educator Joseph Tokumasu Field at Socrates Sculpture Park for a workshop experimenting with mending practices such as darning, patch-making, and sashiko stitching. Free; all ages are welcome. Pre-registration is recommended.
America/New_York 07/20/2024 11:00 AM 07/20/2024 01:00 PM Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Mending: Making Stories Visible Connect with nature through a series of experimental art-making workshops led by Noguchi Educators at nearby Socrates Sculpture Park. These workshops are free and open to all ages. Children under the… The Noguchi Museum

Sunday, July 21, 2024

Toshiko Takaezu, Gaea (Earth Mother)

Curator’s Tour of Toshiko Takaezu: Worlds Within

11:30 am–12:30 pm
Join Kate Wiener, Noguchi Museum Curator, for a tour of Toshiko Takaezu: Worlds Within. Advance registration is not required.
America/New_York 07/21/2024 11:30 AM 07/21/2024 12:30 PM Curator’s Tour of Toshiko Takaezu: Worlds Within Join Kate Wiener, Noguchi Museum Curator, for a tour of the exhibition Toshiko Takaezu: Worlds Within. Advance registration is not required. The tour will meet on the second floor in Area 11. The Noguchi Museum

Friday, August 2, 2024

Isamu Noguchi, The Sun at Noon, 1969

Free First Friday

11 am–8 pm
On the first Friday of every month, Museum admission is free. Advance reservations are highly recommended.
America/New_York 08/02/2024 11:00 AM 08/02/2024 08:00 PM Free First Friday On the first Friday of every month, Museum admission is free. From May through September, the Museum is open with extended hours until 8 pm on Free First Fridays.Advance reservations are highly recommended.… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, August 10, 2024

Illustrations by Derek Zheng

Community Day

11 am–6 pm
Museum admission is free all day with art making activities in celebration of the Open Call for Artists Banners project.
America/New_York 08/10/2024 11:00 AM 08/10/2024 06:00 PM Community Day On second Saturdays in summer 2024, join us for free admission days with special programming to celebrate “love and labor” and solidarity with the AANHPI community. Advance reservations are recommended;… The Noguchi Museum

Sunday, August 11, 2024

Mei Semones

Bang on a Can Music Series: Mei Semones

3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Bang on a Can and The Noguchi Museum present a monthly series of live performances in the Museum’s first floor galleries.
America/New_York 08/11/2024 03:30 PM 08/11/2024 04:30 PM Bang on a Can Music Series: Mei Semones Bang on a Can and The Noguchi Museum present a monthly series of live performances in the Museum’s first floor galleries. The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, August 24, 2024

Workshop participant making collage from patterned papers

Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Upcycling: Potential of Paper

11 am–1 pm
Join Noguchi Educator Joseph Tokumasu Field at Socrates Sculpture Park for a workshop exploring the possibilities of mulberry paper. Participants will create a traditional Japanese Uchiwa fan from upcycled materials and engage with Isamu Noguchi's ideas about functionality and sustainable practices. Free; all ages are welcome. Pre-registration is recommended.
America/New_York 08/24/2024 11:00 AM 08/24/2024 01:00 PM Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Upcycling: Potential of Paper Connect with nature through a series of experimental art-making workshops led by Noguchi Educators at nearby Socrates Sculpture Park. These workshops are free and open to all ages. Children under the… The Noguchi Museum

Sunday, September 8, 2024

Alex Zhang Hungtai

Bang on a Can Music Series: Alex Zhang Hungtai

3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Bang on a Can and The Noguchi Museum present a monthly series of live performances in the Museum’s first floor galleries.
America/New_York 09/08/2024 03:30 PM 09/08/2024 04:30 PM Bang on a Can Music Series: Alex Zhang Hungtai Bang on a Can and The Noguchi Museum present a monthly series of live performances in the Museum’s first floor galleries. The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, September 21, 2024

Workshop with shiitake mushrooms

Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Connections: Mycelium

11 am–1 pm
Join Noguchi Educator Sol Aramendi at Socrates Sculpture Park for a workshop creating drawings and prints with mushrooms. Free; all ages are welcome. Pre-registration is recommended.
America/New_York 09/21/2024 11:00 AM 09/21/2024 01:00 PM Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Connections: Mycelium Connect with nature through a series of experimental art-making workshops led by Noguchi Educators at nearby Socrates Sculpture Park. These workshops are free and open to all ages. Children under the… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, October 12, 2024

Workshop at Socrates Sculpture Park

Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Ritual: Fire as Material

11 am–1 pm
Join Noguchi Educator Luned Palmer at Socrates Sculpture Park for a workshop to explore the theme of light and shadow in Isamu Noguchi’s work and create experimental drawings with charcoal residue left behind by a bonfire. Free; all ages are welcome. Pre-registration is recommended.
America/New_York 10/12/2024 11:00 AM 10/12/2024 01:00 PM Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Ritual: Fire as Material Connect with nature through a series of experimental art-making workshops led by Noguchi Educators at nearby Socrates Sculpture Park. These workshops are free and open to all ages. Children under the… The Noguchi Museum