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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Isamu Noguchi stands atop his white marble Slide Mantra in front of the U.S. Pavilion

Seen and Unseen: Sense of Wonder

2 pm-3:30 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 in exploring Noguchi’s sculptures inspired by children’s toys, stories, and activities. RSVP to education@noguchi.org.

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Noguchi's sculpture 'Seen and Unseen,’ whose title is inspired by a book of poetry by his father...

Seen and Unseen: Artistic Inspiration

2 pm-3:30 pm
Seen and Unseen is a monthly 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 in exploring sculptures that were inspired by Noguchi’s myriad interests spanning poetry, dance, and music. RSVP to education@noguchi.org.

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Isamu Noguchi sits in the center of his sculpture 'Magic Ring,' a coil-shaped sculpture composed...

Seen and Unseen: Myths and Legends

2 pm-3:30 pm
Seen and Unseen is a monthly 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 in exploring sculptures Noguchi created that reference Japanese folklore and Arthurian legends. RSVP to education@noguchi.org.

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Radio Nurse and Guardian Ear, a baby monitor made up of two bakelite components, along with their...

Seen and Unseen: Design

2 pm-3:30 pm
Seen and Unseen is a monthly series of virtual tours for adults who are blind or have low vision, leading participants through interactive experiences with Isamu Noguchi’s art. Noguchi ignored the traditional categories of “art” and “design” long before it became popular to do so. This month, explore sculptures typically labeled “design” and consider their relationship to “art.” RSVP to education@noguchi.org.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Works in Isamu Noguchi's MacDougal Alley Studio, including sculptures made from alabaster, onyx,...

Seen and Unseen: Bridging East and West

2 pm-3:30 pm
Seen and Unseen is a monthly 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, learn about Noguchi’s sculptures that made connections between political events in Japan and America in the 20th century. RSVP to education@noguchi.org.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Isamu Noguchi, dressed in khakis and a tan cap, squints into the sun as he poses for a photograph...

Seen and Unseen: Travel

2 pm-3:30 pm
Seen and Unseen is a monthly 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 in exploring sculptures Noguchi made inspired by his travels around the globe. RSVP to education@noguchi.org.

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Four light sculptures made from molded fiberglass or plastic glow in a darkened room. One, triangular,...

Seen and Unseen: Light

2 pm-3:30 pm
Seen and Unseen is a monthly 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, learn about sculptures Noguchi made inspired by light. RSVP to education@noguchi.org.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Isamu Noguchi outdoors at his studio in Japan. He stretches his hand up to touch the center of...

Seen and Unseen: Noguchi’s Gateways

2 pm-3:30 pm
Seen and Unseen is a monthly 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, learn about sculptures Noguchi made inspired by doorways, voids, and portals. RSVP to education@noguchi.org.

Thursday, September 24, 2020

An undulating floor of white tile punctuated by gnarled black river rocks, which appear to levitate,...

Seen and Unseen: Sculpted Spaces

2 pm-3:30 pm
Seen and Unseen is a monthly 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, learn about Noguchi’s site-specific works and explore the artist’s fascination with space as sculpture itself. RSVP to education@noguchi.org.

Thursday, August 27, 2020

A visitor sits on an undulating, red steel play sculpture in the Noguchi Museum galleries

Seen and Unseen: Moving with Sculpture

2 pm-3:30 pm
Seen and Unseen is a monthly 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, explore how Noguchi inspired people to move and experience sculpture with their bodies. Artworks featured are part of the current exhibition Noguchi: Body-Space Devices. RSVP to education@noguchi.org.