Upcoming Families Events

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

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

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

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

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

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

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