Online Programs

Sunday, April 25, 2021

The Argus Quartet

Argus Quartet: noise/SILENCE

7:30 pm-8:30 pm
Part of Five Boroughs Music Festival’s 2020–21 digital mainstage season, noise/SILENCE is co-produced by the Argus Quartet and filmed at the Noguchi Museum. The concert explores the symbiosis of silence and sound through music inspired by the art of Isamu Noguchi.
America/New_York 04/25/2021 07:30 PM 04/25/2021 08:30 PM Argus Quartet: noise/SILENCE Premieres April 25, 2021, 7:30 pm EDTAvailable to stream through December 31, 2021Part of Five Boroughs Music Festival’s 2020-2021 digital mainstage season, noise/SILENCE is co-produced by the Argus Quartet… The Noguchi Museum

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Wide horizontal painting on off-white paper with intense expressive brushwork in broad strokes...

Center of Attention: Koho Yamamoto, Untitled

2 pm-2:45 pm
Learn about about the materials and process behind Koho Yamamoto’s Untitled (n.d.) on view as part of Koho Yamamoto: Under a Dark Moon, and participate in an interpretive conversation led by educator Matthew Capezzuto. Bring a pencil and paper for a short writing or sketching exercise.
America/New_York 04/27/2021 02:00 PM 04/27/2021 02:45 PM Center of Attention: Koho Yamamoto, Untitled Center of Attention is an interactive virtual learning program for adults dedicated to a single work of art. Join educator Matthew Capezzuto for a participatory conversation about Koho Yamamoto’s ink… The Noguchi Museum

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Wide horizontal painting on off-white paper with intense expressive brushwork in broad strokes...

Center of Attention: Koho Yamamoto, Untitled

8 pm-8:45 pm
Learn about about the materials and process behind Koho Yamamoto’s Untitled (n.d.) on view as part of Koho Yamamoto: Under a Dark Moon, and participate in an interpretive conversation led by educator Matthew Capezzuto. Bring a pencil and paper for a short writing or sketching exercise.

Monday, May 17, 2021

Pencil drawing of the Noguchi Museum garden

Drawing from a Distance

7:30 pm-9 pm
Join us in this monthly series where we closely examine 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 05/17/2021 07:30 PM 05/17/2021 09:00 PM Drawing from a Distance Join us in this monthly series where we closely examine scenes from Distance Noguchi. These fixed-perspective films feature spaces in The Noguchi Museum where light shifts and nature actively interacts… The Noguchi Museum

Monday, April 19, 2021

Pencil drawing of the Noguchi Museum garden

Drawing from a Distance

7:30 pm-9 pm
Join us in this monthly series where we closely examine 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.

Monday, March 15, 2021

Pencil drawing of basalt sculptures in Area 1 of the Noguchi Museum

Drawing from a Distance

7:30 pm-9 pm
Join us in this monthly series where we closely examine 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.

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Overhead view of a plaster and chrome model for earthwork Monument to the Plow. It is a three-sided...

Center of Attention: Monument to the Plow

2 pm-2:45 pm
Learn about about the materials and process behind Isamu Noguchi’s unrealized earthwork Monument to the Plow (1933), and participate in an interpretive conversation led by educator Matthew Capezzuto. Bring a pencil and paper for a short writing or sketching exercise.
America/New_York 05/25/2021 02:00 PM 05/25/2021 02:45 PM Center of Attention: Monument to the Plow Center of Attention is an interactive virtual learning program for adults dedicated to a single work of art. Learn about the materials and process behind Isamu Noguchi’s unrealized earthwork Monument… The Noguchi Museum

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.
America/New_York 05/27/2021 02:00 PM 05/27/2021 03:30 PM Seen and Unseen: Artistic Inspiration 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. Museum educators engage… The Noguchi Museum

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.
America/New_York 04/29/2021 02:00 PM 04/29/2021 03:30 PM Seen and Unseen: Myths and Legends 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. Museum educators engage… The Noguchi Museum

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.