Online Programs

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

‘The Well,' a basalt fountain with a flat top and deep round inner well, from which water runs...

Center of Attention: The Well (Variation on a Tsukubai)

2 pm-2:30 pm
Learn about the materials and process used to create Isamu Noguchi’s The Well (1982), and participate in an interpretive conversation led by educator Matthew Capezutto. Bring a pencil and paper for a short writing or sketching exercise.
America/New_York 09/29/2020 02:00 PM 09/29/2020 02:30 PM Center of Attention: The Well (Variation on a Tsukubai) Center of Attention is an interactive virtual learning program for adults dedicated to a single work of art by Isamu Noguchi. Learn about the materials and process used to create The Well (1982), and… The Noguchi Museum

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

‘The Well,' a basalt fountain with a flat top and deep round inner well, from which water runs...

Center of Attention: The Well (Variation on a Tsukubai)

8 pm-8:30 pm
Learn about the materials and process used to create Isamu Noguchi’s The Well (1982), and participate in an interpretive conversation led by educator Matthew Capezutto. Bring a pencil and paper for a short writing or sketching exercise.
America/New_York 09/15/2020 08:00 PM 09/15/2020 08:30 PM Center of Attention: The Well (Variation on a Tsukubai) Center of Attention is an interactive virtual learning program for adults dedicated to a single work of art by Isamu Noguchi. Learn about the materials and process used to create The Well (1982), and… The Noguchi Museum

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

‘Brilliance,’ a seven-foot-tall basalt sculpture, stands in Area 1 of the Museum, an indoor-outdoor...

Center of Attention: Brilliance

2 pm-2:30 pm
Learn about the materials and process used to create Isamu Noguchi’s Brilliance (1982), and participate in an interpretive conversation led by educator Matthew Capezutto. Bring a pencil and paper for a short writing or sketching exercise.
America/New_York 08/25/2020 02:00 PM 08/25/2020 02:30 PM Center of Attention: Brilliance Center of Attention is an interactive virtual learning program for adults dedicated to a single work of art by Isamu Noguchi. Learn about the materials and process used to create Brilliance (1982), and… The Noguchi Museum

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

‘Brilliance,’ a seven-foot-tall basalt sculpture, stands in Area 1 of the Museum, an indoor-outdoor...

Center of Attention: Brilliance

8 pm-8:30 pm
Learn about the materials and process used to create Isamu Noguchi’s Brilliance (1982), and participate in an interpretive conversation led by educator Matthew Capezutto. Bring a pencil and paper for a short writing or sketching exercise.
America/New_York 08/11/2020 08:00 PM 08/11/2020 08:30 PM Center of Attention: Brilliance Center of Attention is an interactive virtual learning program for adults dedicated to a single work of art by Isamu Noguchi. Learn about the materials and process used to create Brilliance (1982), and… The Noguchi Museum

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Sculpture made from spindly, interlocking pieces of green slate

Center of Attention: Strange Bird

2 pm-2:30 pm
Learn about the materials and process used to create Isamu Noguchi’s Strange Bird (1945), and participate in an interpretive conversation led by Shannon Murphy, Head of Education. Bring a pencil and paper for a short writing or sketching exercise.
America/New_York 07/02/2020 02:00 PM 07/02/2020 02:30 PM Center of Attention: Strange Bird Center of Attention is an interactive virtual learning program for adults dedicated to a single work of art by Isamu Noguchi. Learn about the materials and process used to create Strange Bird (1945),… The Noguchi Museum

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Three off-white paper lanterns – one huge and round, one tall with angular points, and one low...

Seen and Unseen: From Paper to Stone

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, the program explores the contrast between two important materials in Noguchi’s repertoire, paper and stone.
America/New_York 07/23/2020 02:00 PM 07/23/2020 03:30 PM Seen and Unseen: From Paper to Stone 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, September 10, 2020

Isamu Noguchi smiles while talking on the telephone, in front of a pegboard displaying a kite,...

Archives Deep Dive: Noguchi’s Personal Collection

1 pm-2 pm
Kate Wiener, Assistant Curator, will lead a presentation on selected objects from Isamu Noguchi’s collectibles — his personal collection of objects ranging from musical instruments to ancient artifacts from around the world.
America/New_York 09/10/2020 01:00 PM 09/10/2020 02:00 PM Archives Deep Dive: Noguchi’s Personal Collection Kate Wiener, Assistant Curator, will lead a presentation on selected objects from Isamu Noguchi’s collectibles—his personal collection of objects ranging from musical instruments to ancient artifacts… The Noguchi Museum

Thursday, August 6, 2020

A woman carries water jugs in front of the domed temple complex at Angkor Wat

Archives Deep Dive: Noguchi’s Bollingen Journey, 1949-50

1 pm-2 pm
Matthew Kirsch, Curator of Research and Digital Content, will present Isamu Noguchi’s photographs from his travels throughout Europe and Asia in 1949–50.
America/New_York 08/06/2020 01:00 PM 08/06/2020 02:00 PM Archives Deep Dive: Noguchi’s Bollingen Journey, 1949-50 Matthew Kirsch, Curator of Research and Digital Content, will present Isamu Noguchi’s photographs from his travels throughout Europe and Asia in 1949–50. Funded by a travel grant by the Bollingen Foundation,… The Noguchi Museum

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Isamu Noguchi stands on a ladder beside 24' tall plaster relief sculpture 'News' depicting reporters...

Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonné: Public Competitions in the 1930s

1 pm-2 pm
Alex Ross, Managing Editor, The Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonné, will lead a discussion on the public art competitions that Isamu Noguchi participated in during the 1930s.
America/New_York 07/15/2020 01:00 PM 07/15/2020 02:00 PM Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonné: Public Competitions in the 1930s Alex Ross, Managing Editor, The Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonné, will lead a discussion on the public art competitions that Isamu Noguchi participated in during the 1930s. In addition to projects such… The Noguchi Museum

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Totemic sculpture constructed of interlocking steel plates stands against a sunlit wall casting...

Archives Deep Dive: ‘A New Nature’: Noguchi’s Galvanized Steel Editions for Gemini G.E.L.

1 pm-2 pm
Dakin Hart, Senior Curator, will lead an in-depth look at the 26 galvanized steel editions that Isamu Noguchi made for Gemini G.E.L. in the early 1980s — one of Noguchi’s largest and least understood bodies of work.
America/New_York 06/25/2020 01:00 PM 06/25/2020 02:00 PM Archives Deep Dive: ‘A New Nature’: Noguchi’s Galvanized Steel Editions for Gemini G.E.L. Dakin Hart, Senior Curator, will lead an in-depth look at the 26 galvanized steel editions that Isamu Noguchi made for Gemini G.E.L. in the early 1980s. This collection is one of Noguchi’s largest and… The Noguchi Museum