Online Programs

Saturday, July 10, 2021

A Boy Named Isamu

Art for Kids & Families | A Boy Named Isamu

10:30 am-11:30 am
Author and illustrator James Yang joins us for this special family program to read from his new children’s book A Boy Named Isamu: A Story of Isamu Noguchi. After the reading we’ll spend time talking about Isamu’s journey exploring the world around him, and then we’ll make art together.

Thursday, June 24, 2021

A Boy Named Isamu

A Boy Named Isamu

6 pm-6:45 pm
James Yang, author and illustrator of the children’s book A Boy Named Isamu: A Story of Isamu Noguchi (Viking Books, 2021) joins Justin Raul Baez, Media Coordinator, on Instagram Live to discuss the making of the book, its themes of wonder, creativity, and individuality, Asian American representation, and more.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Cut and folded sculpture made from sheet steel

Postcolonial Astrology and Noguchi: In Pursuit of the Fold

5:30 pm-7 pm
Astrology is a language that works through folding—astrology is not loyal to its origins but is remembered associatively. Reading Isamu Noguchi, Olivia Khoo, and Gilles Deleuze, author Alice Sparkly Kat presents ideas from their book Postcolonial Astrology (North Atlantic Books, 2021).

Monday, August 23, 2021

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

Drawing from a Distance

7:30 pm-9 pm
Join educator Luned Palmer for this monthly art-making workshop that closely examines 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 08/23/2021 07:30 PM 08/23/2021 09:00 PM Drawing from a Distance Join educator Luned Palmer for this monthly art-making workshop that closely examines scenes from Distance Noguchi. These fixed-perspective films feature spaces in The Noguchi Museum where light shifts… The Noguchi Museum

Monday, July 19, 2021

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

Drawing from a Distance

7:30 pm-9 pm
Join educator Luned Palmer for this monthly art-making workshop that closely examines 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, June 21, 2021

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

Drawing from a Distance

7:30 pm-9 pm
Join educator Luned Palmer for this monthly art-making workshop that closely examines 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.

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, June 17, 2021

Isamu Noguchi, Paris Abstraction

Members’ Talk and Art-Making Workshop: Isamu Noguchi’s Paris Abstractions

5:30 pm-7 pm
Current members are invited to a talk led by Matthew Kirsch, Curator of Research and Digital Content, to learn about Isamu Noguchi’s experiences in Paris in the 1920s and his abstract drawings of that period. Then, learn introductory drawing techniques with educator Luned Palmer and design your own abstractions.

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Isamu Noguchi, Cross Beam

Center of Attention: Cross Beam

2 pm-2:45 pm
Learn about about the materials and process behind Isamu Noguchi’s sculpture Cross Beam (1970), and participate in an interpretive conversation led by educator Matthew Capezzuto. Bring a pencil and paper for a short writing or sketching exercise.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Isamu Noguchi, Cross Beam

Center of Attention: Cross Beam

8 pm-8:45 pm
Learn about about the materials and process behind Isamu Noguchi’s sculpture Cross Beam (1970), and participate in an interpretive conversation led by educator Matthew Capezzuto. Bring a pencil and paper for a short writing or sketching exercise.