Talks

Friday, November 5, 2021

Basalt sculpture in two parts, like two mountain peaks that have split. Areas of the basalt stone...

Center of Attention: Mountain Breaking Theater

4:30 pm-5:30 pm
Join educator Holly Hepp-Galvan in the Museum’s indoor-outdoor gallery for an extended conversation focused on Isamu Noguchi’s Mountain Breaking Theater (1984).
America/New_York 11/05/2021 04:30 PM 11/05/2021 05:30 PM Center of Attention: Mountain Breaking Theater Join educator Holly Hepp-Galvan in the Museum’s indoor-outdoor gallery for an extended conversation focused on Isamu Noguchi’s Mountain Breaking Theater (1984). Free as part of Free First Friday. The… The Noguchi Museum

Sunday, November 21, 2021

Basalt sculpture in two parts, like two mountain peaks that have split. Areas of the basalt stone...

Center of Attention: Mountain Breaking Theater

3:30 pm-4:30 pm
Join educator Mariko Aoyagi in the Museum’s indoor-outdoor gallery for an extended conversation focused on Isamu Noguchi’s Mountain Breaking Theater, (1984). Free with Museum admission.
America/New_York 11/21/2021 03:30 PM 11/21/2021 04:30 PM Center of Attention: Mountain Breaking Theater Join educator Mariko Aoyagi in the Museum’s indoor-outdoor gallery for an extended conversation focused on Isamu Noguchi’s Mountain Breaking Theater  (1984). Free with Museum admission. The conversation… The Noguchi Museum

Sunday, October 24, 2021

‘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)

3:30 pm-4:30 pm
Join educator Mariko Aoyagi in the Museum’s garden for an extended conversation focused on Isamu Noguchi’s The Well (Variation on a Tsukubai), 1982. Free with Museum admission.
America/New_York 10/24/2021 03:30 PM 10/24/2021 04:30 PM Center of Attention: The Well (Variation on a Tsukubai) Join educator Mariko Aoyagi in the Museum’s garden for an extended conversation focused on Isamu Noguchi’s The Well (Variation on a Tsukubai), 1982. Free with Museum admission. The conversation is limited… The Noguchi Museum

Friday, October 1, 2021

‘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)

4:30 pm-5:30 pm
Join educator Holly Hepp-Galvan in the Museum’s garden for an extended conversation focused on Isamu Noguchi’s The Well (Variation on a Tsukubai), 1982.
America/New_York 10/01/2021 04:30 PM 10/01/2021 05:30 PM Center of Attention: The Well (Variation on a Tsukubai) Join educator Holly Hepp-Galvan in the Museum’s garden for an extended conversation focused on Isamu Noguchi’s The Well (Variation on a Tsukubai), 1982. Free as part of Free First Friday. The conversation… The Noguchi Museum

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Brilliance, 1982

Center of Attention: Brilliance

3:30 pm-4:30 pm
Join educator Mariko Aoyagi in the Museum’s Area 1 for an extended conversation focused on Isamu Noguchi’s basalt sculpture Brilliance, 1982.
America/New_York 09/26/2021 03:30 PM 09/26/2021 04:30 PM Center of Attention: Brilliance Join educator Mariko Aoyagi in the Museum’s indoor-outdoor gallery, Area 1, for an extended conversation focused on Isamu Noguchi’s basalt sculpture Brilliance (1982). Free with Museum admission. The… The Noguchi Museum

Friday, September 3, 2021

Brilliance, 1982

Center of Attention: Brilliance

4:30 pm-5:30 pm
Join educator Holly Hepp-Galvan in the Museum’s Area 1 for an extended conversation focused on Isamu Noguchi’s basalt sculpture Brilliance (1982).

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).

Thursday, June 3, 2021

F. S. Lincoln, Page In Noguchi’s Jersey Sack

Archives Deep Dive: Isamu Noguchi, Ruth Page, and the Universe of Chicago

1 pm-2 pm
Liesl Olson, Director of Chicago Studies at Newberry Library, will present a talk exploring the mutually inspiring relationship between Isamu Noguchi, dancer and choreographer Ruth Page, and their creative orbits in the city of Chicago in the early 1930s.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Fountain carved in white magnesite stands in the center of a circular multilevel roadway, with...

Archives Deep Dive: Isamu Noguchi’s Proposals for the 1939 World’s Fair

1 pm-2 pm
Alex Ross, Managing Editor, The Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonné, will lead a talk on recent research into Isamu Noguchi’s designs for the New York World’s Fair of 1939.