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Sunday, March 15, 2020

Hands-On participant carving stone in the education studio

Hands-On at Noguchi: Shaping Soft Stone

1 pm-5 pm
Learn about Isamu Noguchi’s artistic process, then explore techniques for carving soft stone in the studio.
America/New_York 03/15/2020 01:00 PM 03/15/2020 05:00 PM Hands-On at Noguchi: Shaping Soft Stone In the mid-1960s Isamu Noguchi began working spontaneously with stone, embracing the unforeseen consequences of his process. He wrote, “Carving follows the possibilities inherent to the stone.” Learn… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Isamu Noguchi and Peter Carlson kneel beside large galvanized steel sculpture, inspecting one of...

Hands-On at Noguchi: Sheet Metal Pendants

1 pm-5 pm
Learn about Isamu Noguchi’s approach to working with metal, then handcraft a pendant in the studio with jewelry designer Marjorie Victor.
America/New_York 02/08/2020 01:00 PM 02/08/2020 05:00 PM Hands-On at Noguchi: Sheet Metal Pendants Isamu Noguchi said, “Industrial process has its own secret nature—its own entropy, its own cycle of birth and dissolution…” Noguchi worked directly with metal, just as he worked directly with stone, to… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Composition on paper with white biomorphic shape, black dot and line

Hands-On at Noguchi: Screen Printing

1 pm-5 pm
Spend time in the galleries discussing the organic and geometric shapes found in Noguchi’s works, then create stencils and learn basic screen-printing techniques in the studio.
America/New_York 01/18/2020 01:00 PM 01/18/2020 05:00 PM Hands-On at Noguchi: Screen Printing When Isamu Noguchi turned toward abstraction, he created a vocabulary of shapes that reappeared throughout his career. Spend time in the galleries discussing the organic and geometric shapes found in… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Workshop participant chiseling a stone

Hands-On at Noguchi: Shaping Soft Stone

1 pm-5 pm
Learn about Noguchi’s artistic process through studying his works in stone in the galleries, then explore basic techniques for carving soft stone in the studio.
America/New_York 12/14/2019 01:00 PM 12/14/2019 05:00 PM Hands-On at Noguchi: Shaping Soft Stone In the mid-1960s Isamu Noguchi began working spontaneously with stone, embracing the unforeseen consequences of his process. He wrote, “Carving follows the possibilities inherent to the stone.” Learn… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Hands dyeing tied bundle of fabric in bowls of yellow and violet

Hands-On at Noguchi: Traditional Japanese Textile Dyeing

1 pm-5 pm
Explore the natural colors found in Isamu Noguchi’s works, and then join visiting artist Shiro Oe in the studio to dye a silk scarf using traditional Nishijin-kasuri and Nishijin-ori techniques.
America/New_York 11/23/2019 01:00 PM 11/23/2019 05:00 PM Hands-On at Noguchi: Traditional Japanese Textile Dyeing Isamu Noguchi returned to Japan throughout his life and was inspired by the cultural emphasis on nature. In 1953 he wrote, “Whatever quality my work now has is I hope that of nature—that is to say the… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, October 12, 2019

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Hands-On at Noguchi: Write and Respond

1 pm-5 pm
Spend time in the galleries with poet Claire Devoogd and discuss approaches for using art as inspiration for writing. Then, motivated by the Brendan Fernandes: Contract and Release performance and Noguchi's sculptures, develop a personal creative composition in this writing workshop.
America/New_York 10/12/2019 01:00 PM 10/12/2019 05:00 PM Hands-On at Noguchi: Write and Respond Spend time in the galleries with poet Claire Devoogd and discuss approaches for using art as inspiration for writing. Then, motivated by the Brendan Fernandes: Contract and Release performance and Noguchi’s… The Noguchi Museum

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Educator and student talking while leaning on large red Play Sculpture by Isamu Noguchi

Educator Workshop: Playground Design

10 am-3 pm
The Noguchi Museum is pleased to offer Professional Development Programs for educators throughout the school year. Thematic programs provide teachers with primary resources for the classroom and interdisciplinary strategies for including Noguchi’s art and writing in their curriculum.
America/New_York 11/05/2019 10:00 AM 11/05/2019 03:00 PM Educator Workshop: Playground Design The Noguchi Museum is pleased to offer Professional Development Programs for educators throughout the school year. Thematic programs provide teachers with primary resources for the classroom and interdisciplinary… The Noguchi Museum

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Black and white photograph of embryo-like biomorphic alabaster sculpture, Leda, 1942, resting on...

Hands-On at Noguchi: Stone Carving Studio

2 pm-4:30 pm
A multi-session art-making program for adults. Space is limited and advance registration is required.
America/New_York 10/06/2019 02:00 PM 10/06/2019 04:30 PM Hands-On at Noguchi: Stone Carving Studio Sundays, October 6, 13, 20, and 27.Stone Carving Studio is a multi-session art-making program for adults (18 and older) who are interested in learning introductory stone carving techniques over an extended… The Noguchi Museum
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