Model for a plaza with central sculpture. A key positioned vertically on a four-legged base, connected...
Isamu Noguchi, Model for Bolt of Lightning...Memorial to Ben Franklin, 1982. Aluminum, wood. Photo: Eric E. Mitchell. ©INFGM / ARS

Archives Deep Dive: Bolt of Lightning … Memorial to Ben Franklin

Thursday, April 16, 2020
2 pm–3 pm

Isamu Noguchi’s biracial identity influenced the way he approached art, including his innovative public sculptures. Join a Noguchi Educator in an interactive virtual learning program exploring Noguchi’s Bolt of LightningMemorial to Ben Franklin (1933–84).

Archives Deep Dive is an interactive virtual learning program for adults, designed to explore projects, themes, and topics related to the art and life of Isamu Noguchi. Use The Noguchi Museum Archives as a source of inspiration to create connections through shared stories and group discussion.

This free program is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited and advance registration is required. All participants will be sent a link to participate through the Zoom platform. All program times listed are EDT (Eastern Daylight Time).