Public Programs

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Daily Tours

Free educator–led gallery talks take place every Wednesday through Sunday at 2 pm, and are open to all individual visitors. Reservations are not required. On the first Friday and second Sunday of every month, gallery talks are also available in Japanese.


Hands-On at Noguchi Stonecarving Workshop

Hands-On at Noguchi

Hands-On workshops for adults (18 and older) encourage participants to explore their own creativity with materials and processes, while actively making connections between works on view in the Museum's galleries. Previous experience is not necessary. Space is limited and advance registration is required. To learn more, email [email protected] or call 718.204.7088, ext 203.

View all Hands-On programs in the Calendar


Upcoming Public Programs

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a lecture by Japanese stonecutter—and Isamu Noguchi collaborator—Masatoshi Izumi, highlighting sculptural projects and his personal relationship with Noguchi. The two men began working together in 1968 on Noguchi’s monumental sculpture Black Sun (1969). Noguchi later established a studio and residence on Izumi’s family property in the village of...

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

On the first Friday of every month, admission is free. Tours are offered at 2 pm, in English and Japanese.

 

2 pm: Gallery Tour

Join an educator-led tour with an introduction to the life and vision of Isamu Noguchi, exploring select works in the Museum's collection and special exhibitions.

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

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 about Noguchi’s artistic process through a close examination of his sculptures in the galleries. Then, explore techniques for carving soft stone in the studio using basic hand...

Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Visitors are invited to engage in a guided conversation about Isamu Noguchi’s Magic Ring (1970), part of the Museum’s permanent installation.

 

Free with Museum admission. Advance registration is not required.

 

Isamu Noguchi, Magic Ring, 1970. Persian travertine. Photo: Kevin Noble. ©The Isamu...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm

On May 2, 2019, The Noguchi Museum will hold its annual Spring Benefit and presentation of the 2019 Isamu Noguchi Award honoring Rei Kawakubo. Proceeds from the evening raise critical support for the Museum's collection and programming.

 

The evening will begin with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the Museum’s sculpture garden, followed by the presentation of the...

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 10:00am - 8:00pm

On the first Friday of every month, admission is free. From May through September, the Museum remains open until 8 pm with a cash bar in the evening.

    

2 pm: Gallery Tour

Join an educator-led tour with an introduction to the life and vision of Isamu Noguchi, exploring select works in the Museum's collection and special...

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Stone Carving Studio is a drop-in art-making program for adults (18 and older) who are interested in exploring stone carving techniques at their own pace. Participants work in the Museum’s studio, which is equipped with basic hand tools such as chisels, hammers, rasps, and sandpaper. Educators will be available to demonstrate safety instructions, tools, and processes for beginners. First...

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 10:00am - 8:00pm

On the first Friday of every month, admission is free. From May through September, the Museum remains open until 8 pm with a cash bar in the evening.

    

2 pm: Gallery Tour

Join an educator-led tour with an introduction to the life and vision of Isamu Noguchi, exploring select works in the Museum's collection and special...