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

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

When Isamu Noguchi worked with colors he chose vibrant and playful shades. Spend time discussing the colorful suns and abstract imagery found in Noguchi’s screen-printed Akari series. Then, join us in the studio to create your own stencils and learn basic screen printing techniques.

 

For ages 18 and older; previous experience is not necessary. Space is limited and...

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Meets Tuesdays, January 29–March 26, 2019
10 am–12 pm

 

Project Luz presents a free Spanish-language photography workshop, in collaboration with The Noguchi Museum and Center for Book Arts. Advance registration required: [email protected]

 

El Museo Noguchi, junto a Project Luz,...

Saturday, February 9, 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, February 10, 2019 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Visitors are invited to engage in a guided conversation about Isamu Noguchi’s PL2 (c. 1973), as featured in the exhibition Akari: Sculpture by Other Means, on view through May 5, 2019.

 

Free with Museum admission. Advance registration is not required.

 

Isamu Noguchi, Akari PL2, designed c.1973. Wood enclosure...

Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Visitors are invited to engage in a guided conversation about Isamu Noguchi’s To Intrude on Nature’s Way (1971), part of the Museum’s permanent installation.

 

Free with Museum admission. Advance registration is not required.

 

Isamu Noguchi in 1975 in his Long Island City studio with To Intrude on...

Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Isamu Noguchi’s appreciation for paper began during his childhood in Japan, recalling the gifts of handmade paper that were exchanged during the New Year. He started working with washi (mulberry bark) paper in 1951 when he transformed the traditional paper lanterns of Gifu into light sculptures called Akari. Spend time as a group discussing the washi paper in the Akari: Sculpture by...

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...