Benefit 2018

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2018 Spring Benefit and Isamu Noguchi Award

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Celebrating the Isamu Noguchi Award to be presented to
industrial designer Naoto Fukasawa and landscape architect Edwina von Gal

Honorary Chair
Ambassador Koro Bessho
Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations

Benefit Co-chairs
Andrew Fisher
Phyllis Lally Seevers

About The Noguchi Museum Spring Benefit
Each May The Noguchi Museum hosts its annual benefit and Isamu Noguchi Award presentation. The evening begins with cocktails and the award ceremony in the Museum’s celebrated sculpture garden, followed by a seated dinner and a silent auction in the galleries. Proceeds from the evening support the Museum, its collection, exhibitions, and programs.

About the Isamu Noguchi Award
Launched at The Noguchi Museum’s 2014 Spring Benefit, the Isamu Noguchi Award was established to honor the tenets that Noguchi expressed in his life’s work and to acknowledge other like-minded, highly accomplished individuals who reflect similar ideals in their own times. The Award thus celebrates innovation, global awareness, and Eastern and Western exchange.

To purchase tickets and tables, download the Spring Benefit Committee Form or contact Melissa Gatz at mgatz@noguchi.org or 718.204.7088 extension 229.


Previous Honorees

2014
Lord Norman Foster
Hiroshi Sugimoto

2015
Jasper Morrison
Yoshio Taniguchi

2016
Tadao Ando
Elyn Zimmerman

2017
John Pawson
Hiroshi Senju


Thank you to everyone who made our 2017 Benefit great!