Civic Action: YOUR Vision for Long Island City

Civic Action: YOUR Vision for Long Island City

Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 11:00am
Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 11:00am - 1:30pm

 Join us to explore four artists' visions for Long Island City, and to add your own ideas, in mixed media form, to a collaborative community map.  This workshop is appropriate for adults as well as for families with children ages 2 and up. Registration is not required.

 

 

Photo by Bill Taylor

The Civic Action Planning Model at The Center for Architecture

The Civic Action Planning Model at The Center for Architecture

Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 6:00pm
Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Center for Architecture, 536 Laguardia Place, Manhattan.  Free for members of The Noguchi Museum and AIA members.  $10 otherwise. For more information and to register for the event, please visit the Center for Architecture website.

 

Makers Market Panel Discussion: Craft, Community, and Commerce

Makers Market Panel Discussion: Craft, Community, and Commerce

Saturday, June 25, 2011 - 3:00pm
Saturday, June 25, 2011 - 3:00pm

Moderated by Alan Wanzenberg Architect/Design

 

Panelists: Bill Laurita, Swans Island Blankets, Maine

http://www.swansislandblankets.com/

 

Chris Lehrecke, designer

http://www.chrislehrecke.com

 

James Murray, Executive Director of Design, Simon Pearce http://www.simonpearce.com/

 

Simon Pearce, Founder, Simon Pearce studios, stores and restaurant

Community Day

Community Day

Sunday, July 10, 2011 - 11:00am
Sunday, July 10, 2011 - 11:00am - 6:00pm

The Noguchi Museum welcomes visitors to attend a day of art viewing, guest speakers, music, and art-making for all ages.  This year’s Community Day will feature:

 

* An introduction to Noguchi’s animal drawings by Joianne Bittle, diorama painter and exhibition fabricator for the American Museum of Natural History

 

* A kinesthetic art exploration for teens and adults led by the Artist’s Collective FIG

 

*  An extended discussion about a single Noguchi sculpture 

 

Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi: Best of Friends: A Book Reading and Conversation with Shoji Sadao

Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi: Best of Friends: A Book Reading and Conversation with Shoji Sadao

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Shoji Sadao, principal at Fuller and Sadao, P.C. and former director of the Isamu Noguchi Foundation, joins Jonathan Marvel, principal at Rogers Marvel Architecture, for a discussion of Mr. Sadao’s new book, Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi: Best of Friends.  This special event will provide an insider’s perspective on the lives and achievements of Isamu Noguchi and Buckminster Fuller. 

 

The discussion will be interspersed with readings from the book and followed by a book signing by the author.  

 

Museum closed due to weather emergency

Museum closed due to weather emergency

Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Due to inclement weather, The Noguchi Museum is closed today, Thursday, January  27, 2011.  We will reopen to the public on Friday, January 28.

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