A few things to consider before your visit:
- Advance Booking is essential
- Long umbrellas will not be allowed in the gallery.
- There is no age limit, but under 14's must be accompanied and young children should be supervised by an adult at all times
- We ask that guests do not touch the artwork
Assistant Curator at The Noguchi Museum in New York, Kate Wiener introduces the life and work of Japanese American sculptor, Isamu Noguchi, drawing from Noguchi’s autobiographical writings and documents from The Noguchi Museum Archives.
Read the Noguchi exhibition guide and get yourself familiar with the works before visiting. Featuring section introductions and a Gallery map.
Isamu Noguchi’s Akari light sculptures are a familiar sight in homes worldwide and have spawned many imitations. This is the story behind the ubiquitous light.
Take inspiration from Isamu Noguchi's art and learn more about his distinctive style with these fun animated activities to make you and your family feel creative.
Illustrations by James Yang, author of 'A Boy Named Isamu'
Isamu Noguchi, on his own career and practice. He talks about his sources of inspiration, his process and why it was important to him that his art was accessible to all.
Watch as Yolande Yorke-Edgell of Yorke Dance Project performs Martha Graham’s expressionist solo masterpiece Lamentation in the Gallery.
Entry to the Art Gallery is free for all students in Key Stages 1-3. A discounted group booking rate of £3 per student is available to students in formal education groups up to the age of 19.
School Visiting Slots
We will be running a series of schools-only viewing slots for groups of up to 30 students to view the exhibition and receive a tour. The dates available are:
Tue 9 Nov 10-11am
Tue 16 Nov 10-11am
Thu 18 Nov 2-3pm
Tue 23 Nov 10-11am
Thu 25 Nov 2-3pm
Tue 30 Nov 10-11am
For bookings and enquiries please contact the school groups booking line:
Tel: 020 7382 7211 (Mon–Fri 10am–5pm)
Email: [email protected]
Download our Learning Resource, suitable for Key Stages 1 - 5. Inspired by Noguchi’s playful and experimental spirit, the questions are aimed to get students of all ages exploring his life and work.