Noguchi Public Programme
Learn more about the world and work of Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi - a creative polymath and the focus of our current exhibition Noguchi.
Our public programme will give you the opportunity to find out more about one of the most experimental and pioneering artists of the 20th century. Take your pick from family activities; talks about his varied practice; curator tours; performances and more.
What's coming up?
Audio Described Touch Tour of Noguchi
A tour of Noguchi suitable for blind and partially sighted visitors, led by Lisa Squirrel who will describe key works on display, including the opportunity to touch a selection of sculptures.
Architecture and Design Tour
Exhibition designer Lucy Styles leads a tour exploring how Noguchi’s own designs, particularly the Akari lights and his architectural landscapes, informed the design of the exhibition.
BSL Tour of Noguchi
A British Sign Language tour of the Noguchi exhibition led by John Wilson, exclusively for Deaf and hard of hearing visitors, highlighting key artworks, using BSL.
Noguchi: Citizen of the Earth Curator Tour
Assistant Curator Andrew de Brún explores the influences that Noguchi’s extensive travels had on his work and identity as a ‘global citizen’.
Relaxed Viewing of Noguchi
A Relaxed Viewing of Noguchi, an exhibition celebrating Japanese American sculptor Isamu Noguchi.
Paper Sculpting Workshop
A workshop in paper folding and construction techniques. Learn the art of curved folding and how to cut, pleat and slot paper to form your own creations inspired by the work of Noguchi.
A Space Called a Garden: Noguchi’s Landscapes
Renowned academic and landscape and architecture critic Marc Treib explores Isamu Noguchi’s landscape designs.
Noguchi’s Dance Collaborations
Exhibition Curator Florence Ostende leads a tour exploring Noguchi’s collaborations with choreographers, movement and dance practitioners, including Ruth Page, Merce Cunningham and Martha Graham.
Martha Graham: Lamentation
Yolande Yorke-Edgell and Freya Jeffs of Yorke Dance Project perform Martha Graham’s expressionist solo masterpiece Lamentation throughout the afternoon in our Noguchi Exhibition
Robert Cohan's Lockdown Portraits
Robert Cohan’s remarkable legacy is captured with seven solos from his final stage work. Amid stunning architecture and landscape, world-class dancers share intimate, choreographed conversations.