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?
Noguchi Conversations: Collaborations and Partnerships
Curators and researchers Alexandra Chang and John Tain discuss and consider collaborations and partnerships across art forms, disciplines, and socio-political contexts in the current global condition.
Noguchi Conversations: Friendship and Community
Artist-curators Việt Lệ and Adriel Luis discuss working in and through friendship, especially with the challenges faced by the Asian artistic and academic communities in the US and beyond.
Noguchi Family Workshop
Join us for a family day inspired by 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.
Japanese musician and artist Tomoko Sauvage performs an electro-acoustic response to the Noguchi exhibition.
Relaxed Viewing of Noguchi
A Relaxed Viewing of Noguchi, an exhibition celebrating Japanese American sculptor Isamu Noguchi.
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’.
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.
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.