Noguchi Museum

Isamu Noguchi was one of the most prominent sculptors and landscape architects of the 20th century. Explore contemporary art and sculpture at his museum’s galleries and grounds. Programs involve gallery visits and hands-on art-making projects related to the work on display. Themed tours range from “Mining Art: Basalt, Granite, Marble,” which examines the museum’s sculptures through the lens of geology, to “A Closer Look,” which looks at an artwork through extended conversation and gives groups an assignment to explore the museum on their own.  
 
Contact Info
Address: 9-01 33rd Road, Long Island City, NY 11106. Queens County. Tel: 718-204-7088, ext. 203. Email: education@noguchi.org. Website: www.noguchi.org. Hrs: Wed.-Fri. 10AM-5PM, Sat.-Sun. 11AM-6PM.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee/Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art, Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art, Social Studies. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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