June at the Noguchi Museum

June at the Noguchi Museum

The Bang on a Can Music Series returns to the Noguchi Museum on Sunday, June 11, from 3 pm – 4 pm with Innov Gnawa. Innov Gnawa is a young musical collective dedicated to exploring Morocco’s gnawa music tradition in the heart of New York City.

Weather permitting, the Bang on Can performance series takes place in the Sculpture Garden, free with Museum admission: seating is available on garden benches and floor mats on a first-come, first-served basis.

On Saturday, June 17, 2017, from 4 to 5 pm, the Noguchi will host a Center of Attention conversation. Visitors are invited to engage with the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions through these hour-long discussions focused on a single work of art. In this installment, the focus will be Robert Stadler’s Cut_Paste #8 (2015), as featured in the special exhibition Solid Doubts (on view through September 3).

Closing on June 18, Noguchi + Pratt, an exhibition in the lower-level gallery that is based on a collaboration between The Noguchi Museum and students from Pratt Institute, Interior Design.

Sculpture garden at the Noguchi Museum; photo credit Clare Doyle

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Clare Doyle is a graduate of the M.A. program in Museum Studies at the University of Leicester, UK. She also holds a Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies as well as a B.A. in Archaeology and History from University Dublin, Ireland. She has worked for 30 years in library reference publishing in New York. Clare is the Vice President of Green Shores NYC, a non-profit group that advocates for a cleaner, greener and more connected waterfront in Astoria and Long Island City