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Calendar of Events: July 2020

Experience Modern architecture. Take a tour, view an exhibition, attend a lecture or otherwise connect with people equally captivated by the history and future of this period. Our online calendar highlights events related to Modern architecture in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, and occasionally further a field, presented by a wide-ranging roster of organizations.

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LocalTour

Manitoga: Nature, Art, Design Tours begin

In keeping with New York State health and safety guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic, Manitoga is offering an immersive, multi-sensory tour experience to the public that allows for smaller groups of family and friends. Visitors will experience the grounds, House and Studio at Manitoga as a mindful and orchestrated movement through and dialogue with nature as envisioned by designer Russel Wright (1904 – 1976). Educators will be on hand to direct visitor flow and provide highlights. More

Photo courtesy of visitmanitoga.org.
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LocalLecture

Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonné: Public Competitions in the 1930s

Alex Ross, Managing Editor, The Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonné, will lead a discussion on the public art competitions that Isamu Noguchi (1904 – 1988) participated in during the 1930s. In addition to projects such as News at Rockefeller Center and The Letter at the Haddon Heights, New Jersey, post office, guests will learn about the new research discoveries that are part of the ongoing work of the INCR. More

Isamu Noguchi working on News (Associated Press Building Plaque), 1939. 03758 ©INFGM / ARS
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LocalExhibition

February 12, 2020

Noguchi Museum Dual Exhibition

Isamu Noguchi was profoundly in sync with America’s mid-century obsession with the power of design to shape the modern world. Dual exhibitions from the Noguchi Museum, Composition for Idlewild Airport and The Sculptor and the Ashtray, testify to his interest in making sculpture everywhere out of everything and are now available online. More

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