2021 Benefit and Isamu Noguchi Award

by Robbie

On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, The Noguchi Museum will hold its annual Benefit and presentation of the eighth annual Isamu Noguchi Award to artist Shio Kusaka and architect Toshiko Mori.

Hosted by Museum Director Brett Littman, the evening will begin with a cocktail reception in Isamu Noguchi’s former studio building, located across the street from the Museum and never before open for an event. The program will continue with the presentation of the 2021 Isamu Noguchi Award. The event will then move across the street to the Museum, with a special freeform dining experience in the Museum’s open-air sculpture garden and indoor-outdoor gallery—the first dinner to take place among Noguchi’s monumental later works. The evening will also include a silent auction, and guests will have the opportunity to explore the Museum’s galleries and new exhibitions.

The Benefit raises critical funds for the Museum’s exhibitions, educational programs, and research, and for the care for its renowned collection.

To join us for this special evening, reserve tickets and tables at the links below or call Melissa Gatz at 718.204.7088 ext 229. To make a fully tax-deductible gift in support of The Noguchi Museum in any amount, give what you can here. All supporters will also have a chance to win a private tour and cocktails at the Museum for up to ten guests. For more information, contact Melissa Gatz at benefit@noguchi.org or 718.204.7088 ext 229.

Learn more here: https://www.noguchi.org/museum…

The Isamu Noguchi Award

Established in 2014, the Isamu Noguchi Award honors the tenets that Noguchi expressed in his life’s work and acknowledges highly accomplished individuals who reflect similar ideals in their own times. The Award thus celebrates innovation, global awareness, and Eastern and Western cultural exchange.

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