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Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide: Exploring a “New Nature”

Noguchi Museum

June 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Boulevard
Queens, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

FREE

Many of Isamu Noguchi’s gardens are “total sculptural concepts” designed for urban settings.

Join artist Sol Aramendi for a model making workshop at Socrates Sculpture Park. Take inspiration from Noguchi’s gardens and concepts from Japanese gardens to envision your own urban garden. All ages welcome. Participants will be given a free pass to visit The Noguchi Museum after the workshop.

Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks

Watch Macy’s annual spectacular fireworks show on the East River. Go early to nab spots in stands along the elevated portion of FDR Drive, with entrances at East 23rd, East 34th and East 42nd Streets, or at Gantry Plaza State Park in Queens or Transmitter PArk, Bushwick Inlet Park, and Marsha P. Johnson State Park…

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Noguchi Museum Open Studio: Gallery Kit

Families and visitors of all ages are invited to pick up a Gallery Kit filled with art materials from museum educators, and explore internationally renowned Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi’s work through art-making.

See our guide to the Noguchi Museum.

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Gantry Plaza State Park/Hunter’s Point Park South

Visit two Long Island City playgrounds within walking distance of each other set in a large riverside oasis with spectacular Manhattan views.

Lots of places to climb and spin (and splash in the summer) at the playground at Gantry Plaza State Park with a cushioned rainbow floor and groovy design. Stroll along the park’s four…

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