Public Programs




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Daily Tours

Free Gallery Talks take place Wednesday through Sunday at 2:00pm and are open to all individual visitors. Reservations are not required. On the first Friday and second Sunday of every month, gallery talks are also available in Japanese.

Free First Fridays

The Noguchi Museum is free the first Friday of every month. During the summer months (May – September) the Museum has extended hours and special programming.

All programs are free with Museum admission. For more information, please email Programs are subject to change; please check back for updated information. Click here to view our public programs archives, and here to view videos of some of our past events.

Upcoming Public Programs

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

On the first Friday of every month, admission is free and public tours led in English and Japanese are available at 2:00pm. During spring and summer months, Free First Fridays also feature extended evening hours from 5:00 to 8:00pm with special programming, including Center of Attention (an extended conversation around a single work of art), and a cash bar with...

Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 11:00am - 6:00pm

On July 6th, August 3rd, and September 7, friends and neighbors are invited to visit the Museum for ...

Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

This summer for the fourth year, The Noguchi Museum partners once again with Bang on a Can for an innovative performance series held in the Museum's celebrated sculpture garden.


Multi-instrumentalist and singer Caleb...