Public Programs




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Daily Tours

Free Gallery Talks take place Wednesday through Sunday at 2 pm 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.


Upcoming Public Programs

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Exclusively for Museum members and supporters, this special evening includes carefully-crafted cocktails by Astoria Distilling Company and Haber's Tonic Co., and curator-led tours of our current exhibitions.


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Friday, September 2, 2016 - 10:00am - 8:00pm

On the first Friday of every month year-round, the Museum offers visitors free admission and tours in English and Japanese at 2 pm.


Extended Summer First Friday hours culminate this month, with free gallery talks, and a cash bar and drinks in the garden in the evening. (Refreshments are free for Museum members.)


At 7 pm, please join us for Center of...

Sunday, September 4, 2016 - 11:00am - 6:00pm

The Noguchi Museum celebrates its neighbors by offering this annual series of Community Days in the summer, with free admission, and special programming and activities. Join us for the final Community Day for the 2016 season.


11 am–2 pm: Open Studio

A drop-in program for families with children between the ages of 2–11. Advance...

Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

On September 11, the Argus String Quartet & Friends will play a concert featuring the music of Martin Bresnick, in honor of the composer’s 70th birthday. Bresnick’s expressive and direct music has influenced a generation of composers, including many Bang on a Can regulars. The program is fancifully titled "Homeward bound with a lawyer-horse, mice, and a worker who reads,...