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

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Dakin Hart, the Museum's Senior Curator, will lead a tour of Highlights from the Collection: Iconic Display. Iconic Display looks at the frames and contexts that are, whether we are conscious of them, or not, or consent to be influenced by them, or not, inextricably entwined with our understanding of...

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

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 wine...