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.


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.


Hands-On at Noguchi

Hands-On workshops for adults (18 and older) encourage participants to explore their own creativity with materials and processes, while actively making connections between works on view in the Museum's galleries. Previous experience is not necessary. Space is limited and advanced registration is required. To learn more or register, email or call 718.204.7088, extension 203.

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Center of Attention

Visitors are invited to engage with the Museum’s collection through these hour-long conversations around single works of art. Unless otherwise indicated, Center of Attention conversations are on select Saturdays from 4–5 pm.

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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, May 6, 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 begin this month, with free gallery talks, a cash bar, and drinks in the garden.


At 7 pm, please join us for Center of Attention, an hour-long conversation around a single work of art. In...