Membership at The Noguchi Museum is about sharing an admiration for Isamu Noguchi's work and a dedication to his legacy. The commitment and generosity from our community of members provides critical funding to preserve our collection, and present new exhibitions and public programs. Most importantly, members play a vital role in securing the future of the Museum for many years to come.

For more information, contact [email protected] or 718.204.7088 ext 238.

Membership Benefits

All members of The Noguchi Museum receive:

  • Unlimited free admission to the Museum for one year
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop and online on Noguchi’s Akari light sculptures, publications, and gifts (excludes furniture, limited edition artworks, and Vitra products)
  • 25% discount in the Museum Shop and online during Member Shopping Days
  • Discounts on Hands-On at Noguchi adult art-making workshops
  • Opportunities to meet fellow members at our annual membership social, Gimlets in the Garden
  • Invitations to exhibition openings
  • A complimentary refreshment at the cafe bar during Free First Friday extended Museum hours (5 pm to 8 pm, May through September)

Individual | $80

  • All of the above benefits for one person for one year
  • Fully tax deductible


Community | $50

All Individual benefits, specifically for residents of zip codes 11101–11106, 11109, & 10044.


Student / Senior / Person with Disabilities | $50

All Individual benefits, specifically for a current college and/or graduate student (valid school ID required), an individual 65 years and above (valid ID required), or an individual with disabilities.

To join or renew, please visit the Front Desk or contact Membership and Visitor Services at [email protected] or 718.204.7088 ext 238.

Artist | $50

All Individual benefits, specifically for working artists.

To qualify, send an exhibition announcement, website, and/or current CV listing exhibitions or projects to Membership and Visitor Services at [email protected], or call 718.204.7088 ext 238 for assistance.


Dual | $125

All Individual benefits, for two persons at the same address.


Family | $150

All Dual benefits, plus:

  • Free admission for children
  • Priority registration and free admission to our weekend Family Programs



Sustaining Memberships

Sustaining Membership offers access to additional exclusive events, reciprocal membership privileges with other museums, and other benefits. Tax deductible within the limits prescribed by law.

Friend | $250

All Family benefits, plus:


Donor | $500

All Friend benefits, plus:

  • Two additional guest passes (total of four)
  • Invitations to exclusive Donor events, including private curator-led tours, receptions, and concerts
  • $450 tax deductible



Noguchi Council

In addition to these programs, the Museum offers membership in the Noguchi Council, a patron group with annual gifts of $1,000 and above. Council Members receive many exclusive benefits, such as the opportunity to meet collectors, artists, and curators, with each successive level offering greater engagement with the Museum. For more information about the Noguchi Council, please contact Melissa Gatz at [email protected] or 718.204.7088 ext 229. Read more >

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