Hands-On: Stone Carving workshop in The Noguchi Museum education studio
Photo: Katherine Abbott

Daily Tours

Free educator–led gallery talks take place every 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.

Hands-On Workshops

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 advance registration is required. To learn more, email education@noguchi.org or call 718.204.7088 ext 203. View all Hands-On programs in the calendar.

Group Visits

The Museum offers guided interactive tours for groups of all ages and abilities. Tours are conducted by Museum Educators and explore select works in the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions while introducing the life and vision of Isamu Noguchi. In keeping with Noguchi’s interest in the visitor’s personal experience of the Museum, groups will be encouraged to share their observations and interpretations throughout the course of the tour. Tours last approximately one hour and are available in English, Japanese, and Spanish. A minimum of 10 people and a maximum of 45 people is required to comprise a group. To schedule a visit, email education@noguchi.org or call 718.204.7088 ext 203.

Guided Tours

Guided tour requests must be made with at least three weeks’ advance notice. Fees are priced per person, and include admission to the Museum.

Adults: $15
Seniors 65+: $10
Students with a valid ID: $10

Self-Guided Visits

Self-guided visit requests must be made with at least two weeks’ advance notice. Admission is the same as general admission, as listed below.

Tour leaders who wish to lecture in the galleries must email education@noguchi.org or call 718.204.7088, extension 203. These visits are scheduled upon availability.

Adults: $10
Seniors 65+: $5
Students with a valid ID: $5 


Community Programs

The Noguchi Museum is committed to developing strong relationships with local organizations, including libraries, senior centers, and hospitals. In this spirit, the Museum works together with community groups to offer workshops and extended partnerships. Programs are offered in multiple languages and designed to meet the needs of individual organizations and participants. The Noguchi Museum currently partners with Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement, Queens Library, Project Luz, and Weill Cornell Medicine’s Long Island City Health Center. 

Organizations interested in partnering with The Noguchi Museum should call 718.204.7088 ext 205 or email education@noguchi.org. Program costs are variable and subsidies may be available. 

Access Tours

The Noguchi Museum is committed to enabling all visitors to experience the art and environment created by Isamu Noguchi. Learn more about accessibility at the Museum here.