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

As on-site programs and tours are suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Museum continues to expand its digital programming, drawing from the richness of the archives and collection.

Archives Deep Dive Talks

Archives Deep Dive is a virtual learning program designed to explore projects, themes, and topics related to the art and life of Isamu Noguchi. Using the Noguchi Museum Archives as a source of inspiration, these curator-led talks are offered free online. Lectures last approximately 30 minutes, with time afterwards for questions and comments. Advance registration required: noguchi.org/events. All registrants will be sent a link to participate through Zoom. Live closed captioning is provided.

Center of Attention

Center of Attention is a free interactive virtual learning program for adults, dedicated to a single work of art by Isamu Noguchi. Learn about Noguchi’s materials and process, and participate in an interpretive conversation. Bring a pencil and paper for a short writing or sketching exercise. Advance registration required: noguchi.org/events. All registrants will be sent a link to participate through Zoom.

Seen and Unseen

Seen and Unseen is a monthly series of virtual tours for adults who are blind or have low vision, leading participants through interactive experiences with Isamu Noguchi’s art. Museum educators engage participants through verbal descriptions and conversation.

This free program is offered remotely, accessible by Zoom link and dial-in phone number. To RSVP, please email education@noguchi.org or call 718.204.7088 ext 203.

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. 


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.