- Isamu Noguchi
- Akari & Shop
Beginning March 13, 2020, The Noguchi Museum is temporarily closed, and in-person events are canceled. Learn more about our response to COVID-19.
Free admission on the First Friday of every month. Free with ID for:
The Noguchi Museum is wheelchair accessible. A wheelchair may be reserved in advance for visitor use, and is available free of charge at the Museum entry desk on a first-come, first-served basis. Service animals are welcome in the Museum. Transcripts of video and archival content are available by request to email@example.com.
The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum grants permission for photography for personal use only in the Museum’s galleries, sculpture garden and indoor/outdoor pavilion, with the following restrictions:
Tripods, monopods, selfie sticks, flashes, reflectors, other lighting equipment, and large format cameras (4×5) are prohibited.
Media recorded at the Museum may not be used commercially, i.e. in any print or digital publication, newspaper, magazine, multimedia, or social media or blog post that is sponsored and/or promoting a commercial product; or be sold, reproduced, transferred, distributed, or otherwise exploited in any manner.
Any non-commercial photography for school projects requires advance permission, at a minimum of 24 hours before arrival at the Museum.
Costume changes, prolonged posing with and/or blocking artworks, and other characteristics of photo shoots are not permitted. At all times, please move with awareness and consideration of fellow visitors’ enjoyment of the Museum, and for the safety of the artworks and plantings.
The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum reserves the right to withhold and/or withdraw permission to photograph or record video in the Museum, at any time and for any reason.
Open during Museum hours, the Cafe offers a selection of premade sandwiches, salads, beverages, and snacks. The Shop makes available much of Isamu Noguchi’s work in design, along with related publications. Featured objects include his Akari light sculptures, produced in Japan since the 1950s; and his furniture designs, including the iconic Isamu Noguchi Coffee Table, which continues to be manufactured by Herman Miller, Inc. The Shop also offers design work by contemporary designers and craftspeople. All proceeds support The Noguchi Museum and its programming.