The Noguchi Museum’s Archives on the life and work of Isamu Noguchi are comprised of Noguchi’s manuscripts, correspondence, exhibitions and project records, sketchbooks, architectural drawings and plans, as well as objects and artifacts that Noguchi collected during his travels throughout his lifetime.   

Photo Archives

The Museum's Archives house a vast photography collection of over 17,000 images dating from the early 1900s through the present day. Photographs depict Noguchi’s artworks, exhibitions, studios, portraits and travels in multiple formats.

To request permission to publish a photograph, please email [email protected].

Information for On-Site Researchers

The Archives and Photo Archives are accessible by appointment only. Please contact the Archives at [email protected]. Allow 2 to 4 weeks advance notice for appointments.

Photo: Claude Cornell.

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