Public Programs



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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 at Noguchi Stonecarving Workshop

Hands-On at Noguchi

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 or call 718.204.7088, extension 203.

View all Hands-On programs in the Calendar

Upcoming Public Programs

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Noguchi Museum members and supporters are invited to a private preview and reception in celebration of Akari: Sculpture by Other Means and Akari Unfolded: A Collection by YMER&MALTA...

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

On the first Friday of every month year-round, Museum admission is free all day. Extended First Friday evening hours begin in May.


Tours of the Museum and highlights of its collection and special exhibitions are offered at 2 pm, in English and Japanese.


Installation view, The Sculpture of Gonzalo Fonseca, on view through...

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Dakin Hart, the Museum’s Senior Curator, will lead a tour of The Sculpture of Gonzalo Fonseca (on view through March 11, 2018). Admission is free all day on March 2 as part of Free First Friday; advance registration is not required.


Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Noguchi Museum members are invited to a breakfast reception and private curator-led tour of the newly-opened special exhibitions Akari: Sculpture by Other Means and Akari Unfolded: A...

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Visitors are invited to engage with the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions through these hour-long discussions focused on a single work of art. Free with Museum admission.


In this installment, join us on the final day of the special exhibition The Sculpture of...

Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Noguchi said his Akari light sculptures “seem to offer a magical unfolding away from the material world.” Spend time in the exhibition Sculpture by Other Means: Akari, and explore the unique qualities of paper as a medium to create three-dimensional form. Then join artist Stephanie Beck to score, fold, and cut paper to create geometric and organic sculptures,...