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

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 10:00am - 8:00pm

On the first Friday of every month, admission is free with tours in English and Japanese at 2 pm. Extended summer evening hours offered May through September. Cash bar in the evening; free refreshments for Museum members.


2 pm: Gallery Tours

Join us for an informal public tour of highlights of the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions....

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Elena Moon Park is a Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist with a passion for the preservation of diverse music and culture in the United States. Her album Rabbit Days and Dumplings—all-ages music featuring reimagined folk and children’s songs from East Asia, including Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan and Tibet—has received accolades including a Parent’s Choice Award...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join fellow members for summer cocktails crafted by Astoria Distilling Company and Haber’s Tonic Co., while mingling and exploring the garden and galleries. With thanks for your support, we are pleased to also offer members a special 25% discount in the Shop.


For an invitation to this event and many other benefits, join or...

Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Blurring the lines of classical and experimental avant-garde, violin duo String Noise (Conrad Harris and Pauline Kim) reinvent the listening experience by performing each piece continuously with improvisational interludes. They will perform music written for them by David Lang, Pauline Kim Harris, Jessie Cox, Aleksandra Vrebalov, and 2018 Guggenheim fellow Eric Lyon’s The Book of...

Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Koto player, composer, improviser, and computer sound artist Yumi Kurosawa was born and raised in Japan and currently enjoys a celebrated international career as a concert performer. Now based New York City, Kurosawa has been lauded by the The New York Times for her graceful musicianship, “drawing on a timbral palette that ranges from warm and rounded to bright and metallic....