Public Programs

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Daily Tours

Free Gallery Talks take place Wednesday through Sunday at 2:00pm 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.

Free First Fridays

The Noguchi Museum is free the first Friday of every month. During the summer months (May – September) the Museum has extended hours and special programming.

All programs are free with Museum admission. For more information, please email info@noguchi.org. Programs are subject to change; please check back for updated information. Click here to view our public programs archives, and here to view videos of some of our past events.

Upcoming Public Programs

Friday, March 6, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

On the first Friday of every month, admission is free and public tours led in English and Japanese are available at 2:00pm.

Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

One American representative at the Venice Biennale speaks about another (Noguchi: 1986; Wilson: 2003) as Fred Wilson discusses operating in, and on, a dominant culture from the paradoxical position of eminent designated outsider.

 

This talk—organized in conjunction with the exhibition Isamu Noguchi: Variations, on view at Pace Gallery through March 21—...

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

 Matthew Kirsch, Associate Curator and organizer of Noguchi as Photographer: The Jantar Mantars of Northern India, narrates a slide show of photographs from Noguchi's travels to sites he visited throughout Europe and Asia in 1949-50.

 

Image: Mirei Shigemori, photograph of Isamu Noguchi,...

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Japanese artist Kenjiro Okazaki will give a talk about his extensive research into Isamu Noguchi’s 1952 proposal for a cenotaph at the Hiroshima Peace...

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

On the first Friday of every month, admission is free and public tours led in English and Japanese are available at 2:00pm.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Dakin Hart, the Museum's Senior Curator, will lead a tour of Highlights from the Collection: Iconic Display. Iconic Display looks at the frames and contexts that are, whether we are conscious of them, or not, or consent to be influenced by them, or not, inextricably entwined with our understanding of...

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

On the first Friday of every month, admission is free and public tours led in English and Japanese are available at 2:00pm.

During spring and summer months, Free First Fridays also feature extended evening hours from 5:00 to 8:00pm with special programming, including Center of Attention (an extended conversation around a single work of art), and a cash bar with wine...