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  • The Noguchi Museum

    9-01 33rd Road @ Vernon Blvd, 718-204-7088

    The Noguchi Museum was founded and designed by internationally renowned, Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi (1904–1988) for the display of what he considered to be representative examples of his life’s work. Opened in 1985, the Museum is housed in a converted industrial building, connected to a building and interior garden of Noguchi’s design.  The Museum is considered in itself to be one of the artist’s greatest works. In building a museum, Noguchi was an early pioneer who led the metamorphosis of the Long Island City area into the arts district it is today, home to cultural institutions such as Socrates Sculpture Park, SculptureCenter, MoMA PS1, and Museum of the Moving Image, among others.

    Noguchi designed the Museum complex as an open-air sculpture garden ensconced within a building that houses ten galleries. As a whole, the Museum provides an intimate, reflective space in which to experience Noguchi’s sculpture and design, fulfilling a vision that the artist deemed essential to his life’s work.

    Hours:

    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 10:00am-5:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am-6:00pm
    Monday & Tuesday: CLOSED

    The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

    Admission:

    *Please note, the Museum's upper galleries are currently closed due to installation.  Museum admission will be half price until October 5, 2011.

    General admission: $10
    Senior Citizens: $5
    Students with a valid ID: $5
    NYC public high school students with a valid ID: FREE
    Children under 12: FREE
    Members: FREE