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The Noguchi Museum


Time Out says

When sculptor (and landscape architect, and theatrical-set and furniture designer) Isamu Noguchi opened his Queens museum in 1985, he was the first living artist in the U.S. to establish such an institution. It occupies a former photo-engraving plant across the street from the studio he had occupied since the 1960s to be closer to stone and metal suppliers along Vernon Boulevard.

The entire building was designed by Noguchi to be a meditative oasis amid its gritty, industrial setting. Twelve galleries and a garden are populated with Noguchi’s sculptures; also on display are drawn, painted and collaged studies, architectural models, and stage and furniture designs.


9-01 33rd Rd
Cross street:
at Vernon Blvd
Subway: N & W trains: Broadway F train: Queensbridge/21 St 7 train: Vernon-Jackson
Opening hours:
Wed–Sun 11am-6pm
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