Free Admission Noguchi Museum
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
On the first Friday of every month, enjoy free admission to a serene museum and gardens founded and designed by internationally renowned Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi. Advance reservations are highly recommended; tickets are released two weeks before each date.
Housed in a repurposed 1920s red brick industrial building, with an attached concrete pavilion designed and built in the 1980s by Noguchi himself in collaboration with Shoji Sadao (1927–2019). The two-story Museum contains approximately 27,000 square feet of exhibition space, including a renowned sculpture garden.
🍽 The Cafe is currently closed. Excellent restaurants within easy walking distance include Château le Woof, Bel Aire Diner, Arepas Grill, Astoria Provisions, and Flor de Azalea Cafe.
🌳 Down the block from Socrates Sculpture Park.
Marvels of Media Films
MoMI presents short films and excerpts of feature films and television series created by talented autistic media-makers who have been honored with Marvels of Media Awards. This program includes heartwarming films and videos, featuring thoughtful subjects such as ableism, grief, mental health, and human connection. This screening is followed by a Q&A discussion moderated by…More info
Gantry Plaza State Park/Hunter’s Point Park South
Visit two Long Island City playgrounds within walking distance of each other set in a large riverside oasis with spectacular Manhattan views.
Lots of places to climb and spin (and splash in the summer) at the playground at Gantry Plaza State Park with a cushioned rainbow floor and groovy design. Stroll along the park’s four…More info