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SNS

The International Relations Section launched social media accounts in English, Chinese, and Korean.

Special Thematic Exhibition

14 Dynasties and a Region: The History and Culture of the Muslim World: The Collection of the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

Thematic Exhibition

The Noh and Kyōgen Masks of Kasuga Shrine in Seki

Thematic Exhibition

Famous Brushes from the Heian Period: The Takaki Seikaku Collection

Thematic Exhibition

History Lessons from the Roof Tiles of Tōdai-ji Temple

Thematic Exhibition

Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy Imported to Edo Japan

Museum Theater

VR program “The Main Hall of Horyuji: Ancient Sanctuary of Buddhist Art”

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Visitor Guidelines

Please follow these guidelines to help keep yourself and other visitors safe.

SNS

The International Relations Section launched social media accounts in English, Chinese, and Korean.

September 1, 2021 (Wed)

Each account will post the latest news from TNM, including details about upcoming exhibitions and information about the TNM collection.

Special Thematic Exhibition

14 Dynasties and a Region: The History and Culture of the Muslim World: The Collection of the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

July 6, 2021 (Tue)-February 20, 2022 (Sun)

This special thematic exhibition does not limit its scope to a particular nation or region, but instead features Islamic art from all over the world.

Thematic Exhibition

The Noh and Kyōgen Masks of Kasuga Shrine in Seki

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 14 July 20, 2021 (Tue)-September 26, 2021 (Sun)

Seki in Gifu Prefecture was a thriving hub of swordsmiths from ancient times. Seki’s Kasuga Shrine served as the tutelary shrine for these artisans. This display features Noh masks, Kyōgen masks and other masks passed down through the shrine’s long history.

Thematic Exhibition

Famous Brushes from the Heian Period: The Takaki Seikaku Collection

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room T1 July 20, 2021 (Tue)-September 26, 2021 (Sun)

Takaki Seikaku (1923–2017) was an accomplished calligrapher, collector, and a recipient of the Person of Cultural Merit Award from the Japanese government. Mr. Takaki collected fragments of calligraphy from the Heian period (794–1185) and decided to donate thirty of these works to the Tokyo National Museum before he passed away in 2017. In this exhibition, we are displaying a selection of calligraphy fragments from his collection.

Thematic Exhibition

History Lessons from the Roof Tiles of Tōdai-ji Temple

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room T2 August 31, 2021 (Tue)-November 7, 2021 (Sun)

In this exhibition, Tōdai-ji Temple's roof tiles are used to trace the temple's fluctuating fortunes throughout history, including its multiple reconstructions.

Thematic Exhibition

Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy Imported to Edo Japan

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 8 September 7, 2021 (Tue)-October 17, 2021 (Sun)

This exhibition introduces art imported to Edo Japan through four chapters: 1) Ōbaku: A New Wave of Zen Buddhism, 2) Bird-and-Flower Paintings by Shen Quan, 3) Paintings and Calligraphy by Chinese Visitors to Edo Japan, and 4) Ichikawa Beian’s Reception of Chinese Calligraphy.

Museum Theater

VR program “The Main Hall of Horyuji: Ancient Sanctuary of Buddhist Art”

TNM & TOPPAN Museum Theater July 14, 2021 (Wed)-October 10, 2021 (Sun)

All of treasures, which are inaccessible in the inner sanctum of the Main Hall of Horyuji, have now been recreated using virtual reality technology. Step into a world where you can see these fine statues and murals up close.

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TOKYO NATIONAL MUSEUM

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13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8712, Japan
15 minutes from Ueno Station
TEL.81-(3)-5777-8600
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Admissions

Adults: 1,000 yen
University Students: 500 yen
 
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