Visitor Guidelines

Visitor Guidelines

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

Thematic Exhibition
Painting, Calligraphy, and Seals of the Shanghai School

Painting, Calligraphy, and Seals of the Shanghai School

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 8 November 17, 2020 (Tue)-December 23, 2020 (Wed)

The concentration of wealth lured many artists to the city, and led to the establishment of art societies and schools, making Shanghai a center for art and culture. Artists known for their plain subjects in bold brushwork active in this period of rapid modernization are known as the Shanghai School.

English Online Videos

English Online Videos

May 1, 2020 (Fri)

Online videos provide you various experiences of the Tokyo National Museum at your home.

Museum Theater
VR program ”Pine Trees :Tōhaku’s Masterpiece in Ink ”

VR program ”Pine Trees :Tōhaku’s Masterpiece in Ink ”

TNM & TOPPAN Museum Theater October 7, 2020 (Wed)-January 17, 2021 (Sun)

Like a samurai warlord proclaiming a new era after his conquest, the artist Hasegawa Tōhaku proclaimed a new era with his brush. Tōhaku’s ink painting Pine Trees is an enchanting masterpiece that remains shrouded in mystery.

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13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8712, Japan
15 minutes from Ueno Station


Adults: 1,000 yen
University Students: 500 yen