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Cultural Exchange Day for Foreign Students 2007

Cultural Exchange Day for Foreign Students
Free Admission for Foreign Students upon Presentation of Your Student ID!
Cultural Exchange Day for Foreign Students 2007 Come and learn more about Japanese Traditional Culture and Art!
The Cultural Exchange Day is designed for students studying in Japan from foreign countries to enjoy and deepen their understanding about Japanese art and culture.
On Saturday, November 17, 2007, foreign students will be admitted
free to all regular exhibitions of the Honkan (Japanese Gallery), Toyokan (Asian Gallery), Heiseikan (Japanese Archaeology Gallery), the Gallery of Horyuji Treasures and Hyokeikan (current student ID required upon entrance) . Our garden will be open to the public on the day for visitors to enjoy autumnal views.
There will be special programs for foreign students, such as lectures, English guides and tea ceremony experiences (programs are mainly held in Japanese).
Come and join us for the events and learn more about Japanese culture!
 General Information
Date November 17, 2007, 9:30-17:00 (last admission at 16:30)
* Free admission to our regular exhibitions
Honkan(Japanese Gallery), Toyokan(Asian Gallery), Heiseikan(Japanese Archaeology), The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures, and Hyokeikan
* Please present your student ID upon entering
* N.B. Special exhibition "Legacy of the Tokugawa" is charged separately.
 Special Programs for Foreign Students  (All programs are performed in Japanese except for "English Guides")
 Introduction of the Museum "Welcome to the Tokyo National Museum"
by Ms. KANBE Chika, Assistant Curator, Education
11:00 - 11:20, 12:40 - 13:00 at Hyokeikan Lecture Room (80 seats)
 Ukiyo-e Demonstration: Hokusai's "The Great Wave off Kanagawa"
By The Adachi Foundation for the Preservation of Woodcut Prints
11:30 - 12:30, 15:00 - 16:00 at Hyokeikan Lecture Room (80 seats)
 English Guides at "Highlights of Japanese Art"
12:30 - 15:00
At Honkan Second Floor
 Japanese Tea Ceremony
12:30 - 15:00 (Last entry 14:30)
At the teahouse Okyokan in the garden
* Served for 250 people in order of arrival.
* Tea ceremonies will be performed at 13:00,13:45 and 14:30.
 Current Regular Exhibitions
Honkan (Japanese Gallery)
Enjoy the beauty of Japanese art.
The chronological exhibition "Highlights of Japanese Art" on the second floor provides a general overview of Japanese art history. Genre galleries on the first floor consist of exhibitions divided according to types of works such as sculpture, ceramics, and lacquerware.

Toyokan (Asian Gallery)
Explore art from Asian regions.
10 exhibition rooms on three floors are dedicated to the art and antiquities of Asia, including those from China, the Korean peninsula, Southeast Asia, India, the Middle East, and Egypt.
Heiseikan (Japanese Archaeology)
In the Archaeology Gallery, visitors can view the Japanese history through the archaeological objects from several thousand B.C. up to the late 19th century.
The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures
Introducing ancient art from more than 300 items of the Horyuji Treasures, a collection of Buddhist art treasures originally donated to the Imperial family by Horyuji temple.
Hyokeikan (Education center)

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