Autumn Special Viewing: As a Way of Saying “Thank You”
September 15 (Sat) - 30 (Sun), 2012
This autumn at the Tokyo National Museum, in its 140th year, we are holding events and thematic exhibitions of masterpieces, all as a show of our appreciation. In a special two-week period, together with our visitors we will highlight the history of this museum, a place that has been supported by many people.
|140th Anniversary Thematic Exhibitions: Autumn Special Viewing, Donated Masterworks in the Tokyo National Museum Collection
September 15 (Sat) - 30 (Sun), 2012 Honkan Room T1&T2
Fayu (Elucidation of Buddhist teachings), By Yuanwu Keqin, China, Northern Song dynasty, dated 1124,
|Illustrated Biography of Priest Ippen (Illustrated Legends of Itinerant Priests) One of two handscrolls, Kamakura period, 14th century (Important Cultural Property, Gift of Mr. Tanaka Shinbi)||Jar, Fish and water plant design in underglaze blue, Jingdezhen ware, Yuan dynasty, 14th century, China (Important Cultural Property, Gift of Mr. Tanaka Yoshio)|
Tokyo National Museum's 140th ANNIVERSARY "J-WAVE MUSIC CELEBRATION"
This is a collaborative event between Tokyo National Museum and J-WAVE (81.3 FM).
Details of the live music is posted on the J-WAVE website (in Japanese).
Cool Off in the Evening Beer Garden
Opening hours: 16:00 – 22:00 (last orders at 21:20)
Location: In front of the Toyokan entrance
Free Admission to the Regular Exhibitions for Residents of Taito-ku!
At the Main Gate, please show a piece of identification that confirms your residency in Taito-ku (e.g., a personal ID card).
For details, please see the Special Thanks Day webpage.
|In the period, September 15 (Sat)–30 (Sun), 2012, visitors to the Tokyo National Museum who are wearing kimonos will receive 100 yen off from the admission fee to the regular exhibitions.
*Please note, this discount cannot be combined with other discounts.
|Beauty Looking Back, By Hishikawa Moronobu, Edo period, 17th century
[on exhibit from September 4 (Tue) to September 30 (Sun), 2012, Honkan Room 10]
|Why not take a commemorative photo of yourself in front of these high-resolution copies of screen paintings? (*Weather permitting)
Visitors take photos on a first-come first-served basis (36 time slots each day, reserve your time slot on the day).
Free with museum admission.
With the cooperation of : CANON INC.,
Pine Trees (copy)
September 15 (Sat) - 30 (Sun), 2012 10:00 - 16:00