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Past Other Events

Seasonal programs matching with traditional events and ceremonies. You may experience a variety of cultures at TNM.

Events are held in Japanese only unless otherwise indicated.

2019

Cherry Blossom Viewing at the Tokyo National Museum

Japanese Gallery (Honkan)-
March 12, 2019 (Tue) - April 7, 2019 (Sun)
   

Commemorative performance: Shingon Buddhist Chanting at To-ji Temple

Heiseikan-Auditorium
April 10, 2019 (Wed) 11:00–12:00, 14:00–15:00
   

Commemorative performance: Shingon Buddhist Chanting at To-ji Temple

Heiseikan-Auditorium
April 17, 2019 (Wed) 11:00–12:00, 14:00–15:00
   

Tokyo Shishimai Collection 2020 ―Lion dances revived after the Great East Japan earthquake―

Japanese Gallery (Honkan)-Front yard
May 11, 2019 (Sat) - May 12, 2019 (Sun) May 11, 2019 (Sat) 14:00~
May 12, 2019 (Sun) 10:30~/13:00~
   

Springtime opening of the Museum Garden

The Garden-
March 12, 2019 (Tue) - May 19, 2019 (Sun)
   

Experience Japanese Culture: Samurai Mania!Explore Japanese Armor at TNM

Japanese Gallery (Honkan)-Room T4
July 17, 2019 (Wed) - September 1, 2019 (Sun) 9:30 - 17:00  
   

Journey through Asia at the Tokyo National Museum: Asia in Love

Asian Gallery (Toyokan)-
September 10, 2019 (Tue) - October 14, 2019 (Mon)
   

Cultural Exchange Day for Foreign Students 2019

Premises-Honkan, Toyokan, Heiseikan 1st floor, The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures, Okyokan (The Garden), etc.
November 3, 2019 (Sun) 9:30 - 21:00  
   

Wearing Kimono Workshop

Japanese Gallery (Honkan)-B1 Education Room
November 3, 2019 (Sun) (1) 11:00-12:20(Registration: 10:30 ~ 11:00), (2) 15:30-16:50(Registration: 15:00 ~ 15:30)
   

Museum Garden Opening (Autumn)

The Garden-
October 29, 2019 (Tue) - December 8, 2019 (Sun) 10:00 - 16:00  
   

New Year's Celebration Events: Taiko - Japanese drumming performance

Asian Gallery (Toyokan)-Entrance
January 2, 2020 (Thu) - January 3, 2020 (Fri) 11:00、13:15
   

New Year's Celebration Events: Lion Dance Performance

Asian Gallery (Toyokan)-Entrance
January 2, 2020 (Thu) - January 3, 2020 (Fri) 11:45、14:00
   

New Year's Celebration Events: Ikebana Flower Arrangements


January 2, 2020 (Thu) - January 13, 2020 (Mon)
   

Experience Japanese Culture: Making The Great Wave: A Demonstration of Japanese Woodblock Printing

Japanese Gallery (Honkan)-B1 Education Room
January 25, 2020 (Sat) (1)11:00-12:30
(2)14:00-15:30
   

New Year's Celebration at the Tokyo National Museum


January 2, 2020 (Thu) - January 26, 2020 (Sun) 9:30 - 17:00  
   

Cultural Properties in 8K: The National Treasure “Illustrated Biography of Prince Shotoku” 2019

The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures-Interactive exhibition space
October 29, 2019 (Tue) - February 2, 2020 (Sun)
   

【Cancelled】Backyard Tour of the Conservation and Restoration Sections


March 27, 2020 (Fri) 14:00 - 16:30  
   

【Cancelled】Experience Japanese Culture: Making The Great Wave: A Demonstration of Japanese Woodblock Printing

Japanese Gallery (Honkan)-B1 Education Room
March 29, 2020 (Sun) (1)11:00-12:30
(2)14:00-15:30
   

【Cancelled】Cherry Blossom Workshop “Coloring Activity: Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom”

Japanese Gallery (Honkan)-Lounge (2F)
March 27, 2020 (Fri) - March 31, 2020 (Tue) 11:00 - 16:00