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Past Public Programs

Lectures on topics related to the exhibits and explanations of displays by our curators, events, guided tours led by museum volunteers, workshops and other activities are offered as a way to enhance the museum experience. Some programs require advance registration.

This page will show results when programs are available in English.

Please note that most of our programs and events are available in Japanese only. Please refer to the Japanese page for details.



International Museum Day Event: Introduction to the Tokyo National Museum

May 18, 2023 (Thu) 11:00 - 11:30
14:00 - 14:30

Japan and the Ink Painting of Song-Dynasty China: With a Focus on Figure Painting

May 20, 2023 (Sat) 13:30 - 15:00  

Invitation to "Digital Museum of Horyuji Treasures"

June 17, 2023 (Sat) 13:30 - 15:00  

Meigetsuki ("Diary of the Bright Moon") and the Calligraphy of Fujiwara no Teika

July 15, 2023 (Sat) 13:30 - 15:00  

The Charm of Early Imari Porcelain

August 5, 2023 (Sat) 13:30 - 15:00  

Manuscripts Handed Down by the Buddhist Monk Enchin

August 10, 2023 (Thu) 13:30 - 15:00  

The Great Kantō Earthquake and the Tokyo National Museum

September 2, 2023 (Sat) 13:30 - 15:00