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Grand Renewal of the HONKAN (Japanese Gallery)

Grand Renewal of the HONKAN (Japanese Gallery) / Japanese Gallery (Honkan)    September 1, 2004 (Wed) - December 31, 2004 (Fri)

  
 Visitor Information
Hours 9:30 - 17:00 Last entry is 30 minutes before closing time.
*- 20:00 on Fridays from April to November (during special exhibitions only)
*- 18:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays (April - September)
Closed Mondays (except for April 29 - May5 and July 20 - August 31) and December 28 - January 1
When a national holiday falls on a Monday, the Museum is closed on the following day instead.
Due to the renewal works the HONKAN is closed from July 1st until August.31, 2004.
Admissions Adults: 420 (210) yen;
University Students: 130 (70) yen;
High School Students and under: Free
( ) indicate prices for those in groups of 20 or more.
Special exhibitions require a separate admission fee.
Persons with disability and one accompanying person are admitted free of charge.
Regular admission is free for persons over 65. Please show proof of age (driver's license, passport, etc.) when entering.
Free admission to the regular exhibitions on Respect for the Aged Day (the third Monday of September)
 Memorial Events for the Grand Renewal (Lectures, Talks and Other Public Events)
Museum consert Gagaku (traditional court music of Japan)
Saturday, September 18 and Sunday, September 19 AT 13:00 - , 15:00 -
Performed by: Tokyo Gakuso

* Entrance Hall, Honkan, Free with Museum admission
 
 
*All lactures and talks will be held in Japanese only without language assistance.  
Lecture series"12000 Years of Japanese Art"
Tuesday, September 7
13:30 - 14:30    Birth of Japanese Art    by Matsuura Yuichiro (Senior Research Chair, TNM)
14:45 - 15:45    Japanese Art Meets Buddhist Icons    by Matsuura Masaaki (Senior Research Chair, TNM)
Thursday, September 2
13:30 - 14:30    Tradition of Courtly Art and the Taste of Warriors    by Matsubara Shigeru (Senior Research Chair, TNM)
14:45 - 15:45    Attire and Culture of the Military Elite    by Harada Kazutoshi (Senior Research Chair, TNM)
Friday, September 3
13:30 - 14:30    Blossoming of the Edo Culture    by Komatsu Taishu (Senior Research Chair, TNM)
14:45 - 15:45    History of Nihonga, Traditional Japanese Style Paintings of the Modern Age    by Tamamushi Reiko (Curator of Japanese Painting, TNM)
*Heiseikan Auditorium, Limit 380 seats, Free with Museum admission
*Prior reservation is not necessary (first-come first-served basis)
 
 
  Renewal Talk  
Saturday, September 4, at 13:30 - 15:00
We love Japanese Art!
by Hana (TV personality) and Shimatani Hiroyuki (Supervisor of Exhibition Department, TNM)
*Room T5, Honkan, Free with Museum admission
*Limit 400 seats
*Prior reservation is not necessary (first-come first-served basis)
 
Thursday, October 7, at 13:30 - 15:00
Women and Art
by Setouchi Jakucho(Writer)
*Room T5, Honkan
*Limit 400 seats
*Admission: 1000 yen (regular admission to the museum is included.)
*Prior reservation is required.
How to Join   Put your name, address (with zip code), daytime phone number and the date of the lecture on the reply-paid postcard with your name, address (with zip code) on the reply-card (each person needs to book individually with one reply-paid postcard) and send it to the address below by September 22 (Wed.), 2004.
Send to Event office for the TNM Renewal ATTN: Setouchi Jakucho Talk Show
Yamanashi Bldg., 1-28-9, Nihonbashi Kakigara-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0014
 
 
  Renewal Lecture  
Wednesday, September 7
14:00 - 14:30    2004 Renovation of Honkan-Three Articles of Its Design Concept    by Kinoshita Shisei (Chief Designer, TNM)
14:30 - 15:00    The Display of Theatrical Costumes in the Renovated Honkan    by Oyama Yuzuruha (Assistant Curator of Japanese Textiles, TNM)
*Heiseikan Auditorium , Free with Museum admission
*Limit 380 seats
*Prior reservation is not necessary (first-come first-served basis)
 
 
Memorial Lecture  
  Saturday, September 18 at 13:30 - 15:00
Rebirth of Honkan-Features of the Renovation
by Shimatani Hiroyuki (Supervisor of Exhibition Department, TNM)
*Heiseikan Auditorium, Limit 380 seats, Free with Museum admission
*Prior reservation is not necessary (first-come first-served basis)
 
Floor Guide of the HONKAN (Japanese Gallery)  
2F Highlights of Japanese Art
About 2F floor galleries
 
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