Promotion and Utilization for Japanese Art in American and European Museums

Tuesday 11 Nov 2014 | 1:00-4:30 pm

Lecture Hall, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum (Ueno Park, Tokyo)
8-36 Ueno Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-0007

141015 TNM Japanese collection symposium TNMProfessor Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere
Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures

Dr John Carpenter
Metropolitan Museum of Art

Mr Takamasa Saito
Agency for Cultural Affiars, Japan

Mr Hiroyuki Shimatani
Tokyo National Museum, Japan

Japanese collection symposium poster

About the Symposium

Japanese works of art form an important part of the world’s major museum collections. This symosium explores how key museums in the US, UK and Europe collect, conserve, promote and use cultural artifacts from Japan.Specialists from the UK, US and Japan will discuss challenges on the management of pyshical objects in addition to the benefits of scholarly network and exchanges.


Admission: Free (booking required)
Language: English (without Japanese interpretation)
For further information, please email [email protected]
Funded by the Agency for Cultural Affairs