Events

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NMWA × TNM : Matsukata Collection-related talk event

Genre:
  • Lecture / Symposium

NMWA × TNM: Western Art and Ukiyo-e Woodblock Prints in the Matsukata Collection

The Implementation Committee for New Concept “Ueno, a Global Capital of Culture” and Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture) will hold a talk event in cooperation with the Tokyo National Museum which, along with the National Museum of Western Art (NMWA), houses the Matsukata Collection. The talk event has been organized to coincide with NMWA’s 60th anniversary exhibition “THE MATSUKATA COLLECTION: A One-Hundred-Year Odyssey,” which runs from Tuesday, June 11 through Monday (public holiday), September 23, 2019.

As well as introducing Kojiro Matsukata and his collection, the talk will focus on the Matsukata Collection to explain points to look for in the appreciation of Western art and Japanese art (specifically ukiyo-e woodblock prints).

Speakers

Akiko Mabuchi (Director of the National Museum of Western Art, President/Director of the Society for the Study of Japonisme)
Hiroyoshi Tazawa (Director, Curatorial Research Department, Tokyo National Museum

Moderator: Megumi Jingaoka (Senior Researcher, National Museum of Western Art)

Capacity

130
*Numbered tickets will be distributed from one hour before the event opening.

Admission

Free (with a ticket for the Matsukata Collection exhibition)

*The program is subject to change.

Contact

Implementation Committee for New Concept “Ueno, a Global Capital of Culture”
TEL:03-5834-2396

Venues

The National Museum of Western Art Auditorium (Special Exhibition Wing B2F)

Credit

Organized by
Implementation Committee for New Concept "Ueno, a Global Capital of Culture", Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)