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Lectures and symposiums on the exhibition by our curators or authorities from home and abroad are held for free.

Past Programs

Arcimboldo: Nature into Art

Lectures

Tuesday 20 June 2017 14:00 – 15:30
Silvia Ferino-Pagden (Art Historian, Former Head of Gemäldegalerie, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien)
*Lecture presented in German, simultaneous translation in Japanese.
“Arcimboldo: Betwixt Mimesis and Fantasia”
Saturday 1 July 2017 14:00 – 15:30
Chiyori Mizuno (Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University) *Japanese only
“Arcimboldo and Northern Italian Art”
Saturday 29 July 2017 14:00 – 15:30
Koji Kuwakino (Associate Professor, Osaka University) *Japanese only
“Wondrous Art in a Wondrous Age: Mannerist Arts and the Depiction of Nature”
Saturday 26 August 2017 14:00 – 15:30
Mikinosuke Tanabe (Professor, Tokyo University of the Arts) *Japanese only
“The Hapsburg Family and Arcimboldo”

To apply for a lecture ticket

Venue:
Auditorium, B2 floor, Special Exhibision Wing
Audience:
Each lecture limited to 130 visitors, on a first-come, first-in basis. Lectures are free but a lecture ticket and a special exhibition ticket (ticket stubs are acceptable) is required.
Pick up lecture tickets (one per person) at the Information Desk, starting at 12:00 noon on the day of the event.
The Auditorium will open 30 minutes prior to the start time and visitors will be admitted in lecture ticket number order.
NB:
Title and content of lecture may change without notice.

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Théodore Chassériau : Parfum exotique

Lectures

Thursday 2 March 2017 14:00 – 15:30 Canceled
Vincent Pomarède (Director of Mediation and Cultural Programming, Musée du Louvre)
*Lecture presented in French, simultaneous translation in Japanese.
“Chassériau and Nature”
Due to a change in his plans, lecturer Vincent Pomarède will not be traveling to Japan at this time.
Sunday 2 April 2017 14:00 – 15:30
Chikashi Kitazaki (Professor, Seijo University)
“Théodore Chassériau and Church Decoration”
Saturday 13 May 2017 14:00 – 15:30
Megumi Jingaoka (Curator, The National Museum of Western Art)
“Chassériau and the Cour de Comptes Murals”

To apply for a lecture ticket

Venue:
Auditorium, The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo (B2 floor)
Audience:
Limited to 140 people per event.
Free of charge, however, Special Exhibition ticket is required.
To attend:
Each lecture will be open to the first 140 people to pick up Attendance tickets at the Information Center. Pick up Attendance tickets at the Information Center starting at 12:00 noon on the day of the lecture.
The Auditorium will open at 30 minutes prior to each lecture.
NB:
Title and content of lecture may change without notice.

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Skagen: An Artists’ Colony in Denmark

Lectures

Saturday 11 February 2017 14:00 – 15:30
Lisette Vind Ebbesen (Director, the Art Museums of Skagen)
*Lecture presented in English, simultaneous translation in Japanese.
“The Skagen Painters”
Saturday 8 April 2017 14:00 – 15:30
Kenji Yorozuya (Curator, Yamaguchi Prefectural Art Museum)
“Modern Danish Painting and the Skagen Painters”

To apply for a lecture ticket

Venue:
Auditorium, The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo (B2 floor)
Audience:
Limited to 140 people per event.
Free of charge, however, Permanent Collection or Special Exhibition ticket is required.
To attend:
Each lecture will be open to the first 140 people to pick up Attendance tickets at the Information Center. Pick up Attendance tickets at the Information Center starting at 12:00 noon on the day of the lecture.
The Auditorium will open at 30 minutes prior to each lecture.
NB:
Title and content of lecture may change without notice.

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