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

Sacred and Secular: Israhel van Meckenem & Early German Engraving


Saturday 9 July 2016 14:00 – 15:30
Achim Riether (Curator, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung München)
*Lecture presented in German, simultaneous translation in Japanese.
“Israhel van Meckenem's Copy Works”
Saturday 6 August 2016 14:00 – 15:30
Kayo Hirakawa (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University)
“The Fascination of Early German Prints”
Saturday 27 August 2016 14:00 – 15:30
Asuka Nakada (Associate Curator, The National Museum of Western Art)
“The Secular: Israhel van Meckenem and Secular Subject Prints”

To apply for a lecture ticket

Auditorium, The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo (B2 floor)
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.
Title and content of lecture may change without notice.

Past Programs


  • Lectures/Symposium
  • Gallery Talks/Slide Talks
  • Art Talks/Architectural Tours
  • Family Programs
  • Concerts
  • Fun Day
  • Fun with Collection
  • Christmas Program