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Christmas Program

Winter Program

Saturday 14 and Sunday 15, December 2019

Let's Enjoy Christmas Time at the National Museum of Western Art! We have prepared various programs and events for your pleasure.

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Past Programs

Gallery Talks

Members of the volunteer staff will present talks on the works of the museum collection.
Come join us for this close and thoughtful examination of the artworks.
*In Japanese language only

Dates/Times: Saturday 14 and Sunday 15, December
1) 12:00 - 12:30    
2) 13:00 - 13:30   3)14:00 - 14:30
Location: Main Building, First Floor Lobby
Cost: Free of charge(Permanent Collection Galleries ticket needed)
No reservations needed.


Christmas Carols

These acapella concerts will feature a range of festive Christmas songs. No reservations needed, please come as you like.

Dates/Times: Saturday 14 and Sunday 15, December
1) 11:00 - 11:40   2) 15:00 - 15:40 (same program each time)
Location: Main Building, The Lounge Area
Cost: Free of charge
Choir: Ami Kanaji (Soprano)
Ai Okada (Soprano)
Masanori Taguchi (Tenor)
Naohito Sekiguhci (Baritone)
Choral members of the Tokyo University of the Arts



Making Christmas Trees

The Volunteer+Art is a drop-in program planned and conducted by NMWA volunteers.
This time, let's make a papercraft tree for the Christmas season! Everyone from kids to adults, feel free to drop in this fun program.

Dates/Times: Saturday 14 and Sunday 15, December
10:00 - 16:00
*180 trees are available on first-come basis each day.
Location: Workshop room on the 2nd floor in the Permanent Collection Gallery, New Wing
Cost: Free of charge (Permanent Collection Galleries ticket needed)


  • Lectures/Symposium
  • Gallery Talks/Slide Talks
  • Art Talks/Architectural Tours
  • Family Programs
  • Concerts
  • Fun Day
  • Fun with Collection
  • クリスマス・プログラム