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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

Michelangelo and the Ideal Body


Tuesday 19 June 2018, 14:00-15:30
Ludovica Sebregondi (Art historian and exhibition curator)
*Lecture presented in Italian, simultaneous translation in Japanese
"Michelangelo uomo e artista nella Firenze del Rinascimento" (Michelangelo: A Man and Artist in Renaissance Florence)
Saturday 11 August 2018, 14:00-15:30
Masanori Aoyagi (Director, Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art; Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University) *Japanese only
"Michelangelo and Ancient Art"
Saturday 8 September, 14:00-15:30
Takashi Iizuka (Curator, National Museum of Western Art and exhibition curator) *Japanese only
"Renaissance Rome: A City of Ancient Sculpture"

To apply for a lecture ticket

Auditorium, B2 floor, Special Exhibition Wing
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) are 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.
Lecture titles and content may change without notice.


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