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Art Talks / Architectural Tours

These programs by the museum's volunteer staff are designed to help adult visitors enjoy our permanent collection and museum buildings. There are two different programs: Art Talks (1st, 3rd, and 5th Saturdays and every Sunday) and Architectural Tours (2nd and 4th Wednesdays and Sundays).(These programs are conducted only in Japanese)

Art Talks

The museum’s volunteer staff conducts Art Talks focusing on five to seven art works on display in the Permanent Collection galleries. Art Talks usually last about 50 minutes.

Date and Time: We meet inside the “19th Century Hall” of the Main Building at 11:00 and 13:00 on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Saturdays and every Sunday (when the museum is open).
Fee: Free of charge, but a Permanent Collection ticket is required.

*Art Talks are drop-in gallery talks. Please feel free to join us.

Architectural Tours

The museum’s volunteer staff conducts tours exploring the architectural features of the museum buildings and forecourt, which were designed by the French architect Le Corbusier.

Date and Time: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays and Sundays (when the museum is open),15:00-15:50
Target Audience: Over 10 years old
Capacity: 20 people
Fee: Free of charge, but a Permanent Collection ticket is required.
How to attend: You need to make a reservation online in Japanese.

Audio Guide

■Guide on works (English, Chinese, Korean):¥300
  Commentary length: Approx. 40 minutes

■Guide on architecture (English, Chinese, Korean):¥300
  Commentary length: Approx. 20 minutes

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