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Programs for Kids and Families
*in Japanese only

All NMWA programming is conducted in Japanese. Please see the relevant NMWA website Japanese pages for program details and attendance applications. Past programs conducted at the NMWA are listed in the relevant Annual Bulletin of the National Museum of Western Art issues.

Family Programs ”Doyo Bijutsu” (Saturday Art Workshops)

“Doyo Bijujtsu” is a program to help kids and adults enjoy the paintings and sculptures displayed in the Permanent Collection Galleries. These programs include creative and other experiential elements, along with viewing sessions that encourage each visitor to discover and notice the art works in new ways.

Target audience 6 to 9 year olds and accompanying adults
Dates Programs held in Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November).
*Timing and content may change due to various circumstances.
How to apply Prior application required (applications open for Spring sessions around February, Autumn sessions: around August)
images:“Doyo Bijujtsu”

Family-at-Home Programs (Online)

Online programs designed for kids and adults to enjoy together. Using provided worksheets and experiential activities, participants can look at NMWA art works online.

Target audience Primary school students and accompanying adults (family members)
How to apply Prior registration required.

Family-at-Home Programs (Worksheets)

Family-at-Home Worksheets help kids and adults enjoy NMWA collection works of art at home. The worksheets provide hints on how to interpret the art works being appreciated, along with creative and experiential tasks using items found at home.

Target audience Primary school students and accompanying adults

Currently available worksheets