Temporary Museum Closure: The Entire NMWA will be closed from January 23 (Mon.) through March 17 (Fri.), 2023 for facilities maintenance.
All sections of the NMWA will be closed from January 23 (Mon.) through March 17 (Fri.), 2023 for facilities maintenance work. During the closure period, the Museum Shop, Café Suiren and other museum facilities will be closed. Regarding use of the Print Study Room and the Research Library by registered users, please see their relevant pages on this website. Please forgive any inconvenience caused by this closure and thank you for your understanding.
On March 18 (Sat.), 2023, the Permanent Collection Galleries will reopen, and the La Bretagne, source d’inspiration: regards de peintres français et japonais exhibition will open in the Special Exhibition Wing.
The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo Has Set Up a Donation Campaign to Support Museums in Ukraine
In tandem with the display of Charles-René de Paul de Saint Marceaux’s sculpture portrait of Ukrainian-born female artist, Marie Bashkirtseff, the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo has set up a donation campaign to help and support the museums in Ukraine. For more information, please visit here.
The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo Acquires Akseli Gallen-Kallela’s "Lake Keitele" and Camille Claudel’s "Perseus and the Gorgon" in the fiscal year of 2021
The National Museum of Western Art has purchased the painting "Lake Keitele" by Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931) and the sculpture "Perseus and the Gorgon" by Camille Claudel (1864-1943). For more information, please visit here.
Announcing the Re-Opening of the NMWA
The NMWA closed on 19 October 2020 for facilities maintenance work. That work has now been completed and the museum will re-open on 9 April 2022 (Sat.). Information regarding exhibitions and other programs at the museum will be posted on the NMWA website.
Museum Closure period: 19 October 2020 (Mon.) - 8 April 2022 (Fri.)
Museum Re-Opening date: 9 April 2022 (Sat.)
Announcing the Opening of the NMWA Museum Online Shop
The National Museum of Western Art Museum Shop opened its online store today.
The newly opened NMWA Museum Shop website (Japanese only) features approximately 200 items, from goods based on NMWA collection items to catalogues from previous exhibitions. Items can be shipped anywhere within Japan.
*The NMWA shop in the NMWA Main Building is closed during the current building maintenance closure [October 19, 2020 - Spring 2022 (estimated)].