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The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts opened on October 4, 1999 as a university museum with particular focus on artistic materials. For over 120 years since establishment of the Tokyo Fine Arts School (present day Tokyo University of the Arts) in 1887, the museum has developed a collection of works serving as visual references in art education.

Sights to see

The Main Gallery of The University Art Museum

The Main Gallery of The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts is designed by Rokkaku Kijyo. It received Architecture and Landscape Award by the Taito City. The large black columns with spiral designs, glass chairs and a spiral staircase connecting the entrance with galleries are some of the beautiful features of the building. The charming building with delicate details and fine materials greets visitors.

Various trees on campus

Although located at the center of Tokyo, the University has a campus filled with green. Various trees on campus please our five senses throughout the four seasons, including: Acanthus plants, seen also in the university logo; Gioiko, rare cherry trees that change their blossom colors from light green to red; and an impressive 300 years old Chinquapin. All of these species are seen around the university.

Admission fees

※Fees are subject to change for each exhibition.

Access

10 minutes from Ueno Station by JR Line or Nezu Station by Chiyoda Subway Line.
15 minutes from Ueno Station by Ginza, Hibiya Subway Line or Keisei Ueno Station by Keisei Line.

* No parking in the museum.

The University Art Museum,Tokyo University of the Arts

Information

  • 10:00 - 17:00
    ※The Museum does not have a permanent exhibition. It is open
    only during Geidai Collection Spring Exhibition (April 2-May 8)
    and special exhibitions(January 26-31,May 17-June 26)

  • Mondays (Tuesday if Monday is a holiday)

  • 12-8 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo

  • +81-50-5525-2200(central)

  • Official website

Facility information

  • Established:1999

  • Shop:http://www.geidai.net/

Exhibitions

Exhibitions of The University Art Museum,Tokyo University of the Arts

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