What are Art Communication Programs?

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum is working to foster connection among people through art. Wishing to be more than simply a place for art displays, the Museum offers diverse programs designed to deepen art appreciation and make art viewing a compelling “experience.” By connecting people with artworks, other people, and places, it promotes active communication among the broad-ranging people gathering in its precincts. By sharing the new value thus born with society, the Museum is creating a vital art community.

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The Museum’s Programs

Special Day for People with Disabilities

Special Day for People with Disabilities

Because special exhibitions are crowded, “Special Day for People with Disabilities” are offered on days when the galleries are closed, for their comfort and safety. Events are held four times a year. Please apply in advance.

Architecture Tour

Architecture Tour

The Architecture Tour was born from a desire to have visitors “enjoy the museum building, itself” as well as its exhibitions. Tours are guided by art communicators.

Go with the Tobira Board!

Go with the Tobira Board!

Kids of junior-high age and younger can borrow magnetic drawing boards for use at the museum’s special exhibitions, free. Try sketching your favorite artwork!

For Teachers

For Teachers

A training program to acquaint teachers with the museum and help them use it effectively. Teachers are given art viewing experiences and clear examples of teaching applications.

Tobira Project

Tobira Project

A project co-organized with Tokyo University of the Arts. Art communicators serve as key players who lead museum activities.

Museum Start iUeno

Museum Start iUeno

A program linking all 9 cultural facilities in Ueno Park to support children in their “museum debut.”

Map & Guide Box

Map & Guide Box

Here, you can download current or past publications distributed by the museum. Also available: the children’s “Junior Guide” to exhibitions.