At the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo the Crafts Gallery, we can see several pieces produced by modern artists, including bearers of important intangible cultural property.
April 28 - June 21, 2015
Modern Crafts and the Tea Ceremony from the Museum Collection is held.
ARAKAWA Toyozo (1894〜1985), KURODA Tatsuaki ki (1904〜1982), MIWA Kyuwa (Kyusetsu X)
(1895〜1981), HAMADA, Shoji (1894〜1978), KANESHIGE, Toyo (1896〜1967)
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo the Crafts Gallery is near Hanada(pottery shop and
cafe). It is about ten minute's walk in the park from Hanada to The National Museum of Modern Art,
Tokyo the Crafts Gallery.
Crafts Gallery Address; 1-1 Kitanomaru-koen, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0091
About The National Museum of Modern Art and The Crafts Gallery
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo consists of the main building and the Crafts Gallery in
Kitanomaru Koen near the Imperial Palace and the National Film Center in Kyobashi near Ginza. It
strives to heighten public interest in modern art.
The Crafts Gallery opened in 1977 as an annex to the museum showing modern crafts and design
including ceramics, glasswork, lacquerware, woodwork, bamboo work, textiles, doll, metalwork,
industrial design and graphic design.
Transportation Access: 8 minutes walk from 1b exit, Takebashi station, Subway Tozai Line (T-08).