The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo the Crafts Gallery

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 to Hanada(pottery shop and 

cafe). Its about ten minutes 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, bamboowork, textiles, doll, metalwork, 

industrial design and graphic design.

Transportation Access: 8 minutes walk from 1b exit, Takebashi station, Subway Tozai Line (T-08).

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo the Crafts Gallery