Past Events

  • March 23 - April 8, 2018

Spring Festival

in the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

The museum is conveniently located for those visiting the Imperial Palace, and a must-see place particularly in spring when cherry blossoms are in full bloom. You can view Japanese paintings acclaimed as masterpieces along with cherry blossoms, thereby enjoying Japan’s graceful spring.




Art Museum | MOMAT Collection Date: March 20 - May 27

Near the MoMAT are the Imperial Palace, Chidorigafuchi and Kitanomaru Park, ones of Japan’s most renowned places for cherry blossoms. In the once-a-year cherry blossom season, we feature Kawai Gyokudo’s Parting Spring, a masterpiece depicting cherry blossoms (Important Cultural Property), and Kikuchi Hobun’s Fine Rain on Mt. Yoshino. Enjoy fascinating Japanese-style paintings showing spectacular flowers.

The museum’s collection gallery displays 200 works from its collection of more than 13,000 works–mainly masterpieces of modern Japanese art. You can learn of the 20th-century history of Japanese art from works on display with English explanations.

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Kawai Gyokudo, Parting Spring, 1916, Important Cultural Property

Funada Gyokuju, Flowers (Image of Evening), 1938

Crafts Gallery | Master Hands in the Meiji Period
The Crafts Gallery's 40th Anniversary Exhibition―from the museum collection Date: March 1 - May 27

SUZUKI Chokichi Twelve Hawks, 1893

This exhibition features one of Suzuki Chokichi’s masterpieces, Twelve Hawks, for the first time after several years of restoration, as well as works by master hands that convey the spirit of the Meiji period (1868–1912) in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the start of the era.

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Enjoy Meals in the Height of Spring!

During the Festival, the in-house restaurant L’Art et Mikuni offers seasonable special menus.



Free admission on Sunday, April 1!

Collection Exhibition is Free on the first Sunday of each month!

Art Museum and Crafts Gallery
March 23– April 8, 2018

10:00 AM-5:00 PM
(Art Museum opens until 8:00 PM on Fridays and Saturdays)
*Admission until thirty minutes before closing
Mondays (except March 26, April 2 and 30)


Supported by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan in the fiscal 2017

Art Museum

3-1 Kitanomaru-koen, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8322


OPEN today

March 22, 2019 (Fri)

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