Let's Talk Art!
Enjoy a cross-cultural conversation in English while exploring modern Japanese art
MOMAT’s Let’s talk art! (LTA!) is a cross-cultural conversation program in English while exploring modern Japanese art. Not just listening to information, you can enjoy artworks while having a delightful conversation with others. After exploring works, you will be more familiar to Japanese art and culture than ever before.
Due to concerns over coronavirus infection, for the time being, “Let’s Talk Art!” will be cancelled. We ask for your kind understanding and cooperation.
Now, LTA! will be cancelled for the time being, due to concerns over coronavirus infection. We hope you to enjoy this on “Virtual LTA!”
Theme “Viewing the Moon” on Nakamura Daizaburo’s The Noh Play Miidera, 1908
Theme “The New and the Old” on Ota Chou’s Women Observing Stars, 1936
Theme “Where Are We Going?” on Koga Harue’s Sea, 1929
Theme “Japanese Colors” on Yamamoto Shunkyo’s Snow and Pine Trees, 1908
Theme "Mottainai" on Takamura Kotaro’s Hand, 1918
Theme "Where are we?" on Kishida Ryusei’s Road Cut through a Hill, 1915
Theme "Hidden Power" on Tomita Keisen's The Nachi Fall, 1935
Theme "Love and Emotions" on Ogiwara Morie's Woman, 1910
Theme "Together" on Sekine Shoji's Three Stars, 1919
Theme "Sakura" on Kodama Yasue's ambient light - sakura, 2002
Theme "Light" on Kikuchi Keigetsu's Dedicating Lanterns, 1910
Theme "Tsundere (hot-cold personality type)" on Ogiwara Morie's Priest Mongaku , 1908
Find out more
Every Friday 6:30 PM–7:30 PM (meeting time 6:15 PM)
Fee (including museum admission)
Adult (18–64) 1,500 yen
Discount with ID below (Show your ID)
College student 1,250 yen
Senior (65+) or Minor (11–17) 1,000 yen
Check here :”Tiqets” website
A unique program Let’s Talk Art! offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy masterpieces of modern Japanese art from the 20th century at Japan’s first national art museum located in central Tokyo, near the Imperial Palace.
Not just listening to information, you can enjoy artworks while having a delightful conversation with other international participants and a facilitator. After exploring three works for one hour, you will be more familiar to Japanese art and culture than ever before! Don’t miss it!
How to register
▼Tickets on the day
If there are any vacancies, tickets are available at the museum ticket office from 10:00 AM until 6:15 PM on the day.
◆This is an art-appreciation program through conversations.
⇒As a member of a small group of up to six people, you will explore artworks while talking with other participants and a facilitator.
◆For international visitors
⇒The program is designed for international visitors who are interested in Japanese art and culture.
◆Participants must be aged 11 or over.
* Cancellation is possible up to 24 hours before each session.
* Late comers can neither participate in the session nor get refunds.
Check here → “Tiqets” website
◆On time start
⇒ Meeting time : 6:15 PM
The program starts at 6:30 PM.
“I really enjoyed the opportunity to hear perspectives of other people from all around the world on different art pieces. I enjoyed it very much. Thank you!”
“I will recommend this program to my family and and friends because it is a great opportunity to learn about Japanese art and culture.”
“I enjoyed the interactive program. When I visited other museum in Tokyo, it was hard to understand the context of the Japanese society at the time. To have a guide/companion to stimulate me and open my new interpretations is very refreshing.”
“Looking at art in group and discussion and looking for impressions. It explorations was an interesting process. I enjoyed the program very much!”
*Illustrations by Asa Mizoguchi