Let's Talk Art! - Enjoy a cross-cultural conversation in English while exploring modern Japanese art

Let’s Talk Art! Online – Available
Virtual LTA! – YouTube

Let’s Talk Art! at gallery – Cancelled

Let's Talk Art! Online

A unique program “Let’s Talk Art! Online” offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy masterpieces of Japanese modern art.

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!

Time&Date (JST/GMT+9) :
Wed. 10:30AM – 11:50AM | Dec 7, 21, Jan 18, Feb 1, 15, Mar 1, 15
Sat. 4:30PM – 5:50PM | Dec 17, Jan 14, 28, Feb 11, 25, Mar 11

Fee: JPY1,000
Duration: Approximately 80 mins
Capacity: Up to 6 people for a session
Platform: Via Zoom

Reserve on Viator

Program schedule:
10:30AM/4:30PM Check-in & Introduction
10:45AM/4:45PM Program starts
11:45AM/5:45PM Summary & Questionnaire
11:50AM/5:50PM Program ends


*All times specified are in Japan Standard Time (GMT +9:00). Please check your time zone.

*This is an online program. Please join through Zoom on the time program starts. The invitation URL will be sent after your reservation is confirmed.

*Please prepare computer or tablet with web camera and microphone.

*Participants aged under 12 years old are suggested to join the program with a guardian.

*Participants are NOT allowed to record the program in any type of recording.

*This program is designed for international visitors.

Cancellation policy:

*Cancellation is possible up to 24 hours before each session.

*Late comers can neither participate in the session nor get refunds.


For group participation

Please contact us for consultation beforehand.

MOMAT LTA! staff: en-guide@momat.go.jp


For press

Please check out the Press Release.


Virtual LTA!

Catch a glimpse of art exploring program at home!

“Virtual LTA!” is a special content to enjoy cross-cultural conversation with Japanese modern art at home. In each video, you will hear fruitful conversation on art masterpieces from our collection among diverse participants.




≪ Theme & Artworks ≫

Tsundere (hot-cold personality type)” on Ogiwara Morie’s Priest Mongaku, 1908

“Light” on Kikuchi Keigetsu’s Dedicating Lanterns, 1910

“Sakura” on Kodama Yasue’s ambient light – sakura, 2002

“Together” on Sekine Shoji’s Three Stars, 1919

“Love and Emotions” on Ogiwara Morie’s Woman, 1910

“Hidden Power” on Tomita Keisen’s The Nachi Fall, 1935

“Where are we?” on Kishida Ryusei’s Road Cut through a Hill, 1915

“Mottainai” on Takamura Kotaro’s Hand, 1918

“Japanese Colors” on Yamamoto Shunkyo’s Snow and Pine Trees, 1908

“Where Are We Going?” on Koga Harue’s Sea, 1929

“The New and the Old” on Ota Chou’s Women Observing Stars, 1936

“Viewing the Moon” on Nakamura Daizaburo’s The Noh Play Miidera, 1939


Let's Talk Art! at gallery (Currently CANCELED)

*This program is currently cancelled. Instead, online program and contents are available.

Every Friday 6:30 PM–7:30 PM
(meeting time 6:15 PM) *pre-registration necessary

Adult (18–64) 1,500 yen
*including museum admission

*Discount with ID below (Show your ID)
  College student: 1,250 yen
  Senior (65+)  or Minor (11–17): 1,000 yen

Meeting point:
At the Infront of Information desk

Reserve on Tiqets



From Australia

“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!”

From Bangladesh

“I will recommend this program to my family and and friends because it is a great opportunity to learn about Japanese art and culture.”

From Vietnam

“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.”

From Belgium

“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


Expected FAQ

About the art museum

●How much is the admission?
⇒ Museum website
●How can I get information about special and permanent collection exhibitions?
⇒ Museum website
●Where is the museum?
⇒ Access
●How can I check in my buggege?
⇒ Refundable lockers are available. Large bags can be checked in at the information counter in the lobby.
●Do you offer any English commentaries on artworks besides Let’s Talk Art!?
⇒ English captions for the exhibited works are available through Catalog Pocket, a smartphone app. Our Audio Guide is also available for 300 yen.
●When is the museum open?
⇒ Museum website


Contact us

Let’s Talk Art Staff
E-mail address : en-guide@momat.go.jp
*It may take about a week for us to respond.


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Art Museum

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


CLOSED today

February 9, 2023 (Thu)