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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Idemitsu Museum of Arts

出光美術館, 東京

The Idemitsu Museum of Arts in the Marunouchi district of Tokyo near Tokyo Station is located in the Teikoku Gekijo (Imperial Theater) building near Tokyo International ForumBrick SquareNaka-dori and the Babasaki Moat of the Imperial Palace.

Idemitsu Museum of Arts Tokyo

The Idemitsu Museum of Arts houses part of the Idemitsu Collection, consisting mainly of calligraphy, ceramics and Japanese art, and opened to the public in 1966. The museum also presents special exhibitions during the year.

Idemitsu Museum of Arts

Religious paintings by French artist Georges Rouault (1871-1958) are on permanent display. The Sherd Room contains fragments of pottery collected from Egypt and parts of Asia.

The actual building of the Idemitsu Museum of Arts is above the Imperial Theater on the 9th floor.

Idemitsu Museum of Arts
9F, Teigeki Bldg, 3-1-1
Admission: 1000 yen for adults
Hours: 10am-5pm; Friday 10am-7pm; closed Monday
Google map of Idemitsu Museum of Arts

The nearest stations to Idemitsu Museum of Arts are Tokyo Station and Yurakucho.

See what's on now at the Idemitsu Museum of Arts.

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