TFAM will be the cooperating organizer in the holding of “Masterpieces of Chinese Ceramics” at the The Museum of Ceramic Art, Hyogo from September 8 to November 25. The exhibition, which is also co-organized by The Asahi Shimbun newspaper group, will feature 125 of the finest ceramic works selected from the TFAM collection representing different periods in Chinese history. For further information, please access The Museum of Ceramic Art, Hyogo’s website at www.mcart.jpAugust 8, 2012
The number of visitors attending TFAM’s “The Palace of Heaven on Earth: Works from the Palace Museum in Beijing” exhibition recently surpassed the one million-mark. Previously held at venues in Hokkaido, Hyogo, Fukuoka, Aichi, Ehime, Tokyo and Miyazaki prefectures, the one millionth visitor attended the exhibition held at Niigata and received a commemorative gift from the prefecture’s Chinese Consulate.
Chinese Ambassador to Japan Cheng Yonghua was the guest of honor attending the exhibition’s opening ceremony held at TFAM on March 28.
“The Palace of Heaven on Earth,” which opened in Japan in July 2011, centers on the lives of women in the historic imperial residence in Beijing over a period spanning five centuries, and includes some 200 works, 19 of which are among China’s national treasures. It is the second Palace Museum exhibition organized by TFAM after “Treasures of the Palace Museum” held in Tokyo in 1995-96, which featured 250 works created by master artists and artisans of China over four millennia.August 1, 2012
TFAM will be kicking off the 8th annual SUN-KAN Rally from July 28. The Murauchi Art Museum, Hachioji City Yume Art Museum and TFAM are collaborating in the summer infotainment event in which school children are presented with an original goods pack after completing a “stamp rally” by collecting stamps offered at each of the three institutions. The event, which ends on September 2, is supported by the Hachioji City Board of Education.July 27, 2012
TFAM is accepting applications for its “Gallery Talk: Secrets of the Uffizi Gallery” infotainment program that combines quizzes and games to learn more about the Uffizi Virtual Museum now being shown at the museum.
Access http://www.fujibi.or.jp/events/upcoming-events.html for further information. Participants should assemble at the 3F TFAM Poster Corner.July 26, 2012
TFAM is accepting applications for its “Virtual Costume Experience” summer holidays children’s workshop in which participants dress up as figures featured in the masterpieces displayed in the Uffizi Virtual Museum Exhibition and have their pictures taken as a souvenir.
Access http://www.fujibi.or.jp/events/upcoming-events.html for further information. Participants should assemble at the TFAM Permanent Gallery Hall.July 25, 2012
TFAM is accepting applications for its “Eco-Art Camp” summer holidays children’s workshop in which children create artworks with disposed PET bottle tops.
Saturday, August 11: Sessions from 10:30-12:00 and 13:30-16:00
Access http://www.fujibi.or.jp/events/upcoming-events.html for further information. Participants should assemble at the 3F TFAM Poster Corner.July 24, 2012
TFAM will be appearing in Omoni naiteimasu, a weekly drama series broadcast on the Fuji Television Network. The Hachioji Board of Tourism and Hachioji Film Commission requested that TFAM serve as a scene in the drama that airs every Saturday from 23:10.July 23, 2012
On June 29, the Tokyo Fuji Art Museum opened “The Uffizi Virtual Museum,”a special exhibition featuring ten digitally reproduced masterpieces, including Botticelli’s “The Birth of Venus”, from the world-renowned Uffizi Gallery. The ten works can be viewed in two formats: life-sized printouts using highly advanced ink-jet techniques that are so sophisticated that only trained experts can tell the difference between them and the originals; or in digitized format displayed on 47-inch touchscreen displays that can be “blown up” to reveal the finest details. The exhibition, a special summer vacation event for children and adults, will conclude on September 23.June 29, 2012
The Tokyo Fuji Art Museum announced the winning entries in a contest to name its two new mascot lion characters. The male mascot will be named “Gao,” which is the roar of a lion in Japanese that can also be read as “the king of paintings.” The female will be called “Mu,” drawn from “museum” and “muse” in English. The names were selected from more than 500 entries submitted by contestants nationwide.June 20, 2012
The Tokyo Fuji Art Museum will be closed from Monday, June 25, to Thursday, June 28, in preparation for the “Uffizi Virtual Museum” exhibition that will run from June 29 to September 23 and held in Permanent Exhibition Halls No. 6, 7 and 8. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and look forward to your continued patronage.June 19, 2012
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