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Idemitsu Museum of Arts

Travel Guide - Idemitsu Museum of Arts

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Idemitsu Museum of Arts is located on the 9th floor of Teigeki Building which also houses the Imperial Theater. An exquisite view of the Imperial Palace’s woodland area can be enjoyed from the window.
The museum displays the artworks collected by Sazo Idemitsu, the founder of the major Japanese petroleum company Idemitsu Kosan.
Exhibitions are selected from his large collections such as Zen-ga (Zen paintings) by Zen priest Sengai, hand-painted Ukiyo-e, as well as Japanese and Chinese ceramics, crafts and paintings. The art collections also include Western paintings, such as the works by Georges Rouault and Sam Francis, and they are displayed at featured exhibitions held five to six times every year.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 10:00 – 17:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing
  • 10:00 – 19:00 (Fridays, Admission until 30 minutes before closing)

ClosedClosed

  • Mondays (or the following day when it falls on a national holiday)
  • New Year’s holidays

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 1,000 yen (General, Adult)
  • 700 yen (Student)
  • Admission Free (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 5 minutes walk from Yurakucho Station on the JR lines or Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line (Y18)
  • 5 minutes walk from Hibiya Station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line (E14), Chiyoda Line (C09), or Toei Mita Line (I08),

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 3-1-1, Marunochi , Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0005

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Jeffrey @parametricshape - 2020-05-01
This was my inspiration: Sesshu, Keijo Shurin, Haboku Landscape, hanging scroll, Idemitsu Museum of Arts https://t.co/TfOf0IJ4tg
Christopher Cole @ColecaTheGreat - 2020-03-18
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The Japan Times: A&E @japantimes_arts - 2020-01-08
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Art Japan @Art21JPN - 2019-12-31
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Art Japan @Art21JPN - 2019-12-31
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Tokyo Gov @Tokyo_gov - 2019-11-22
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『Bluish white porcelain lobed ewer』
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Mulboyne @Mulboyne - 2019-06-25
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tedyplace @tedyplace - 2018-10-26
琳派 : Rimpa Art: From the Idemitsu Collection.
Masato Naito/Yuzo Yamane/Timothy Clark
British Museum Press. 1998.
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keiko takane @santacruzmania - 2018-10-25
Oct 25th 2018-2.
Administration for SENGAI Exhibition at IDEMITSU MUSEUM OF ARTS.
And stroll HIBIYA… https://t.co/WRzq3eY6ZB
Fimomofo @fmowat - 2018-06-09
@jonnysun Here's his friend by Gibon Sengai (1750-1837) , from the Idemitsu Museum of Arts in Tokyo https://t.co/pqKWFoNVoN
MuPon @mupon_en - 2018-05-29
Song Ceramics – Utensils of Sublime Beauty exhibits celadon porcelain and other masterpieces from 10th–13th century… https://t.co/SuV8wtr7ED
MuPon @mupon_en - 2017-12-03
The second part in the Idemitsu Museum of Arts’ series exploring the origins of Japanese calligraphic art. ¥200 off… https://t.co/9qefyHP6WY
Inoue Haruo @HAL909 - 2017-10-09
'The Art of Edo Rimpa'
Rimpa with Edo aesthetic,
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Peter Terence Milne @petermilne - 2017-09-28
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MuPon @mupon_en - 2017-08-30
The art of Zen and esoteric Buddhism at Idemitsu Museum of Arts. ¥200 off with #MuPon. https://t.co/Ea82sH7eyq
Alpha Omega Arts @alphaomegaarts - 2017-07-29
Today's art news: ‘Forms and Expressions of Prayer’ at Tokyo's Idemitsu Museum of Arts https://t.co/JHi2kfWKH5https://t.co/BmjZm9I8pb
Alpha Omega Arts @alphaomegaarts - 2017-07-28
‘Forms and Expressions of Prayer’ at Tokyo's Idemitsu Museum of Arts https://t.co/j8boHZ8cRA
The Japan Times: A&E @japantimes_arts - 2017-07-26
‘Forms and Expressions of Prayer: Introduction to Buddhist Art’ at Idemitsu Museum of Arts https://t.co/eCPRbKuWcA
TCVB @funvisit_tokyo - 2017-07-11
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TCVB @funvisit_tokyo - 2017-07-11
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MuPon @mupon_en - 2017-07-05
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MuPon @mupon_en - 2017-07-05
The view from Idemitsu Museum of Arts. https://t.co/Yco0hYKXYE
Spatel @Rjrasva - 2017-04-19
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APPLE POTTERY @APPLEPOTTERY - 2016-10-24
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ʎɔnʌʞpøʍ @wodkiaki - 2016-10-08
The Grand Sengai Exhibition at Idemitsu Museum of Arts #MuPon https://t.co/2ago1LbNhC
The Japan Times: A&E @japantimes_arts - 2016-09-21
'The Grand Sengai Exhibition: Spirit of Zen Assembled' at Idemitsu Museum of Arts https://t.co/ZaQe8nxtjj https://t.co/X8CabCBOBu

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