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From pop art to pre-modern masterpieces, Tokyo offers an abundance of galleries and museums with exhibitions catering to all tastes.

Located within some of the most notable architectural landmarks in the city, Tokyo’s must-see art destinations, which include the Mori Art Museum, the Nezu Museum, the Tokyo National Museum, and The National Art Center, play host to some of the hottest Japanese and international exhibitions.
You can pick up a Tokyo Museum Grutto Pass for admission and discounts at around 100 galleries, museums, and facilities around Tokyo. Just present the QR code on your smartphone screen or on the ticket at participating locations to take advantage of the discounts and explore to your heart's content.

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平成36年3月15日09時04分

Edo-Tokyo Museum Collection ~ Life and Transportation in Edo-Tokyo

Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum

2024.3.23 - 2024.7.7

This exhibition shows the face of Tokyo through the eras via vehicular information collected by the Edo-Tokyo Museum. The public’s lifestyles are revealed through one particular aspect of the city.

Adults ¥400

Note: Discounts available for students, seniors and people with disabilities

Free entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年6月21日11時55分

Exhibition "Future Elements: Experimental Laboratory for Prototyping in Science and Design"

21_21 DESIGN SIGHT

2024.3.29 - 2024.9.8

The exhibition director, Shunji Yamanaka, is a design engineer, and this exhibition focuses on his prototypes and robots, that bring about cutting-edge technologies, and displays works produced in collaboration with seven groups of designers, creators, scientists, and engineers as “Future Elements.”

Adults ¥1,400

Note: Discounts available for students

平成36年2月15日09時46分

Saeborg “I WAS MADE FOR LOVING YOU” / TSUDA Michiko “Life is Delaying” Tokyo Contemporary Art Award 2022-2024 Exhibition

Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

2024.3.30 - 2024.7.7

These exhibitions feature Saeborg and TSUDA Michiko, winners of the fourth Tokyo Contemporary Art Award (TCAA).

Free

平成36年4月15日09時55分

A Traveler from 1200 Months in the Past―TOP Collection

Tokyo Photographic Art Museum

2024.4.4 - 2024.7.7

A collection exhibition based on the theme of time travel. With a starting point in 1924—100 years before the present day—the pre-war, post-war and present are connected by photographs and images inspired by Kenji Miyazawa’s “Spring and Asura” preface.

Adults ¥700

Note: Discounts available for students and senior citizens

Free entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年2月15日10時07分

Ho Tzu Nyen: A for Agents

Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

2024.4.6 - 2024.7.7

Solo exhibition by Ho Tzu Nyen. His works traverse the historical events, political ideologies, and subjectivities of Southeast Asia. This exhibition includes Ho’s earliest video installation, along with his latest works.

Adults ¥1,500

Note: Discounts available for students and senior citizens

Discounted entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年4月5日14時34分

©Hiromi Matsuo

MATSUO Hiromi Exhibition – Retro Modern Fantasia

Yayoi Museum

2024.4.6 - 2024.6.30

The first solo exhibition in Tokyo to feature the beautiful retro illustrations of the modern world by popular illustrator MATSUO Hiromi. In addition to various outstanding works, her latest book – scheduled for release in April 2024 – is also introduced.

Adults ¥1,000

Note: Discounts available for students and people with disabilities

平成36年4月5日14時35分

The Faunal Wonderland of Yumeji: Focus on his Taisho Romanticism Illustrations and Designs

Takehisa Yumeji Museum

2024.4.6 - 2024.6.30

Yumeji Takehisa was a Taisho Romantic painter whose interest in small creatures led to raising several himself. This exhibition introduces his unique depictions of various fauna, such as birds, insects, and fish.

Adults ¥1,000

Note: Discounts available for students and people with disabilities

平成36年3月15日09時08分

Nabeshima and Kinrande: Recurring Designs Across Space and Time

Toguri Museum of Art

2024.4.17 - 2024.6.30

The approximately 80 exhibits in this exhibition highlight the beauty of repetitive patterns, such as geometric and arabesque, in Kinrande-style Imari ware and Nabeshima ware of the Edo era.

Adults ¥1,200

Note: Discounts available for students

Discounted entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年4月15日09時55分

Where My Words Belong

Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

2024.4.18 - 2024.7.7

The exhibition presents an opportunity to embrace someone else's and your own "My Words" through the works of five artists who carefully examine and attempt to depict the existence of different languages in society and the differences within the same language.

Adults ¥1,400

Note: Discounts available for students and senior citizens

Discounted entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年4月3日13時28分

The Sodeisha Group: An Era Born Out of Avant-garde Ceramics

Kikuchi Kanjitsu Memorial Tomo Museum

2024.4.20 - 2024.9.1

This exhibition reviews the activities of the Sodeisha, a group of avant-garde ceramic artists established in Kyoto in 1948, who pioneered ceramics in postwar Japan, and presents materials introducing their contemporaneous avant-garde ceramic art activities.

Adults ¥1,100

Note: Discounts available for students

Free entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年3月25日10時47分

Theaster Gates: Afro-Mingei

Mori Art Museum

2024.4.24 - 2024.9.1

The first solo exhibition in Japan by the Chicago-based artist, Theaster Gates. A broad scope of his works and activities, including ceramics created in Tokoname City (Aichi prefecture), are on display.

Adults ¥2,000

Note: Discounts available for students and senior citizens

Discounted entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年4月15日09時58分

SENSE OF STRUCTURE: From Horyuji Temple To The Universe

WHAT MUSEUM

2024.4.26 - 2024.8.25

This exhibition casts a spotlight on Structural Design, the innovative framework of architecture, tracing from the world’s oldest surviving wooden building, the Five-storied Pagoda at Horyu-ji Temple, to lunar structures currently under development. It showcases over 100 structural models from well-known architectural masterpieces.

Adults ¥1,500

Note: Discounts available for students and people with disabilities

Free entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年3月15日09時07分

Giorgio De Chirico: Metaphysical Journey

TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM

2024.4.27 - 2024.8.29

The first large-scale solo exhibition in Japan by Giorgio de Chirico in a decade. A review of his painting career under such themes as “Piazza d'Italia (Italian Piazza),” “Metaphysical Interior,” and “Mannequin.”

Adults ¥2,200

Note: Discounts available for students, seniors and people with disabilities

※Timed entry reservations required on weekends and holidays, and on the weekdays of August 20th (Tue) to 23th (Fri), August 26th (Mon) to 27th (Tue). (Walk-in guests will be accommodated if space is available.)

平成36年4月15日09時56分

Special Exhibition: Are You a Dog Person or a Cat Person? ―From Tawaraya Sōtatsu, Takeuchi Seihō, and Lēonard Fujita to Yamaguchi Akira

Yamatane Museum of Art

2024.5.12 - 2024.7.7

This exhibition brings together a vast array of artworks—from the Edo period to today—depicting dogs and cats, such as “Puppies with Chrysanthemums” by Nagasawa Rosetsu and “Tabby Cat” by Takeuchi Seihō. The exhibition also introduces remarkable works featuring familiar animals.

Adults ¥1,400

Note: Discounts available for students

Discounted entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年4月15日09時57分

Kimiyo Mishima—Memories for the Future

Nerima Art Museum

2024.5.19 - 2024.7.7

A solo exhibition from modern artist Kimiyo Mishima. The exhibition surveys the trajectory of this artist’s works that transform information and trash into artistic expression while casting a critical gaze toward society’s mass production and information overload.

Adults ¥1,000

Note: Discounts available for students and senior citizens

Discounted entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年4月15日09時57分

Trio: Modern Art Collections from Paris, Tokyo and Osaka Exhibition organized with the collaboration of the Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris, Paris Musées

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

2024.5.21 - 2024.8.25

Experience collections from museums in three different cities—Paris, Tokyo and Osaka. This unique exhibition creatively brings together a trio of collections to highlight works with common aspects from three different museums.

Adults ¥2,200

Note: Discounts available for students and people with disabilities

Discounted entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年4月25日15時22分

The Path of the Idemitsu Museum of Arts ― From Here and Beyond, Part II: Idemitsu Sazo and the Resonance of Beauty―Itaya Hazan, Kosugi Hōan, and Georges Rouault

Idemitsu Museum of Arts

2024.6.1 - 2024.7.7

This exhibition introduces works from three artists that the museum’s first director, Idemitsu Sazo, knew well and supported in their artistic activities: ceramics from Itaya Hazan, paintings from Kosugi Hōan, and works from Georges Rouault.

Adults ¥1,200

Note: Discounts available for students and people with disabilities

Discounted entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年4月15日09時59分

Fan Pictures by Kuniyoshi – Cats, Kabuki Actors and Girls

Ota Memorial Museum of Art

2024.6.1 - 2024.7.28

This exhibition showcases Japanese fans—must-have summer items for any Edo (now Tokyo) local—featuring ukiyo-e. Enjoy superb pieces from Kuniyoshi Utagawa with a delightful variety of images such as kabuki actors, beautiful women, cats, and more.

Adults ¥1,000

Note: Discounts available for students and people with disabilities

平成36年6月3日16時05分

Museum Collection Exhibition Traditional Art with Counting Songs: Works with Numbers in their Titles

Nezu Museum

2024.6.1 - 2024.7.15

An exhibition focusing on artworks with numbers in their titles. Search the wide range of works on display—such as paintings, ceramics, lacquerware and metalwork—for clues to appreciating and understanding pre-modern artworks.

Online timed-entry ticket Adults ¥1,300

Note: Discounts available for students

平成36年5月15日09時41分

Takehisa Yumeji: Taisho Romanticism and the New World

Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum

2024.6.1 - 2024.8.25

Commemorating 140 years since the birth of Takehisa Yumeji, this exhibition examines his life from a new perspective. Approximately 180 works are on display, including pieces being shown for the first time and the famous mid-Taisho-period painting “Amaryllis.”

Adults ¥1,400

Note: Discounts available for students and senior citizens

Free entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年6月17日09時08分

Left: “Tsurezuregusa No.22,” or “Essays in Idleness No.22” (1993, 95x62cm)
* The First Part “Classic”
Right: “In the midst of the war in Europe" (2023, 95x60cm)
One of his latest works, it is about the war in Russo-Ukrainian War. 
*The Second Part “Situational”

Exhibition: “ISHIKAWA KYUYOH TAIZEN” The Calligraphic Art of Kyuyoh Ishikawa

The Ueno Royal Museum

2024.6.8 - 2024.7.28

ISHIKAWA KYUYOH TAIZEN is a body of calligraphy that reflects the times in which this artist has lived. This large-scale exhibition questions the act of “writing”, both currently and in the future.

Adults ¥2,000

Note: Discounts available for students and people with disabilities

Discounted entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年5月15日09時43分

Manuscripts from the Naito Collection in the National Museum of Western Art

The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo

2024.6.11 - 2024.8.25

Manuscripts that support people’s religious beliefs and transmit knowledge. Through the donated collection of Dr. Hiroshi Naito—Professor Emeritus at the University of Tsukuba and Ibaraki Prefectural University of Health Sciences—this exhibition introduces the roles and decorative aspects of manuscripts that became widespread during the period from the Middle Ages until the start of modern times, such as the Bible, the Book of Hours, and hymnals.

Adults ¥1,700

Note: Discounts available for students

平成36年6月14日09時29分

Tang Sancai — Figures from Ancient China

Matsuoka Museum of Art

2024.6.18 - 2024.10.13

Glazed sancai (three-color) ceramic figures and painted ceramic figures were made primarily to be buried in tombs during China’s Tang Dynasty. This exhibition examines the charms of these ancient tomb figures on display, such as sancai horses, that are so remarkably full of life.

Adults ¥1,200

Note: Discounts available for students and people with disabilities

Free entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年5月15日09時43分

The Impact of Hokusai’s Great Wave : Under the Wave off Kanagawa —Tracing Its Origins and Trajectory-

The Sumida Hokusai Museum

2024.6.18 - 2024.8.25

To commemorate the adoption of the new Japanese banknotes, this exhibition will trace the background behind the creation of "Under the Wave off Kanagawa from the Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji'' and the various ways in which its design has been used.

Adults ¥1,500

Note: Discounts available for students, seniors and people with disabilities

Discounted entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年5月15日09時44分

Legacy Inheriting Beauty: Modigliani, Chagall, Picasso, Fujita

Matsuoka Museum of Art

2024.6.18 - 2024.10.13

An exhibition introducing the wide array of diverse art and expression, such as from the School of Paris and Fauvism, that adorned Paris at the start of the 20th century. This exhibition will also showcase artworks from Giorgio de Chirico and Paul Delvaux for the first time in approximately ten years.

Adults ¥1,200

Note: Discounts available for students and people with disabilities

Free entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年6月14日09時28分

Imamori Mitsuhiko Satoyama Harmony with Nature and Resilience in Japan

Tokyo Photographic Art Museum

2024.6.20 - 2024.9.29

Viewing the earth’s ecosystem—including humans—as a complete satoyama or a “space where humans and nature coexist,” this solo exhibition from nature photographer Mitsuhiko Imamori conveys the connections between people and nature through beautiful images and endearing words.

Adults ¥700

Note: Discounts available for students and senior citizens

Discounted entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年5月15日09時45分

Toulouse-Lautrec, Elegance of the Master of the Belle Époque

Sompo Museum of Art

2024.6.22 - 2024.9.23

A display of approximately 240 works from Lautrec. Focusing on his sketches, this exhibition also introduces his lithographs and posters, as well as magazines and books featuring his designs and bindings, and even letters and photographs that reveal who he was as an artist.

Adults ¥1,800

Note: Discounts available for students and people with disabilities

Discounted entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年6月24日13時03分

The “Perfect Guide to Japanese Swords,” Revived: Studying the Great Swords of the Kamakura Period

Seikado Bunko Art Museum

2024.6.22 - 2024.8.25

After achieving great success when this museum was located in Okamoto, Setagaya, this sword exhibition, “Perfect Guide to Japanese Swords,” is now being brought back for its first exhibition in Tokyo’s Marunouchi district. The exhibition brings together nine swords that have been designated as national treasures and important cultural assets and features Japanese swords, with a focus on the Kamakura Period.

Adults ¥1,500

Note: Discounts available for students and people with disabilities

Discounted entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年6月14日09時29分

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Chihiro Iwasaki’s Passing: To All ChildrenA.So.Bo (Let’s Play)

CHIHIRO ART MUSEUM TOKYO

2024.6.22 - 2024.10.6

Along with offering interactive works by the art unit plaplax, this exhibition interprets Chihiro Iwasaki’s illustrations from the perspective of developmental psychology and contemplates the present and future of children.

Adults ¥1,200

Note: Discounts available for students and senior citizens

Free entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年5月15日18時10分

Clay Tablet with a Child's Foot Impression
Important Cultural Property
Tokyo National Museum
Photo: Naoya Hatakeyama

Rei Naito: come and live – go and live

Tokyo National Museum

2024.6.25 - 2024.9.23

This exhibition was conceived when Rei Naito encountered the Tokyo National Museum’s collection and architecture. She discovered a human soul in the clay objects of the Jōmon period that resonates with her own creativity.
In the second venue, shutters that had been closed for many years were opened to allow natural light to illuminate the space.

Adults ¥1,500

Note: Discounts available for students

平成36年6月14日09時30分

Junichi Nakahara: Year 111

The Shoto Museum of Art

2024.6.29 - 2024.9.1

Commemorating the 111th anniversary of Junichi Nakahara’s birth, this exhibition encompasses Nakahara’s entire body of work. Highlights include original illustrations and cover images published in magazines such as Soreiyu (Soleil), clothing designs, paintings, dolls, and more.

Adults ¥1,000

Note: Discounts available for students, seniors and people with disabilities

Free entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年6月14日09時30分

Poul Kjærholm: Timeless Minimalism Furniture by a Master of Modern Danish Design from the Oda Collection

Panasonic Shiodome Museum of Art

2024.6.29 - 2024.9.16

This is the first exhibition at a Japanese art museum to display the major works of renowned 20th-century Danish furniture designer Poul Kjærholm, many of which are on loan from the collection of Noritsugu Oda.

Adults ¥1,200

Note: Discounts available for students, seniors and people with disabilities

Free entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年6月14日09時31分

Poster of the exhibition “Enjoying Japanese Art through our Five Senses”

Playful Art and Aesthetic Sense VIII: Enjoying Japanese Art through our Five Senses

Mitsui Memorial Museum

2024.7.2 - 2024.9.1

This is the eighth exhibition of the “Playful Art and Aesthetic Sense” series to familiarize visitors with Japanese and East Asian antiquities. In this exhibition, visitors are invited to appreciate paintings and crafts using the five human senses.

Adults ¥1,200

Note: Discounts available for students, seniors and people with disabilities

Discounted entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年6月14日09時32分

The Tokugawa Art Museum Collection: Treasures of the Owari Tokugawa Family

Suntory Museum of Art

2024.7.3 - 2024.9.1

This exhibition showcases treasures of the Owari Tokugawa family that are now in the collection of the Tokugawa Art Museum, including national treasures The Tale of Genji Illustrated Scrolls and the Hatsune Furnishings. These precious artifacts introduce the history of the Tokugawa and their lavish and elegant daimyo culture.

Adults ¥1,800

Note: Discounts available for students and people with disabilities

平成36年6月14日09時36分

140 Years Since His Birth — Yumeji Takehisa

Takehisa Yumeji Museum

2024.7.6 - 2024.9.22

Commemorating 140 years since the birth of Yumeji Takehisa, this exhibition introduces approximately 250 artworks and other materials, including pieces new to the collection, highlighting paintings and portraits spanning roughly 30 years from Takehisa’s artistic debut at the end of the Meiji period to the start of the Showa period.

Adults ¥1,000

Note: Discounts available for students and people with disabilities

平成36年6月14日09時37分

Understanding Edo Food Culture Through Imari Ware

Toguri Museum of Art

2024.7.11 - 2024.9.29

An exhibition exploring the charms of Imari ware—Japan’s earliest domestically produced porcelain—through the food culture of the Edo period.

Adults ¥1,200

Note: Discounts available for students

Discounted entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年6月14日09時37分

FOLON: AGENCY OF IMAGINARY JOURNEYS

Tokyo Station Gallery

2024.7.13 - 2024.9.23

A grand retrospective exhibition of renowned Belgian artist Jean-Michel Folon. This exhibition introduces approximately 230 works ranging from Folon’s early drawings to his watercolor paintings, prints, posters and three-dimensional works.

Adults ¥1,500

Note: Discounts available for students

平成36年6月14日09時38分

Special Exhibition Commemorating the 1,200th Anniversary of Jingoji Temple’s Founding Jingoji: The Dawn of Shingon Buddhism

Tokyo National Museum

2024.7.17 - 2024.9.8

Commemorating 1,200 years since the founding of Jingoji Temple and 1,250 years since the birth of Kukai, this exhibition introduces precious cultural treasures associated with Kukai such as national treasure Buddha Yakushi and the Mandala of the Two Worlds (Takao Mandala).

Adults ¥2,100

Note: Discounts available for students and people with disabilities

平成36年6月14日09時38分

The Whispering Land: Artists in Correspondence with Nature

TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM

2024.7.20 - 2024.10.9

This exhibition will introduce Yuichi Enomoto, Kiichi Kawamura, Mitsuko Kurashina, Haruka Furusaka, and mirocomachiko, who create works closely tied to nature. This display reconsiders the relationships between nature and humans through diverse artworks—such as photographs, woodblock prints and oil paintings.

Adults ¥1,100

Note: Discounts available for students and senior citizens

Free entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年6月14日09時39分

Special 25th Memorial Exhibition: Higashiyama Kaii and Summer in Japan

Yamatane Museum of Art

2024.7.20 - 2024.9.23

This exhibition will feature the museum’s entire collection of works from Japanese painter Higashiyama Kaii and introduce his landscape paintings depicting the changing seasons. Other famous and remarkable artworks with a summer theme will also be on display, ranging from ukiyo-e to modern and contemporary Japanese paintings.

Adults ¥1,400

Note: Discounts available for students and people with disabilities

Discounted entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

平成36年6月14日09時40分

Come on, Kuyo-mon!: Find Hidden Hosokawa Family Crests in the Collection

Eisei Bunko Museum

2024.7.27 - 2024.9.23

This is the museum’s first exhibition to focus on the Kuyo-mon, the Hosokawa family crest. This exhibition features a wide array of items displaying the Hosokawa family crest—such as arms, furniture, and textiles—and explains these items’ connections to the Hosokawa family and the Kuyo-mon crest.

Adults ¥1,000

Note: Discounts available for students, seniors and people with disabilities

Free entry with Tokyo Museum-Grutto Pass

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