The National Art Center, Tokyo
The National Art Center, Tokyo is a unique and innovative art exhibition facility: Instead of maintaining a permanent collection, it makes the most of a total of 14,000 square meters of exhibition space, one of the largest in Japan, and focuses on serving as a venue for various art exhibitions. The Center also promotes outreach activities through its educational programs, and the Art Library serves to collect and disseminate information related to art. It is the national government’s fifth art institution to be organized under the umbrella of the Independent Administrative Institution National Museum of Art.
The architect for the museum was Kisho Kurokawa.
Access is from Nogizaka Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line.
The National Art Center, 7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo.
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