June 8, 2021

Appreciating Art through Touching In the Time of the Coronavirus – An Example from the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto

[2021.6.8] Educator,National Museum of Modern Art, KyotoSaki Matsuyama Introduction The National Museum of Mod…

May 31, 2021

Attention was taken to ancient documents of the Edo era: the times of the COVID-19 and Yogen no tori

Akihiro MoriharaChief Curator, Yamanashi Prefectural Museum 1. A “prophetic bird” lands on our mus…

May 25, 2021

Introduction of the special issue “Museums during the Pandemic”

Kazuomi NISHIKIORIDirector of Tokyo Sea Life Park,Editorial Committee Member of Museum Studies 1. Introduction…

May 14, 2021

With Coronavirus: “Kaiso” (Open and Sparse), and Future of Museums

Kazuto ATAKA Professor, Keio University, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies; CSO, Yahoo Japan Corp…

April 27, 2021

A University Museum’s Reaction to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Reflecting on the Past Year

2021.4.27 Akiko FukunoActing Director, ICU Hachiro Yuasa Memorial MuseumInternational Christian University, To…

March 30, 2021

Preserving the Tangible and Intangible for the Next Century – The Efforts of Suita City Museum During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Kenji SaotomeSuita City Museum, Osaka, Japan 1 .Introduction Suita City Museum in Osaka Prefecture has been co…

March 2, 2021

ICOM Kyoto 2019 Received 2020 Prize for Attracting and Holding International Conferences

[March 2, 2021] We are pleased to announce that ICOM Kyoto 2019 received the 2020 Prize for Attracting and Hol…

December 17, 2020

Japanese Association of Museums Award 2020

[December 17, 2020] On November 25, 2020, the Japanese Association of Museums (JAM) announced the inaugural wi…

May 28, 2020

Guidelines for Controlling the Spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infections in Museums

[May 14, 2020] Japanese Association of Museums As infections of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to s…

April 6, 2020

Report Release: ICOM Kyoto 2019 Final Report

[April 6, 2020] Final Report of ICOM Kyoto 2019 is now available. In a world rocked by the ongoing COVID-19 cr…

April 5, 2020

Thank you for joining ICOM Kyoto 2019

On 1-7 September 2019, Kyoto hosted the biggest and most important conference of museums in the world. ICOM Ky…