October 1, 2021

The Networks that Support Museum Activities During the Coronavirus Pandemic

[2021.10.1] Hiromi TAKAOTamarokuto Science Center,Research and Education Group Leader The coronavirus started …

September 21, 2021

Registration for DRMC Hybrid Conference 2021 is now open!

[2021.9.21] “Interdisciplinary Networks for Cultural Heritage Risk Management:Case Studies and Opportuni…

September 15, 2021

The Focal Point of Museum Activities During the Pandemic: Efforts and Innovations by The Museum of Kyoto

[2021.9.15] Masakage MURANO Curator, The Museum of Kyoto Impact of the Coronavirus on the City and the Museum …

September 11, 2021

Online Presentation of “The Blue Collection” with Gratitude to Medical Personnel: Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture

Akiko KUSHIRO Planning and Public Relations, General Affairs DepartmentTokyo Metropolitan Foundation for Histo…

September 8, 2021

“Fifty Years after the Death of Toyoshiro Fukuda, Innovative Japanese Artist” and COVID-19: Kosaka Town Municipal Museum Kyodokan

Hayato YASUDA Curator, Kosaka Town Municipal Museum Kyodokan This year marks 50 years since the passing of Toy…

August 31, 2021

Accessibility during the Pandemic—In the Case of Mie Prefectural Art Museum

[2021.8.31] Mariko Suzumura Educator/curator,Mie Prefectural Art Museum Mie Prefectural Art Museum held a spec…

August 29, 2021

Call for Papers Extended Deadline: 2021 DRMC Annual Conference

[2021.8.29] “Interdisciplinary Networks for Cultural Heritage Risk Management: Case Studies and Opportun…

August 28, 2021

Activity of a science museum in the pandemic and ways of conveying information on infectious diseases: Focusing on a Case of Tamarokuto Science Center

Hiromi TAKAOResearch and Education Group Leader, Tamarokuto Science Center 1.  Introduction The Tamarokut…

August 20, 2021

The Future of Museums and Their Sustainability—A Case of The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama

Kanae Aoki Curator, The Museum of Modern Art, WakayamaICFA Board Member Letting the Public Join the Discourse …

August 7, 2021

Countermeasures Taken by Chinese Museums in the COVID-19 Pandemic Situation and Future Issues

Liu Yang Curator, Nankai University Museum, China 1. Introduction Transmission of COVID-19 began increasi…

July 15, 2021

The Efforts of Fukuoka Art Museum During the Pandemic – Keeping the Human Connection

[2021.7.15] Kayoko Onimoto Senior Educator, Fukuoka Art Museum The first coronavirus broke out in Fukuoka Pref…

July 7, 2021

Ueno Zoological Gardens: The Opening of the New Breeding and Exhibition Facility, “Panda Forest”

Hitoshi Suzuki Curator, East Garden, Ueno Zoological Gardens Kyoko Torikai Curator, Education and Public Relat…

June 25, 2021

“Hyogo Prefectural Yokoo Emergency Hospital” Exhibition at Yokoo Tadanori Museum of Contemporary Art

Yu Hayashi Assistant Curator,Yokoo Tadanori Museum of Contemporary Art Yokoo Tadanori Museum of Contemporary A…

June 22, 2021

Time Without Theater: Archiving Canceled or Postponed Performances Under the Pandemic

Ryuki Goto Assistant Professor, Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum, Waseda University Introduction On February …

June 18, 2021

The 2nd Meeting of ICMS JAPAN: World Cultural Heritage Protection

Monday, July 12, 2021 from 6 – 7pm JSTOnline via ZoomLanguage: English & Japanese (Simultaneous tran…

June 17, 2021

Significance of Collecting Materials Related to the COVID 19 by a Museum

Makoto MOCHIDACurator, Urahoro Town Museum;Researcher, Division of Academic Resources and Specimens, The Hokka…

June 11, 2021

Administration and Future Issues of an Aquarium Which Lost Inbound Visitors by the COVID-19 Expansion

Keiichi SATOGeneral Manager, Aquarium Business Department, Okinawa Churashima Foundation (Deputy Director-Gene…

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…

June 4, 2021

An Art Museum in the COVID-19 Pandemic Situation: A Case of Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts

Masahiro Shino Director,Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts Infectious disease control in chronological order It wa…

May 28, 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 21, 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 14, 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…