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 SuzukiCurator, East Garden, Ueno Zoological Gardens Kyoko TorikaiCurator, Education and Public Relatio…

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 18, 2021

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

Yu HayashiAssistant Curator,Yokoo Tadanori Museum of Contemporary Art Yokoo Tadanori Museum of Contemporary Ar…

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…