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January 4, 2024

Exchanging Opinions and Networking Opportunities at CIMCIM

Sawako IshiiCuratorHamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments and CIMCIM …

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August 28, 2023

The Dance Well initiative at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

Kumi ShimokuraCurator, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum Since 2019, the program “Dance Well” has been held regula…

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March 28, 2023

What is Born Through “Viewing” – The Mitsui Memorial Museum’s Approach to Deepening the Viewing Experience

Ai KameiMitsui Memorial Museum Mitsui Memorial Museum of Art The Mitsui Memorial Museum of Art opened in 2005 …

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February 8, 2023

Pioneering “Virtual” Possibilities for the Dissemination of Ethnic Culture

Gaoli LiuAssociate Fellow, National Ainu MuseumVisiting Researcher, National Museum of Ethnology Residing in t…

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January 3, 2023

Utilizing the Collection –– University Museums Facing the New Museum Definition After the Pandemic

Ayumi TERADAProject Associate ProfessorIntermediatheque Department, The University Museum, the University of T…

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October 27, 2022

“Contemporary Art Center” – Giving Shape to Ideas, Creating Intangible Experiences and Memories

[2022.10.27]  Oko GotoCurator, Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito What is the Contemporary Art Center? Th…

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June 17, 2022

Creating an Irreplaceable Value – Hamamatsu Science Museum Amidst the Pandemic

[2022.6.17]  Ryosuke FujieHamamatsu Science Museum In 2020, COVID-19 infection spread throughout Japan, forcin…

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March 31, 2022

New Technologies that Lead the National Museum of Nature and Science into the Future under COVID-19 Pandemic

[2022.3.31] Atsushi YABE, Senior CuratorDepartment of Geology and Paleontology,National Museum of Nature and S…

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February 4, 2022

New Possibilities for Art Museums by Collection and Digital Transformation

[2022.2.4] Hitoshi KOBAYASHIChief CuratorThe Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka The Pandemic and Art Museum Th…

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December 14, 2021

New Technology and Museum Exhibits: In the Age of Coronavirus and SDGs

[2021.12.14] Daisuke SAKUMAHead of Curatorial DepartmentOsaka Museum of Natural History Expositions and Museum…

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November 17, 2021

Efforts of the Natural History Museum and Institute, Chiba in the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic

[2021.11.17] Satoshi MARUYAMAResearcherNatural History Museum and Institute, Chiba Introduction The Natural Hi…

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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 …

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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 …

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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…

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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 …

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…