Idemitsu Museum of Arts
Idemitsu Museum of Arts houses part of the Idemitsu Collection, consisting mainly of calligraphy, ceramics and Japanese art.
Idemitsu Museum of Arts 出光美術館, 東京
The Idemitsu Museum of Arts in the Marunouchi district of Tokyo near Tokyo Station is located in the Teikoku Gekijo (Imperial Theater) building. The museum is located near Tokyo International Forum, Brick Square, Naka-dori and the Babasaki Moat of the Imperial Palace.
The Idemitsu Museum of Arts houses part of the Idemitsu Collection, consisting mainly of calligraphy, ceramics and Japanese art. Other art in the large collection consists of paintings, folding screens (byobu) and wood block prints. The museum opened to the public in 1966. The museum also presents special exhibitions during the year of its own collection.
Religious paintings by French artist Georges Rouault (1871-1958) are on permanent display. The Sherd Room contains fragments of pottery collected from Egypt and parts of Asia. The actual building of the Idemitsu Museum of Arts is above the Imperial Theater on the 9th floor.
Access - Getting There
Idemitsu Museum of Arts (idemitsu-museum.or.jp) 9F, Teigeki Bldg, 3-1-1 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 100-0005 Admission: 1000 yen for adults Hours: 10 am-5 pm; Friday 10 am-7 pm; closed Monday or the next day if Monday is a national holiday. Google map of Idemitsu Museum of Arts The nearest stations to the museum are Tokyo Station and Yurakucho Station. See what's on now at the Idemitsu Museum of Arts.