Suntory Museum of Art サントリー美術館
The huge hall of the Suntory Museum of Art, the Palace Building in Akasaka.
Suntory Museum in Akasaka is dedicated to the art 'crafts presents over three thousand objects.
The purity of a place, the beauty of objects
Suntory Museum of Art was founded in 1961 on the initiative of Keizo Saji, president of the famous whiskey firm of the same name. Today, on this new site, soft lights adorn the galleries. There are sliding walls to suit the different exhibitions. Wood and washi (traditional Japanese paper) create a natural warmth. A decorative starkness magnifies the atmosphere, which matches the Japanese habitat.
The art in life
More than three thousand works of art and craft narrate everyday life in a sensitive prism . Here, some wonders through the ages are displayed, from the fifteenth century to present day. Noh theater costumes, kimonos, fabrics, hairpins and other accessories related to women's fashion, paintings, pottery and porcelain, lacquers... make up this Japanese heritage treasure.