読み込み中...

読み込み中です

Tokyo Venue

 

Please book in advance

  • Online advanced booking is required for all visitors to enter the museum (Ueno district).
  • Please check the NMNS's website for more details.

TitleSpecial Exhibition
“KIGUMI:Revealing the Carpentry Behind the Wood Joint”
Venue National Museum of Nature and Science
7-20 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718
Period October 13, 2021 (Wed) - November 24, 2021 (Wed)
Hours 9:00 – 17:00 (Last admission 16:30)
*Opening days, hours etc. are subject to alteration.
Please check the website before your visit.
ClosedMonday
AdmissionGeneral and university students 630yen
High-school students and younger Free
*Admission to the permanent exhibitions is free to
persons aged 65 or over.
>> more information
OrganizerNational Museum of Nature and Science
Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum
Sponsor Takenaka Corporation

* There is a possibility hands-on exhibits and interactive workshops or events may be canceled.

MOVIE & VR
"Heritage of Kumiko Crafts"
"Kigumi House"
Shihō-sashi
(Quadruple Plug) 1
Shihō-sashi
(Quadruple Plug) 2
Sashimono
(Joinery)
Kumiko
(muntin)
Kintaikyō
Bridge Model 1
Kintaikyō
Bridge Model 2
EVENT
* We may cancel or change the delivery method of events based on the circumstances around novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection statistics. For information on canceling or changing the event, please see this page. For the latest opening information on the National Museum of Nature and Science, please visit the National Museum of Nature and Science website.

〈Film Screening〉Kigumi House

We will be screening a film introducing the techniques of craftspeople featured in this exhibition, including commentary from the filmmaker, Kentaroh Ueda.
* This film has English subtitles. * When booking for this event, please provide all details in English.

Date & Time Sunday 17 October
(1) 10:30–11:15 (Doors open at 10:00),
(2) 13:30–14:15 (Doors open at 13:00)
Commentary Kentaroh Ueda (filmmaker)
Venue Lecture Hall, 2F, Japan Gallery, National Museum of Nature and Science
Capacity 60 people per screening (bookings are required; if the number of applications exceeds capacity, a lottery system will be used to select attendees)
Event fee No additional charge (museum admission fee is required)
Bookings close Sunday 10 October
Booking method To make a booking, please email us the following details.
* To avoid booking failures, please ensure there are no omissions in the requested information.
* Each email is limited to a booking for one person only.
(1) Event name
(2) Preferred session date &/or time
(3) Participant’s name
(4) Participant’s phone number
To make a booking for this event, please email the details above to: kigumi1017fs@dougukan.jp
! Receiving emails
You will receive a confirmation email at the provided email address on whether your booking request has been successful. To prevent the confirmation email from being blocked or moved to your spam folder, please check your settings to ensure you can receive emails ending in ‘@dougukan.jp’.
image

〈Film Screening〉Heritage of Kumiko Crafts

We will be screening a film introducing the techniques of craftspeople featured in this exhibition, including commentary from the filmmaker, Kentaroh Ueda.
* This film has English subtitles. * When booking for this event, please provide all details in English.

Date & Time Sunday 31 October
(1) 11:00–11:45 (Doors open at 10:30),
(2) 14:00–14:45 (Doors open at 13:30)
Commentary Kentaroh Ueda (filmmaker)
Venue Lecture Hall, 2F, Japan Gallery, National Museum of Nature and Science
Capacity 60 people per screening (bookings are required; if the number of applications exceeds capacity, a lottery system will be used to select attendees)
Event fee No additional charge (museum admission fee is required)
Bookings close Sunday 24 October
Booking method To make a booking, please email us the following details.
* To avoid booking failures, please ensure there are no omissions in the requested information.
* Each email is limited to a booking for one person only.
(1) Event name
(2) Preferred session date &/or time
(3) Participant’s name
(4) Participant’s phone number
To make a booking for this event, please email the details above to: kigumi1031fs@dougukan.jp
! Receiving emails
You will receive a confirmation email at the provided email address on whether your booking request has been successful. To prevent the confirmation email from being blocked or moved to your spam folder, please check your settings to ensure you can receive emails ending in ‘@dougukan.jp’.
image

〈Film Screening〉 Fine Woodwork – The Skills of Kenji Suda

We will be screening a craft technique documentary introducing the techniques of Kenji Suda featured in this exhibition. This film is presented by Agency for Cultural Affairs. A rare screening, not to be missed!
* This event is a film screening only-there will be no commentary. * When booking for this event, please provide all details in English.

Date & Time Sunday 14 November
(1) 10:00–10:45 (Doors open at 9:30),
(2) 11:15–12:00 (Doors open at 11:00)
Venue Lecture Hall, 2F, Japan Gallery, National Museum of Nature and Science
Capacity 60 people per screening (bookings are required; if the number of applications exceeds capacity, a lottery system will be used to select attendees)
Event fee No additional charge (museum admission fee is required)
Bookings close Saturday 30 October
Booking method To make a booking, please email us the following details.
* To avoid booking failures, please ensure there are no omissions in the requested information.
* Each email is limited to a booking for one person only.
(1) Event name
(2) Preferred session date &/or time
(3) Participant’s name
(4) Participant’s phone number
To make a booking for this event, please email the details above to: kigumi1114fs@dougukan.jp
! Receiving emails
You will receive a confirmation email at the provided email address on whether your booking request has been successful. To prevent the confirmation email from being blocked or moved to your spam folder, please check your settings to ensure you can receive emails ending in ‘@dougukan.jp’.
image

〈Lecture〉Kigumi - Pursuits in Beauty & Strength

Kenji Suda - a woodworker and individual holder of an Intangible Cultural Property (Living National Treasure) title - will talk about how people have refined the techniques of kigumi throughout the history of woodcrafts in pursuit of beauty and strength.
* We will provide simultaneous interpretation in English, Chinese and Korean. * When booking for this event, please provide all details in English.

Date & Time Sunday 14 November,
13:30–14:15 (Doors open at 13:00)
Venue Lecture Hall, 2F, Japan Gallery, National Museum of Nature and Science
Speaker Kenji Suda (woodcraft artist / Living National Treasure)
Capacity 60 people per screening (bookings are required; if the number of applications exceeds capacity, a lottery system will be used to select attendees)
Event fee No additional charge (museum admission fee is required)
Preferred language English / Chinese / Korean
Bookings close Saturday 30 October
Booking method To make a booking, please email us the following details.
* To avoid booking failures, please ensure there are no omissions in the requested information.
* Each email is limited to a booking for one person only.
(1) Event name
(2) Preferred session date &/or time
(3) Participant’s name
(4) Participant’s phone number
(5) Preferred language
To make a booking for this event, please email the details above to: kigumi1114lec@dougukan.jp
! Receiving emails
You will receive a confirmation email at the provided email address on whether your booking request has been successful. To prevent the confirmation email from being blocked or moved to your spam folder, please check your settings to ensure you can receive emails ending in ‘@dougukan.jp’.
©Hiroaki Fukuda
©Hiroaki Fukuda
ACCESS

・5 min. walk from JR Ueno Station, Park Exit
・10 min. walk from Tokyo Metro Ginza Line/Hibiya Line Ueno Station
・10 min. walk from Keisei Line Keisei Ueno Station
・We have neither parking area for cars nor bicycles.
>> more infomation

INQUIRY

National Museum of Nature and Science
NTT Hellow Dial: (050)5541-8600 (Domestic Calls)
+81-(50)-5541-8600 (International Calls)
7-20 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718

website

leaflet PDF