Ueno Artist Project 2020: “Experiencing the World of Japanese Contemporary SHO”

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum



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As of its Grand Reopening in 2012, the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum has launched a Public Entry Exhibition “activation program.” Its aim—to build on its history as the birthplace of the Public Entry Exhibition (“Koboten”) and fulfill its active role: “To impart vitality to people’s art activities and deepen their appreciation of art.” Under the program, the museum coordinates with public art groups to hold a wide range of exhibitions, including “TOKYO ‘SHO’” and “Best Selection.” As of 2017, the museum has launched the annual “Ueno Artist Project,” an exhibition showcasing select contemporary artists now active in art groups, with the aim of sharing the fascination of their work. The exhibition is held under different theme each year.
In 2020, the 4th Ueno Artist Project exhibition will feature artists currently active in a calligraphy groups.


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from November 18, 2020 to January 07, 2021
Closed on Dec. 7 (Mon), Dec. 21 (Mon), Dec. 29 (Tues)–Jan. 1 (Sun)


Adults ¥500, 65 & Up ¥300, Students & Younger Free

Venue Hours

From 9:30 To 17:30
Note:Closed on every 1st and 3rd Monday. Closed during the New Year holidays. Closed on Mondays during special exhibition. (Open on public holiday Monday but closed on the following day.)


Address: 8-36 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
Phone: 03-3823-6921 Fax: 03-3823-6920

7 minute walk from the Park exit of JR Ueno Station, 10 minute walk from the Ikenohata exit of Keisei Ueno Station on the Keisei Main line, 10 minute walk from exit 7 at Ueno Station on the Ginza and Hibiya lines.

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