MOMAT Collection: What is Like the Present?

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

poster for MOMAT Collection: What is Like the Present?
[Image: Torao Makino "Sunny Room" (1931)]

Ends Today

*Because of the state-of-emergency declaration, our museum will be closed at 5:00 PM also on Fridays and Saturdays from January 15, 2021 until further notice.

This edition of the MOMAT Collection centers on a special feature titled “What Is Like the Present?”, which unfolds over nine rooms. To consider “the present,” an era defined by the maelstrom of the coronavirus crisis, it has chosen a riddle-like approach with nine solutions in order to consider a century of art history from a variety of perspectives.



from November 03, 2020 to February 23, 2021
Open on 11/23 and 1/11. Closed on 11/24, 12/28-1/1, 1/12.


Adults ¥500; University Students ¥250; High School Students and under, Seniors 65 & Over, Persons with Disability Certificated + 1 Companion free.

Venue Hours

From 10:00 To 17:00
fridays closing at 20:00
Closed on Mondays
Note:Closed on the new year holidays and during changing exhibitions. On a Public Holiday Monday, the museum is open but closed on the following Tuesday.


Address: 3-1 Kitanomaru Koen, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8322
Phone: 03-5777-8600

3 minute walk from exit 1b at Takebashi Station on the Tozai line, 11 minute walk from exit 4 at Kudanshita Station on the Hanzomon and Tozai lines.

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