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Dissemination of Achievements and Information


Public Lecture of the Department of Art Research, Archives and Information Systems

 With the aim of informing the general public of the research on cultural properties conducted at the Institute, the Department holds scholarly lectures. The first such Public Lecture was held in 1966. The 51st lecture will be held this year. Recent lecture series have included “The Dynamics of Interaction between People and Objects” (2006–2010) and “Dialogue with Objects/Images” (2011–2015). The Public Lecture for this fiscal year, which will be held in autumn, will be on the theme of “Pathway from Form, Pathway to Form” that began in 2016. Public Lecture is one element of the Ueno no Yama Art Festival lecture series.

Leaflet for the 50th Public Lecture

Public Lecture of the Department of Intangible Cultural Heritage

 Public Lecture is held every year to present the results of research conducted by the Department of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The 12th Public Lecture will be held in autumn.

Presentation at the 11th Public Lecture

Conference on the Study of Intangible Folk Cultural Properties

 Persons engaged in the administration of the preservation of cultural properties, representatives of preservation groups and researchers meet annually to discuss various issues associated with intangible folk cultural properties. The 12th Conference will be held in autumn.


 当研究所2階の資料閲覧室では、所蔵の図書・雑誌・展覧会図録・写真資料などを閲覧することができます。図書・画像等の資料は、コンピュータによる検索が可能です。明治大正期の貴重雑誌はマイクロフィルム等で閲覧することができます。写真資料は、主題別・ 作家別に分類・配架されています。
開 室:毎週月・水・金曜日10:00 ~ 17:00
    (受付は10:00~ 12:00、13:00~ 16:30)
休 室: 国民の祝日および休日、夏期・年末年始

 In the Library on the second floor of the Institute, visitors can look into books, magazines, exhibition catalogues and photographs. Books and image data are retrievable from computer database. Magazines published in the Meiji and Taisho periods can be perused on microfilm. Photographs are classified according to subject and artist.
Opening hours: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:00 - 17:00
 except public holidays, summer holidays and New Year holidays
 (Reception: 10:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:30)

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