33rd International Symposium on the Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
Restoration of Japanese Paintings
- Advanced Technology and Traditional Techniques -

Date November 12 (Thu.) - 14 (Sat.), 2009
Place Heiseikan Large Auditorium, Tokyo National Museum
Organizer National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo
Statement of Intent

Traditional restoration techniques, which are an intangible cultural property in themselves, for Japanese paintings will be discussed from diverse points of view, including materials and processes. New attempts will be examined and the situation of the restoration of Japanese paintings throughout the world will be studied. It is hoped that by sharing knowledge, the preservation and utilization of Japanese paintings will be promoted.

Participation Procedures

Participants need to register in advance. Registration form can be downloaded from the web site of the Institute. (Microsoft Word / PDF)
Please submit the completed form by mail, fax or e-mail to the secretariat.
The deadline for registration is October 18.

Registration fee

\9,000 (lectures, preprint, proceedings and reception)
----- Students: \3,000 (lectures, preprint and proceedings)
(Please pay at the registration desk.)


Time: November12iThuj, 2009, 18:00 -
Place: Ueno Seiyoken
----- Students attending the reception, please pay \4,000.


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Center for Conservation Science and Restoration Techniques,
National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo

13-43 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8713 Japan
TEL: +81-3-3823-4922, FAX: +81-3-3823-4835
E-mail: symposium2009@tobunken.go.jp