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Date: March 22 (sat), 2014 Doors open: 12:30 – Venue: Room 222, Gakushuin Women’s College Language: Japanese only

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Theme: “The Future of Japanese Art Museums” What kind of vision should Japan's art museums have in a turbulent world? What makes art projects with community involvement so popular? What sort of creative relationships ought museums to foster with local communities, cities and the wider world? A future-oriented discussion.  Panelists: Yukie Kamiya (Chief Curator, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima), Akira Tatehata (President of Kyoto City University of Arts and Director of The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama), Fumio Nanjo (Director of  the Mori Art Museum, Tokyo), and the others to be confirmed.  Moderator: Toshio Shimizu (Art Director, Professor at Gakushuin Women’s College, Tokyo)