Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT)

Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT)

Photo: Kenta Hasegawa.

4-1-1 Miyoshi
Tokyo 135-0022
Hours: Tuesday–Sunday 10am–6pm
T +81 3 5245 1134
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With a collection of over 5,500 works of art and 270,000 book materials, the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo today conducts various projects to grasp the current state of art by actively addressing the latest creative endeavors, both at home and abroad, within a variety of fields. It attempts to meet the needs of wide range of visitors, its various departments collaborating in such areas as the collection of works/reference materials, the presentation of permanent/ temporary exhibitions, education and the maintenance of a comprehensive art library, working in the pursuit and promotion of art that is appropriate to the diversified values of the current age.

The mission

To create culture and communicate an appealing message
–To promote contemporary art both domestically and internationally.
–To preserve and succeed contemporary art to future generations.
–To work in responding to changing values.

To promote contemporary art and cultivate the next generation of artists
–To provide opportunities for viewing remarkable works of art.
–To promote contemporary art and foster art education and aesthetic appreciation in children.
–To provide support and serve as a base for creative activity for up-and-coming young artists.

To achieve an “open museum” that welcomes all visitors
–To become a base for art that promotes barrier-free access and hospitality.
–To become a core presence within the community.

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