The University Art Museum - Tokyo University of the Arts, Uenokoen

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#66 of 422 in Museums in Tokyo
Tokyo University of the Arts or Geidai is an art school in Japan. Located in Ueno Park, it also has facilities in Toride, Ibaraki, Yokohama, Kanagawa, and Kitasenju, Adachi, Tokyo. The university owns two halls of residence: one (for both Japanese and international students) in Adachi, Tokyo, and the other (for mainly international students) in Matsudo, Chiba.
The university was formed in 1949 by the merger of the Tokyo School of Fine Arts and the Tokyo Music School, both of which were founded in 1887. Originally male-only, the schools began to admit women in 1946. The graduate school opened in 1963, and began offering doctoral degrees in 1977. After the National University Corporations were formed on April 1, 2004, the school became known as the. On April 1, 2008, the university changed its English name from "Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music" to "Tokyo University of the Arts."
The school has had student exchanges with a number of other art and music institutions such as the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (USA), the Royal Academy of Music (UK), the University of Sydney and Queensland College of Art, Griffith University (Australia), the Korea National University of Arts, and the China Central Academy of Fine Arts.
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  • The University Art museum is located in Ueno Park. I was not planning to visit it but was caught by unforeseen rain and decided to spend some time here and stay dry. There is a permanent exhibition...  more »
  • This place usually holds exhibition of art from all over the world includes sculptures paintings and Japanese art in different fields. Set right in beautiful Ueno Park which will be very nice...  more »
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  • Tokyo art university surrounded by arts museum. I went to check out graduates' work, I think the environment is so great for inspiring students to do exciting works.
  • You can see good places and fine art.

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