Promotion and Utilization for Japanese Art in American and European Museums

Tuesday 11 November, 2014
1:00pm GMT - 4:30pm GMT

Professor Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere (Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures)

Dr John Carpenter (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Mr Takamasa Saito (Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan)

Mr Hiroyuki Shimatani (Tokyo National Museum, Japan)

Japanese collection symposium poster

About the Symposium

Japanese works of art form an important part of the world’s major museum collections. This symposium explores how key museums in the US, UK and Europe collect, conserve, promote and use cultural artefacts from Japan. Specialists from the UK, US and Japan will discuss challenges on the management of physical objects in addition to the benefits of scholarly network and exchanges.


Admission: Free (booking required)
Language: English (without Japanese interpretation)
For further information, please email
Funded by the Agency for Cultural Affairs

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