Nara National Museum
|Nara National Museum|
Original Museum Building
The museum acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits a collection of art works and archaeological objects of Japan. In the collection, there is an emphasis on Buddhist art from the Nara area.
History[change | edit source]
NMN was established in 1889 as the Imperial Nara Museum (帝国奈良博物館). The museum held its first exhibition in 1895.
The Museum was renamed the Imperial Household Museum of Nara.
It has been known by its present name since 1952.
Related pages[change | edit source]
- Kyoto National Museum (KNM)
- Kyushu National Museum
- National Art Center, Tokyo (NACT)
- National Museum of Art, Osaka (NMAO)
- National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto (MOMAK)
- National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (MOMAT)
- National Museum of Western Art (NMWA)
- Tokyo National Museum (TNM)
- List of Independent Administrative Institutes in Japan
- List of national museums
References[change | edit source]
- NNM is an English acronym. NNM stands for "Nara National Museum".
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Nara kokuritsu hakubutsukan" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 699.
- IAI National Institutes for Cultural Heritage. (2007). Outline, p. 2 [PDF/p. 5 of 44]. Retrieved 2012-2-7.
- Nara National Museum (NNM), About. Retrieved 2012-2-7.