Kyushu National Museum
|Established||October 16, 2005|
|Location||Dazaifu, Fukuoka, Japan|
The museum acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits a collection of art works and archaeological objects of Japan and East Asia. In the collection, there is an emphasis on the formation of Japanese culture through exchanges with other Asian countries and Kyushu.
History[change | change source]
The museum was the first new national museum in Japan in over 100 years.
In December 2008, the museum was the venue for a trilateral diplomatic meeting between representatives of Japan, China and the Republic of Korea.
Related pages[change | change source]
- Kyoto National Museum
- Nara 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
- List of Independent Administrative Institutes in Japan
- List of national museums
References[change | change source]
- Turp, John. (2007). DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Japan, p. 237.
- IAI National Institutes for Cultural Heritage. (2007). Outline, p. 2 [PDF/p. 5 of 44]; retrieved 2012-2-7.
- Kyushu National Museum, brochure, p. 2; retrieved 2012-2-7.
- Kiyonori Kikutake Architects; retrieved 2012-2-8.
- Kyushu National Museum, leaflet, p. 14; retrieved 2012-2-7.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Kyushu National Museum at Wikimedia Commons