National Art Center, Tokyo

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The National Art Center, Tokyo

The National Art Center, Tokyo (国立新美術館, Kokuritsu Shinbijutsukan) or NACT[1] is a museum in Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan.[2]

NACT is a unique art museum. It does not have a permanent collection. Instead, it is large venue for changing art exhibitions. NACT has 14,000 square meters of exhibition space and an Art Library. It also has educational programs.[3]

History[change | change source]

The National Art Center building was completed in May 2006. Kisho Kurokawa was the architect.[4]

The museum opened in 2007.[5]

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References[change | change source]

  1. NACT is an English acronym. NACT stands for "National Art Center, Tokyo".
  2. Nogizaka Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line is nearby.
  3. National Art Center (NACT), About the Center; retrieved 2012-6-27.
  4. NACT, FAQ; retrieved 2012-6-27.
  5. NACT, "5th Anniversary of the National Art Center, Tokyo; 400 Years of European Masterpieces from the State Hermitage Museum", April 25–July 16, 2012; retrieved 2012-6-27.

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Coordinates: 35°39′55″N 139°43′35″E / 35.66528°N 139.72634°E / 35.66528; 139.72634