Summer Night Museum 2019

Summer Night Museum 2019

Summer Night Museum 2019

 

Summer Night Museum 2019 will be held at five venues: the newly renovated Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, and Tokyo Photographic Art Museum.

Between July 18 and August 30, the museums will stay open until 9 PM on Friday evenings (also Thursdays at the Tokyo Photographic Art Museum), and each museum will feature discounted admission as well as events including mini-concerts. Please refer to information from each museum for details.

Participating Museums / Schedules

Other Museum / Schedule 【Special Night Opening】

Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum Opening hours extended until 20:30 on the weekend of August 3–4, 2019
  • Last Admission until 30 minutes before closing time.
  • The contents of events and benefits are subject to change, so please check the website of each facility for details.

Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum(Tel:03-3626-9974)

Official website

The History of Sport in Japan -From the Edo Period to the Tokyo Olympics

[1F Special Exhibition Gallery]
July 6(Sat) – August 25(Sun), 2019

Official website

Extended opening hours Opening hours extended until 21:00
July 19, 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23

Permanent Exhibition Gallery

Official website

Extended opening hours Opening hours extended until 21:00
July 19, 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Admission discount After 17:00 on the Fridays of July 19, 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.
Adults: ¥480 / Seniors (65 and over): ¥240 / Students: free
* Students are asked to show their student IDs. People aged 65 or over are asked to show ID/document that proves their age.
Feature Exhibition

Exhibition of Excavations in the Japanese Archipelago 2019
[5F Permanent Exhibition Gallery]
June 1 (Sat) – July 21 (Sun)

Official website

Opening hours extended until 21:00
July 19
* Included in admission to the Permanent Exhibition Gallery

Tales of the Creatures: Animals and Daily Life in Edo-Tokyo
[5F Permanent Exhibition Gallery]
August 6 (Tue) – September 23 (Mon)

Official website

Opening hours extended until 21:00
August 9, 16, 23, 30
* Included in admission to the Permanent Exhibition Gallery

FUROSHIKI TOKYO
[5F Permanent Exhibition Gallery]
July 23 (Tue) – August 25 (Sun)

Official website

Opening hours extended until 21:00
July 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23
* Included in admission to the Permanent Exhibition Gallery

“Sunflower Variety Show” (Himawari Yose) – Edo-Tokyo Museum Variety Show –

[Held in 5F Permanent Exhibition Gallery, except on August 2 in the 1F Small Hall]

Official website

Details 【Kaidan】Rakugo storytellers perfom Japanese Ghost story “Kaidan”.
July 19, 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Each day 18:30-19:15
* Included in admission to the Permanent Exhibition Gallery
* Japanese language only

Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum(Tel:03-3443-0201)

Official website

Interior Decorating in 1933:

Architectural Materials and People at the Former Prince Asaka Residence

July 20 (Sat) – September 23 (Mon)

Official website

Extended opening hours Opening hours extended until 21:00
July 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Admission discount After 17:00 on the Fridays of July 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Adults: ¥720 / Seniors (65 and over): ¥360 / Students: free

* Tickets for exhibitions also include admission to garden.
* Students are asked to show their student IDs. People aged 65 or over are asked to show ID/document that proves their age.
Events

Gallery Talk
[Main Building, Annex]
July 26 (Fri), August 9 (Fri), 2019
Each day 18:30-19:00
* Admission is free, but a ticket for the exhibition is required
* Japanese language only

Extended opening hours Opening hours extended until 21:00
July 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Admission discount After 17:00 on the Fridays of July 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Adults: ¥160 / Seniors (65 and over): ¥80 / Students: free

* Tickets for exhibitions also include admission to garden.
* Students are asked to show their student IDs. People aged 65 or over are asked to show ID/document that proves their age.

Geigeki Wind Orchestra Academy Mini Concert

(Produced by Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre)

[Annex Gallery 2]

Details

August 23 (Fri), 2019
19:00–19:45
【Saxophone quartet】
* Admission is free, but a ticket for the exhibition is required

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum(Tel:03-3823-6921)

Official website

Yasuko Iba, A Way of Seeing

[Gallery A, B, C]

July 20 (Sat) – October 9 (Wed)

Official website

Extended opening hours Opening hours extended until 21:00
July 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Admission discount After 17:00 on the Fridays of July 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Adults: ¥600 / Students: free
* Students are asked to show their student IDs.
Events Gallery Talk
[Gallery A, B, C]
July 26 (Fri), 2019
August 16 (Fri), 2019
19:00-19:30
* Admission is free, but a ticket for the exhibition is required
* Japanese language only
Dialogue Night
[Gallery A, B, C]
August 9, 23, 30 (Fri), 2019
19:00-19:45
* Admission is free, but a ticket for the exhibition is required
* Japanese language only

Mini Concert

(Produced by Tokyo Bunka Kaikan)

[Foyer in front of the Exhibition Room]

Details

Hear the Tokyo Music Competition prize winners!
August 9 (Fri), 2019
17:00–17:20,  18:00–18:20
* Admission is free
【Clarinet and Viola Duo】
Clarinet : István Kohán *1st prize and Audience Award of Wind section at the 11th Tokyo Music Competition
Viola : Rie Paku

Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo(Tel: 03-5245-4111)

Official website

Now, it’s time to play

July 20 (Sat) – October 20 (Sun)

Official website

Extended opening hours Opening hours extended until 21:00
July 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Admission discount After 17:00 on the Fridays of July 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Adults: ¥960 / Seniors (65 and over): ¥680 / Students: free
* Students are asked to show their student IDs. People aged 65 or over are asked to show ID/document that proves their age.
Events Gallery Talk
[Lecture hall]
August 23 (Fri), 2019
19:00-20:00
* Admission is free
* Japanese language only

MOT Collection Part 2: Pleased to meet you. New Acquisitions in recent years

July 20 (Sat) – October 20 (Sun)

Extended opening hours Opening hours extended until 21:00
July 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Admission discount After 17:00 on the Fridays of July 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Adults: ¥400 / Seniors (65 and over): ¥200 / Students: free
* Students are asked to show their student IDs. People aged 65 or over are asked to show ID/document that proves their age.

MOT Satellite 2019 Wandering, Mapping

August 3 (Sun) – October 20 (Sun)

Official website

Extended opening hours Opening hours extended until 21:00
August 9, 16, 23, 30
※Only exhibitions at Museum of Comtemporary  Art Tokyo 
Events Summer night talk
August 9 (Fri), 2019
August 16 (Fri), 2019
August 30 (Fri), 2019
18:30-20:00
* Admission is free
* Japanese language only

Mini Concert

(Produced by Tokyo Bunka Kaikan)

[Entrance hall]

Details

Hear the Tokyo Music Competition prize winners!
August 9 (Fri), 2019
18:00–18:20
* Admission is free
【Violin Duo】
Violin : Rio Arai *1st prize and Audience Award of String section at the 15h Tokyo Music Competition
Violin : Honoka Kishimoto*1st prize Award of String section at the 8h Tokyo Music Competition

Tokyo Photographic Art Museum(Tel:03-3280-0099)

Official website

TOP Collection
Reading Images: The Stories of Four Places

[3F Exhibition Gallery]

May 14 (Tue) – August 4 (Sun)

Official website

Extended opening hours Opening hours extended until 21:00
July 18, 19, 25, 26; August 1, 2
Admission discount After 17:00 on the Thursdays and Fridays of July 18, 19, 25, 26; August 1, 2.
Adults: ¥400 / Seniors (65 and over): ¥200 / Students: free
* Students are asked to show their student IDs. People aged 65 or over are asked to show ID/document that proves their age.
Events Gallery Talk by Exhibition Curator
[3F Exhibition Gallery]
July 26 (Fri), 2019
18:00-18:40
* Admission is free, but a ticket for the exhibition is required
* Japanese language only

World Press Photo 2019

[B1F Exhibition Gallery]

June 8 (Sat) – August 4 (Sun)

Official website

Extended opening hours Opening hours extended until 21:00
July 18, 19, 25, 26; August 1, 2

Shimada Tadashi: Wild Moments

The World of Beautiful Birds

[2F Exhibition Gallery]

July 23 (Tue) – September 23 (Mon)

Official website

Extended opening hours Opening hours extended until 21:00
July 25, 26; August 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
Admission discount After 17:00 on the Thursdays and Fridays of July 25, 26; August 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
Adults: ¥560 / Seniors (65 and over): ¥400 / Students: free
* Students are asked to show their student IDs. People aged 65 or over are asked to show ID/document that proves their age.
Events Artist Talk by Shimada Tadashi
[2F Exhibition Gallery]
August 2(Fri), 2019
August 16(Fri), 2019
18:00-18:40
* Admission is free, but a ticket for the exhibition is required
* Japanese language only

TOP Collection
Reading Images: The Time of Photography

[3F Exhibition Gallery]

August 10 (Sat) – November 4 (Mon)

Official website

Extended opening hours Opening hours extended until 21:00
August 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
Admission discount After 17:00 on the Thursdays and Fridays of August 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
Adults: ¥400 / Seniors (65 and over): ¥200 / Students: free
* Students are asked to show their student IDs. People aged 65 or over are asked to show ID/document that proves their age.
Events Public Program at the Gallery
[3F Exhibition Gallery]
August 23 (Fri), 2019
18:00-18:40
* Admission is free, but you need a ticket for the exhibition
* Japanese language only

Her Own Way

Female Artists and the Moving Image in Art in Poland:
From 1970s to the Present

[B1F Exhibition Gallery]

August 14 (Wed) – October 14 (Mon)

Official website

Extended opening hours Opening hours extended until 21:00
August 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
Admission discount After 17:00 on the Thursdays and Fridays of August 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
Adults: ¥400 / Seniors (65 and over): ¥200 / Students: free
Events Relay Talk by Exhibited Artists
[1F Studio](Seating Capacity: 50)
August 15 (Thu), 2019
18:00-19:30
* Admission is free, but the numberd tickets will be distributed from 10:00am.
* Japanese language only
Gallery Talk by Exhibition Curator [B1F Exhibition Gallery]
August 30 (Fri), 2019
18:00-18:40
* Admission is free, but a ticket for the exhibition is required
* Japanese language only

Geigeki Wind Orchestra Academy Mini Concert

(Produced by Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre)

[2F Lobby]

Details

August 2 (Fri), 2019
19:00–19:30
【Flute and clarinet duet】

August 9 (Fri), 2019
18:00–18:30
【Saxophone duet】

* Admission is free

Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum(Tel:042-388-3300)

Official website

Downtown Summer Night Breeze:
A Museum Festival [Special Night Opening]

Official website

Extended opening hours Opening hours extended until 20:30
August 3(Sat)-4(Sun), 2019

Collaboration Project