Temporary Closure: April 10 (Monday) to mid November

The Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum is adding an elevator to the Main Building, as part of efforts to make the museum more barrier-free. During the construction period, the entire museum, including not only the Main Building but also the Annex and the garden, will be closed. We regret the inconvenience but trust that you will look forward to this improvement in our facilities.

Monday, April 10, 2017 to (tentatively) mid November, 2017
During this period, entry to the museum and its grounds, including the garden, is not permitted.

Construction Project
Installation of an elevator for the Main Building.

The details will be posted on our website and other media as soon as the date for the reopening has been set.

2016.12.13news ,exhibition

“Christian Bolntaski” exhibition official catalogue now available at our museum shop.

“Christian Bolntaski Animitas_Les ames qui murmurent” exhibition official
catalogue now available at our museum shop.
In occasion to Christian Boltanski’s first solo exhibition in Tokyo,
“Animitas_Les ames qui muremurent”, from September 22 to December 25,
2016, the official catalogue is published.
Including some site specific works, all the installation images,
photographed by Naoya Hatakeyama, Japanese photographer are in this book
beautifully designed by Shin Sobue.

Photographer: Naoya Hatakeyama
Test: Boltanski’s interview, Yasuo Kobayashi (Philosopher), Ryoko Sekiguchi
(Writer), Akio Seki (Chief curator, TTM), Masako Tanaka (Curator, TTM)
Design: Shin Sobue+cozfish
123 pages
Price: 2500+tax




Update on the Japanese Garden

After a long period of restoration, we are pleased to announce that the work in the Japanese Garden has now been completed. We look forward to welcoming visitors as of Monday, December 5. The admission fee for the garden alone is 100 yen.
The work has improved the accessibility of a section of the paths in the Japanese Garden so that everyone can safely enjoy a stroll in it. For your safety, some sections of the paths in the Japanese Garden are open to visitors only during the following hours:
October to March: 10:00 to 16:30
April: 10:00 to 18:00
Please note that the area of the Garden that adjoins Meguro Avenue is still under restoration and closed to visitors.


2016.10.02news ,exhibition

A collaboration with “agnès b: ANNEX BOOKSTAND”

In occasion to the solo exhibition “les ames qui muremurent” by Christian Boltanski, agnès b. Aoyama shop will open an annex bookstand based on the theme of “le Point d’ironie”.

Furthermore, you will be able to send messages to the artist or give feedback about the exhibition from agnès b.

Le point d’ironie:
“Le point d’ironie” originates from a talk between agnès b., Christian Boltanski and Hans Ulrich Obrist in 1997. It is an art tabloid published in the theme of dispersion. In every issue, the guest artist uses the space to make a special art piece. This art tabloid is published in Paris.