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Mitsuo Aida Museum

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1: to see art works of Mitsuo Aida

Collaboration between poetry and calligraphy that hit the hearts

If you visit Mitsuo Aida Museum, you can see art works of Mitsuo Aida (1924-1991).

It is an art museum of contemporary art.

Mistuo Aida is an artist who created his own style of art, combining poetry and calligraphy. Substantial message is expressed in his unique style.

Special exhibitions and project exhibitions are held. There are the 1st hall and the 2nd hall.

It opened in 1996 and moved to the B1 floor of Tokyo International Forum in 2003. It is a middle-sized private art museum at commercial area in Marunouchi, Chiyoda City, Tokyo. Its nearest station is Yurakucho station.

Event Information

"Commemorating the 30th Year of the Death of Mitsuo Aida・Mitsuo Aida Museum the 25th Year Anniversary Special Exhibition: What Mitsuo left behind Ⅱ ~67 Years of Life in Pursuit of Happiness~"
from October 5, 2021 (Tuesday) to January 30, 2022 (Sunday)

"The 77th Project Exhibition: Power of Word (Tentative)"
from February 4, 2022 (Friday) to May 29, 2022 (Sunday)

Finished Event Information

"The 59th Project Exhibition: Flowers Just Bloom"
from March 9, 2015 (Tuesday) to June 7, 2015 (Sunday)

"The 60th Project Exhibition: Root of Life"
from June 9, 2015 (Tuesday) to September 13, 2015 (Sunday)

"The 61st Project Exhibition: Now Here Oneself"
from September 15, 2015 (Tuesday) to December 6, 2015 (Sunday)

"New Year Holidays Event"
from January 1, 2016 (Friday, National Holiday) to January 3, 2016 (Sunday)

"Afternoon Small Live"
January 11, 2016 (Monday, National Holiday)

"The 62nd Project Exhibition: When Meeting Words"
from December 8, 2015 (Tuesday) to March 13, 2016 (Sunday)

"Cherry Blossom Festival"
from March 30, 2016 (Wednesday) to April 3, 2016 (Sunday)

"The 63rd Project Exhibition: When Meeting Calligraphy"
from March 15, 2016 (Tuesday) to June 12, 2016 (Sunday)

"Tanabata・When You Wish upon a Star"
from July 2, 2016 (Saturday) to July 7, 2016 (Thursday)

"The 64th Project Exhibition: When Meeting Oneself"
from June 14, 2016 (Tuesday) to September 11, 2016 (Sunday)

"Mitsuo Aida Museum the 20th Year Anniversary Special Exhibition: We are humans after all・The Origin"
from September 13, 2016 (Tuesday) to December 11, 2016 (Sunday)

"New Year Holidays Event 2017"
from January 1, 2017 (Sunday, National Holiday) to January 3, 2017 (Tuesday)

"The 65th Project Exhibition the 20th Year Anniversary Project Part 2: Your Heart"
from December 13, 2016 (Tuesday) to March 12, 2017 (Sunday)

"Cherry Blossom Festival"
from March 29, 2017 (Wednesday) to April 2, 2017 (Sunday)

"The 66th Project Exhibition the 20th Year Anniversary Project Part 3: Even if I can see flowers"
from March 14, 2017 (Tuesday) to June 11, 2017 (Sunday)

"Tanabata・When You Wish upon a Star"
from July 1, 2017 (Saturday) to July 7, 2017 (Friday)

"The 67th Project Exhibition: Summer Vacation Special Feature -Straight Road Earnestly, One Thing Earnestly-"
from June 13, 2017 (Tuesday) to September 10, 2017 (Sunday)

"The 68th Project Exhibition: Birth of Mitsuo -Until One's Word and One's Calligraphy are Created-"
from September 12, 2017 (Tuesday) to December 10, 2017 (Sunday)

"New Year Holidays Event 2018"
from January 1, 2018 (Monday, National Holiday) to January 3, 2018 (Wednesday)

"The 69th Project Exhibition: Mitsuo Aida the Winter Period"
from December 12, 2017 (Tuesday) to March 11, 2018 (Sunday)

"Tibet Festival 2018"
from April 28, 2018 (Saturday) to May 6, 2018 (Sunday)

"The 70th Project Exhibition: Things that tie Word and Writing Brush"
from March 13, 2018 (Tuesday) to June 3, 2018 (Sunday)

"Tanabata・When You Wish upon a Star"
from July 4, 2018 (Wednesday) to July 8, 2018 (Sunday)

"The 71th Project Exhibition: Preciousness of Losing"
from June 5, 2018 (Tuesday) to September 30, 2018 (Sunday)

"The 72th Project Exhibition: Life of Mitsuo"
from October 2, 2018 (Tuesday) to January 27, 2019 (Sunday)

"The 73th Project Exhibition: Literal Power of Mitsuo"
from January 29, 2019 (Tuesday) to May 26, 2019 (Sunday)

"Tanabata・When You Wish upon a Star"
from July 2, 2019 (Tuesday) to July 7, 2019 (Sunday)

"The 95th Anniversary of His Birth Special Exhibition: lifelong study lifelong youth"
from May 28, 2019 (Tuesday) to October 6, 2019 (Sunday)

"The 74th Project Exhibition: New Departure"
from October 8, 2019 (Tuesday) to February 9, 2020 (Sunday)

"The 75th Project Exhibition: Word Power of Mitsuo"
from February 11, 2020 (Tuesday, National Holiday) to September 13, 2020 (Sunday)

"The 76th Project Exhibition: it starts here and now"
from September 18, 2020 (Friday) to March 14, 2021 (Sunday)

"Commemorating the 30th Year of the Death of Mitsuo Aida・Mitsuo Aida Museum the 25th Year Anniversary Special Exhibition: What Mitsuo left behind Ⅰ ~My Word・My Calligraphy~"
from March 19, 2021 (Friday) to June 20, 2021 (Sunday)

Necessary Time
It is estimated that it is about 1.5 hours in a regular pace, about 1 hour in a hurried pace, and about 2 hours in a slow pace.

Opening Hour
This museum opens from 10:00 to 19:00 (last entry: 18:30). It opens from 10:00 to 20:00 (last entry: 19:30) on every Friday

Closed Day
This museum is closed every Monday. In case that Monday is either a national holiday or a substitute holiday, it opens on Monday.

Admissions Fee
It is 800-yen for university students and adults, 500-yen for junior high school and high school students, 200-yen for elementary school students. It is free for infants. It is 600-yen for those aged 70 and over.

It takes about 3 minutes from Yurakucho Station on foot. It is located at B1 in Tokyo International Forum. It is accessible from Tokyo Station and Hibiya Station.

Nearest Railway Station
◎ Yurakucho Station (JR East: Yamanote Line, Keihin-Tohoku Line)
◎ Yurakucho Station (Tokyo Metro: Yurakucho Line)
◎ Nijyubashi Station (Tokyo Metro: Chiyoda Line)
Tokyo Station (Yamanote Line, Keihin-Tohoku Line, Others)
Tokyo Station (JR Tokai: Tokaido Shinkansen)
Tokyo Station (Tokyo Metro: Marunouchi Line)
◎ Hibiya Station (Tokyo Metro: Hibiya Line, Chiyoda Line)
◎ Hibiya Station (Toei Subway: Mita Line)
○ Ginza Station (Tokyo Metro: Hibiya Line, Marunouchi Line, Ginza Line)
○ Kyobashi Station (Tokyo Metro: Ginza Line)

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Name in English
Mitsuo Aida Museum

Name in Roman Letters
Aida Mitsuo Bijutsukan

Name in Japanese

Tokyo International Forum B1, 3-5-1, Marunouchi, Chiyoda City, Tokyo, 100-0005, Japan

Telephone Number



Purpose: Architecture

Purpose: Art

Purpose: Contemporary Art

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