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Mori Art Museum

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○ Enjoyable
○ Beautiful
△ Relaxing
◎ Unique
△ Japanese

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1: to see art works at exhibitions

Art museum of contemporary art in Roppongi Hills

Mori Art Museum is an art museum of contemporary art at the 53rd floor in Roppongi Hills.

It shows art works that go ahead of the times.

Exhibition rooms with white wall and high ceiling are comfortable space to see art works. Visitors move from the 3rd floor to the 52nd floor by elevator. Then, they move to the entrance of the museum at the 53rd floor by escalator.

"Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal" was held from February 1, 2014 (Saturday) to March 6, 2014 (Tuesday, Substitute Holiday). It was enjoyable to find how attractive pop art is by see his masterpieces including Campbell Soup. In particular, the self-portrait of Andy Warhol was overwhelming. It was impressive to see a wide variety of art works from super stars such as Elvis Presley to endangered animals such as african elephants. It was unique to create different images by changing colors, although the composition of pictures that Marilyn Monroe was drawn is the same. It was interesting to watch television commercial about video tape of TDK.

In case of "Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal,"There was a combo ticket with Roppongi Hills Tokyo City View. It is desirable to check the schedule, considering that it is necessary to go to both places without going out of these places.

It opened in 2003. It is a large private museum at commercial area in Roppongi, Minato City, Tokyo. Its nearest station is Roppongi station.

Event Information

"Exhibition Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN SUNSHOWER: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia 1980s to Now"
from July 5, 2017 (Wednesday) to October 23, 2017 (Monday)
*Due to "Roppongi Art Night 2017", on September 30, 2017 (Saturday), this museum opens until 30:00 (Last Entry: 29:30).

"Leandro Erlich: Seeing and Believing"
from November 18, 2017 (Saturday) to April 1, 2018 (Sunday)

"Japan in Architecture: Genealogies of Its Transformation"
from April 25, 2018 (Wednesday) to September 17, 2018 (Monday, National Holiday)

"Catastrophe and the Power of Art"
from October 6, 2018 (Saturday) to January 20, 2019 (Sunday)

"Roppongi Crossing 2019 (Tentative)"
from February 9, 2019 (Saturday) to May 26, 2019 (Sunday)

Finished Event Information

"Simple Forms: Contemplating Beauty"
from April 25, 2015 (Saturday) to July 5, 2015 (Sunday)
*Due to "Roppongi Art Night 2015", April 25, 2015 (Saturday), this museum opens until 30:00 (Last Entry: 29:30).

"Dinh Q. Lê: Memory for Tomorrow"
from July 25, 2015 (Saturday) to October 12, 2015 (Monday, National Holiday)

"Foster + Partners: Architecture, Urbanism, Innovation"
from January 1, 2016 (Friday, National Holiday) to February 14, 2016 (Sunday)

"Takashi Murakami: The 500 Arhats"
from October 31, 2015 (Saturday) to March 6, 2016 (Sunday)

"Roppongi Crossing 2016: My Body, Your Voice"
from March 26, 2016 (Saturday) to July 10, 2016 (Sunday)

"The Universe and Art -Princess Kaguya, Leonardo da Vinci, teamLab-"
from July 30, 2016 (Saturday) to January 9, 2017 (Monday, National Holiday)
*Due to "Roppongi Art Night 2016", on October 21, 2016 (Friday), this museum opens until 25:00 (Last Entry: 24:30) and on October 22, 2016 (Saturday), this museum opens until 30:00 (Last Entry: 29:30).

"N. S. Harsha: Charming Journey"
from February 4, 2017 (Saturday) to June 11, 2017 (Sunday)

Necessary Time
It is estimated that it is about 2 hours in a regular pace, about 1.5 hours in a fast pace and about 2.5 hours in a slow pace.

Opening Hour
This museum opens from 10:00 to 22: 00 (last entry: 21:30). On Tuesday, it opens from 10:00 to 17:00 (last entry: 16:30). Also, it temporarily changes its opening hour.

Closed Day
This museum is closed during change-of-exhibition period.

Admissions Fee
It is different between exhibitions. For your information, in case of "Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal," it was 1,500-yen for the general public, 1,000-yen for high school and university students, and 500-yen for infants aged 4 and over, elementary school and junior high school students. In case of combo ticket between "Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal" and Roppongi Hills Tokyo City View, It was 2,500-yen for the general public,1,800-yen for high school and university school students, and 800-yen for infants aged 4 and over, elementary school and junior high school students.

Access
It takes about 5 minutes from Roppongi Station on foot.

Nearest Railway Station
◎ Roppongi Station (Tokyo Metro: Hibiya Line)
◎ Roppongi Station (Toei Subway: Oedo Line)
◎ Azabu-Juban Station (Tokyo Metro: Namboku Line)
◎ Azabu-Juban Station (Toei Subway: Oedo Line)
◎ Nogizaka Station (Tokyo Metro: Chiyoda Station)

Fellow Travelers
◎ Alone
◎ With Friends
◎ With Significant Other
◎ With Family
○ With Children

Name in English
Mori Art Museum

Name in Roman Letters
Mori Bijutsukan

Name in Japanese
森美術館
もりびじゅつかん

Address
Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 53F, 6-10-1, Roppongi, Minato City, Tokyo, 106-6153, Japan

Telephone Number
03-5777-8600

URL
http://www.mori.art.museum/eng/index.html

Map

Purpose: Architecture

Purpose: Art

Purpose: Contemporary Art

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