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"Ancient Greek Art from the Louvre Museum" " June 17-Aug. 20.
The University Art Museum, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music

(03) 5777-8600 (Hello Dial), 12-8 Ueno Koen, Taito-ku; 10-min. walk from Koen Exit, JR Ueno Station. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 1,300 yen. Closed Mon., July 18; open July 17.

"Sakamoto Hanjiro" June 16-July 8.
The Bridgestone Museum of Art, Ishibashi Foundation, (03) 3563-0241, 1-10-1, Kyobashi, Chuo-ku; 5-min. walk from Yaesu Central Exit, JR Tokyo Station. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Sun. till 6 p.m.) 1,000 yen. Closed Mon.

"From Titian to Goya, Masterpieces of the Museo del Prado" till June 30.
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, (03) 3823-6921, 8-36 Ueno Koen, Taito-ku, in Ueno Park, 7-min. walk from JR Ueno Station, Park Exit. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 1,500 yen. Closed Mon.; open May 1.

"Nasca, Wonder of the World -- Messages Etched on the Desert Floor" till June 18.
National Science Museum, (03) 5777-8600 (Hello Dial), 7-20 Ueno Koen, Taito-ku, in Ueno Park; 5-min. walk from JR Ueno Station. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Fri. till 8 p.m.) 1,400 yen. Closed Mon.; open March 20, 27, April 3 and May 1.

"40th Anniversary Exhibition: Masterpieces of the Idemitsu Collection, Part 1" (Japanese and Chinese art) till June 18.
Idemitsu Museum of Arts, (03) 3272-8600, Teikoku Gekijo Bldg. 9F, 3-1-1 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku; 3-min. walk from Hibiya Station, Chiyoda, Hibiya and Mita lines. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 1,000 yen. Closed Mondays.

"Duration / Rupture: Bushiro Mori, Saburo Muraoka, Yayoi Kusama and On Kawara'" (scuptures) till July 30.
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, (03) 5777-8600 (Hello Dial), 3-1 Kitanomaru Koen, Chiyoda-ku; 3-min. walk from Exit 1B, Takebashi Station, Tozai Line. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Fri. till 8 p.m.) 420 yen. Closed Mon., July 18; open July 17.

"From the Museum Ccllection: A History of Modern Crafts" (craft works) till July 2.
Crafts Gallery, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, (03) 5777-8600, 1-1 Kitanomaru Koen, Chiyoda-ku; 8-min. walk from Exit 1b, Takebashi Station, Tozai Line, or 12-min. walk from Exit 2, Kudanshita Station, Tozai, Hanzomon and Toei-Shinjuku lines. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 200 yen. Closed Mon.

"Toru Takemitsu: Visions in Time" till June 18.
Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, (03) 5353- 0756, Tokyo Opera City Tower 3F, 3-20-2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku; 2-min. walk from East Exit, Hatsudai Station Keio New line. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (Fri. & Sat. till 8 p.m.) 1,000 yen. Closed Mon.


"A Passion for Plants: The Shirley Sherwood Collection -- Contemporary Botanical Masterworks" till July 2.
Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Museum of Art, Hello Dial (03) 5777-8600, Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, 42nd floor of Sompo Japan Headquarters Bld. 5-min. walk from JR Shinjuku Station, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Fri. till 8 p.m.) 1,000 yen. Closed Monday.

"Bye-Bye, Nam June Paik" June 10-Oct. 9
The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, 3-7-6 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku; 8-min. walk from Gaienmae Station, Ginza Line. 11 a.m. -7 p.m. (Wed. till 9 p.m.) 1,000 yen. Closed Mon.; open July 17, Sep. 18 and Oct. 9.

"Kosei Tsuji, His Art and Dandyism" till July 2.
Tobacco & Salt Museum, (03) 3476-2041, 1-16-8 Jinnan, Shibuya-ku; 10-min. walk from Hachiko Exit, JR Shibuya Station. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 100 yen. Closed Mon.

"Pompeii: Stories from an Eruption" till July 25.
Bunkamura Museum of Art, Hello Dial (03) 5777-8600, 2-24-1 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, in Tokyu Bunkamura, next to the main Tokyu department store, 5-min. walk from Hachiko Exit, JR Shibuya Station. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (Fri. & Sat. till 9 p.m.), 1,300 yen.

"World Press Photo 2006" June 17-July 30.
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, (03) 3280-0099, 1-13-3 Mita, Meguro-ku, in Yebisu Garden Place; 7-min. walk from JR Ebisu Station. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Thurs. & Fri. till 8 p.m.) 700 yen. Closed Mon., July 18; open July 17.

"Jiro Yoshihara: A Centenary Retrospective" June 13-July 30.
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, (03) 5777-8600 (Hello Dial), 3-1 Kitanomaru Koen, Chiyoda-ku; 3-min. walk from Exit 1B, Takebashi Station, Tozai Line. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Fri. till 8 p.m.) 800 yen. Closed Mon., July 18; open July 17.

"The 30 Years Memorial Retrospective Exhibition of Yajuro Takashima" June 10-July 17.
Mitaka City Gallery of Art, (0422) 79-0033, Coral 5F, 3-35-1 Shimo-Renjaku, Mitaka-shi; 1-min. walk from South Exit, JR Mitaka Station. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 600 yen. Closed Mon.; open July 17.

"Tabaimo: Yoroyoron" June 3-Aug. 27.
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, (03) 3445-0651, 4-7-25, Kita-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku; 15-min. walk from Takanawa Exit; JR Shinagawa Station. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Wed. till 8 p.m.) 1,000 yen. Closed Mon. and July 18; open July 17 and holidays.

"Japanese Sword Masterpieces from the Seikado Collection: A Thousand Year Tradition" June 3-July 23.
Seikado Bunko Art Museum, (03) 3700-0007, 2-23-1 Okamoto, Setagaya-ku; bus ride from Futako-Tamagawa Station, Tokyu Denentoshi and Oimachi lines, for Setagaya Museum, get off at Seikado Bunko. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 800 yen. Closed Mon., July 18; open July 17.

"Duration / Rupture: Bushiro Mori, Saburo Muraoka, Yayoi Kusama and On Kawara" May 30-July 30.
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, (03) 5777-8600 (Hello Dial), 3-1 Kitanomaru Koen, Chiyoda-ku; 3-min. walk from Exit 1B, Takebashi Station, Tozai Line. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Fri. till 8 p.m.) 420 yen. Closed Mon.; open July 17, closed the following day.

"The Da Vinci Code Museum" till June 23.
Mori Arts Center Gallery, (03) 5777-8600 (Hello Dial), Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 52F, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku; 10-min. walk from Roppongi Station, Hibiya Line, or 5-min. walk from Azabu-Juban Station, Toei-Oedo Line. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. 1,500 yen.

"Mimmo Jodice: Mito Mediterraneo" till June 25.
Instituto Italiano di Cultura, Tokyo, (03) 3264-6011, 2-1-30 Kudan-Minami, Chiyoda-ku; 10-min. walk from Exit 2, Kudanshita Station, Tozai, Hanzomon and Toei-Shinjuku lines. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Admission free. Closed Sat., Sun.

"40th Anniversary Exhibition: Masterpieces of the Idemitsu Collection, Part 1" till June 18.
Idemitsu Museum of Arts, (03) 3272-8600, 3-1-1 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku, 9th floor of Teikoku Gekijo Bldg.; 3-min. walk from Hibiya Station, Chiyoda, Hibiya and Mita lines. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 1,000 yen. Closed Mon. and May 24-26.

"The Scandinavian Stylish Design: The Arabia Ware in Finland" till June 18.
Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, (03) 3443-0201, 5-21-9 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, 5-min. walk from Shirokanedai Station, Mita & Nanboku lines, Exit 1. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 1,000 yen. Closed 2nd & 4th Wed. of every month.

"Collection of the Foundation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain" till July 2.
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, (03) 5245-4111, Metropolitan Kiba Park, 4-1-1 Miyoshi, Koto-ku, 15-min. walk from Exit 3, Kiba Station, Tozai line. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 1,000 yen. Closed Mon.; open May 1.

"Fumiaki Fukita: Woodcut Print Exhibition" till June 25.
Setagaya Art Museum, Hello Dial (03) 5777-8600, 1-2 Kinuta Koen, Setagaya-ku; in Kinuta Park, take bus for Shibuya from Seijo-Gakuen Station. 7-min walk from Kinuta-cho bus stop. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 800 yen. Closed Mon.

"Summer Breeze -- Featuring Dufy" June 6-Aug. 26.
Kamakura Otani Memorial Art Museum, (0467) 22-3801, 1-1-20 Sasuke, Kamakura-shi; 10-min. walk from West Exit, Kamakura Station, JR Yokosuka Line or Enoshima Railway. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 700 yen. Closed Sun. and Mon.; open holidays and closed the following Tue.

'Isamu Noguchi -- Connecting the World through Sculpture" till June 25.
Yokohama Museum of Art, (045) 221-0300, 3-4-1 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama City, 10-min. walk from Sakuragicho Station, near Landmark Tower. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Fri. till 8 p.m.) 1,100 yen. Closed Thurs. and May 8; Open May 4.

"Picasso: Five Themes" till Sept. 17.
Pola Museum of Art, (0460) 4-2111, 1285, Kozukayama, Sengokuhara, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, 13-min. by sightseeing shuttle bus from Gora Station, the Hakone Tozan Railway. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 1,800 yen. Open all week.

SHIZUOKA

"Hiroshi Sugito: April Song" (paintings) till June 27.
The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, (055) 989-8787, 347-1 Clematis-no-Oka, Nagaizumi-cho, Shizuoka-shi; Bus ride from North Exit JR Mishima Station, Tokaido Line. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 1,200 yen. Closed Wed.; open holidays, closed the following day.


SAITAMA

"John and Yoko's Love & Peace Activities 1968-1970" (objects, manuscripts) till June 31.
John Lennon Museum, (048) 601-0009, Saitama Super Arena, 8 Shintoshin, Chuo-ku, Saitama-shi; 3-min. walk from JR Saitama-Shintoshin Station, Keihin-Tohoku and Takasaki lines. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 1,500 yen. Closed Tuedays.

"Thinking about our Lives: Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Junior High School Students" June 17-July 30.
Itami City Museum of Art, (072) 772-7447, 2-5-20 Miyanomae, Itami-shi, Hyogo-ken; 9-min. walk from Itami Station, JR and Hankyu lines. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 500 yen. Closed Mon. and July 18; open July 17.

"Spotlight on Postwar Art" till July 2.
Osaka City Museum of Modern Art, Shinsaibashi Temporary Exhibition Space, (06) 6208-9096, Idemitsu Nagahori Bldg. 13F, 3-4-26 Minami-Senba, Osaka-shi; 3-min. walk from Shinsaibashi Station, Midosuji and Nagahori-Tsurumi-Ryokuchi lines, or from Nagahoribashi Station, Sakaisuji and Nagahori-Tsurumi-Ryokuchi lines. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 500 yen. Closed Wed.

"Marc Chagall -- Voyages en Amourie " till June 25.
Suntory Museum, Osaka, (06) 6577-0001, 1-5-10 Kaigan-dori, Osaka-shi; 5-min. walk from Osaka-ko Station, Chuo Line, near Kaiyukan Aquarium; 10:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; 1,000 yen. Closed Mon.

"Centennial Celebration of Chen Chin" June 3-July 23.
Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, (078) 262-0901, 1-1-1 Wakihama Kaigan-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi; 8-min. walk from Iwaya Station, Hanshin Line, or 10-min. walk from Nada Station. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Fri. & Sat., till 8 p.m.) 1,200 yen. Closed Mon. and July 18; open July 17.

"Keiji Uematsu, The Garden of Time" June 10-July 30.
Otani Memorial Art Museum, Nishinomiya City, (0798) 33-0164, 4-38 Nakahama-cho, Nishinomiya-shi, Hyogo-ken; 6-min. walk from Koroen Station, Hanshin Line, or from Shukugawa Station, Hankyu Line. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 500 yen. Closed Wed.

"Masters of Impressionism and Western Painting: From the Tokyo Fuji Art Museum Collection" till July 17.
Museum of Kyoto, (075) 222-0888, Sanjo Takakura, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi; 3-min. walk from Karasuma Oike Station, Tozai and Karasuma lines. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 1,000 yen. Closed Mon.; open July 17.

"Tsuguharu Foujita: 120th Anniversary of His Birth" till July 23.
National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, (075) 761-4111, Okazaki Enshoji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi; 5-min. walk from Higashiyama Station, Tozai Line. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 1,300 yen. Closed Mon., July 18; open July 17.

"A Life Devoted to Collecting Traditional Arts: Fine Works from the Ritsumeikan Fujii Eikan Collection" June 3-July 2.
Hosomi Museum, (075) 752-5555, 6-3 Saishoji-cho, Okazaki, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi; 10-min. walk from Higashiyama Station, Tozai Line, on Nijo Street. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 1,000 yen. Closed Mon.

"Wonderland of Picture Book Illustrators" June 3-July 2.
Museum Eki Kyoto, (075) 352-1111, Isetan department store 7F; in JR Kyoto Station. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 600 yen.

"New Acquisitions" May 31-July 2.
Kyoto National Museum, (075) 541-1151, 527 Chaya-machi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi; 7-min. walk from Shichijo Station, Keihan Line. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 420 yen. Closed Mon.

"Glass Works by Shizuho Funaki" till Aug. 27.
Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum, (075) 957-3123, 5-3 Koaza-Zenihara, Aza-Oyamazaki, Oyamazaki-cho, Kyoto-fu; 10-min. walk from Oyamazaki Station, Hankyu Line, or JR Yamazaki Station; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 700 yen. Closed Mon. and July 18; open July 17.

SHIMANE

"Appreciating Japanese Paintings: Let's Compare!" (nihonga) till Aug. 30.
Adachi Museum of Art, (0854) 28-7111, 320 Furukawa-cho, Yasugi-shi, Shimane-ken; a free shuttle bus from Yasugi Station. 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 2,200 yen.


OTHER AREAS

"Nara Craftsmanship: Decorative Arts from the Edo Period to the Present" till July 9.
Nara National Museum, (0742) 22-7771, 50 Nobori Oji-cho, Nara-shi; 15-min. walk from Nara Station, Kintetsu Line, in Nara Park. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (Fri. till 7 p.m.) 420 yen. Closed Mon.

From the Collection of Meito Art Museum" June 13-July 30.
Shohaku Art Museum, (0742) 41-6666, 2-1-4 Tomigaoka, Nara-shi; take a bus from Gakuen Mae Station on the Nara Station Kintetsu Line, and get off at Obuchibashi (Shohaku Bijutsukan Mae). 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 1,000 yen. Closed Mon., July 18; open July 17.

"Masterpieces of Choson Ceramics -- White Porcelain and Punchong Ware from the Horim Museum" till June 25.
Sagawa Art Museum, (077) 585-7800, 2891 Kitagawa, Mizuho-cho, Moriyama-shi, Shiga-ken; take a bus from Moriyama Station on the Biwako Line or from Katada Station on the Kosei Line, and get off at Sagawa Bijutsujan Mae. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 1,200 yen.

"New York '60s: Photographs of Shigeru Izumi" May 27-June 25.
Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, (077) 543-2111, 1740-1 Minami Ogaya-cho, Seta, Otsu-shi, Shiga-ken; take a bus for Shiga Idai from Seta Station, get off at Bunka Zone Mae bus stop. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 800 yen. Closed Mon.

"Human Form in Clay -- The Minds Eye" till June 25.
Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Shiga, (0748) 83-0909, 2188-7 Chokushi, Shigaraki-cho, Shiga-ken; 8-min. bus ride from Shigaraki Station, Shigaraki Kogen Line. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 700 yen. Closed Mon.; open May 1.

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