It has been 33 years since MOA Museum of Art was established in 1982...read more
It has been 33 years since MOA Museum of Art was established in 1982, and we are currently carrying out refurbishment construction to renovate the exhibition space and museum facilities.
The renovation of its lobby area and exhibition galleries are being provided by New Material Research Laboratory, led by world-renowned contemporary artist Hiroshi Sugimoto and architect Tomoyuki Sakakida. Contrary to its name, New Material Research Laboratory is focused on researching materials and techniques used in ancient, medieval, and early modern times, and finding ways to incorporate them in contemporary architecture and pass them down to the future. They will be exploring a myriad of possibilities to design incredible spaces for the MOA Museum of Art. The concepts of MOA Museum of Art are as follows:
The Fundamental Plans of the Museum
We shall aim to become a museum transmitting information of Japanese Art.
We shall promote the development of tourism, art and crafts.
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