Japanese Studies Reference: Art History: Online Videos

Many museums have a Youtube account through which they release promotional videos, lectures, etc. This page lists sample videos released by such museums. Access to the account of each museum is provided below the video. 

東京国立博物館

The above video clip, "Kimono: Fashioning Identities," features the exhibition hosted by TNM. Exhibition curator gives an overview of the history of kimono to the exhibition's PR ambassador IKKO. With English subtitles.

Click here to see more video clips provided by Tokyo National Museum.

三菱一号館美術館

Click here to see more video clips created by Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum.

京都国立博物館トラりん

Kyoto National Museum's official mascot character "Torarin" introduces the collection held by the Museum. Click here to see more video clips. 

金沢21世紀美術館

Click here to see more videos created by 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa.

根津美術館 Nezumuze

Click here to see more videos created by Nezu Museum.

森美術館Mori Art Museum

Click here to find more videos created by Mori Art Museum.

九州国立博物館特別

Click here to see more video clips created by Kyushu National Museum.

森美術館

Click here to see more videos created by Mori Museum. 

横浜美術館

Click here to see more videos provided by Yokohama Museum of Art.

Victoria & Albert Museum exhibition KIMONO Kyoto to Catwalk

A curator at V&A Museum provides personal tour of their exhibition on kimono. This video is the first of 5 clips.