National Institutes for Cultural Heritage

National Institutes for Cultural Heritage — Fiscal 2021

Message [PDF 102KB]


I Organization [PDF 77KB]


Ⅱ Outline of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 796KB]

Ⅲ Projects of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 516KB]

      1 Preservation and Transmission of Tangible Cultural Properties, and Utilization of Cultural Properties to Disseminate Japan’s History and Traditional Culture Nationally and Internationally
      (1) Collection and Preservation of Tangible Cultural Properties, and Transmission of Tangible Cultural Properties to Future Generations
        (Acquisition / Conservation and Restoration)
      (2)Exhibitions
        (Exhibitions / Number of Visitors)
      (3)Education and Outreach Activities
      (4)Research on the Collection, Preservation, and Exhibition of Tangible Cultural Properties (namely fine and applied arts), and Educational Activities
      (5)Contribution to Museum-related Activities in Japan and Abroad
      (6)New Initiatives Concerning the Transmission of Cultural Heritage Through the Promotion of Cultural Properties
      2 Implementing Research and Collaborative Projects for the Protection of Cultural Properties and Overseas Cultural Heritage
      (1)Research Leading to New ldeas
      (2)Basic Research for the Improvement of Research and Development Utilizing Science and Technology
      (3)International Collaboration for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage
      (4)Collecting and Collating Information Relating to Cultural Properties, and Publicizing and Utilizing the Results of Surveys and Research
      (5)Provision of Training for, and Collaboration with, Local Government Authorities in Relation to Cultural Properties
    (6)Cultural Heritage Disaster Risk Management Initiatives
      3 New Projects
      (1) Japan Cultural Expo

Ⅳ Activities of Each Institution

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Ⅴ Reference Materials [PDF 56KB]

  • Directors / Special Advisory Board/ External Evaluation Board
  • Number of Staff / Organizational Chart
  • Budget

Ⅵ Information about Donation and Membership [PDF 965KB]

National Institutes for Cultural Heritage — Fiscal 2007-2020

> Fiscal 2007 – 2020