The National Art Center, Tokyo

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The National Art Center
国立新美術館
National Art Center Tokyo 2008.jpg
The museum in 2008
Location Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Visitors 2.0 million (2013)[1]
Ranking 20th globally (2013)[1]
Website www.nact.jp

The National Art Center, Tokyo (国立新美術館 Kokuritsu Shin-Bijutsukan?) is a museum in Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan. A joint project of the Agency for Cultural Affairs and the National Museums Independent Administrative Institution, it stands on a site formerly occupied by a research facility of the University of Tokyo.

The museum has an exhibition of 600 pieces, concentrating on 20th-century painting and modern art, for its opening on January 21, 2007. The director is Hideki Hayashida.

The architect for the museum was Kisho Kurokawa. The facility has 47,960 m² of floor space on a 30,000 m² site with four stories above ground and one below. Access is from Nogizaka Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line.

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  1. ^ a b Top 100 Art Museum Attendance, The Art Newspaper, 2014. Retrieved on 13 July 2014.

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Coordinates: 35°39′55″N 139°43′35″E / 35.66528°N 139.72634°E / 35.66528; 139.72634