The Independent Administrative Institution National Museum of Art stands as the nexus of art advancement in Japan, charged with fostering the creation and development of art and culture in Japan, and the cultivation of aesthetic awareness among the Japanese people. Through its member museums—the National Museums of Modern Art in Tokyo and Kyoto, the National Crafts Museum, the National Film Archive of Japan, the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, the National Museum of Art, Osaka, and the National Art Center, Tokyo—the Institution carries out diverse and distinctive activities that fully utilize the unique character of each member museum.
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
National Crafts Museum
“The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
National Film Archive of Japan
The National Museum of Western Art
The National Museum of Art, Osaka
The National Art Center,Tokyo
National Center for Art Research
As the national hub for art promotion in the country, the national museums of art work to enrich society through culture and art. With their collections comprising approximately forty-five thousand art works and eighty thousand films, they attract numerous visitors every year. We are also actively engaged in exhibitions and educational programs to provide opportunities to enjoy and have more access to art. Your support helps us improve our activities and pass on valuable cultural assets to future generations.
Independent Administrative Institution National Museum of Art
National Museum of Art Collections Search (beta version)
This website enables users to cross search the collections and documents contained in the National Museums of Art.
Film Collection Catalog(Only Japanese version available)
The catalog of the Japanese positive films for screening in the collection of the National Film Archive of Japan is searchable by title and name of cast and staff member.
The Union Catalog presenting data on the collections of five member museums is searchable by such data elements as genre, artist name, and title.
Union Catalog at Japan Search
The Japan Search version is searchable by variant character and name written in reverse order.
NFAJ Film Collection Search at Japan Search
The Japan Search version enables you to search for films with English subtitles in addition to searches by name of cast and staff member.