We are temporarily closed due to the global spread of COVID-19. [FOR DETAILS]

“O-U-CHI MUSEUM” (MUSEUM AT HOME PROJECT)


1. Collection Highlights on our twitter

We introduce items from our collection with the hashtag “#StaySafe”.

Our twitter: @ICU_museum

2. Student Gallery Tour on the 115th special exhibition, “Exploring Hidden ICU Collections”

A student gallery tour on the 115th special exhibition, “Exploring Hidden ICU Collections,” is available on the ICU OpenCourseWare.
(This gallery tour was held as a part of the Museum Practice course at ICU’s Curatorial Training Program.)

[DETAILS of the special exhibition]

3. Trailer of “Memories of Ritual Prayer on Miyako Island”

A trailer of spring special exhibition, “Memories of Ritual Prayer on Miyako Island: The Photographs of Uwai Sachiko and Higa Yasuo,” is available on YouTube.

[DETAILS of the special exhibition]

4. Video introducing items from the exhibition, “Birds in Form and Design”

A video introducing items from past special exhibition, “Birds in Form and Design,” is available on YouTube.

5. Movie of the ICU Hachiro Yuasa Memorial Museum

A movie of ICU Hachiro Yuasa Memorial Museum is available on YouTube.

[Japanese Version]

6. Video introducing items from the exhibition, “Japanese Design X - PATTERNS AND MEANINGS”

A video introducing items from past special exhibition, “Japanese Design X - PATTERNS AND MEANINGS,” is available on YouTube.

7. “Memories of Ritual Prayer on Miyako Island” Live Talk Session
8. “Memories of Ritual Prayer on Miyako Island” Gallery Tour Vol.1
9. “Memories of Ritual Prayer on Miyako Island” Gallery Tour Vol.2
10. “Memories of Ritual Prayer on Miyako Island” Gallery Tour Vol.3
11. Video introducing “Taizansō” at ICU

Video introducing “Taizansō” at ICU, which is designated as one of Japan's Registered Tangible Cultural Properties is available on YouTube.

12. Video “Curators at Work: Behind the Scenes of Hosting a Webinar”

The video introduces a behind the scenes of hosting a webinar, the 111th Open Lecture, “Depictions of Disease in the Late Edo Period.”

This video was created as a group project, by students who took “Information and Communication Technologies in Museums” (2020 winter term course). [Link to Youtube]

(English captions are available on YouTube.)

13. 111th Open Lecture “Depictions of Disease in the Late Edo Period”

The video recording of the 111th Open Lecture, “Disease in the Late Edo Period” (lecturer: Dr. M. William Steele), is now available on the ICU OpenCourseWare. In the lecture, depictions of diseases, from measles, cholera to the Coronavirus, were discussed from a historical point of view.

In addition, we have also made available a PDF file of the Q&A, in which Dr. Steele answered later all the questions received from audiences during the Q&A session.


Updates will follow.

Let's visit other museums participating in the “O-U-CHI MUSEUM” (MUSEUM AT HOME PROJECT)

Until schools open, you can enjoy contents of various museums at home! More than 100 Japanese museums are participating!! [DETAILS]