Tokyo Fuji Art Museum, Hachiōji-shi, Japan

Tokyo Fuji Art Museum (東京富士美術館 Tōkyō Fuji Bijutsukan) was established by Daisaku Ikeda and opened near Sōka University campus in Hachiōji, Tokyo, Japan, in 1983. The new wing was added in 2008. The collection of some thirty thousand works spans the arts and cultures of Japan, Asia, and Europe, and the Museum takes touring exhibitions to other countries.

Tokyo Fuji Art Museum (TFAM) was founded by Daisaku Ikeda in 1983. The TFAM collection is comprised of some 30,000 Japanese, Eastern and Western artworks, ranging from paintings, prints, photography, sculptures, ceramics and lacquer ware to armor, swords and medallions of various periods and cultures. Especially noteworthy is its outstanding collection of Western oil paintings that spans a five-hundred-year period from the Renaissance to the Baroque and postmodernist eras, as well as its exceptional collection of photographic masterpieces. Based on the motto, “A museum creating bridges around the world,” TFAM sponsors exhibitions promoting cultural exchange that bring the finest artistic treasures of the world to Japan. TFAM’s international art exhibitions, for instance, have introduced the Japanese public to masterworks from the world’s most prestigious museums, including the Louvre in Paris and Palace Museum of Beijing, among others.

Today, works from 17 countries and one region have been represented in the 41 International Exchange Exhibitions that our museum have held since 1983, when we opened TFAM with “Masterpieces of French Art,” to “The Palace of Heaven on Earth: Works from the Palace Museum in Beijing” in 2012. At the request of governments and cultural organizations worldwide, moreover, TFAM has loaned Japanese and Eastern art, as well as Western paintings, from our own collection to museums around the world. Starting with the “Eternal Treasures of Japan” exhibit in Paris, we have organized 33 exhibitions of our collected works in 28 cities in 17 countries and one region to date. In recognition for our museum’s contributions to the promotion of cultural exchange in both Japan and abroad, the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs presented TFAM with an official commendation in 1990.

The Tokyo Fuji Art Museum is another initiative of Ikeda’s, together with the Min-On Concert Association, to harness the power of culture for the promotion of peace. Originally established in Shizuoka and now based in Tokyo, the museum has a collection of some 30,000 artworks from various periods and cultures. The museum collaborates with museums around the world to host exhibitions both in Japan and abroad. In 1990, it received an official commendation from the Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs.

The Tokyo Fuji Art Museum was a comprehensive museum established in 1983 by Daisaku Ikeda, president of Soka Gakkai International, and the collection is a collection of paintings, prints, photographs, sculptures and paintings of various countries in Japan, It has about 30,000 works of various genres such as ceramics, lacquerware, weapons, swords, medals, etc. Especially from the Renaissance era through the baroque · rococo · neoclassicalism · romanticism, the oil painting collection which can overlook the flow of Western painting 500 years since the Impressionist · Contemporary, and a collection of photographs that can give an overview of the history of photography from the birth of the photograph to the present age Is the largest feature of the hotel.

As an exhibition activity, we hold a special exhibition on cultural exchanges overseas, both in Japan and overseas, introducing excellent cultures from around the world from a new perspective, with the motto “Museum to tell the world” as a motto. The exhibition brought to Japan from abroad is to introduce the masterpieces of famous museums abroad including the Louvre Museum, which was held in 2012, starting with the “Modern French Paintings Exhibition” which was a memorial exhibition There were 41 exhibitions from 17 countries and 1 region up to the “Temple of the Temple of Beijing and the National Palace Museum of the Beijing”.

In response to requests from governments, cultural institutions etc. of countries around the world, we hold numerous exhibitions based on masterpieces of Japanese art and Western paintings based on the collections of the hotel. Starting with the “Eternal Japanese Honorable Exhibition” held in Paris, we have held 33 exhibitions in 27 countries and 28 cities.

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In this way, the Tokyo Fuji Art Museum actively promotes mutual exchange of cultures both in Japan and abroad, and is expanding the circle of rich international exchange. In 1990 for this activity, I received a high reputation both inside and outside, including receiving the “Foreign Minister’s Award” from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

Collection tour:
We will introduce collections with distinctive features from approximately 30,000 collections of the Tokyo Fuji Art Museum. Please enjoy the collections of the hotel with the slide tour of each selection such as the type of work and theme.

15th – 17th century collection
18th Century Collection
Napoleonic Collection
19th Century Collection
Barbizon School & Impressionism
20th Century Collection
Goya Four Great Edition Art Book
Sculpture Collection
Art Nouveau glass
Orient ceramics collection
Painting until the Edo period
Modern Japanese Painting Collection
Modern Japanese Movie Collection
Ukiyo-e Collection
Book Collection
Lacquerware Collection
Sekkake · Netsuke Collection
Weapons · sword collection
Chinese ceramics collection

Since opening in November 3, 1983, the Tokyo Fuji Art Museum has been promoting cultural exchanges with countries all over the world, with the motto “World Museum Museum”. We will show you a poster on special exhibitions of overseas cultural exchanges held at our hotel. We will continue to introduce the treasures of beauty of the world through various projects and promote cultural exchange.

Since opening, the Tokyo Fuji Art Museum has collected literature materials for exhibition planning and art history research for nearly 30 years. In the future, the hotel will continue to arrange and research the data so that these materials can be used to contribute to the promotion of art museum activities.

We are collecting materials related to a wide variety of collection works and exhibition planning related materials including overseas cultural exchange exhibitions. Especially we strive to collect publication materials on catalogs, academic publications and photograph history of exhibitions held in various places. In addition to precious books such as rare books, classics, and ancient documents, about 10,000 collections donated by art historian Mr. Germain-Bazan have become noteworthy materials. The other number of books currently counts about 40,000 books of books.

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