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Teachers Week: Admission–free week for teachers

November 12 (Tue.), 2014, to November 23 (Sun.), 2014

A free invitation period is provided for teachers and other staff of elementary schools, Junior high schools, high schools and schools for disabled children. During the period, lectures by curators or educational program coordinator, and art appreciation tours with group discussion are organized.
Dates:Wednesday, November 12, to Sunday, November 23, 9:30 -18:00 (The doors close at 17:30)
Educational guidance + Appreciation tour in a discussion form:
Date:Sunday, November 23,14:30-; Capacity is 10 on a first-come-first-served basis.
*For more information, please visit our homepage available late in October.

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Yasuhiro Suzuki Exhibition “Neighborhood Globe”

Gallery Tour for Parents with Babies

September 3 (Tue.), 2014, to September 5 (Fri.), 2014

The staff will tour the exhibition giving support to those with small children. This tour is designed particularly for pre-school children and their parents.
Dates: Wednesday, September 3 and Friday, September 5; 9:30-10:30 / 11:00-12:00
Capacity: 5 families per session (reservation required)
Fee: Free (included in the admission)
Organized by: Mito Arts Foundation
Support from: Penguin Club, NPO to support parenting
※For reservation, call Contemporary Art Center at 029-227-8120.


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Yasuhiro Suzuki Exhibition “Neighborhood Globe”

Weekend Gallery Talk

August 16 (Tue.), 2014, to October 19 (Sun.), 2014

CAC (Contemporary Art Center) gallery volunteer talkers will lead visitors to explore the exhibition together.

Dates:Saturdays and Sundays between August 16 and October 19
Starts at 14:30 (Gallery talk lasts approximately 40 minutes.)
Fee:Free (included in the admission, reservation unnecessary)
Meeting place:The gallery entrance


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Let’s experience art in summer!

“kodomo korabo rabo 2014”

August 9 (Tue.), 2014, to August 10 (Sun.), 2014

A two-day project will be conducted for elementary and junior high school students on summer vacation and their families to enjoy both art and Art Tower Mito, following the success of the event last year. Workshops, viewing tours and children internship programs are prepared centering around three sections of art, theater drama and music. Participants can participate in any combination of programs as they like.

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High School Students Weeks 2014

March 9 (Tue.), 2014, to April 6 (Sun.), 2014

High School Students Weeks 2013

VenueWorkshop room, Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito

Our annual free admission month to high scholers and others in the same age group. During the month, the café opens in the gallery. Visitors are welcome to use the café and lounge run mostly by high school and college students. A variety of different lecturers will hold workshops related to the ongoing exhibition.

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Darren Almond Second Thoughts

Session! - Gallery Tour with the visually impaired

December 1 (Tue.), 2013

Photo:Jinjin Tei

VenueContemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito

This tour, which is guided by Mr. Kenji Shiratori, who is blind, has been taking place since 2010. Together with blind and partially sighted individuals and people of normal vision, the works of art are made accessible by sharing thoughts about shape and impression with each other. Visitors with normal vision will also make a new experience by seeing art works in a way they never did before. This tour will help to dissolve the sensitive borders between the visually impaired and normally sighted visitors.
Date:Sunday, December 1, 15:00-17:00
Venue:Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito
Capacity:20 (reservation required)
*For reservation, call Contemporary Art Center at 029-227-8120.
*When booking, please let us know if you are visually impaired.


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Darren Almond Second Thoughts

Weekend Gallery Talk

November 30 (Tue.), 2013, to February 2 (Sun.), 2014

VenueContemporary Art Gallery

CAC (Contemporary Art Center) gallery volunteer talkers will lead visitors to explore the exhibition together.

Dates:Saturdays and Sundays between November 30 and February 2
Starts at 14:30 (Gallery talk lasts approximately 40 minutes.)
Fee:Free (included in the admission, reservation unnecessary)
Meeting place:The gallery entrance


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Darren Almond Second Thoughts

Gallery Tour for Parents with Babies

November 29 (Tue.), 2013, to December 3 (Tue.), 2013

This tour is made particularly for pre-school children and their parent/s.

Fee is included in the admission.
For reservation, call the Contemporary Art Center at 029-227-8120.


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Art Bus

October 1 (Tue.), 2013, to October 11 (Fri.), 2013

This project is a combined program of appreciation of the exhibition and workshop for expressing one’s feelings in words, designed for elementary and junior high school children in Mito City. The museum provides a shuttle bus for the transit service of participants. They are divided into small groups, and each group makes a guided tour with trained staff, mostly university students.

Dates:Oct. 1 (Tue.), 2 (Wed.), 3 (Thu.), 9 (Wed.), 10 (Thu.) and 11 (Fri.)
Time:9:30-16:00 with a 90-minute exhibition tour as a rule each day.
Fee:100yen per child. Admission is free for leading teachers.
Organized by:Mito Arts Foundation
Support from:Ibaraki Kotsu Co., Ltd.

*Applications are based on a pre-school as a unit.


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SOYA ASAE “sora iro” (color of the air)

Pre-school Program

September 11 (Tue.), 2013, to September 20 (Fri.), 2013

This project is a combined program of appreciation of the exhibition and production workshop designed for senior-class children of kindergartens and nursery schools in Mito City. For more information, please contact the office.

Dates:Sep. 11 (Wed.), 12 (Thu.), 13 (Fri.), 18 (Wed.), 19 (Thu.) and 20 (Fri.)
*Applications are based on a pre-school as a unit.


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