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The grand opening of the Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum in Marunouchi on Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Mitsubishi Estate announces the grand opening of the Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum in Marunouchi on Tuesday, April 6, 2010. As its inaugural exhibition, the museum is hosting Manet et le Paris moderne, showcasing 80 works by the great French impressionist Edouard Manet, April 6 through July 25, 2010

About Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum,Tokyo
Location:2-6-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005

Access information:
• Three minutes from Exit 1 at Nijubashimae Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line
• Five minutes from the Marunouchi South Exit at JR Tokyo Station, or the Tokyo
  International Forum Exit at JR Yurakucho Station

Museum hours: Wednesday-Friday: 10:00 a.m. ~ 8:00 p.m.
                          Tuesday, Saturday, Holiday & Sunday: 10:00 a.m. ~ 6:00 p.m.
                         (Last entry 30 minutes prior to closing time)
Closed on Mondays (except on a national holidays, in which case the museum will close the
following day), January 1, and between exhibitions. Admission prices are dependant of on the
exhibition

About “Manet et le Paris moderne”
Edouard Manet (1823-1883) is one of the most important painters in the history of modern art.
He had a great impact on Impressionists and Post Impressionist painters in subsequent years,
and by extension, influenced 20th century artists through various works bursting with modernite.

“Manet et le Paris moderne,” commemorates the opening of the Mitsubishi Ichigokan
Museum,Tokyo and will show Manet’s masterpieces, and at the same time, provide an
opportunity to think over the relations between a modern city and an artist. The exhibits are
introduced with the changing scenes of Paris.

Exhibition dates: Tuesday, April 6 to Sunday, July 25, 2010
Organized by: The Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo, The Yomiuri Shimbun, NHK,
NHK Promotion

For more information website: http://www.marunouchi.com/e/event/manet_10_03.html

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