FEW Kansai October 2022 Meeting

  • 27 Oct 2022
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Zoom


  • Any woman not currently an active member of FEW Kansai

FEW Kansai Monthly Meeting

October 27, 2022 (via Zoom)

Behind the Scenes in a

Japanese Museum


Ayako Takemoto

Japan is the home of a number of museums that have world-class recognition. But for all the fanfare, what really goes on behind the scenes at a museum? What does it take to run a museum and to attract visitors, especially during a pandemic?

Our October speaker, Ayako Takemoto, will help us better understand these questions. She the Deputy Director of 2 private museums in Kyoto and was hired in 2016 to establish the Fukuda Art Museum with little more than a plot of land and a list of artworks. After years of planning, the museum opened just as the pandemic struck dramatically impacting the number of visitors. Join us to learn more about the challenges of running a museum in Japan and about Ayako's continuing efforts to find innovative ways to promote her museums and attract visitors.

We look forward to seeing you on October 27th!

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For more information about the topic and the speaker, please visit the poster on the Monthly Meeting Page. Be sure to register by the deadline.

Nonmembers can pay the event fee by credit card online. 

Date:        Thursday, October 27, 2022

Time:        7:00-9:00 p.m.

Place:       Zoom (Link will be sent about 30 minutes before event start.)

Cost:        FEW members: FREE

                 Nonmembers (women only): ¥1,000

Register:  By October 26, midnight

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