When visiting the museum:
・ Put on a mask before entering.
*If you do not have one, we have masks available for purchase.
・ Use the disinfectant dispensers available throughout the museum to disinfect your hands and fingers.
・ Use our restrooms to wash your hands with soap for at least 20 seconds.
・ Keep your distance from other visitors at all times while inside the museum.
・ Keep your hands to yourself and do not touch the artwork, walls, or other building surfaces.
・ Please refrain from visiting the museum if you are experiencing fever or cold-like symptoms such as cough or sore throat. This also applies to the elderly and those with underlying conditions who may be at higher risk of infection.
・ If you appear unwell, museum staff may ask you to leave the museum for the safety of other visitors.
・ If you would like to visit the museum in groups of 6 or more, please call us in advance at 0176-20-1127. You will be divided into smaller groups to view the museum.
*Precautions for Group Visits to the Towada Art Center
・ We may restrict admission to reduce congestion in the exhibition rooms.
Please note that the following work is closed to help prevent potential contact and splash infection:
Børre Sæthre’s UNTITLED / Dead Snow World Systems
*Some artworks cannot be viewed as originally intended.
・ Installation of disinfectant dispensers
・ Regular ventilation of museum buildings
・ Installation of barrier screens at reception
・ Thorough cleaning of public areas (regular disinfection of high-touch surfaces)
・ Use of face masks by staff
・ Use of gloves by staff
・ Thorough monitoring of staff temperature and physical condition before all shifts
*These precautions were established in accordance with the following guidelines. We also ask all visitors for their cooperation in helping to prevent the spread of infection.
・ Japanese Association of Museums “Guidelines for Preventing the Spread of Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Museums” (Japanese)