Satomi Kito, Head of Public Relations at the Tokyo National Museum. Photography © Courtesy of Tokyo National Museum
1.What is your museum about and what is your work there?
The Tokyo National Museum is the oldest institution of its kind in Japan. It collects, conserves, and exhibits cultural properties from Asia with a focus on those from Japan.
Job: Head of Public Relations, mainly supervising distributing information of museum’s curatorial activities.
2.How is your museum dealing with the coronavirus crisis?
The museum was temporarily closed when the government declared a state of emergency, but was able to reopen on June 2.