Tokyo: Exhibition “The Art of Natural Science in Sweden — Treasures from Uppsala University"

  • Date: 24 April26 August
  • Location: JP Tower Museum INTERMEDIATHEQUE KITTE 2-3F, 2-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 1007003, JAPAN
  • Website
  • Organiser: The University Museum, the University of Tokyo + Gustavianum, Uppsala University Museum
  • Contact person: Uppsala University Alumni Office
  • Utställning

The second of the “Intermediatheque Natural History Series,” this exhibition is a precious opportunity for audiences in Japan to appreciate the heritage of great Swedish scientists: Rudbeck, Linnaeus and Thunberg.

This academic cooperation between the University Museum, the University of Tokyo and Uppsala University, marking the 150th Anniversary of Japan–Sweden diplomatic relations, presents the world of Natural History which bloomed in 18th-century Sweden, as well as its connections with Japan.


[Organizers] The University Museum, the University of Tokyo (UMUT) + Gustavianum, Uppsala University Museum
[Cooperation] Uppsala University Library + Museum of Evolution, Uppsala University + Swedish Linnaeus Society/Linnaeus Museum, Uppsala + National Museums of World Culture/Museum of Ethnography, Stockholm + Botanical Gardens, Koishikawa, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo
[Patronage] Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs
[Support] Märta Christina and Magnus Vahlquist Foundation + Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation + The Swedish Embassy in Tokyo + Grimaldi Industri AB + King Gustaf VI Adolf’s Foundation for Swedish Culture + The Längman Culture Foundation

Please visit the museum website for more information: http://www.intermediatheque.jp/en/schedule/view/id/IMT0163

Tokyo: Exhibition “The Art of Natural Science in Sweden — Treasures from Uppsala University