COVID-19 health and safety protocols
1. When entering the museum
- Please refrain from visiting the museum if you have a fever, feel unwell, or have cold-like symptoms.
- Please use the hand sanitizer available at the reception desk.
- Please take your temperature at the reception desk. If you have a temperature at or above 37.5 ℃, please refrain from entering the museum.
- Please fill out the Contact Information Form when you enter the museum so that we can inform you in case of any new coronavirus infections in the museum.
- If you have a mask with you please wear it. If you do not have one, please use one of the simple makeshift masks we have available.
- Please observe cough etiquette.
In the exhibition rooms
- Please keep an adequate distance (about 2 meters) from other visitors.
- Please refrain from talking in the exhibition rooms and other areas whenever possible to prevent droplet transmission.
- Admission may be restricted in order to avoid congestion in the exhibition rooms. Please note that we may not be able to let you in if the museum is likely to be crowded.
What we do to ensure safety
- Staff members take their temperatures, wear masks, and wash and disinfect their hands regularly.
- We regularly ventilate the building (by using the air-conditioner and opening the entrances to the galleries).
- Doorknobs, handrails, and other high-contact surfaces are disinfected regularly.
- Safety shields have been installed at the reception desk.
- We have footprint markings and other signs on the floor at the reception desk and in the galleries so that visitors can keep an adequate distance.
2. Registration of contact information
In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus infections, we ask that you provide us with your contact information when you enter the museum, either by registering your e-mail address with the Hokkaido Coronavirus Notification System or by filling out a form.
We recommend that you fill out the form in advance and bring it with you when you visit the museum to ensure a smooth entrance.
Registration of contact information 1
Registration of e-mail addresses using the Hokkaido Coronavirus Notification System
Use your phone to scan the QR code posted at the museum when you enter the museum, allowing you to register your e-mail address on the screen that appears.
For more information on the Hokkaido Coronavirus Notification System, please click here.
Registration of contact information 2
Filling out the emergency contact information form.
You can download the form here.
Infection Prevention Measures at the Asahikawa Museum of Art
Avoiding conditions that increase the risk of outbreaks
Small, enclosed spaces with poor ventilation.
We regularly ventilate the building by using the air-conditioner and opening the entrances of the galleries while taking care to keep the artworks in good condition.
People speaking in close proximity
We ask visitors to refrain from talking in the galleries or at events
Inadequate social distancing
We set staggered entry times to avoid congestion in the galleries and at event venues
We are taking extensive measures to prevent infection through droplets and other factors
Ensuring proper cough etiquette (urging visitors to wear masks in crowded places) and taking other necessary steps
- We urge visitors to wear masks, emphasizing the need for mask use and handwashing through posters and other means.
(We ask those who do not have a mask to use a handkerchief or wear a simple makeshift mask and provide them with materials for making one.)
- We warn visitors who are feeling unwell at the reception desk and via notices.
This applies to those who:
・are feeling unwell
・have had a fever or cold-like symptoms within the past two weeks
・have visited areas or countries with widespread infections within the past two weeks
- We require museum staff members to wear masks
Washing and disinfecting hands with soap and sanitizer when entering the building
- We have hand sanitizer at the entrance and in front of each room
- We disinfect doorknobs, handrails, and other high-contact surfaces regularly