Armed with information gleaned from investigative research on both Eastern and Western cosmetic and aesthetic cultures, POLA aims to bring beauty and culture to the next generation through a variety of activities.
POLA Museum of Art (Hakone)
The POLA Museum of Art, showcasing some 10,000 articles in a collection consisting of Western paintings and makeup instruments centered on a collection of international impressionist works, was designed under the theme of the symbiosis between Hakone窶冱 nature and art. The museum has earned high praise both within Japan and overseas.
POLA Museum Annex
The POLA Museum Annex, located in Ginza, aims to foster the aesthetic senses and sensibilities of a wide range of visitors through art with a variety of plans, from its POLA COLLECTION to contemporary art exhibitions.
POLA Research Institute of Beauty and Culture
Since its establishment in 1976, the POLA Research Institute of Beauty and Culture has engaged in a wide range of research activities involving cosmetics with a focus on cosmetics, women, and aesthetics. This researchﾌｶincluding a study of both Eastern and Western cosmetic history and incorporating a look at the customs, views on beauty, and other era-specific ideasﾌｶaims to provide culturally valuable historical information.
POLA Foundation for the Promotion of Traditional Japanese Culture
In an effort to preserve, inherit, and promote Japan窶冱 intangible traditional culture, which includes excellent traditional craft techniques, traditional culture, folk art, and folk activities, POLA engages in a variety of activities designed to connect Japan窶冱 traditional culture to the future.
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