083InstitutionUniversity Art MuseumThe University Art Museum is an educational research institute which collects, stores, and displays art-related resources. Its rich collection ranges from Japanese paintings, oil paintings, wood prints, sculptures, design works, ceramics, musical instruments, to musical resources. The Museum exhibits its collection through the year. Also, there are various exhibitions such as the students exhibition and the faculty members exhibition. Recently, the Museum has exhibited works by the international visiting artists under the university's“ Artists in Residence” program. In February 2007, the University Art Museum was designated as a museum-equivalent facility under the Museum Act.Museum of Horyuji Mural ReproductionsThe Museum of Horyuji Mural Reproductions exhibits exact reproductions of the twelve large and twenty small murals of Horyuji Temple in Nara, painted in the late seventh to the early eighth century and burned in 1949. It took sixteen years in total for the university’s faculty and graduates to reproduce the murals with conditions in which they are not burned yet. The reproductions are open to the public every spring and fall for the promotion of education, research, and local culture. In addition, as a special exhibition, the museum shows reproductions of Japanese historical masterworks: Takamatsuzuka Tumulus Mural; a painting of Sakyamuni Rising from the Golden Con;four portraits at Jingoji, which are traditionally identied with Minamoto Yoritomo, Taira No Shigemori, Fujiwara Mitsuyoshi, and Mongaku; Kusha Mandara at Todaiji;Portrait of Shaka Nyorai at Jingoji; and Eleven-Headed Kannon at Nara National Museum. In February 2007,the Museum of Horyuji Mural Reproductions was designated as a museum-equivalent facility under the Museum Act.Concert HallThe Concert Hall was built for musical education,entrance and graduation ceremonies, and any other events. Especially, the Hall presents the following recitals to develop outstanding musicians.・On-campus concerts・Recitals of compositions・Special lectures・Master’s recitals・Chamber music concerts・Orchestral concertsThe Hall has a seating capacity of 850, and includes an orchestra pit, a recording room, a projection room, and a Kleis pipe organ (from Germany).LibraryAs a facility to assist academic endeavors of students and faculty, the library contains Japanese and foreign art books, music books, musical scores, records, CDs, DVDs, and general educational books and magazines. All these materials can be searched everywhere through the internet and by the computers in library to make the best use of them. Since musical scores, records, CDs, and DVDs can be searched by title, composer’s name, and other keywords, users will nd media of their choice. The articles and journals which are not found by the university's library databases will be searched by specialized databases on music and art.Student Dormitory (for Female Students)In 2010, the“ Sagamine” Student Dormitory (for female students) is established on campus. It has 132 single rooms, 10 practice rooms, and art studios. It is intended for students to devote themselves to studies and learn manners to work well with others through an ordered community life.University Co-opFinanced by the university’s students and faculty, the University Co-op was founded for the cultural and economic improvement of the university life. It operates cafeterias and shops on campus for the benet of its members. All the students of the University are encouraged to join the co-op. Also, students can participate in the management of the co-op, and enrich their university experiences.