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General service
Are accessible or child-friendly amenities and services available at the NCPI?
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The NCPI is committed to improving service quality by providing a full range of accessible and child-friendly amenities and services, such as accessible restrooms, elevators, and ramps, as well as call-buttons for assistance. Wheelchairs are available on loan from the Information Desk.
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What is the price of admission?
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The admission fee has been waived for the duration of the NCPI’s soft opening.
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What guidelines must be observed when visiting?
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Out of respect for the art works and in order to maintain exhibition safety, please observe the guidelines below to ensure that all visitors have a pleasant viewing experience:
  • Please speak in muted tones and maintain minimum noise levels throughout the NCPI.
  • Please do not touch the exhibited works.
  • Taking photos with an intent to reproduce exhibited works is strictly prohibited. Flash photography is not permitted in the exhibition spaces.
  • Eating, drinking, smoking, or chewing gum or betel nut is prohibited throughout the NCPI.
  • For a schedule of guided tours, or to arrange a special group tour, please refer to Tour or the Information Desk on the first floor.
  • Notetaking by pencil only is permitted in the exhibition areas.
  • Animals, plants, and pets are not allowed (except guide dogs).
  • Dangerous goods are prohibited. A free storage service is available for selfie sticks, tripods, umbrellas, helmets, food and drink, and other items.
  • Wheeled shoes or skateboards, bicycles and hand-propelled tricycles are not permitted.
  • Patrons who are shirtless, in tank tops, flip flogs, slippers, or unkempt clothing will not be admitted.
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Can I take photos?
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Taking photos with an intent to reproduce exhibited works is strictly prohibited. Flash photography and tripods are not permitted in the exhibition spaces. Requests for commercial photography or other specific requirements should be made via Contact Us.
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How should news media apply for access or schedule interviews at the NCPI?
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Members of the media who wish to arrange interviews or news coverage at the NCPI can refer to Media Contact , or call us at +886 2-8978-7040
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How can I learn more about upcoming exhibitions and activities?
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What regular promotional services are available at the NCPI?
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  • Scheduled guided tours or special group tours are available.
  • Education promotion activities will be held in conjunction with on-going exhibitions, research, or center developments. These may include lectures, panels, conferences, workshops, or expert guided tours, as well as special events on weekends and over winter and summer vacation. These ad hoc activities will be announced in advance. Please check on our website for information of up-coming special activities.
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Are there free storage lockers available?
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Free storage lockers are located adjacent to the Information Desk on the first floor. Visitors are reminded to stow selfie sticks, tripods, unretractable umbrellas, food, drink, or other prohibited items for the duration of their visit.
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Why is the ambient temperature so low, and the lighting dimmed at the NCPI?
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Maintaining minimal light exposure, and a humidity- and temperature-controlled environment is necessary for the protection of exhibited artifacts and works in the venue. We suggest bringing extra clothing for warmth during your visit.
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Where can I find more information about the archive collection?
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For additional information on the NCPI’s collection, please see Collections and browse the Collections Highlights and Search Collection sections.
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Where should I direct suggestions or ask questions?
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  • Call us at +886 2-8978-7040, during regular office hours.
  • Leave a message for us via Contact Us.
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Does the NCPI accept donations of photographic works?
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For information on gifts and donations of photographic works to the NCPI, please refer to Call for Photographic Assets and Contact Us.
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Can I use the images on the NCPI website?
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For information on image use and publication authorization, please refer to the “National Center of Photography and Images application procedure for image use and publication authorization” on the Copyright & Use of Content or Contact Us.
Where images from the NCPI website are required for academic research, education promotion, publishing, film and television broadcasting, commercial use, or other purposes (for profit or non-profit) such as participation in inter-scholastic website design competitions, etc., prior image authorization from the NCPI must be obtained, with citation and markings indicating NCPI as the source.
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How can I become a volunteer?
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Anyone over the age of 18 with an interest in photographic art and culture is welcome to join the NCPI team of volunteers. Please refer to Volunteer or the volunteer recruitment page at https://ncopivolunteer.NTMOFA.gov.tw/Volunteer_Join/
Please keep abreast of public announcements for volunteer drives, or leave your email so we may contact you.
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Can I submit a Student Public Service application?
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The NCPI is currently not accepting applications for Student Public Service. Please check back for future announcements.
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Can I apply for an internship at the NCPI?
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The NCPI operates under the auspices of the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts as entrusted by the Ministry of Culture and does not accept internship applications as an independent entity. Public announcements for internship application submissions will be made by the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts.