The family of Kaburaki kiyokata notifies Kamakura City of intent to make a donation.
The family donates land(955.27 square meters), buildings(214.11 square meters), and artworks to Kamakura City.
A committee to review the basic concepts for a memorial art museum is established. The committee meets six times before deciding on the basic concept.
The committee submits its report on the concept for a memorial art museum.
Plans to use the existing buildings as an art museum are changed due to the poor state of the buildings.
The former home of Kaburaki Kiyokata is dismantled.
Construction is completed. The Kamakura Arts Foundation is entrusted with the management of the museum.
April 17, 1998
Kamakura City Kaburaki Kiyokata Memorial Art Museum opens its doors. A memorial ceremony is held to commemorate the opening.
April 18, 1998
The museum opens to the public. One special exhibition, five exhibitions of works in the museum’s collection(shown until fiscal 1999)
Two special exhibitions, four exhibitions of works in the museum collection(shown until fiscal 2001)
Catalogue of Collections Kaburaki Kiyokata Memorial Art Museum:Works, the first in an annual series, is published. As of this fiscal year, the museum publishes a catalog every year.
One special exhibition, four exhibitions of works in the museum collection
Two special exhibitions, five exhibitions of works in the museum collection
Two special exhibitions, six exhibitions of works in the museum collection(shown untile fiscal 2005)
The Kamakura Arts Foundation administers the museum after the introduction of a public-private partnership. Three special exhibitions, six exhibitions of works in the museum collection(shown until fiscal 2012) Local volunteer staff start support activities.
Start of programs for children(Nihonga workshop)
Set up new library for visitors
Launch curator training and internships
Special collaboration with the Kiyokata Kaburaki Exhibition at the Tenth Anniversary of Museum EKi KYOTO, the 130th Anniversary of the birth of the painter, and the tenth anniversary of the opening of Kamakura City Kaburaki Kiyokata Memorial Art Museum(The Kyoto Shimbun Co.,Ltd., Museum EKi KYOTO)(First traveling exhibition)
Editorial collaboration on kaburaki Kiyokata: yukishi meiji no omokage (in the Bessatu Taiyō series from Heibonsha)
“New Drama and kaburaki Kiyokata’s Paintings of Beauties” a lecture by Namino Kuriko to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the museum
Collaboration with Suntory Museum of Art on the exhibition Kiyokata’s Nostalgia.
Portrait of San’yutei Encho, important cultural property, on display at the special exhibition Kiyokata’s Encounter with San’yutei Encho and His Love of the Stage.
Special collaboration with the Hiratsuka Museum of Art on the Uemura Shōen and Kaburaki Kiyokata exhibition
Three special exhibitions, five exhibitions of works in the museum collection(ongoing) Start to accept interns
Improve the experience of foreign visitors at museums in Kamakura under the support for Art Museums and History Museums Project at the Agency for Cultural Affairs
Collaboration with the Sano Art Museum on the Kaburaki Kiyokata retrospective exhibition
Start Nihonga workshop for the general public
Collaboration with Chiba City Museum of Art on Kaburaki Kiyokata exhibition
Collaboration with Tokyo Bijutsu Co.,Ltd. on Kaburaki Kiyokata: Kiyoku isagiyoku uruwashiku
Collaboration with Woodone Museum of Art on the Kaburaki Kiyokata and Itō Shinsui exhibition
Implement regional development to promote cultural facilities in Kamakura internationally under the Support for Art Museums and History Museums Project at the Agency for Cultural Affairs