EXHIBITIONS

EXHIBITIONS

  • Thematic Exhibition

    Wonderful World of Kiyokata’s Woodblock Printing for Books

    Ukiyo-e, color woodblock prints was very popular among common people in the Edo period. The exquisite technique of woodblock printing and its popularity were taken over to the next Meiji period. Around that time, Kiyokata had started his career as an illustrator producing the woodblock printing frontispieces and the book design.
    The exhibition sheds the light on his wonderful works for books and shows the process of making woodblock frontispieces.
     

    29 February – 12 April, 2020

    【Admission】
    Adults ¥200(¥140)
    Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥100(¥70)
    *Group discount fee for 20 or more people is shown in parentheses
    【Closed】
    Mondays

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  • Thematic Exhibition

    Kiyokata’s Fascinating Paintings Inspired by Theatrical Plays

    Kiyokata had loved theatrical plays since his childhood. He could grasp the essentials of the beauty in kabuki plays or kabuki dances and expressed it on his works.
    The exhibition features his fascinating works of theatrical plays including some exhibits showing his close relationship with actors.
     

    17 January – 25 February, 2020

    【Admission】
    Adults ¥200(¥140)
    Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥100(¥70)
    *Group discount fee for 20 or more people is shown in parentheses
    【Closed】
    Mondays(except for 24 Feb.)

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  • Thematic Exhibition

    New Year Celebration by Kiyokata

    Kaburaki Kiyokata enjoyed various events of the New Year with his family and disciples. And he painted the manners and customs seen in the New Year in Japan which almost had been disappeared today. The exhibition shows Kiyokata’s works whose subject is the New Year or New Year season of the good old days.

    6 December,2019 – 13 January,2020

    【Admission】
    Adults ¥200(¥140)
    Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥100(¥70)
    *Group discount fee for 20 or more people is shown in parentheses
    【Closed】
    Mondays(except for 13 Jan.),29 Dec.-3 Jan.

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  • Special Exhibition

    The 80th Anniversary of Izumi Kyōka’s Death : Imaginary World Created by Kiyokata and Kyōka

    Izumi Kyōka (1873-1939), died 80 years ago, is famous for his fantastic and romantic novels. Kiyokata was a keen reader of Kyōka’s novels and provided many illustrations and frontispieces for them. And he also painted Japanese style paintings based on Kyōka’s novels.
    This exhibition features Kiyokata’s narrative works and a close relation with Kyōka.

    26 October – 1 December, 2019

    【Admission】
    Adults ¥300(¥210)
    Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥150(¥100)
    *Group discount fee for 20 or more people is shown in parentheses
    【Closed】
    Mondays,(except for 4 Nov.),5 and 12 Nov.

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  • Thematic Exhibition

    Passing the Beauty from Kiyokata to His Disciples

    Kiyokata had created his painting style by the study of traditional Japanese paintings such as ukiyo-e or Nanga and also the latest manners and customs influenced by western culture in the Meiji period.
    Succeeding Kiyokata’s essence of beauty, his disciples carried out their creating activities in each way.
    This exhibition introduces the interaction of Kiyokata and his disciples with Kiyokata’s bijinga (paintings of beautiful women).

    31 August-22 October, 2019

    【Admission】
    Adults ¥200(¥140)
    Elementary and Junior High School Students¥100(¥70)
    *Group discount fee for 20 or more people is shown in parentheses
    【Closed】
    Mondays(except for 16 and 23 Sep.,14 Oct.), 17 and 24 Sep.,15 Oct.

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  • Thematic Exhibition

    Kiyokata’s Works in His Early Days

    Kiyokata had started his career as an illustrator at 16. And then, he had become aspiring to be a painter. In 1901, he and his fellows formed the painting study group “Ugo-kai.”
    This thematic exhibition introduces Kiyokata’s works in his early days including the frontispieces for books and magazines.

    6 July-25 August, 2019

    【Admission】
    Adults ¥200(¥140)
    Elementary and Junior High School Students are free of charge
    *Group discount fee for 20 or more people is shown in parentheses
    【Closed】
    Mondays (except for 15 Jul. and 12 Aug.),16 Jul. and 13 Aug.

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  • Special Exhibition

    The 180th Anniversary of Sanyūtei Enchō’s Birth: Kiyokata and Enchō, Recalling the Edo Period

    Kiyokata aged 13 was pushed by his father and a famous rakugoka (story-teller) Sanyūtei Enchō to become a painter. Young Kiyokata had learned a great deal from Enchō’s attitude toward his work.
    In this special exhibition, we introduce little-known relationship of Kiyokata and Enchō with Kiyokata’s paintings of theatrical culture.

    25 May – 30 June, 2019

    【Admission】
    Adults ¥300(¥210)
    Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥150(¥100)
    *Group discount fee for 20 or more people is shown in parentheses
    【Closed】
    Mondays, 4 June

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  • Special Exhibition

    Kiyokata and “Kinreisha”, Neo-Japanese Style Paintings around the 1920’s

    “Kinreisha” was the group of promising Japanese style painters including Kaburaki Kiyokata, active from 1916 to 1922. Studying and creating freely, they had been stimulated and influenced each other to create neo-Japanese style paintings.
    This special exhibition introduces Kiyokata’s works around the era of “Kinreisha” and works of other members; Kikkawa Reika, Yūki Somei, Hirafuku Hyakusui and Matsuoka Eikyū

    18 April – 22 May, 2019

    【Admission】
    Adults ¥300(¥210)
    Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥150(¥100)
    *Group discount fee for 20 or more people is shown in parentheses
    【Closed】
    Mondays(Except for 29 Apr., 6 May), 7 May

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  • Thematic Exhibition

    Kiyokata’s Passion for Drawing and Painting

    Kaburaki Kiyokata is well-known as a Bijin-ga (paintings of beautiful women) painter. But he also created various works such as outstanding potraits and paintings of theatrical play.
    This exhibition introduces his various art works from his youth up to his later years.

    2 March – 14 April,2019

    【Admission】
    Adults ¥200(¥140)
    Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥100(¥70)
    *Group discount fee for 20 or more people is shown in parentheses
    【Closed】
    Mondays

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  • Thematic Exhibition

    Graceful Women by Kiyokata

    This exhibition shows the variety of women in Kiyokata’s bijin-ga (pictures of beautiful women): women in prevalent fashion in the Meiji-Taisho period, the female characters in the literature and women in the Edo period as seen in Ukiyoe.

    19 January – 24 February, 2019

    【Admission】
    Adults ¥200(¥140)
    Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥100(¥70)
    *Group discount fee for 20 or more people is shown in parentheses
    【Closed】
    Mondays(except for 11 Feb.), 12 Feb.

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