EXHIBITIONS

EXHIBITIONS

  • Special Exhibition

    Special Exhibition : Commemorating the 20th Anniversary The Art of Kaburaki Kiyokata

    Celebrating the 20th anniversary of our museum, this special exhibition introduces Kaburaki Kiyokata’s wide range of his creative activities: illustrations, genre paintings, bijin-ga, portraits and shibai-e paintings. 

    20 April – 23 May, 2018

    【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 30 Apr., 1 and 7 May)

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  • Special Exhibition

    Pure and Beautiful-Kiyokata’s Bijin-ga In Commemoration the 140 Years Since Kiyokata’s Birth

    Kaburaki Kiyokata, noted as a “bijin-ga” (paintings of beautiful women) painter, had painted throughout his life finding the beauty in womens’ elegant posture, graceful motions and beautiful kimonos.
    This exhibition traces transition of his expression of beautiful women.

    26 May – 1 July, 2018

    【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, 5 June

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  • Thematic Exhibition

    Portraits and Flowers by Kiyokata with Pleasures of the Seasons

    Kaburaki Kiyokata, a famous bijin-ga (pictures of beautiful women) painter was also good at painting portraits. This exhibition features his portraits and bijin-ga with seasonal flowers.  

    2 March – 15 April, 2018

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  • Thematic Exhibition

    Fantasy and Literature: Relationship between Kiyokata and Novelists

    Kaburaki Kiyokata had loved to read since childhood. And the exchange with famous novelists of his time, such as Izumi Kyōka and Ozaki Kōyō made him grow as a major illustrator. Even after becoming a Japanese style painter, he had painted the works based on a literature again and again. His deep affection for literature had enriched his art. 

    19 January – 25 February, 2018

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  • Thematic Exhibition

    Celebration of the New Year’s Day with Kiyokata’s Works

     The exhibition celebrates the New Year with Kiyokata’s works and hagoita (battledore) with raised cloth pictures made bay Nagai Shūzan.

    8 December, 2017 – 14 January, 2018

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  • Special Exhibition

    Kiyokata’s Deep Affection to the Atmosphere of the Edo, Old Tokyo

     Kiyokata had strong memory in his hometown, downtown area of Tokyo. In this area, even after the opening the country, manners and customs of departed era had remained. The exhibition highlights his works depicting Tokyo in those days.

    28 October – 3 December, 2017

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  • Thematic Exhibition

    Kiyokata’s Art Style “Tabletop Art”

     "Tabletop Art" is an art form proposed by Kaburaki Kiyokata in the Taisho period. It contains scroll paintings, picture books, or printed frontispieces and illustrations: you could enjoying to see a lot of details on your hands or on the tabletop. This exhibition features tebletop art and also shows Kiyokata’s works expressed the autumn.

    2 September – 25 October, 2017
    Hours:9:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:30) Closed on Mondays (except 18 Sep. and 9 Oct.), 19 Sep. and 10 Oct.
    Admission:Adults JPY200 (JPY140) / Elementary and Junior high school students JPY100 (JPY70)
    ※Group discount fee for 20 or more people is shown in parentheses.
    Event:Demonstration of Japanese Style Painting
    13:30-15:30 on 7 and 8 October, 2017 (No Appointment Necessary)
    Demonstrated by Kiyo Hasegawa, Japanese Style Painter

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  • Thematic Exhibition

    The Summer View in Kiyokata’s Works

     This exhibition shows impressive summer scenery in Kiyokata’s works: beautiful women in yukata, calm days in his cottage. The making process of Japanese style paintings is also introduced.

    8 July – 28 August, 2016

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  • Special Exhibition

    The 50th Anniversary of Publishing the Essay
    Zoku Koshikata-no-ki:
    Tracing Kiyokata’s Artistic Life with His Masterpieces

     Kiyokata wrote about his life of the Taisho to Showa period in his autobiographical essay Zoku Koshikata-no-ki published in 1967. Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the essay’s publication, the exhibition introduces his masterpieces of the Taisho to Showa period.

    27 May – 2 July, 2017
    Hours:9:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:30) Closed on Mondays, 6 June
    Admission:Adults JPY300 (JPY210) / Elementary and Junior high school students JPY150 (JPY100)
    ※Group discount fee for 20 or more people is shown in parentheses.

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  • Special Exhibition

    The 45th Anniversary of Kaburaki Kiyokata’s Death: Beauty of Women, Beauty of Nature: Connection with Kanagawa

     Kiyokata had visited Kanagawa many times and fascinated with amazing view of this area.
    The special exhibition is centered on his works representing natural scenery and beautiful women.

    20 April – 24 May, 2017
    Hours:9:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:30) Closed on Mondays, (except for 1 May)
    Admission:Adults JPY300 (JPY210) / Elementary and Junior high school students JPY150 (JPY100)
    ※Group discount fee for 20 or more people is shown in parentheses.

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