EXHIBITIONS

2020.4-2021.3

  • Thematic Exhibition

    The Golden Age of the Woodblock Print Illustration

    Colorful and elaborate woodblock frontispieces had appeared on the front page of books and magazines from the Meiji period to the early Taisho period. Kaburaki Kiyokata, as a popular illustrator, created many frontispieces and illustrations with carvers and printers in his youth.
    This exhibition shows his beautiful works of woodprints and also works of the pioneers he admired.

    13 March – 11 April, 2021

    【Admission】

    Adults ¥200
    Elementary and Junior High School Students¥100

    【Closed】
    Mondays

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  • Thematic Exhibition

    New Year’s Celebration in the Good Old Days

    Kiyokata had painted so often the New Year’s scenes of the good old days, from the Meiji period to the Showa period.
    This exhibition shows Tamesaruru Hi (Day of Trial) in which Kiyokata depicted the new year event in Nagasaki and other works and materials related to the New Year.

    4 December, 2020-11 January, 2021

    【Admission】

    Adults ¥200
    Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥100

    【Closed】
    Mondays(except for 4 and 11 Jan.), 28 Dec.-3 Jan.

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  • Special Exhibition

    The 120th Anniversary of Sanyūtei Enchō’s Death Mysterious and Beauteous World of Kiyokata and Enchō

    Sanyūtei Enchō, very popular rakugoka (story-teller) in the late Edo period to the Meiji period, was Kiyokata’s father’s friend and also Kiyokata’s benefactor.
    This exhibition sheds light on the relationship of Kiyokata and Enchō, showing a young Kiyokata’s diary on a journey with Enchō and a part of Enchō’s collection of pictures of yurei (ghosts).

    24 October-29 November, 2020

    【Admission】
    Adults ¥300
    Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥150

    【Closed】
    Mondays(except for 23 Nov.), 10 and 24 Nov.

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  • Thematic Exhibition

    KIMONO Fashion, Kiyokata’s Design

    Kiyokata‘s bijin-ga (paintings of beautiful women) attracts us by their KIMONO fashion as well as their feminine gesture or personal beauty. Based on his unflagging study, he painted various KIMONO of the Edo period to the age in which he lived.
    This exhibition shows KIMONO fashion in his works and some KIMONO hand painted by him.

    29 August-20 October, 2020

    【Admission】
    Adults ¥200
    Elementary and Junior High School Students¥100

    【Closed】
    Mondays(except for 21 Sep.), 23 Sep.

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  • Thematic Exhibition

    Precious Memories of Summer at the Cottage Yūshin-an

    Kanazawa in Yokohama had been famous for its beautiful scenery in the Edo period.
    Since he got his cottage there in 1920, Kiyokata had spent calm and peaceful days in summer with his family and pupils.
    This exhibition shows some picture diaries of his summer days at the cottage and Asasuzu, one of his masterpieces depicting beautiful summer morning around the cottage.

    4 July-25 August, 2020

    【Admission】
    Adults ¥200
    Elementary and Junior High School Students are free of charge
    【Closed】
    Mondays (except for 10 Aug.),11 Aug.

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