EXHIBITIONS

Exhibition

  • 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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  • 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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  • Thematic Exhibition

    Kiyokata’s Summer at Kanazawa-Hakkei

    Kiyokata went to the villa in Kanazawa-Hakkei of Yokohama in the summer. And he did sea bathing and fishing with a family and spent happy time.
    This exhibition introduces the picture which Kiyokata painted beautiful nature of Kanazawa-Hakkei in addition to picture diaries when he stayed in the villa.

    1-16 August, 2018

    【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

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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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