EXHIBITIONS

Exhibition

  • Thematic Exhibition

    Gleaming in Winter -Biginga and Hagoita

    Kiyokata found out the beauty of winter in scenes of daily life, natural scenery, or events in Year-end and New Year holidays.
    This exhibition shows Kiyokata’s works of winter scenery and decorative Oshie Hagoita (battledore) based on Kiyokata’s work.

    2 December,2022 – 9 January,2023

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

    【Closed】

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  • Thematic Exhibition

    The Transition of the Time from Edo to Tokyo in Kiyokata`s Works

    Born and grown up in Tokyo, Kiyokata had seen changes of the city under rapid modernization with mixed feelings or emotions.
    This exhibition shows Kiyokata’s works of sceneries in Tokyo and customs of the Edo period he was attracted.

    2 December,2022 – 9 January,2023

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

    【Closed】
    Mondays, (except for 9 Jan.),29.Dec.-3.Jan.

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  • Special Exhibition

    Kiyokata in the Taisho Period: Searching for the Expression of His Own

    Around 110 years ago, beginning of the Taisho period, Kaburaki Kiyokata was turning into Japanese style painter from an illustrator. Receiving the highest award of Bunten, the government-run art exhibition in 1915 and producing other great works, he come to fame as a Japanese style painter. However, he had continued to search and develop his own potential of new creation.
    This exhibition shows Kiyokata’s works in the Taisho period to trace his path of seeking new creation.

    22 October – 27 November, 2022

    【Admission】
    Adults ¥450
    Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥220

    【Closed】
    Mondays,15 Nov.

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  • Thematic Exhibition

    From summer to Autumn : Kimono in Kiyokata`s Works

    Various patterns and colors of Kimono in Kiyokata’s works expresses his aesthetics sense. Especially he loved yukata, casual summer kimono, its perfect color combination of indigo and white.
    This exhibition shows Kimono from summer to autumn in his works and cloth for yukata designed by him.

    2 July,2022 – 7 August, 2022
    11 August,2021 – 11 September,2022

    【Admission】
    Adults ¥300
    Elementary and Junior High School Students are free charge

    【Closed】
    Mondays(except for18 Jul.), 19 Jul.

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  • Special Exhibition

    Beauty of Nihonga by Kiyokata and His Contemporary Painters

    Kaburaki Kiyokata had developed his own painting style on the base of guidance of his master Mizuno Toshikata and by study of ukiyo-e. And furthermore, he had been stimulated and encouraged by contemporary painters.
    This exhibition introduces the beauty of nihonga with works of Kiyokata and his contemporary painters.

    21 May – 26 June, 2022

    【Admission】
    Adults ¥450
    Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥220

    【Closed】
    Mondays, 14 Jun.

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  • Special Exhibition

    Beautiful women in Narrative of Kiyokata`s Works

    Kaburaki Kiyokata grew up in a literary and narrative environment: his father, Jono Saigiku was a journalist and a fiction writer, his mother was a play-goer, and his grandmother had been reading out picture book to him. Well versed in literature and play, he had depicted many attractive characters and scenes from kabuki play or novel throughout his career.
    This exhibition shows sensible literary and narrative world by characters in Kiyiokata’s works.

    14 April – 18 May, 2022

    【Admission】
    Adults ¥450
    Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥220

    【Closed】
    Mondays, 2 May

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  • Thematic Exhibition

    Beautiful Women through Kiyokata`s Eyes

    Renown as a painter of beautiful women, Kaburaki Kiyokata had painted thousands of women in his career. Women found in the town, spectators at the theater, female-role players in kabuki and his wife and daughters — he observed closely and carefully their figure, features and movement.
    This exhibition shows Kiyokata’s various paintings and sketches of women with his wife Teru and pupils’ works.

    14 january,2022 – 27 February, 2022

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

    【Closed】
    Mondays

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  • Special Exhibition

    Flowery Women on the Stage in Kiyokata’s Works

    In the Meiji period, common people in downtown Tokyo were familiar with theatrical entertainment as their pastime. Kiyokata also loved the theatre as a child.
    When he was an illustrator, his illustrations and sketches on play magazines was well-received for his sharp observation and pertinent expression.
    This exhibition introduces his works of beautiful flowery women on the stage with works expressed the New Year season.

    2 December,2021 – 19 December, 2021
    22 December,2021 – 10 January,2022

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

    【Closed】
    Mondays(except for10 Jan.), 29 Dec.-3 Jan.

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  • Special Exhibition

    Kiyokata’s Deep Nostalgia for Daily Life in Edo, Tokyo

    2021 marks 60 years since publication of Koshikatanoki which is the most important collected essays by Kiyokata Kaburaki who is also a prominent writer. Koshikatanoki is a compilation of essays and memoir of his boyhood and young adulthood. His description of culture, custom, art world as well as publishing world back then in these essays have been regarded valuable social and cultural references.
    His essays carry the feeling of nostalgia and sorrow for Tokyo in Meiji period and it is reflected in his art works such as Choseki Ankyo that depicts daily lives of the common people around 1887.
    This exhibition will introduce people and views of Tokyo in Meiji period in which the remains of Edo period were still found here and there along with Kiyokata’s essays.

    22 May-27 June, 2021

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

    【Closed】
    Mondays, 8 June

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  • Special Exhibition

    Kiyokata and His Fellows: New Era for Young Painters of Ukiyo-e Descent

    Kiyokata and his fellows launched small art study group Ugō-kai in 1901. They were working hard together to create new art suitable for the new era.
    This special exhibition shows Kiyokata’s early works including Ichiyō Joshi no Haka (Grave of Higuchi Ichiyō) exhibited at the 5th Ugō-kai exhibition, and some works by other painters of Ugō-kai to trace young painters of Ukiyo-e descent by their works and materials.

    15 April-19 May, 2021

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

    【Closed】
    Mondays(except for 3 May)

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