EXHIBITIONS

Past Exhibitions

  • Thematic Exhibition

    Colored Autumn, Colorful Autumn: Beauty in Kiyokata’s Works

    Kiyokata painted beautiful women with sense of seasons. He enjoyed the autumn by hearing insects’ singing, seeing a rag of crowds in clear sky, and smelling the fragrance of chrysanthemums. His style is characterized by fine sense of appreciation of seasons.
    This exhibition shows the works conveying rich poetic sentiment of autumn.

    1 September-17 October, 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(except for 17 and 24 Sep.,8 Oct.), 18 and 25 Sep.,9 Oct.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Thematic Exhibition

    Thematic Exhibition Ⅴ: Modest and Romantic Women Created by Kiyokata

     This exhibition shows Kiyokata’s works which depicting the beauty of women as if it had melted into nature, and frontispieces of women’s appearances with sense of the season which drawn by his smooth brushwork.

    24 February – 16 April, 2017

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  • Thematic Exhibition

    Kiyokata’s Affection for Women in Stories

     Kiyokata loved theater culture whole his life and made many drawings based on the stories of theatrical plays.
    This exhibition shows Shibai-e (drama-themed painting) and frontispieces inspired by Japanese literature.

    19 January – 19 February, 2017

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  • Thematic Exhibition

    The Landscape of New Year’s Day by Kiyokata

     The exhibition celebrates the New Year with Kiyokata’s works and hagoita with raised cloth pictures made by Nagai Shuzan.

    3 December, 2016 – 15 January, 2017

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  • Special Exhibition

    Kiyokata’s Sense of Beauty with the Seasons

     The exhibition highlights Kiyokata’s masterpieces in which he depicted beautiful women with sense of seasons.

    22 October – 27 November, 2016

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