Expositions

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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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  • Thematic Exhibition

    Wonderful World of Kiyokata’s Woodblock Printing for Books

    Ukiyo-e, color woodblock prints was very popular among common people in the Edo period. The exquisite technique of woodblock printing and its popularity were taken over to the next Meiji period. Around that time, Kiyokata had started his career as an illustrator producing the woodblock printing frontispieces and the book design.
    The exhibition sheds the light on his wonderful works for books and shows the process of making woodblock frontispieces.
     

    29 February – 12 April, 2020

    【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

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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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