Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for Children’s Fashion by Chihiro: Chihiro Art Museum x Bunka Fashion College

    Children’s Fashion by Chihiro: Chihiro Art Museum x Bunka Fashion College

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Fashion - Talks
    • 2019-03-01 - 2019-05-06

    The children in Chihiro Iwasaki’s picture books dress in colorful and comfortable-looking clothes with modern designs. Iwasaki also produced children’s clothing designs for fashion magazines and style...More »

  • poster for Chihiro Art Museum Collection: Enjoying Picture Book Fashions

    Chihiro Art Museum Collection: Enjoying Picture Book Fashions

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Fashion
    • 2019-03-01 - 2019-05-06

    Setting its sights on fashion, this exhibition takes a look at the refined children’s fashion depicted in artwork from the Chihiro Art Museum Collection, including national costumes and the cultures and...More »

  • poster for Event - Chihiro’s Birthday Celebration

    Event - Chihiro’s Birthday Celebration

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Talks
    • 2018-12-15 - 2018-12-15

    December 15, 2018, marks the 100th year since the birth of painter Chihiro Iwasaki. [Related Events] 1. Picture Book Time (No fee, open participation) Time: 11:00-11:40 2. Gallery Talk (No fee,...More »

  • poster for Chihiro Iwasaki + Yurie Nagashima “To Create, To Bring up as a Mother and Artist”

    Chihiro Iwasaki + Yurie Nagashima “To Create, To Bring up as a Mother and Artist”

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Photography
    • 2018-11-03 - 2019-01-31

    Yurie Nagashima uses insights from family memories and relationships to create artwork that highlights mothers and children, the creativity of women hidden in society’s shadows, and the skills that women...More »

  • poster for Life – The 100th Anniversary of Chihiro Iwasaki’s Birth: Play plapax

    Life – The 100th Anniversary of Chihiro Iwasaki’s Birth: Play plapax

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    • Media: Architecture - Sculpture - Installation - Product - Video and Film - Animation - Media Arts - Sound - Workshops - Talks
    • 2018-07-28 - 2018-10-28

    Throughout 2018, the Tokyo and Azumino branches of the Chihiro Art Museum’s present exhibitions in honor of the 100th anniversary of the birth of the children’s book illustrator Chihiro Iwasaki. The third...More »

  • poster for Chihiro Iwasaki 100: Life Exhibition – Enjoying Fashion spoken words project

    Chihiro Iwasaki 100: Life Exhibition – Enjoying Fashion spoken words project

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    • Media: Illustration - Photography
    • 2018-05-19 - 2018-07-22

    Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo and Azumino are celebrating 100 years since Chihiro Iwasaki’s birth with the “Life” exhibition series for the duration of the year. For its second event, Tokyo will hold the “spoken...More »

  • poster for Shinji Ohmaki “Where the Gaze Falls”

    Shinji Ohmaki “Where the Gaze Falls”

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    • Media: Illustration - Installation
    • 2018-03-01 - 2018-05-12

    Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo and Azumino present “Life,” a yearlong series of exhibitions marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of Chihiro Iwasaki. Tokyo starts off the series with a show by contemporary...More »

  • poster for The 100-Year History of Japanese Picture Books

    The 100-Year History of Japanese Picture Books

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing
    • 2017-11-08 - 2018-01-31

    Delight in the uniquely rich expressiveness of Japanese picture books from the last 100 years. In the 1910s, several Japanese magazines for children, such as “Kodomo no Tomo (The Children’s Companion)”...More »

  • poster for The Poetry of Chihiro: Pictures Like Poems

    The Poetry of Chihiro: Pictures Like Poems

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    • Media: Illustration - Drawing - Talks
    • 2017-08-24 - 2017-11-05

    Known for liking fairy tales that are “short, beautiful, and called to mind a range of images, like poetry does,” Chihiro Iwasaki developed her own unique method of picture book expression through a series...More »

  • poster for The Picture Books of Yosuke Inoue

    The Picture Books of Yosuke Inoue

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration
    • 2017-08-24 - 2017-11-05

    For its third 40th anniversary exhibition, Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo showcases the work of picture book creator, manga artist, and illustrator Yosuke Inoue. Focusing on picture books such as his first publication...More »

  • poster for Takeshi Motai, the Dream Traveler by Yoshitomo Nara

    Takeshi Motai, the Dream Traveler by Yoshitomo Nara

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2017-05-19 - 2017-08-20

    “Residing in day-to-day life, Takeshi Motai’s aesthetic sense is paradoxically sublime. His artwork makes no distinctions between East and West; it is pure spirit.” So says popular contemporary artist...More »

  • poster for 40th Anniversary Exhibition II “Chihiro and Isao Takahata: Welcome Inside Chihiro’s Art”

    40th Anniversary Exhibition II “Chihiro and Isao Takahata: Welcome Inside Chihiro’s Art”

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    • Media: Illustration - Drawing - Workshops - Talks
    • 2017-05-19 - 2017-08-20

    Re-discover the world of illustrator Chihiro Iwasaki though the eyes of leading animator Isao Takahata, a deep admirer of Iwasaki’s work. During the Vietnam War, Iwasaki created the picture book “Senka...More »

  • poster for  Chihiro Art Museum Collection: My Andersen

    Chihiro Art Museum Collection: My Andersen

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing
    • 2017-03-01 - 2017-05-14

    Hans Christian Andersen, known as the father of the modern fairy tale, is an author who wove his dreams and reality into elaborate stories. Fairy tales, which are read across generations and geographical...More »

  • poster for Heart of Denmark: Illustrated Books of Ib Spang Olsen

    Heart of Denmark: Illustrated Books of Ib Spang Olsen

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Animation
    • 2017-03-01 - 2017-05-14

    Ib Spang Olsen is a Danish painter and illustrator of children’s books who received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1972. A selection of the works presented at his retrospective exhibition...More »

  • poster for Suekichi Akabane “The Great Lands of China and Mongolia”

    Suekichi Akabane “The Great Lands of China and Mongolia”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2016-11-09 - 2017-01-15

    The author and illustrator Suekichi Akabane spent 15 years from age 22 in the northeastern part of China (formerly Manchuria). The vast expanses of nature and traditional culture of the place left a deep...More »

  • poster for Kawaii ・ Chihiro

    Kawaii ・ Chihiro

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Workshops
    • 2016-08-11 - 2016-11-06

    Chihiro Iwasaki adored what was kawaii, or cute, and her illustrations reflect this. Long a Japanese cultural aesthetic, kawaii has evolved and taken on many different elements over the ages. In recent...More »

  • poster for “Hiroshi Abe’s Animal Kingdom”

    “Hiroshi Abe’s Animal Kingdom”

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Talks
    • 2016-08-11 - 2016-11-06

    Hiroshi Abe is a picture book artist with a unique career, having spent 25 years as a zookeeper at the Asahiyama Zoo. His experience working with and looking after animals, sometimes at the risk of his...More »

  • poster for Haruki Murakami and Illustrators Exhibition

    Haruki Murakami and Illustrators Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Talks
    • 2016-05-25 - 2016-08-07

    Japan’s leading novelist Haruki Murakami has worked with a range of illustrators in the production of his novels, essays and picture books. This exhibition follows the relation between text and image through...More »

  • poster for Eun Young Cho “Run, Toto!: The Making of a Picture Book”

    Eun Young Cho “Run, Toto!: The Making of a Picture Book”

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Drawing - Prints
    • 2016-03-01 - 2016-05-22

    “Run, Toto!”, the debut picture book of the South Korean artist Eun Young Cho received the prestigious Biennial of Illustration Bratislava Grand Prix in 2011. Set at a horseracing track, this story told...More »

  • poster for All About the Chihiro Art Museum - The World’s First Picture Book Museum

    All About the Chihiro Art Museum - The World’s First Picture Book Museum

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing
    • 2015-10-28 - 2016-01-31

    Having been established in 1977, Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo has led 37 years in celebrating the work of Chihiro Iwasaki and picture book artists around the world, marked here with a special exhibition of...More »

  • poster for Roger Mello “A Travelling Artist”

    Roger Mello “A Travelling Artist”

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2015-08-05 - 2015-10-25

    Known as the first South American to win the Hans Christian Andersen Awards, Roger Mello has continued to incorporate the nature, festivals and social issues of Brazil into his work, creating brilliantly...More »

  • poster for A Map to the Mind of Shinta Cho

    A Map to the Mind of Shinta Cho

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Drawing - Talks
    • 2015-05-27 - 2015-08-02

    Up until his death in 2005 Shinta Cho worked across a myriad of create fields as a manga artist, illustrator, essayist and picture book artist. Amongst his wide range of work it was his humorous, nonsensical...More »

  • poster for Chihiro’s Book Case

    Chihiro’s Book Case

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    • Media: Illustration - Drawing - Talks
    • 2015-05-27 - 2015-08-02

    The restored studio of Chihiro Iwasaki also contains her book collection in its original state, with a wide selection of fairy tales from around the world, poetry collections, literature, art books, plant...More »

  • poster for The Temptation of Saint Kojizukin

    The Temptation of Saint Kojizukin

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2015-03-01 - 2015-05-24

    From original illustrations to large-scale works produced in live painting sessions, this exhibition places a spotlight upon the dynamic energy of the artist Koji Suzuki (also known as Kojizukin).More »

  • poster for Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window - The Picture Book

    Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window - The Picture Book

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2015-03-01 - 2015-05-24

    The story of “Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window” written by Tesuko Kuroyanagi has been transformed into a picture book, retelling the tales of Totto-chan and her constant vigil by the window. ...More »

  • poster for From Yumeji to Chihiro - Pioneers of Children’s Books

    From Yumeji to Chihiro - Pioneers of Children’s Books

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2014-11-06 - 2015-01-31

    From the Taisho period onwards a wave of interest came to focus on children’s education and this began a new flourishing of children’s book culture. This exhibition traces this blossoming though the leading...More »

  • poster for “Chihiro Iwasaki x Taku Sato = ” Exhibition

    “Chihiro Iwasaki x Taku Sato = ” Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Painting
    • 2014-08-06 - 2014-11-03

    Famed for his product design for Lotte and Meiji, his art direction for NHK and his lead role in the program “Design Ah” Taku Sato brings to life a design which draws upon the very essence of things, imbues...More »

  • poster for Chihiro Art Museum Collection - Surprise! Picture Book Aquarium

    Chihiro Art Museum Collection - Surprise! Picture Book Aquarium

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2014-05-21 - 2014-08-03

    Dancing fish, giant deep sea creatures, scales dazzled in a myriad of unseen colors, from seahorses to sharks to whales, Kappa, dragons and mermaids. The sea life becomes a sparkling array of images captured...More »

  • poster for 7 Steps to Becoming Chihiro

    7 Steps to Becoming Chihiro

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2014-05-21 - 2014-08-03

    The seemingly effortlessly drawn images of Chihiro, have in fact been created with highly developed skill and technique and this exhibition introduces the 7 key steps in the production of these cherished...More »

  • poster for “40 Years After Chihiro Iwasaki - Peace and Happiness to the Children of the World”

    “40 Years After Chihiro Iwasaki - Peace and Happiness to the Children of the World”

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2014-03-01 - 2014-05-18

    In 1970 as part of an anti-war exhibition organized in support of the children of Vietnam Chihiro Iwasaki showcased a single poster with the following text “Let the children of Vietnam, the children of...More »

  • poster for Kvĕta Pacovská “Paper Talks”

    Kvĕta Pacovská “Paper Talks”

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2014-03-01 - 2014-05-18

    The work of Czech artist Kvĕta Pacovská is filled with freedom and color, continuing to push the boundaries of the picture book format with her cut outs and pop ups, even at the age of 85. This exhibition...More »

  • poster for Chihiro Iwasaki and Shigeru Hatsuyama “Eternal Child”

    Chihiro Iwasaki and Shigeru Hatsuyama “Eternal Child”

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    • Media: Illustration - Talks
    • 2013-10-30 - 2014-01-31

    Ever since Chihiro Iwasaki encountered Shigeru Hatsuyama’s illustrations in the magazine Kodomo no Kuni (Children’s Land) in her youth, she fell in love with his works, and never ceased to respect him...More »

  • poster for Shigeru Hatsuyama’s Woodcut Printing

    Shigeru Hatsuyama’s Woodcut Printing

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2013-10-30 - 2014-01-31

    Shigeru Hatsuyama, well known as a children’s illustrated, is also renowned for his production of woodcut printing. This exhibition presents a range of his monumental self-drawn, self-carved, and self-printed...More »

  • poster for With Mr. Cho Forever- Shinta Cho’s Children’s Books

    With Mr. Cho Forever- Shinta Cho’s Children’s Books

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-08-07 - 2013-10-27

    Illustrator Shinta Cho, who regrettably passed away in 2005, left a large footprint during the rise of children’s literature in Japan after World War II. This exhibition showcases illustrations for books...More »

  • poster for Chihiro Iwasaki “The Place of Picture Book Making”

    Chihiro Iwasaki “The Place of Picture Book Making”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-08-07 - 2013-10-27

    This exhibition follows the illustration work of Chihiro Iwasaki from the 1960’s picture books such as “The Tears of the Dragon” to her last work “Children in the Flames of War”, filled with prayers for...More »

  • poster for Chihiro Iwasaki “What I Love”

    Chihiro Iwasaki “What I Love”

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing
    • 2013-05-22 - 2013-08-04

    “I truly love the abundant, the beautiful, and the adorable, and I detest anything that tries to destroy them.” —Chihiro Iwasaki Iwasaki experienced war during her childhood, and after WWII and spent...More »

  • poster for From Hand to Hand: Picture Book Authors’ Messages for Children - Remembering 3.11

    From Hand to Hand: Picture Book Authors’ Messages for Children - Remembering 3.11

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing
    • 2013-05-22 - 2013-08-04

    Beginning with a group of Japanese artists active in the field of children’s books, this exhibition was brought together by calling on their network of artists throughout the world to contribute work on...More »

  • poster for Chinese Picture Book Artists

    Chinese Picture Book Artists

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    • Media: Illustration - Drawing
    • 2013-03-01 - 2013-05-19

    Emaki are said to be the origin of Japanese picture books, though these too came from the picture scrolls that were brought from China in the eighth century introducing Chinese scenes and customs in text...More »

  • poster for Iku Dekune Exhibition

    Iku Dekune Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2012-11-14 - 2013-01-31

    Iku Dekune is a noted children's book author who has been living in Prague since 2002. This exhibition showcases original illustrations from 7 of her books inspired by folklore and fairytales. [Image:...More »

  • poster for "Crafts for Children" Exhibition

    "Crafts for Children" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2012-11-14 - 2013-01-31

    This exhibition showcases silverwork, ceramics, dyed and woven fabrics, wooden crafts made especially for children.More »

  • poster for "Chihiro Style" Exhibition

    "Chihiro Style" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2012-11-14 - 2013-01-31

    On display are illustrations by Chihiro and some of her most treasured belongings. [Image: Chihiro Iwasaki, "Girl in Red with Fallen Leaves" (1971)]More »

  • poster for "Chihiro Iwasaki: Children’s Scenes" Exhibition

    "Chihiro Iwasaki: Children’s Scenes" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2012-08-29 - 2012-11-11

    Original illustrations from children's books by Chihiro Iwasaki. [Image: Chihiro Iwasaki, "Green Fantasy" (1972)]More »

  • poster for "Winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration Anthony Browne: I Love Gorillas" Exhibition

    "Winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration Anthony Browne: I Love Gorillas" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2012-08-29 - 2012-11-11

    Anthony Browne, a British illustrator well known for his unique picture books featuring gorillas and chimpanzees, was the recipient of the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration in 2000. In addition...More »

  • poster for "Chihiro, Starting off on a Journey at 27" Exhibition

    "Chihiro, Starting off on a Journey at 27" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Talks
    • 2012-05-23 - 2012-08-26

    Picture book artist Chihiro Iwasaki will feature in a biographical documentary to be released in cinemas this July, and to celebrate, this exhibition looks at the life of the illustrator, who decided on...More »

  • poster for "Chihiro and Yasuo Kagetsu: Gaze of Mother, Gaze of Father" Exhibition

    "Chihiro and Yasuo Kagetsu: Gaze of Mother, Gaze of Father" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2012-03-01 - 2012-05-20

    Chihiro Iwasaki is a well-loved children's book author, while Yasuo Kazuki is a painter who depicted his experiences as a Siberian prisoner of war. This exhibition showcases some 70 works by these two...More »

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