Itabashi Art Museum - Past Events

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

  • poster for 2019 Bologna Illustrators Exhibition

    2019 Bologna Illustrators Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2019-06-29 - 2019-08-12

    This exhibition introduces the selected works of one of the most important competitions in picture book illustration held this year for the 53rd time in Italy. In this edition, 2,901 artists from 62 countries...More »

  • poster for Tokyo ⇆ Okinawa: Ikebukuro-Montparnasse and Nishimui Art Village

    Tokyo ⇆ Okinawa: Ikebukuro-Montparnasse and Nishimui Art Village

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    • Media: Painting - Workshops - Talks
    • 2018-02-24 - 2018-04-15

    Ikebukuro, located in the north of Tokyo, was often referred to as Ikebukuro-Montparnasse in the 1930s because of the sheer number of houses that had artist ateliers attached to them. Here, painters such...More »

  • poster for Beautiful Books Can Change the World: The Universe of Tara Books, India

    Beautiful Books Can Change the World: The Universe of Tara Books, India

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    • Media: Illustration - Prints - Product - Crafts - Party - Workshops - Talks
    • 2017-11-25 - 2018-01-08

    Tara Books is an independent publishing house based in Chennai, South India that creates handmade picture books akin to crafted objects. Since its establishment in 1994, it has published a number of titles,...More »

  • poster for Flower-and-bird Paintings of the Edo Period: Selections from the Permanent Collection

    Flower-and-bird Paintings of the Edo Period: Selections from the Permanent Collection

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    • Media: Nihonga - Talks
    • 2017-09-02 - 2017-10-09

    The tradition of bird-and-flower painting, whereby plants and birds can be appreciated and enjoyed by viewers without going outdoors, has been passed down throughout the ages and through various schools....More »

  • 2017 Bologna International Picture Book Illustration Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration
    • 2017-07-01 - 2017-08-13

    The International Picture Book Illustration Exhibition held in Bologna, Italy is a gateway for aspiring children’s book artists. Each year an international jury selects the best works from thousands of...More »

  • poster for Painting Points Fingers / Itabashi Nihonga

    Painting Points Fingers / Itabashi Nihonga

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Nihonga
    • 2017-04-08 - 2017-06-18

    This exhibition spotlights members of the “Ikebukuro Montparnasse” and other Itabashi artists whose works reflected on social conditions in Japan. Displays include paintings portraying the laborers and...More »

  • poster for Nagasaki Prints and Visions of Foreign Lands

    Nagasaki Prints and Visions of Foreign Lands

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2017-02-25 - 2017-03-26

    Prints from the Edo era depicting Nagasaki show a city with the ambience of a city outside Japan. Chinese boats appear and Dutch ships fire celebratory shots as they enter Nagasaki Port. Tables are lined...More »

  • poster for Contemporary Art Festival in Itabashi Art Museum

    Contemporary Art Festival in Itabashi Art Museum

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    • Media: Painting - Nihonga - Prints - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2016-12-03 - 2017-01-09

    Artwork in the theme of “Edo Contemporary” by seven leading contemporary artists. More »

  • poster for Sazae-san’s 70th Birthday Exhibition: The Work of Machiko Hasegawa

    Sazae-san’s 70th Birthday Exhibition: The Work of Machiko Hasegawa

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    • Media: Manga
    • 2016-08-27 - 2016-10-10

    For the 70th anniversary of the popular manga series and TV animation Sazae-san, which debuted 1946, this exhibition features the work of its creator and Japan’s first professional woman manga artist,...More »

  • poster for Painting - A Window Upon an Age 1920s-1950s

    Painting - A Window Upon an Age 1920s-1950s

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2016-04-09 - 2016-06-19

    From the end of Taisho to the 1950s we may observe how painting in Japan came to directly or indirectly reflect the spirit of the age. After the influence of new waves of art from Europe during the Taisho...More »

  • poster for “Kodomo no Tomo” Original Illustrations from the Fujin no Tomo-sha Collection

    “Kodomo no Tomo” Original Illustrations from the Fujin no Tomo-sha Collection

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration
    • 2016-02-20 - 2016-03-27

    A new culture of modernism geared toward children flourished in the Taisho period (1912–26). This climate of freedom produced the children’s picture book magazine “Kodomo no Tomo” (Children’s Companion),...More »

  • poster for Chozaburo Inoue + Teruko Inoue “20th Century Series No.5 - My Wife is the Air, I am the Wind”

    Chozaburo Inoue + Teruko Inoue “20th Century Series No.5 - My Wife is the Air, I am the Wind”

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2015-11-21 - 2015-12-27

    Placing new light upon the pre-war and post-war work of the couple Chozaburo and Teruko Inoue and the relations between them. [Related Events] “Tying Both Ends - Chozaburo and Teruko Inoue” Date:...More »

  • poster for Folding Screens — Selections from the Permanent Collection

    Folding Screens — Selections from the Permanent Collection

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2015-09-19 - 2015-10-18

    The art of the painted screen is one passed down from Silla in the Hakuho era and reached new heights in the Muromachi period, with the expansion of the folded screen, coming to transform a space through...More »

  • poster for Bologna Illustrators Exhibition 2015

    Bologna Illustrators Exhibition 2015

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2015-07-04 - 2015-08-16

    First established in 1967, Bologna Illustrators Exhibition is the largest picture book contest in the world. Now in its 49th edition this year attracted over 3000 submissions from around the world, from...More »

  • poster for Modern Japanese Society and Painting - Representations of War

    Modern Japanese Society and Painting - Representations of War

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2015-04-11 - 2015-06-07

    As Japan comes to mark 70 years since the end of WWII Itabashi Art Museum selects a range of oil paintings, watercolors and sketches centering around events of that time to question how artists have represented...More »

  • 18th Century Edo Painting

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-02-28 - 2015-03-29

    Celebrating the flourshing of art in the 18th century with an exhibition focusing upon the work of Itcho Hanabusa, the Nanpin school and the rise of western style painting with the first public exhibition...More »

  • poster for Iela Mari “A World of Textless Picture Books”

    Iela Mari “A World of Textless Picture Books”

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2014-11-22 - 2015-01-12

    The artist Iela Mari created a series of eight unforgettable picture books in the 1950s–1960s, a period of economic growth during which Milan became the center of Italian design. This exhibition introduces...More »

  • poster for The 20th Century Art Series No. 4 “Exhibition: Suehiro Tanemura”

    The 20th Century Art Series No. 4 “Exhibition: Suehiro Tanemura”

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2014-09-06 - 2014-10-19

    The German literature scholar Suehiro Tanemura helped spark the mannerist movement in Japan with his 1966 co-translation of Gustav René Hocke’s “Die Welt als Labyrinth” (The World as a Labyrinth) with...More »

  • Bologna Illustrators Exhibition 2014

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    • Media: Illustration - Talks
    • 2014-07-05 - 2014-08-17

    Founded in 1967 the annual Bologna Illustrators Exhibition is renowned as the largest picture book illustrators competition in the world and now in its 48th year it received 3000 submissions in 2014, from...More »

  • poster for Burnt Ruins and Paint Brushes - War and Post-War Through the Eyes of Artists

    Burnt Ruins and Paint Brushes - War and Post-War Through the Eyes of Artists

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2014-04-12 - 2014-06-15

    Known as the Ikebukuro Montparnasse, Itabashi has long been a hub for artists especially during the mid 20th century, with the likes of Chozaburo Inoue and Masaaki Terada all gathering upon this district....More »

  • poster for “Hasshin//Itabashi//2013 - Gap Dynamics”

    “Hasshin//Itabashi//2013 - Gap Dynamics”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2013-11-26 - 2014-01-05

    The “Hasshin//Itabashi” series is designed to place a spotlight on artists living and working in Itabashi ward. In this year’s exhibition the artists Tokio Maruyama and Yoshiko Maruyama take on the role...More »

  • poster for Taisei Sato Centennial Retrospective

    Taisei Sato Centennial Retrospective

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-10-05 - 2013-11-10

    Taisei Sato (b. 1913) was born in Fukuchiyama, Kyoto but lived in Tokyo’s Itabashi Ward for half of a century. Sato, who lost both of his parents soon after he was born, was inspired by the nature of his...More »

  • poster for Kano Rules! Revisiting Kano Painting

    Kano Rules! Revisiting Kano Painting

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-08-31 - 2013-09-29

    This exhibition of works from the museum’s collection focuses on paintings from the Kano school. It presents a diverse range of Kano paintings, from those by founder Masanobu Kano to late-Edo period pieces...More »

  • poster for Bologna Illustrators Exhibition of Children’s Books 2013

    Bologna Illustrators Exhibition of Children’s Books 2013

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2013-06-29 - 2013-08-11

    Initiated in 1967, the Bologna Children’s Book Fair is known as the largest picture book illustration competition in the world. In 2013 it received 3147 submissions from 64 countries around the globe,...More »

  • poster for History of Modern Japanese Avant-Garde Painting: 1910s-1940s

    History of Modern Japanese Avant-Garde Painting: 1910s-1940s

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Talks
    • 2013-04-20 - 2013-06-09

    Divided into six sections by periods and trends, this exhibition explores the circumstances behind the birth of avant-garde art in Japan and its post-war resurgence. More »

  • poster for Bustling with Art Other than the Kano School

    Bustling with Art Other than the Kano School

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    • Media: Drawing - Talks
    • 2013-02-23 - 2013-03-23

    The museum is known for its collection of Kano School work from the Edo period but it also possesses many other paintings and artworks, which this exhibition showcases. [Image: Sesson]More »

  • poster for "Ming, Qing" Exhibition

    "Ming, Qing" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2012-12-01 - 2013-01-08

    After the mid-Edo period, Japanese artists were inspired anew by the Ming and Qing artists from China, establishing a true folk art form. Ukiyo-e, in particular, were influenced by Suzhou printmaking....More »

  • "Ward Residents Culture Festival" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics
    • 2012-10-17 - 2012-11-11

    Features calligraphy and artworks by local Itabashi residents, divided into four weekly sessions.More »

  • poster for 2012 Bologna International Children's Book Illustration Exhibition

    2012 Bologna International Children's Book Illustration Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2012-06-30 - 2012-08-12

    The Bologna International Children's Book Fair is the world's largest competition of its kind. On display are works by 72 artists from 19 countries (including 7 Japanese) chosen for inclusion, as well...More »

  • poster for "Kobikicho Kano: the highest ranking of the Tokugawa official painters" Exhibition

    "Kobikicho Kano: the highest ranking of the Tokugawa official painters" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2012-04-07 - 2012-05-06

    This exhibition showcases folding screens and hanging scrolls from the Itabashi Art Museum collection by the highest ranking Tokugawa official painters, tracing the development of the Kano school of painting....More »

  • poster for Mitsumasa Anno Exhibition

    Mitsumasa Anno Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2012-02-25 - 2012-03-25

    Mitsumasa Anno is a painter, essayist and children's book author born in 1926. This exhibition looks back on his 40 year output as a children's book author, featuring original illustrations from some of...More »

  • poster for "Ikebukuro Montparnasse" Exhibition

    "Ikebukuro Montparnasse" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2011-11-19 - 2012-01-09

    Christened by the poet and essayist Hideo Koguma, the "Ikebukuro Montparnasse" was a community of artists, poets, critics, and theater people who carved out a small artistic commune near Ikebukuro station...More »

  • poster for Citizens' Culture Festival

    Citizens' Culture Festival

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics
    • 2011-10-19 - 2011-11-13

    Artworks and calligraphy by residents of Itabashi Ward.More »

  • poster for "Edo Culture Series No. 27" Exhibition

    "Edo Culture Series No. 27" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2011-09-03 - 2011-10-10

    This 27th installment in a series of exhibitions on Edo period culture is based on the theme of Edo period realism. On display are various life drawings and sketches, large maps and other works that hint...More »

  • poster for 2011 Bologna International Picture Book Illustration Exhibition

    2011 Bologna International Picture Book Illustration Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2011-07-02 - 2011-08-14

    The International Picture Book Illustration Exhibition held in Bologna, Italy is the world's largest fair of its kind. This year saw submissions from 2836 illustrators from 58 countries, and 76 artists...More »

  • poster for "War and Japanese Modern Art: Masaki Suematsu and Perpignan" Exhibition

    "War and Japanese Modern Art: Masaki Suematsu and Perpignan" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2011-05-14 - 2011-06-19

    This exhibition draws from the Museum's collection to consider how Japanese artists have dealt with the subject of war.More »

  • poster for "Revenge of the Edo Folk Painters" Exhibition

    "Revenge of the Edo Folk Painters" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2011-04-02 - 2011-05-08

    On display at this exhibition are works by a group of Edo era folk painters who sought to challenge the predominant Kano school of artists active at the same time. These paintings also explore the changing...More »

  • "Send//Itabashi//2011" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-02-26 - 2011-03-27

    This exhibition introduces viewers to the newest trends in contemporary art through a showcase of works by local artists with links to Itabashi Ward.More »

  • poster for "Onward! Japanese Surrealism" Exhibition

    "Onward! Japanese Surrealism" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-11-20 - 2011-01-10

    Ichiro Fukuzawa (1898-1992), who went to France in 1924 to study painting, is widely regarded as the father of Surrealist painting in Japan, exerting a profound influence on the young artists of the time....More »

  • poster for "Shokoku Kijin Den" Exhibition

    "Shokoku Kijin Den" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-09-04 - 2010-10-11

    On display are 48 paintings dating from the Edo period by 10 master painters that illustrate the diversity of art from this era.More »

  • poster for "Bologna Children's Book Fair 2010: Original Illustrations" Exhibition

    "Bologna Children's Book Fair 2010: Original Illustrations" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2010-07-10 - 2010-08-15

    The International Picture Book Illustration Exhibition held in Bologna, Italy is the world's largest fair of its kind. This year saw submissions from 2454 illustrators from 58 countries, and 87 artist...More »

  • poster for "Japanese Art Movements" Exhibition

    "Japanese Art Movements" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2010-05-15 - 2010-06-27

    On display are works from various Japanese art movements divided into 8 categories - the Taisho Emerging Art Movement, the Proletarian Art Movement, Japanese Fauvism, Painters who Studied in Europe, Painters...More »

  • poster for "Edo Painting" Exhibition

    "Edo Painting" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2010-04-03 - 2010-05-09

    The Itabashi Art Museum has been building up a collection of Edo period art focusing on the Kano school of painters since its founding. This exhibition features Edo paintings from the museum collection,...More »

  • poster for "Prized Ukiyo-e Works from Bologna, Italy" Exhibition

    "Prized Ukiyo-e Works from Bologna, Italy" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2010-02-27 - 2010-03-28

    With the kind support of the Center for the Study of Far Eastern Art, this exhibition features prized pieces from the ukiyo-e collection of Giuliano Bernati, a collector from Bologna, Italy. These works...More »

  • poster for "The Enchanting World of Eastern European Picture Books: Dusan Kallay and other artists from Bratislava" Exhibition

    "The Enchanting World of Eastern European Picture Books: Dusan Kallay and other artists from Bratislava" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2009-11-21 - 2010-01-11

    Dusan Kallay (1948-) is a representative picture book author from Eastern Europe who has published in countries all over the world, including Japan where he has won over many fans. Together with his wife...More »

  • poster for "Itcho Returns: Retrospective of Hanabusa Itcho" Exhibition

    "Itcho Returns: Retrospective of Hanabusa Itcho" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-09-05 - 2009-10-12

    Taga Choko was a representative painter of Genroku-era Edo (1688-1704), the flourishing city and its inhabitants. He earned the wrath of the shogunate, however, and was later banished to Miyakejima for...More »

  • poster for 2009 Bologna International Picture Book Illustration Exhibition

    2009 Bologna International Picture Book Illustration Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2009-07-11 - 2009-08-16

    The International Picture Book Illustration Exhibition held in Bologna, Italy is the world's largest fair of its kind. This year saw submissions from 2714 illustrators from 61 countries, and 81 artists...More »

  • poster for "Surrealism in Japan" Exhibition

    "Surrealism in Japan" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-05-16 - 2009-06-28

    This is the second half of a two-part exhibition commemorating the 30th anniversary of the opening of the museum, focusing on Japanese Surrealist works dating from the 1930s onwards. Surrealism originated...More »

  • poster for "Imaginary Itabashi - Recent Times" Exhibition

    "Imaginary Itabashi - Recent Times" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-04-04 - 2009-05-10

    Since opening in 1979, the museum has amassed a collection of Edo period paintings with a focus on the Kano school - a single movement that spans its founder Masanobu through Tanyu, the Seisen-in of the...More »

  • poster for "Exploring Japanese Painting" Exhibition

    "Exploring Japanese Painting" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2009-03-05 - 2009-03-29

    Exhibition featuring new works by contemporary artists alongside antique works from the collection of the Itabashi Art Museum. In addition, workshops on nihonga pigments and materials that allow participants...More »

  • poster for "Middle School Students Painting Exhibition (In Memory of Taisei Sato)"

    "Middle School Students Painting Exhibition (In Memory of Taisei Sato)"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-02-26 - 2009-03-01

    Itabashi Ward created the Taisei Sato Young Artist Encouragement Fund in memory of cultural medallion recipient and painter Taisei Sato in order to nurture the talent of promising young artists. This...More »

  • poster for Itabashi Ward Public Elementary and Middle Schools Art Exhibition

    Itabashi Ward Public Elementary and Middle Schools Art Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-01-17 - 2009-02-22
  • poster for Shinjin Gakai Exhibition

    Shinjin Gakai Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Talks
    • 2008-11-22 - 2009-01-12

    The Shinjin Gakai was formed in 1943 by eight friends: Aimitsu, Saburo Aso, Wasaburo Itozono, Chozaburo Inoue, Goro Ono, Masao Tsuruoka, Masaaki Terada and Shunsuke Matsumoto. Although limits to discourse...More »

  • "Citizens Culture Festival" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2008-10-22 - 2008-11-16

    Calligraphers' works: October 22nd-26th Artists' works: October 29th-November 3rd Citizens' calligraphy works: November 6th-9th Citizens' artworks: November 12th-16thMore »

  • poster for "The Whereabouts of Hokusai's DNA" Exhibition

    "The Whereabouts of Hokusai's DNA" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Talks
    • 2008-09-06 - 2008-10-13

    Hokusai Katsushika is known around the world as a great master of ukiyo-e. Who were the successors to his "DNA", though? Although Hokusai had two sons, they did not carry on the legacy of his art. Perhaps...More »

  • 2008 Bologna International Picture Book Original Prints Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2008-07-12 - 2008-08-17

    Featuring around 500 original prints of picture book illustrations from beautiful Bologna, in northern Italy. This exhibition includes the work of 99 illustrators, 20 of whom are Japanese. Various other...More »

  • poster for "Allsorts from the Itabashi Museum Collection" Exhibition

    "Allsorts from the Itabashi Museum Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography
    • 2008-05-24 - 2008-07-06

    This exhibition features 70 masterworks of 20th century Japanese art, divided into 3 sections: "Drawing", "Pasting", and "Taking". Most of these works are rarely displayed. In addition, all 34 works...More »

  • poster for "Edo Artistic Practice: Court and Folk" Exhibition

    "Edo Artistic Practice: Court and Folk" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Talks
    • 2008-04-05 - 2008-05-18

    During the Edo period, the Tokugawa shogunate was patron to artists from the Kano and Sumiyoshi schools as well as folk etching and ukiyo-e artists, all of whom were frequently commissioned for work. Before...More »

  • poster for "Artists of Itabashi 2005-2007 Exhibition"

    "Artists of Itabashi 2005-2007 Exhibition"

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Installation - Talks
    • 2008-03-08 - 2008-03-30

    There are many artists who live and work in Itabashi Ward, but residents do not have the chance to see these artists' works assembled in once place. Works by 66 artists that have been exhibited in the...More »

  • poster for "Junior High School Art Exhibition Honoring Taisei Sato"

    "Junior High School Art Exhibition Honoring Taisei Sato"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-02-28 - 2008-03-02

    Itabashi Ward has established a youth artist fellowship in honor of Order of Culture winning artist Taisei Sato, and also holds a competitive art exhibition for Junior High School students in his name....More »

  • poster for Itabashi Ward Elementary and Junior High School Student Works Exhibition

    Itabashi Ward Elementary and Junior High School Student Works Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics
    • 2008-01-19 - 2008-02-24

    Schedule -Junior High School New Year Calligraphy Exhibition January 19th (Sat) - 24th (Thurs) -Junior High School Art Exhibition January 26th (Sat) - February 3rd (Sun) -Elementary School Student...More »

  • poster for "Bruno Munari Anote Konote 100th Anniversary" Exhibition

    "Bruno Munari Anote Konote 100th Anniversary" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Video and Film
    • 2007-12-01 - 2008-01-14

    Bruno Munari (1907-1998) was active in various fields such as painting, design and art education. This exhibition centers around "books" with which Munari was involved throughout his entire life, and aims...More »

  • Itabashi City Culture Festival

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Photography - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2007-10-24 - 2007-11-18

    Artist Works by Itabashi resident artists October 24th (Wed) - 28th (Sun) Calligraphy works by Itabashi resident calligraphers October 31st (Wed) - November 4th (Sun) Itabashi Art Exhibition November...More »

  • poster for "Edo Culture Series 23: Buncho Tani and His Disciples " Exhibition

    "Edo Culture Series 23: Buncho Tani and His Disciples " Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2007-09-08 - 2007-10-21

    Buncho Tani, the master of Edo popular art in the 19th century, created his own artistic style through explorations of Japanese and Chinese painting styles such as Nan-ga (Southern school of Chinese painting),...More »

  • poster for 2007 Bologne Italy International Picture Book Original Drawings Exhibition

    2007 Bologne Italy International Picture Book Original Drawings Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Talks - Art Competition
    • 2007-07-14 - 2007-08-19

    The Bologne Exhibition is known as the largest picture book original drawing competition in the world. This year is its 41st year and 2,653 illustrators from 58 countries submitted their works. There were...More »

  • poster for Iwami Furusawa "Wild Dance of Color and Lines"

    Iwami Furusawa "Wild Dance of Color and Lines"

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Talks
    • 2007-05-12 - 2007-07-01

    Artist Iwami Furusawa (1912-2000) was a member of the pre-war artists' community Ikebukuro Montparnasse and explored new forms of expression such as surrealism. After the war, he had an atelier in Itabashi...More »

  • poster for "The Artists of Ikebukuro Montparnasse" Exhibition

    "The Artists of Ikebukuro Montparnasse" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-03-17 - 2007-05-06

    This is an exhibition of works by artists who are closely associated with the "Ikebukuro Montparnasse" studio area in Ikebukuro. More »

  • Junior High School Student Painting Exhibition in Commemoration of Taisei Sato

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-02-28 - 2007-03-12

    This exhibition brings together works of painting by junior high school students from all over the country in commemoration of the painter Taisei Sato, who was decorated with the Order of Cultural Merit...More »

  • Itabashi Ward Elementary and Junior High School Art Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Crafts
    • 2007-01-20 - 2007-02-25

    Junior High School New Year's Resolution Exhibition January 20th - 25th Junior High School Art Exhibition January 27th - February 4th Elementary Art Exhibition Part 1 February 7th - February 14th Elementary...More »

  • Exhibition of Famous Works from the Kohouan Collection

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-11-25 - 2007-01-14

    At the time of the Museum of Modern Art, Gunma's opening, Fusaichiro Inoue donated the classical art that he had collected, which was put together with the Kohouan collection. This exhibition presents...More »

  • Itabashi Ward Culture Fair

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2006-10-25 - 2006-11-19

    Writing Exhibition Wednesday 25th - Sunday 29th October An exhibition of the strength of local writing talent in calligraphy. Art Exhibition Wednesday 1st - Sunday 5th November An exhibition of...More »

  • poster for "The artistic achievements of feudal lords " Exhibition

    "The artistic achievements of feudal lords " Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-09-23 - 2006-10-22

    This exhibition brings together from all over the country unique works made by feudal lords in the Edo period. More »

  • poster for "Introducing our Modern Art Gifts Collection" Exhibition

    "Introducing our Modern Art Gifts Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-08-19 - 2006-09-18

    In 1994, Itabashi Art Museum stopped introducing their newly acquired works after ending their "New Collections" exhibitions. However, they have continued to expand their collection, mostly through donations,...More »

  • poster for 2006 Bologna International Children's Book Fair Exhibition

    2006 Bologna International Children's Book Fair Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Talks
    • 2006-07-08 - 2006-08-13

    This is an exhibition of the highly acclaimed Bologna Children's Book Fair. Every year the Japanese artists become the focus of attention and this year the best 27 out of the 92 who took part have been...More »

  • poster for Exhibition from the Museum Collection: "This is the Itabashi Kano School!"

    Exhibition from the Museum Collection: "This is the Itabashi Kano School!"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-04-15 - 2006-06-25

    At the core of the collection of old art in the Itabashi Art Museum are works by the "Edo Kano School" which has 400 years of history. The museum has been collecting them for 25 years and conducting research...More »

  • poster for Retrospective of Taisei Sato

    Retrospective of Taisei Sato

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2006-03-04 - 2006-04-09

    Itabashi Art Museum celebrates the life of Taisei Sato who passed away on November 6, 2004, just four days before his 91st birthday. Taisei Sato was born in Kyoto in 1913, and moved to Tokyo when he...More »

  • poster for "Little Red Riding-Hood" and Original Masterpiece Picture Books

    "Little Red Riding-Hood" and Original Masterpiece Picture Books

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    • Media: Illustration - Prints
    • 2005-11-26 - 2006-01-15

    This event showcases about 350 books and illustrations from the world renowned Little Red Riding Hood Collection of the Troisdorf's Picture Book Museum in Germany. Most of these works were collected by...More »

  • poster for Nanga in Kanto Exhibition

    Nanga in Kanto Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2005-09-17 - 2005-10-23

    Sixty nanga works by thirteen artists featuring the beauty of nature. This exhibition attemps to show that Kanto nanga has a distinct style that distinguishes it from that of the Kansai region, where nanga...More »

  • poster for 2005 Bologna Illustrators Exhibition

    2005 Bologna Illustrators Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Drawing
    • 2005-07-09 - 2005-08-14

    Selected illustrations from the Bologna Children's Book Fair 2005. The annual fair this year attracted around 1166 exhibitors not only from Italy but from all over the world. The Bologna Illustrators...More »

  • poster for What was the Edo Kano School?

    What was the Edo Kano School?

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts
    • 2005-04-23 - 2005-07-03

    This exhibition aims to reveal some of the history of the famous school of Japanese art. When the Tokugawa shogunate started in 1603, Edo Kano moved the school from Kyoto to the new capital Edo (Tokyo)....More »

  • poster for Artists of Itabashi '02-'04

    Artists of Itabashi '02-'04

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Installation
    • 2005-03-12 - 2005-04-17

    There are many artists who reside and work in Itabashi-ku. Their work however, is usually unavailable for viewing at one location. This exhibition brings together the work of 78 Itabashi artists published...More »

  • poster for "Gochojyu"(Longevity) Exhibition

    "Gochojyu"(Longevity) Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2004-12-04 - 2005-01-10

    This show focuses on the new aspects of "aging". Art works that depict "longevity", the universal wish throughout history, will be on display. More »

  • poster for Kikuan Collection: History of Western-Style Japanese Paintings

    Kikuan Collection: History of Western-Style Japanese Paintings

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2004-08-21 - 2004-10-24

    The tradition of "Western-style" Japanese paintings began in Momoyama-era (late 16th century ) as a series of Christian paintings were introduced to Japan. This hybrid style of European religious paintings...More »

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