Sakura City Museum of Art - Past Events

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

  • poster for Yukio Fukazawa and Masuo Ikeda, Print Works from the Museum Collection

    Yukio Fukazawa and Masuo Ikeda, Print Works from the Museum Collection

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2020-06-02 - 2020-07-12

    Focusing on works from the golden age of postwar printmaking by the artists Yukio Fukazawa and Masuo Ikeda, along with pieces by Yozo Hamaguchi and Keiko Kiyohara.More »

  • poster for Samuel Jessurun de Mesquita Exhibition

    Samuel Jessurun de Mesquita Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2020-01-25 - 2020-03-04

    * Sakura City Museum of Art is temporarily closed from Mar. 5. ※The exhibition period has been shortened. (Originally 2020/1/25–3/22). The first Japan exhibition in 2019 at Tokyo Station Gallery of...More »

  • poster for Donge Kobayashi Retrospective: Femme Fatales

    Donge Kobayashi Retrospective: Femme Fatales

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2019-11-02 - 2019-12-22

    This exhibition traces the career of Donge Kobayashi (b. 1926), an important postwar printmaker with an interest in literature and depictions of women. More »

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    Look & Talk 2019

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2019-08-03 - 2019-09-16

    The museum floor is transformed into roads, rivers, and forest paths while the studio presents a cabinet of curiosities for visitors of all ages to enjoy. Step inside this mysterious world of summertime...More »

  • poster for Collection Exhibition: Animals in Crafts

    Collection Exhibition: Animals in Crafts

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    • Media: Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2019-05-25 - 2019-07-15

    From cats and rabbits to turtles and even dragons, Japanese crafts have long featured a wide range of creatures. What could the creators of these objects have been thinking about when they made them? This...More »

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    Flower Stories

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2019-04-02 - 2019-05-19

    Exhibiting flower-themed works from the museum’s collection along with floral decorations and flower vases.More »

  • poster for Shotaro Akiyama “Making Beauty More Beautiful”

    Shotaro Akiyama “Making Beauty More Beautiful”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2019-01-29 - 2019-03-17

    This exhibition looks back on the career of photographer Shotaro Akiyama (b. 1920) in 130 works including portraits of Showa-era celebrities and artists, his art photos of flowers, and his snapshots from...More »

  • poster for Matakichi Yabe and German Modern Architecture in Sakura

    Matakichi Yabe and German Modern Architecture in Sakura

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    • Media: Architecture
    • 2018-11-03 - 2018-12-24

    This exhibition reflects on the work of Matakichi Yabe (1881–1941), who designed the Neo Rennaisance-style Kawasaki Bank Sakura Branch as a disciple of modern German architecture. Other examples of modern...More »

  • poster for Door of the Heart — Works by Keiko Kiyohara and Mayumi Kuramoto

    Door of the Heart — Works by Keiko Kiyohara and Mayumi Kuramoto

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2018-09-01 - 2018-09-24

    Door of the Heart introduces the works of two women artists. Keiko Kiyohara (1955–1987) was an exceptionally promising printmaker who passed away at the age of 31. Although she produced only 30 works (including...More »

  • poster for Joshibi and Shizu Sato Exhibition

    Joshibi and Shizu Sato Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2018-07-07 - 2018-08-12

    Shizu Sato was deeply involved in the running of Joshibi forerunner Women’s Art School. In 1902, Sato would become the first headmaster of the school, saving it from bankruptcy. Sato would run the school...More »

  • poster for The Century of Bicycle – Bicycle = Life + Design + Ecology

    The Century of Bicycle – Bicycle = Life + Design + Ecology

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    • Media: Product - Talks
    • 2017-10-28 - 2017-12-17

    Sakura City in Chiba Prefecture has become a destination for cycling enthusiasts in recent years as the setting for the animated version of the popular manga “Yowamushi Pedal” about competitive racing....More »

  • poster for Tadanori Shibamiya Exhibition

    Tadanori Shibamiya Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2017-08-05 - 2017-09-24

    Introducing the works of Tadanori Shibamiya (b. 1938), an oil painter from Nagano Prefecture who lived in Sakura, Chiba for 25 years until his death in 2007. Shibamiya also produced illustrations for Pen...More »

  • poster for Chaosmos 5: To View a World Within a Grain of Sand

    Chaosmos 5: To View a World Within a Grain of Sand

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Animation - Talks
    • 2017-03-01 - 2017-03-28

    After the museum opened in 1994 it hosted a series projects under the title “Chiba Art Now” with the aim of introducing contemporary art to visitors. The exhibitions were intended to showcase art from...More »

  • poster for Mitte Hanaso 2016

    Mitte Hanaso 2016

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2016-07-23 - 2016-08-21

    The second annual Mitte Hanaso event invites everyone to see, enjoy, and chat about art with friends, family, and strangers in a casual setting. More »

  • poster for Yukio Fukazawa: Works From The Museum Collection

    Yukio Fukazawa: Works From The Museum Collection

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2016-05-28 - 2016-07-18

    Yukio Fukazawa’s lyrical copperplate prints have won international acclaim, including an order of cultural merit from the Mexican government. This exhibition presents items from the museum’s diverse collection...More »

  • poster for Crafts and the Artists of Sakura

    Crafts and the Artists of Sakura

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2016-04-02 - 2016-05-22

    An exhibition spotlighting crafts in the museum’s collection by artists with ties to the city of Sakura. Tokyo University of the Arts graduates Hotsuma Katori (1874–1954) and Shinobu Tsuda (1875–1946)...More »

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    Magic Art Museum

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2016-02-06 - 2016-03-27

    Bringing the magic of art alive with this interactive exhibition of light, sound and moving image, allowing all to look, touch and play! [Related Event] Workshop Catching the Shape of the Wind Date:...More »

  • poster for Makoto Takahashi “Sakura Girls: Original Illustrations by Makoto Takahashi”

    Makoto Takahashi “Sakura Girls: Original Illustrations by Makoto Takahashi”

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2015-11-14 - 2015-12-23

    Presenting Makoto Takahashi’s original drawings of golden-haired girls surrounded by flowers. This exhibition spans the artist’s career, displaying Takahashi’s early through most recent works. [Related...More »

  • poster for Portraits by Sotaro Yasui

    Portraits by Sotaro Yasui

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-11-22 - 2014-12-25

    Sotaro Yasui, a student of Chu Asai with ties to Sakura, Chiba, became one of the most important Japanese modern artists of the Showa era. The “Yasui style” is marked by a unique realism that is based...More »

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    Chu Asai Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-08-02 - 2014-09-07
  • Artists of Sakura and Boso - Painting Since 1948

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-05-24 - 2014-07-13

    [Related Event] Gallery Talk Date: June 14(Sat), June 28(Sat) 14:00- Venue: 2F Gallery Space Admission: FreeMore »

  • Artists with Ties to Sakura and Boso— The Arts and Crafts of Sakura

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2014-03-29 - 2014-05-18

    [Related Event] Original Program Screenings with artists Katori Hotsuma and Shinobu Tsuda Dates: Apr. 12 (Sat) and May 10 (Sat) from 14:00 Venue: 4F Hall Audience: 99 (first-come basis) Free, reservations...More »

  • National Art Museums Traveling Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2014-02-15 - 2014-03-23

    Introducing trends in modern Japanese art with a selection of works mainly from the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto and the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. [Related Events] Lecture “Western...More »

  • poster for “7th Art Photo Sakura”

    “7th Art Photo Sakura”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2014-01-24 - 2014-02-09

    An open call photography exhibition organized by local residents based on the theme of “What I Wish to Tell”.More »

  • “32nd New Year Sakura Art Exhibition”

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    • 2014-01-05 - 2014-01-19

    The 32nd volume of the annual new year exhibition with 190 works gathered across the fields of painting, craft, sculpture and calligraphy. [Related Event] Painting Gallery Talk Date: 5th January(Sun)...More »

  • poster for “Toscana and Modern Painting”

    “Toscana and Modern Painting”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-11-16 - 2013-12-23

    Known as the birth place of the Renaissance, Florence also saw the rise of the Macchiaioli group in the mid 19th century and the emergence of Giorgio de Chirico and other associated artists in the 20th...More »

  • poster for Artists of Sakura and Boso— Focus on Copperplate Prints

    Artists of Sakura and Boso— Focus on Copperplate Prints

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2013-09-07 - 2013-09-29

    These works from the museum’s collection reflect the diversity of copperplate engravings by artists with ties to Chiba Prefecture, including Yozo Hamaguchi and Yukio Fukasawa. Landscapes by Shigeki Arakawa,...More »

  • poster for Susumu Kobori Exhibition

    Susumu Kobori Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-08-03 - 2013-09-01

    Locally drawn sketches and small works, as well as large works created in the atelier of the first watercolor painter to be admitted to the Japan Art Academy. [Related Events] The Sakura School in...More »

  • poster for Artists of Sakura and Boso - Landscapes -

    Artists of Sakura and Boso - Landscapes -

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-06-21 - 2013-07-15

    Presenting an exhibition of landscapes from artists associated with Sakura and Boso which capture the beauty of nature and the expanded world of imagination. [Image: Eiki Totori “High Summer”(1922)...More »

  • poster for  Artists of Sakura and Boso - The Present of Each Artist: An Introduction to  Sakura

    Artists of Sakura and Boso - The Present of Each Artist: An Introduction to Sakura

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-05-11 - 2013-06-16

    This exhibition is curated from the museum’s collection and focuses on artists with meaningful ties to the city of Sakura. Sakura has produced many outstanding artists. Displayed are works ranging from...More »

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    Artists of Sakura and Boso - The Present of Each Artist

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2013-03-30 - 2013-05-06

    An exhibition of artists working in the area of Sakura and Chiba Boso peninsula during the rapid social transformation of the modern era. This exhibition examines how artists of the time responded to the...More »

  • poster for Lupin III Anime 40th Anniversary

    Lupin III Anime 40th Anniversary

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2013-02-02 - 2013-03-24

    Features the original drawings and scripts of comic book artist Monkey Punch to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the anime version of "Lupin III".More »

  • "6th Art Photo Club" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Art Competition
    • 2013-01-18 - 2013-01-27

    Public open-call exhibition asking "What is art?"More »

  • "31st New Year Sakura Art Exhibition"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2013-01-05 - 2013-01-14
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    "Art for Printing" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2012-11-03 - 2012-12-24

    This exhibition showcases artworks that were produced to be presented in a printed format, including cover illustrations by Soji Yamakawa and others. [Image: Soji Yamakawa, cover illustration for vol....More »

  • poster for Naonosuke Aratani Exhibition

    Naonosuke Aratani Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-08-04 - 2012-09-23

    On display are works by Sakura-based watercolorist Naonosuke Aratani. [Image: Naonosuke Aratani, "Sleeping Child"]More »

  • poster for "The World of Hotsuma Katori" Exhibition

    "The World of Hotsuma Katori" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Ceramics
    • 2012-06-16 - 2012-07-29

    This exhibition features works by metal craftsman Masahiko Katori, pioneering Japanese western painter Chu Asai, and metal worker Hotsuma Katori. [Image: Hotsuma Katori, "Tsukito" (1976)]More »

  • poster for "Naonosuke Aratani and Watercolor Paintings" Exhibition

    "Naonosuke Aratani and Watercolor Paintings" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-03-09 - 2012-04-08

    Naonosuke Aratani (1902-1994) was a watercolor painter who spent 26 years in his later life in Sakura. This exhibition, held to commemorate the 110th anniversary of his birth, features a selection of his...More »

  • poster for "Sakura City Traditional Dolls Exhibition"

    "Sakura City Traditional Dolls Exhibition"

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2012-02-07 - 2012-03-04

    On display are 6 "dashi" dolls that reflect the history of Sakura as a castle town with intimate ties to Edo culture.More »

  • poster for Yukio Fukazawa + Keiko Kiyohara Exhibition

    Yukio Fukazawa + Keiko Kiyohara Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2011-12-03 - 2011-12-25

    On display are representative works by Chiba-based copper engraving printmaker Yukio Fukazawa (1924-) and his student Keiko Kiyohara (1955-1987). [Image: Yukio Fukazawa, "Little Gentleman Bird" (1988)]...More »

  • poster for "Keiko Minami Retrospective Exhibition: Commemorating the Centennial of the Artist's Birth"

    "Keiko Minami Retrospective Exhibition: Commemorating the Centennial of the Artist's Birth"

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Prints
    • 2011-10-22 - 2011-11-27

    Features early oil paintings and key prints from this leading post-war copperplate print artist.More »

  • poster for "Chu Asai and his Followers" Exhibition

    "Chu Asai and his Followers" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-09-03 - 2011-09-23

    This exhibition showcases works by Japanese painters who studied under Chu Asai during his twilight years in Kyoto.More »

  • poster for "The Dolls of Goyo Hirata" Exhibition

    "The Dolls of Goyo Hirata" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2011-07-16 - 2011-08-28

    Doll artist Goyo Hirata (1903-81), a Living National Treasure known for his lively, compelling works that brought his subjects to vivid life, produced a large body of work that depicted the innocent gestures...More »

  • poster for "Album of Roses: The World of Flavorful Botanical Art" Exhibition

    "Album of Roses: The World of Flavorful Botanical Art" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-05-21 - 2011-06-12

    Rose albums are floral picture books combining botanical accuracy with the beauty of pictures in their plates, and acclaimed even today. This exhibition features 30 selected watercolor works from Yoshio...More »

  • poster for "Painters Who Taught at Sakura: Takumi Akiyoshi, Tsukasa Sato, Shin Yuita" Exhibition

    "Painters Who Taught at Sakura: Takumi Akiyoshi, Tsukasa Sato, Shin Yuita" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-05-21 - 2011-07-10

    Introduces oil painting artists Takumi Akiyoshi, Tsukasa Sato, Shin Yuita, and nihonga Japanese-style painting artists like Atsushi Saito who taught at Sakura City middle and high schools, as well as belonging...More »

  • poster for "Sakura & Bosou Artists: Diverse Expressions and New Works in the Collection" Exhibition

    "Sakura & Bosou Artists: Diverse Expressions and New Works in the Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2011-04-03 - 2011-05-15

    This exhibition introduces the different means of artistic expression of metal castings craftsman Hotsuma Katori and puppet-maker Ryoujyo Hori, featuring newly acquired works alongside their other works...More »

  • poster for "Belgian Picture Book Exhibition"

    "Belgian Picture Book Exhibition"

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2011-02-06 - 2011-03-27

    Belgium has cultivated a unique picture and children's book culture from its national artistic traditions. This exhibition showcase original picture book illustrations by 13 active illustrators featuring...More »

  • "29th New Year's Sakura Art Exhibition"

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2011-01-05 - 2011-01-16

    On display are paintings, crafts, sculptures and calligraphy by artists based in Sakura (in exhibition halls 2 and 3). Gallery talks Painting: January 8th (Sat) 14:00 Crafts: January 9th (Sun) 14:00 Sculpture/calligraphy:...More »

  • poster for "Sakura Swords from the Edo Period" Exhibition

    "Sakura Swords from the Edo Period" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2010-11-30 - 2010-12-19

    This exhibition is part of a series of events commemorating the 400th anniversary of the founding of Sakura as a castle town, introducing viewers to the artistry of Japanese swordmaking. See website...More »

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    "Artists from Sakura" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2010-10-23 - 2010-11-23

    Works from the museum collection by artists with a strong connection to Sakura. [Image: Ryujo Hori, "Ko no hana no sakuyabime" (1953)]More »

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    Nobuo Tsuda Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Talks
    • 2010-08-07 - 2010-09-23

    First retrospective exhibition of the work of Nobuo Tsuda, a leading modern sculptor who also made significant contributions to the world of Japanese crafts. Related talks and workshops also scheduled....More »

  • "Artists from Sakura and Boso - New Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2010-03-28 - 2010-05-23

    On display are works focusing on new acquisitions from 2009.More »

  • poster for "Chaosmos 09" Exhibition

    "Chaosmos 09" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Video and Film
    • 2010-02-07 - 2010-03-22

    Through a comparison of works by young artists from both Chiba and elsewhere, this 4th edition of a series of exhibitions hopes to bring contemporary art to a wider audience. On display here are around...More »

  • "3rd Art Photo Sakura" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Talks
    • 2010-01-22 - 2010-01-31

    On view are photographs that prompt the question "what is art?" See website for details on related events.More »

  • poster for 28th New Year Sakura Art Exhibition

    28th New Year Sakura Art Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2010-01-05 - 2010-01-17

    Showcasing paintings, crafts, sculpture and calligraphy by artists based in Sakura.More »

  • poster for "Citizens' Holland" Exhibition

    "Citizens' Holland" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Crafts
    • 2009-11-29 - 2009-12-23

    On view are photos, paintings and crafts created by citizens of Sakura City on the theme of "Sakura and Holland". -Special Exhibition Mitsumasa Anno Holland landscape paintings [Image: Mitsumasa...More »

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    Keiji Sakurai Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-10-23 - 2009-11-23

    Centering on work from the museum collection, this exhibition showcases paintings by Keiji Sakurai, a 90-year-old painter who is still active today. Sakurai (1919-) was born in Takasaki, Sakura City,...More »

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    "Dutch Design" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Talks
    • 2009-08-01 - 2009-09-23

    A chest made simply by bundling up discarded drawers with a belt. A table that looks like a child's clay work. Works by leading Dutch designers prove themselves significantly different from our expectations...More »

  • poster for "Artists from Sakura and Boso -New Collection" Exhibition

    "Artists from Sakura and Boso -New Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Talks
    • 2009-05-30 - 2009-07-26

    Works by Chu Asai (1856-1907) and his contemporaries form a pillar of the museum collection. Last year, the museum acquired new works by Senshu Shiba (1877-1956), who became Asai's first disciple during...More »

  • poster for "Artists from Sakura and Boso -Print Collection" Exhibition

    "Artists from Sakura and Boso -Print Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2009-03-28 - 2009-05-24

    Yozo Hamaguchi (1909-2000) spent his school days in Chofu City, Chiba Prefecture, and, after relocating himself in France, established his own mode of expression by applying unique interpretations of the...More »

  • poster for Soji Yamakawa Exhibition

    Soji Yamakawa Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Talks
    • 2009-02-07 - 2009-03-22

    Soji Yamakawa (1908-1992) rose to popularity during the 1950s with his unique "picturesque narrative" works which later became the roots of the graphic novel, as well as his representative work "Shonen...More »

  • "2nd Art Photo Sakura" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Talks
    • 2009-01-23 - 2009-02-01

    What is "art"? There might be an answer here... On view are photographs from which viewers can feel "art". Please take the time to fill out the questionnaire at the museum to answer from which work you...More »

  • 27th New Year Sakura Art Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Sculpture - Crafts - Talks
    • 2009-01-06 - 2009-01-18

    Showcasing paintings, crafts, sculpture and calligraphy by artist based in Sakura. -Crafts & Sculpture Gallery Talk January 11th (Sun) 14:00- Guests: Masaharu Uetaki, Hiroshi Kubo -Painting...More »

  • poster for "Masayoshi Hotta: The Lord Who Strived for Japan-U.S. Friendship" Exhibition

    "Masayoshi Hotta: The Lord Who Strived for Japan-U.S. Friendship" Exhibition

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    • 2008-12-02 - 2008-12-23

    This year marks the 150th anniversary of the conclusion of the Japan-U.S. Treaty of Friendship and Commerce, which was realized by Masayoshi Hotta, the lord of the Sakura domain, who negotiated with the...More »

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    Tsukasa Sato Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-10-24 - 2008-11-24

    Exhibiting works of yoga painter Tsukasa Sato (1915-1999), who committed himself to the art promotion of Sakura City during the postwar period.More »

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    Escher Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2008-08-01 - 2008-09-23

    The wizard of printmaking, Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972), was born in Holland. His trompe l'oeil works captured the hearts of the public, and his work is now prominently featured in art textbooks. At...More »

  • poster for "Nagasaki-e and Yokohama-e" Exhibition

    "Nagasaki-e and Yokohama-e" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-06-10 - 2008-06-29

    Throughout history, Japanese people have been curious about the unfamiliar cultures of foreign countries. While Japan was in a period of national isolation, Nagasaki was the only place where people could...More »

  • poster for "From the Museum Collection: Sakura, Boso Artists" Exhibition

    "From the Museum Collection: Sakura, Boso Artists" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts
    • 2008-06-06 - 2008-07-27

    The Sakura City Museum of Art has been doing research on artists based in the Sakura and Boso areas. Last year, the museum received a new donation of 18 paintings by Tadanori Shibamiya (1938-2007) . Shibamiya's...More »

  • poster for "Artists from Sakura and Bousou" Exhibition

    "Artists from Sakura and Bousou" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2008-04-05 - 2008-06-01

    Prints by Donge Kobayashi and Shin Taga who reside in Chiba Prefecture, as well as copper prints by Masuo Ikeda, Keiko Shimizu, and others will be shown in this exhibition. [Image: Donge Kobayashi "A...More »

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    Senshu Shiba Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Talks
    • 2008-01-22 - 2008-03-02

    In 1902, Senshu Shiba went to Kyoto to meet painter Chu Asai. Introduced to Asai by Gennosuke Kato, Senshu started to study "Yo-ga," western style oil painting, aiming to pursue a new Nihon-ga (Japanese...More »

  • 26th New Year Sakura Art Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts - Talks
    • 2008-01-05 - 2008-01-14

    This annual exhibition presents selected paintings and crafts by artists based in Sakura City. Jurors: Painting: Nobuyuki Hiromoto (art critic)/ Toshio Nanju (Sakura Art Association) Crafts: Kazumi...More »

  • poster for Toshiyuki Tani "The Shadow with the Light"

    Toshiyuki Tani "The Shadow with the Light"

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    • Media: Product
    • 2007-12-15 - 2008-01-14
  • poster for "Chaosmos '07: In the Face of Sadness" Exhibition

    "Chaosmos '07: In the Face of Sadness" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2007-11-16 - 2007-12-24

    Technological advancement doesn't necessarily mean that we are free from physical or psychological burden. Seen in the news nowadays, people might be suffering mentally even more than before. We are facing...More »

  • "Art Photo Sakura" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2007-10-25 - 2007-11-07

    There was an open call of submissions for photographs taken on the Sakura Sightseeing Bus route. The submitted works are on view in this exhibition. Gallery: Sakura City Museum of Art 2FMore »

  • "Sakura City Museum of Art Lecture 2007" Talk Event

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2007-10-06 - 2007-11-03

    Curators of Sakura City Museum of Art introduce the museum's collection and their research projects. This will be a great opportunity to learn more if you are curious about the museum's activities. *Talks...More »

  • "Summer with Miffy - Let's Go to the Museum!" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-08-03 - 2007-09-17

    Using Dick Bruna's illustrated book, "Miffy at the Museum" (1977) as a program guide for the exhibition, the museum presents a variety of artworks.More »

  • poster for Artists from Sakura & Bousou - New Collection Exhibition

    Artists from Sakura & Bousou - New Collection Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Product
    • 2007-07-03 - 2007-07-29

    This exhibition includes Nihonga paintings by Yasuro Ueno, the "Ema" series by Teruo Shinozaki, and many other works by artists from the Boso area. Also works by Nobuo Moriya, a furniture designer who...More »

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    "Artists from Sakura & Boso - New Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Product
    • 2007-06-01 - 2007-07-29

    This exhibition includes Japanese paintings by Yasuro Ueno, the "Ema" series by Teruo Shinozaki, and many other works by artists from the Boso area. Works by Nobuo Moriya, a furniture designer who was...More »

  • "A Short Trip to Holland" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2007-04-07 - 2007-07-22

    The city of Sakura has established a good relationship with Holland. This exhibition introduces artifacts from Holland.More »

  • "Artists from Sakura and Boso" Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Prints
    • 2007-04-03 - 2007-05-27

    This exhibition contains prints and drawings by Chiba artists such as Youzo Hamaguchi, Aio, Hideo Yoshihara, and Masuo Ikeda. These are artists whose work contributed to the spread of new forms of expression...More »

  • poster for Nobuo Moriya "The Dreams of a Taisho Period Designer"

    Nobuo Moriya "The Dreams of a Taisho Period Designer"

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    • Media: Product - Talks
    • 2007-01-23 - 2007-03-25

    An exhibition of works by furniture designer and interior decorator Nobuo Moriya, who passed away at the age of 33. Moriya lived through the blossoming of the romance-filled culture of the Taisho Era,...More »

  • "25th New Spring Sakura Art" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-01-05 - 2007-01-14
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    New Collection Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2006-10-28 - 2006-12-24

    [Jutaro Kuroda, "Mother and Child", 1924] Gallery talk November 25th, December 2nd, December 23rd, 14:00- (roughly 30 minutes long). 2nd Floor Exhibition Hall.More »

  • poster for "Chu Asai or Bust!" Exhibition

    "Chu Asai or Bust!" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2006-07-22 - 2006-09-24

    Sakura City was the childhood home of Chu Asai (1856-1907), one of the forerunners of Japanese contemporary art. The city museum strives to research and collect his works, which can be difficult because...More »

  • poster for Artists from the Sakura and Boso Region

    Artists from the Sakura and Boso Region

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2006-06-10 - 2006-07-17

    Representative pieces by Yozo Hamaguchi and Yukio Fukazawa, two important artists associated with the Chiba Prefecture and Sakura City Museum of Art. This exhibition will display block prints from other...More »

  • poster for Masterpieces of Modern Belgian Art :The Simon Collection

    Masterpieces of Modern Belgian Art :The Simon Collection

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-04-29 - 2006-06-04

    52 paintings and 4 sculptures by artists that represent 20th century Belgium, from the illustrious Simon Collection. This collection by German collector Heinrich Simon covers the Belgian art scene from...More »

  • Sakura for Beginners

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-04-25 - 2006-07-17

    Works by three Sakura-based artists that were influential in the history of contemporary Japanese art. There will be four paintings by Chu Asai, and two each by Hotsuma Katori and Nobuo Tsuda.More »

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    Sakura/Boso New Collections

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts
    • 2006-03-11 - 2006-04-23

    Sakura City Museum of Art collects art and reference materials related to the Sakura and Boso regions. This exhibition will display new additions to the collection. Works by prominent Western-style painter...More »

  • poster for Yozo Hamaguchi & Yukio Fukazawa

    Yozo Hamaguchi & Yukio Fukazawa

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-08-27 - 2005-10-02

    The work by two artists from the Sakura-Boso area of Chiba are introduced. Yozo Hamaguchi, who grew up in Choshi-city, received the top prize at the San-Paolo biennale for his poetic copper plate print...More »

  • poster for The Method of Breathing World

    The Method of Breathing World

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Fashion - Video and Film - Performance Art
    • 2005-07-09 - 2005-08-21

    This exhibition is concurrent to the one at the Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art. This is an exhibition that introduces art for which "breathing" is a key concept, either in the experiencing or the creation...More »

  • poster for Ryujo Hori - Dolls with Hearts

    Ryujo Hori - Dolls with Hearts

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2005-05-28 - 2005-07-03

    A rare retrospective of the doll artist Ryujo Hori, who played an important roll in the establishment of doll art in Japan. 81 dolls will be on display.More »

  • poster for Hakuyo Kurata Exhibition

    Hakuyo Kurata Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-01-22 - 2005-02-27

    Hakuyo Kurata (1881-1938) was born in what is today Saitama-city, Saitama, as the youngest child of sinologist Tsutomu Kurata. His elder brother Teijirou was a talented painter under tutelage from Chu...More »

  • The 23rd New Year's Sakura Art Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts - Sculpture
    • 2005-01-05 - 2005-01-16

    This is an exhibition of artists working out of Sakura City. Eligible artists will be invited to submit paintings and craft works, and the winning entries will be put on display. Sculptures to be put...More »

  • poster for Metal Metamorphoses:  Metallic Crafting of Modern Japan

    Metal Metamorphoses: Metallic Crafting of Modern Japan

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    • Media: Crafts - Sculpture
    • 2004-11-20 - 2004-12-24

    The Japanese have a long history of metal crafting. However, its primary purpose was to produce ritual items and weaponry. It was only after the Meiji Restoration that the concept of metallic art found...More »

  • poster for Rietveld: The Color and Form

    Rietveld: The Color and Form

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    • Media: Product
    • 2004-08-01 - 2004-10-31

    The exhibit will display the chair designed by Rietveld and introduce part of his unique working style through CG movies. It will have a little area to give opportunity for the visitors to actually experience...More »

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