Printing Museum - Past Events

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

  • poster for Graphic Trial 2019

    Graphic Trial 2019

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2019-04-13 - 2019-07-15

    Graphic Trial is a high quality printed poster exhibition sponsored by Toppan, Japan. Toppan and top creators came together to explore ways of creating a new collaborative approach to printing. This year’s...More »

  • poster for Astronomy and Printing – In Search of New World Visions

    Astronomy and Printing – In Search of New World Visions

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    • Media: Photography - Crafts - Talks
    • 2018-10-20 - 2019-01-20

    The role of typographic printing was not limited to spreading information. Scholars, authors, proofreaders, and printers met at a common location – the printing house, which functioned as a forum for facilitating...More »

  • poster for 90 Years of Kinder book - The world of children traced through pictures and songs

    90 Years of Kinder book - The world of children traced through pictures and songs

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Workshops - Talks
    • 2017-10-21 - 2018-01-14

    Kinder book was born as “Observational Picture Books Kinder Book” in November 1927 and will be turning 90 years old in 2017. It was an early forerunner of monthly childcare picture books that were distributed...More »

  • poster for The formation process of print typeface - From movable type to digital font

    The formation process of print typeface - From movable type to digital font

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2017-03-11 - 2017-06-18

    From movable typeface and phototypesetting, to CTS and DTP, our uses and visual representations of letters have changed dramatically over the years. Furthermore, with the spread of e-books and smartphones,...More »

  • poster for Samurai and Printing

    Samurai and Printing

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2016-10-22 - 2017-01-15

    For most, swords and armor are the first things that come to mind when speaking of a samurai exhibition. But the world of the samurai had so much more to it - some samurais were even printers. One of these...More »

  • poster for Bibliotheca Apostolica Vaticana Exhibition II

    Bibliotheca Apostolica Vaticana Exhibition II

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    • 2015-04-25 - 2015-07-12

    Treasures of the Vatican Library “Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana” including medieval handwritten manuscripts, early printed documents, maps and other rare papers pay testament to the spirit of the Renaissance...More »

  • Between Art and Print - Chiossone, Fontanesi, and Japan in the Meiji

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2014-10-18 - 2015-01-12

    New forms of representation became evaluable in Japan with the introduction of new printing technology from the West in the Meiji era (1868-1912). Novel forms of pictorial expression also came to Japan...More »

  • poster for Birth of Korean Metal Type Culture

    Birth of Korean Metal Type Culture

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    • Media: Graphics - Prints - Talks
    • 2014-04-26 - 2014-07-04

    Divided over three sections “Cheongju City and the Cheongju Early Printing Museum”, the making of the Baekunhwasang Chorok Buljo Jikji Simche Yojol (“Jikji”) and “Metal Type Culture in Korea”, this exhibition...More »

  • poster for ADC 91st Annual Awards Traveling Exhibition at Tokyo

    ADC 91st Annual Awards Traveling Exhibition at Tokyo

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    • Media: Illustration - Photography
    • 2013-08-31 - 2013-11-24

    Displaying the works of Japanese creators awarded prizes at the 91st Annual Art Directors Club Awards in New York. The world’s oldest prizes of their kind, ADC Awards are given to works in the categories...More »

  • poster for Graphic Trial 2013;

    Graphic Trial 2013;

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration
    • 2013-05-18 - 2013-08-04

    Exploring the Possibilities of Graphic Design through Offset Printing This year’s 8th edition of Graphic Trial Exhibition, brings together artists Koichi Sato, Hisashi Narita, Ren Takaya and Takuya Abe...More »

  • poster for Adding Expression to Reproduction - Mastering Beauty: The World of Inkjet Printing

    Adding Expression to Reproduction - Mastering Beauty: The World of Inkjet Printing

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2013-03-05 - 2013-05-12

    The ink jet print is a method of reproduction which may be seen as an alternative to the lithograph or the silk screen print for example. It is a technique which differs from the tradition of printmaking...More »

  • poster for "Printing City Tokyo and Modern Japan" Exhibition

    "Printing City Tokyo and Modern Japan" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2012-10-20 - 2013-01-14

    This exhibition focuses on the period 1860–90, when the foundations of modern Japan were being built. On display are some 130 archival materials from the printing museum collection that explore printing...More »

  • poster for "Graphic Trial 2012 Great Printing" Exhibition

    "Graphic Trial 2012 Great Printing" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Prints
    • 2012-06-01 - 2012-08-26

    Features the work of various designers using printers.More »

  • Summer Vacation Workshop

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2011-07-27 - 2011-08-31

    Three workshops on book making, letterpress printing and agar printing.More »

  • poster for "Gifts from the Sky and Sea: Opening the Door to Koyasan's Vaults" Exhibition

    "Gifts from the Sky and Sea: Opening the Door to Koyasan's Vaults" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Prints - Talks
    • 2011-04-23 - 2011-07-18

    On display for the first time in Tokyo, 79 calligraphic scrolls, engravings and wood block prints from 6 sites in the mountaintop monastery of Koyasan in Wakayama.More »

  • "5th Woodblock Prints Depicting Catfish" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2011-01-18 - 2011-04-10

    Directly following the Great Earthquake that devastated Edo in October of 1855, vast numbers of multi-colored woodblock prints depicting catfish sold wildly throughout the city. These namazu-e, or "catfish...More »

  • "4th How to Make Japanese Typography" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2010-10-02 - 2011-01-16

    Western-style printing type was introduced to Japan during the late Edo and Meiji periods. This exhibition introduces viewers to typographic printing methods developed by Shozo Motogi that were tailored...More »

  • 10th Anniversary Printing Museum Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • 2010-07-17 - 2010-09-23

    This retrospective exhibition, which is being held to mark the 10th anniversary of the Printing Museum, will feature more than 80 books, prints, posters and printing machines. Printing workshops using...More »

  • "3rd Platemaking Creatives Exhibition"

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2010-04-20 - 2010-07-03
  • "Business Cultural Enlightenment" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2010-01-19 - 2010-04-18

    On view are documents focusing on the theme of economy and commerce during the transition period from Edo to Tokyo. The rapid modernization during this period saw the introduction of many of the Western...More »

  • "Printing Museum Collection - The World of Kokatsujiban" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2009-10-21 - 2010-01-17

    Kokatsujiban is a type of printing technology that flourished at the beginning of the Edo period. This allowed for the printing of numerous academic, religious and literary works to flourish and its role...More »

  • "Textbooks that have sustained modern education in Japan" Exhibition

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    • 2009-07-18 - 2009-10-12

    Entering the new era of Meiji, Japan introduced various measures to implement modernization following the example of the West. One of those measures that contributed to Japan's development was the introduction...More »

  • poster for "The Birth of a Million Seller: Magazines as Media in the Meiji-Taisho Era" Exhibition

    "The Birth of a Million Seller: Magazines as Media in the Meiji-Taisho Era" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Talks
    • 2008-09-20 - 2008-12-07

    Both affordable and entertaining, magazines broadened the horizons of their readers and initiated cultural trends by providing the latest news and information about the world at large. In some cases, magazines...More »

  • poster for Summer Vacation Work-Study "Let's answer a quiz and make a book!"

    Summer Vacation Work-Study "Let's answer a quiz and make a book!"

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2008-07-19 - 2008-08-31

    What is "printing"? Follow this enjoyable way to learn about the world of printing for parents and children alike. After learning about the history of printing through a quiz format as well as the...More »

  • poster for "The Birth of Designers: Japanese Graphic in the 1950s" Exhibition

    "The Birth of Designers: Japanese Graphic in the 1950s" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Talks
    • 2008-04-19 - 2008-07-06

    In the 1950s, Japan made a fast recovery from the wartime period and was at the beginning of a point of rapid economic growth. Design began to take part in this regrowth, especially in the trading and...More »

  • poster for "Encyclopedia & Natural History Record" Exhibition

    "Encyclopedia & Natural History Record" Exhibition

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    • 2007-09-22 - 2007-12-09

    From the beginning of written history, people have gained information and knowledge from documents and publications. Encyclopedias and records of natural history contain a wide range of information, which...More »

  • poster for "Quiz Challenge & Book Making!" Workshop

    "Quiz Challenge & Book Making!" Workshop

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2007-07-21 - 2007-09-02

    The main exhibition space is divided into 5 sections covering the entire history of printing from the birth of printmaking to the new technology of today, giving a thorough presentation of communication...More »

  • poster for "How to make Beauty" Exhibition

    "How to make Beauty" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Prints
    • 2007-04-07 - 2007-06-03

    This exhibition introduces pre-war posters and the surrounding facts and culture. The notion of printed advertisement was imported from Western culture and spread largely during the Meiji period. Printing...More »

  • poster for "Expressions of Lithographic Printing - Mode of the War" Exhibition

    "Expressions of Lithographic Printing - Mode of the War" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Prints
    • 2007-01-20 - 2007-03-25

    At the beginning of the 20th century, the media that had the most impact on the masses was the poster. Many creative posters were produced to recruit soldiers and raise loans for World War One, especially...More »

  • poster for "The Dawn of Modern Printing" Exhibition

    "The Dawn of Modern Printing" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2006-10-14 - 2007-01-10

    Of the four elements necessary for printing, paper, plates, ink, and pressure, this exhibition focuses on printing machines that use 'pressure'. It is said that the grape pressing machine for wine-making...More »

  • poster for Fairy Tales: The 200th Birth Anniversary of Hans Christian Andersen

    Fairy Tales: The 200th Birth Anniversary of Hans Christian Andersen

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2006-02-01 - 2006-04-03

    Andersen's fairy tales were first published in Europe in the 19th century and have since been enchanting millions of families the world around.More »

  • poster for Printing Odyssey 2000-2005

    Printing Odyssey 2000-2005

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2005-10-07 - 2006-01-22

    Celebrating the 5th anniversary of the printing museum, this exhibition will feature over 150 items, images and posters.More »

  • poster for JAGDA Poster Exhibition: Water For Life

    JAGDA Poster Exhibition: Water For Life

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    • Media: Graphics - Prints
    • 2005-09-16 - 2005-10-21

    This is an exhibition of 282 posters marking the first year of the United Nations' "International Decade on 'Water for Life'". Its primary goal is to promote efforts to fulfill international commitments...More »

  • poster for Package Design Process

    Package Design Process

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    • Media: Product
    • 2005-08-02 - 2005-09-11

    We're surrounded by various packages in our daily life. A product package protects its content, has a good usability and maybe is ecological. This exhibition will introduce the process of package design...More »

  • poster for The Printing Revolution - From Gutenberg to Plantin

    The Printing Revolution - From Gutenberg to Plantin

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2005-04-23 - 2005-07-31
  • poster for Japan that the West Described / Foreign Countries that Japan Described

    Japan that the West Described / Foreign Countries that Japan Described

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2004-09-11 - 2004-12-12

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