Maruki Gallery for the Hiroshima Panels - Past Events

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

  • poster for I Made a Picture-Story Show!

    I Made a Picture-Story Show!

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2019-07-20 - 2019-09-01

    Featuring “Chichai Koe” (Little Voices), a new picture story by poet Arthur Binard. Unraveling its secrets allows visitors to rediscover the Hiroshima Panels. [Event] Performance of Little Voices Date:...More »

  • poster for Mika Kan “The Ghost in the Doll”

    Mika Kan “The Ghost in the Doll”

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    • Media: Photography - Workshops - Talks
    • 2019-06-01 - 2019-07-15

    Mika Kan has drawn attention as an artist for her photographs of life-sized, pregnant love dolls (Do Love Dolls Dream of Fetuses?). Using the techniques of her Post-Mortem Photography series that documented...More »

  • poster for Kyunchome “Make a Perfect Donut”

    Kyunchome “Make a Perfect Donut”

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    • Media: Video and Film - Workshops
    • 2019-04-27 - 2019-05-06

    Maruki Gallery for the Hiroshima Panels screens “Make a Perfect Donut,” a film by the artist Kunchome. There will also be a special three-day peace-focused tour called “Love and Guns” during the exhibition...More »

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    Circus Expo

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints - Talks
    • 2019-04-02 - 2019-05-26

    This exhibition looks back at the history of the circus in Japan with 110 items including props, posters, photographs, and films.More »

  • poster for Yuki Harada “Photography Wall”

    Yuki Harada “Photography Wall”

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    • Media: Photography - Talks
    • 2019-02-02 - 2019-03-24

    Yuki Harada (b. 1989) is a photographer and artist influenced by his father’s experience with the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Taking an interest in an “insurmountable wall” of two-dimensional media such...More »

  • poster for No Nukes, No War 2018

    No Nukes, No War 2018

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture - Party - Talks
    • 2018-12-08 - 2019-01-26
  • poster for Ryuichi Hirokawa “Children in War Zones”

    Ryuichi Hirokawa “Children in War Zones”

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    • Media: Photography - Talks
    • 2018-10-27 - 2018-12-01

    Ryuichi Hirokawa has been working as a photojournalist for more than 50 years since he first started covering the Middle East in 1967. His images capture the sadness and joy of children living in war zones...More »

  • poster for Kazuma Obara “Exposure/ Everlasting”

    Kazuma Obara “Exposure/ Everlasting”

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    • Media: Photography - Talks
    • 2018-10-13 - 2018-11-25

    Kazuma Obara became known in Western media as the first photojournalist to successfully enter the nuclear power plant after the March, 2011 disaster in Fukushima. In 2015 he began document the current...More »

  • poster for Akira Kamo “Scenes of Vicarious Experience”

    Akira Kamo “Scenes of Vicarious Experience”

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2018-09-15 - 2018-10-21
  • poster for Sachiko Kazama “Dyslympia 2680”

    Sachiko Kazama “Dyslympia 2680”

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    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • 2018-04-28 - 2018-07-08

    With humor and sharp social critiques, Sachiko Kazama creates manga-style woodblock prints based on her own extensive research, depicting the present and future in connection to dark parts of history....More »

  • poster for Kumi Yokoyu “Time Inside Outside”

    Kumi Yokoyu “Time Inside Outside”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2018-03-10 - 2018-04-21

    Kumi Yokoyu is an artist who asks and investigates whether or not it is truly not possible for the living to hear the voices of the departed through photos and text. In this exhibit, Yokoyu takes the stories...More »

  • poster for Mao Ishikawa “The Great Ryukyu Photographic Picture Scrolls”

    Mao Ishikawa “The Great Ryukyu Photographic Picture Scrolls”

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    • Media: Photography - Talks
    • 2018-02-10 - 2018-03-04

    Mao Ishikawa was born and raised in Ryukyu, Okinawa - an area that was under United States Civil Administration at that time - and photographed American soldiers as well as women who worked at bars located...More »

  • poster for Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitani Exhibition

    Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitani Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Talks
    • 2017-07-22 - 2017-09-02

    Born in America in 1920, Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitani grew up in his mother’s hometown of Hiroshima. He returned to America in 1938; during WWII he spent four years in a California internment camp as an “enemy...More »

  • poster for Seiichi Motohashi “Two Painters: The World of Iri Maruki and Toshi Maruki”

    Seiichi Motohashi “Two Painters: The World of Iri Maruki and Toshi Maruki”

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    • Media: Photography - Video and Film - Talks
    • 2017-04-22 - 2017-07-17

    2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of Maruki Gallery for the Hiroshima Panels, a museum that was established by water and ink painter Iri Maruki (1901-1995) and his wife, oil painter Toshi...More »

  • poster for The More Beautiful It Becomes

    The More Beautiful It Becomes

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    • Media: Video and Film - Talks
    • 2017-02-07 - 2017-04-09

    Okinawa video artist Jun Kawada presents screenings of two works: “Owaranai Kako” (Endless Past) and “Iki Nokoru” (Remain Alive). [Daily Schedule] 09:40-10:55 “Owaranai Kako” (Endless Past) 11:00-12:15...More »

  • poster for Goro Shikoku – From Internment in Siberia to Okori Jizo

    Goro Shikoku – From Internment in Siberia to Okori Jizo

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2016-06-25 - 2016-09-24

    Goro Shikoku (1924–2014) was a Hiroshima-based peace activist and artist known for his illustrations for the A-Bomb Poetry Collection (1951) and the picture book Okori Jizo (1979). He was also a member...More »

  • poster for Are There Two Hiroshima Panels?

    Are There Two Hiroshima Panels?

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2016-03-19 - 2016-06-18

    With the support of the Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art this exhibition brings together the original “Hiroshima Panels” alongside their reproductions, comparing the two side by side, questioning...More »

  • poster for Seeds of Light: Post 3.11

    Seeds of Light: Post 3.11

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Talks
    • 2016-03-05 - 2016-04-09

    Just as we have seen changes in things we once took for granted, in the wake of the 3.11 earthquake a quiet but assured movement resisting the unspoken rules of capitalism and democracy in postwar Japan...More »

  • poster for Private War and Landscapes

    Private War and Landscapes

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2016-01-30 - 2016-02-27

    Five young artists from around the country gather together with one guest artist who has faced death around the world, each mixing their everyday landscapes with images of their personal wars. More »

  • poster for No Nukes, No War, No Hate

    No Nukes, No War, No Hate

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Party
    • 2015-11-18 - 2016-01-16

    An independent exhibition of works with anti-nuke and anti-war themes by a committee of more than 60 artists. [Related Events] Opening night Date: 11/21 (Sat) 11:00 Dialogue by Tastuo Ikea and...More »

  • poster for Sungdam Hong “East Asian Yasukunism”

    Sungdam Hong “East Asian Yasukunism”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2015-08-05 - 2015-08-30

    “Yasukunism” is a term coined by Okinawa International University professor Douglas Lummis referring to nationalism and state violence pervasive in daily life, satirically comparing Japanese conservatives’...More »

  • poster for Discovery! The Other Hiroshima Panels

    Discovery! The Other Hiroshima Panels

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2015-06-03 - 2015-09-12

    This special exhibition in the summer of the 70th year since the atomic bombings presents “Hiroshima Panel” paintings on loan from Nagasaki, Osaka, and Mt. Koya that are not as well-known as the famous...More »

  • poster for Sumiya Shimada “Eary Showa”

    Sumiya Shimada “Eary Showa”

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2015-04-18 - 2015-07-11

    Sumiya Shimada’s name first appears in art history in 1952 as part of the activities of the Mountain Village Operation Unit, an underground organization of the Japanese Communist Party and joined with...More »

  • poster for Toshiko Akamatsu and the South Pacific Islands

    Toshiko Akamatsu and the South Pacific Islands

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-12-20 - 2015-04-11

    From January through June of 1940, Toshiko Akamatsu (later Toshi Maruki) was stationed in present-day Micronesia, then known as the South Pacific Islands under Japanese rule. More than 200 of Maruki’s...More »

  • poster for No Nukes, No War, No Hate

    No Nukes, No War, No Hate

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2014-11-20 - 2014-12-13

    After the horrors of war Japan pledged to put down its weapons and to never repeat the tragedy of conflict again. Yet in the 70 years since the end of WWII war has continued to be waged across the world...More »

  • poster for Haruya Nakajima “Up/Down, Left/Right, Here/Now”

    Haruya Nakajima “Up/Down, Left/Right, Here/Now”

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    • Media: Photography - Installation - Video and Film - Party
    • 2014-11-20 - 2014-12-13

    This solo show by Haruya Nakajima is part of a series of independent exhibits curated by the art critic Ken Fukuzumi that protest war and the use of nuclear power. Drawing on observations of contemporary...More »

  • poster for The Bikini Atoll Incident - 60 Years On Daigo Fukuryu Maru/Gozilla 1954-2014

    The Bikini Atoll Incident - 60 Years On Daigo Fukuryu Maru/Gozilla 1954-2014

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration
    • 2014-09-13 - 2014-11-15

    2014 marks 60 years since the Bikini Atoll Incident in which a Japanese fishing boat Daigo Fukuryu Maru was caught in the fallout of American nuclear tests in the Bikini Atoll. This terrible accident is...More »

  • poster for Shinpei Takeda “Beta Breakdown”

    Shinpei Takeda “Beta Breakdown”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2014-07-26 - 2014-09-06

    Based in Mexico and Germany, Shinpei Takeda has spent the past eight years interviewing and recording the memories of more than 60 atomic bomb survivors residing in the Americas. In works such as as the...More »

  • poster for Barefoot Gen Illustration Exhibition

    Barefoot Gen Illustration Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Drawing
    • 2014-07-19 - 2014-09-06

    Barefoot Gen was the creation of manga artist Keiji Nakazawa, depicting the events of the Hiroshima bombing, and later became published in 1980 as a picture book, 24 original illustrations of which are...More »

  • poster for Eiko Miyara “Okinawa - With Love and Peace”

    Eiko Miyara “Okinawa - With Love and Peace”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-04-19 - 2014-07-12

    [Related Events] Opening Talk Date: April 19(Sat) 13:00 Eiko Miyara + Ai T(Chief Curator of Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum) Admission: Exhibition ticket Maruki Gallery for the Hiroshima...More »

  • poster for Jotoku Masuda “A Journey of Light and Darkness”

    Jotoku Masuda “A Journey of Light and Darkness”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-03-18 - 2014-04-12

    Born in Goto, Nagasaki, Jotoku Masuda has looked throughout his life into the abyss of human futility taking his departure point from christian persecution and history of war, encompassing the atomic bombing,...More »

  • poster for Mitsuo Kiyono “From Fukushima/To Fukushima”

    Mitsuo Kiyono “From Fukushima/To Fukushima”

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2014-02-11 - 2014-03-15

    Placing on a spotlight on the perspectivies of Fukushima born painter ,Mitsuo Kiyono, on the events of 3.11, in which he forms a bridge between the Maruki Gallery for the Hiroshima Panels and Fukushima...More »

  • poster for Susumu Kinoshita “The Journey of Life”

    Susumu Kinoshita “The Journey of Life”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2013-11-12 - 2014-02-08

    Susumu Kinoshita is renowned for his delicate pencil renderings of such characters as the blind singer Haru Kobayashi and Hansen’s disease sufferer, poet Tetsuo Sakurai who lived through hardship with...More »

  • poster for Mieczysław Kościelniak: The Man Who Painted Auschwitz

    Mieczysław Kościelniak: The Man Who Painted Auschwitz

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2013-09-21 - 2013-10-20

    [Related Event] Lecture by Michiko Nomura (Teresien spokeswoman) Date: 9/22 (Sat) 14:00More »

  • poster for Masaki Hirano “After the Fact”

    Masaki Hirano “After the Fact”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2013-09-14 - 2013-11-09

    We live in an age that requires us to radically reconsider our relationship with money. The 21st century has already seen the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy,...More »

  • poster for Special Exhibition of the Ashio Copper Pollution Panels on the 100th Anniversary of Shouzou Tanaka’s Death

    Special Exhibition of the Ashio Copper Pollution Panels on the 100th Anniversary of Shouzou Tanaka’s Death

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-07-13 - 2013-09-08

    Shouzou Tanaka is known as the whistle-blower of the Ashio copper mine pollution incident, an environmental disaster resulting in the copper poisoning of the Watarase and Tone rivers. On the 100th anniversary...More »

  • poster for The Era of Miner Sakubei Yamamoto- Visual Representations of Coal Mining Before and After World War II

    The Era of Miner Sakubei Yamamoto- Visual Representations of Coal Mining Before and After World War II

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-07-13 - 2013-09-08

    In May 2011, Unesco entered the late Sakubei Yamamoto’s 589 coal mine drawings and 108 diary entries and notes into the Memory of the World Register. Now held by the Tagawa City Coal Museum and Fukuoka...More »

  • poster for Eisaku Ando "Cocoons of Light"

    Eisaku Ando "Cocoons of Light"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2013-04-20 - 2013-07-06

    The sculptor Eisaku Ando, well known for his keen investigation of the sympathy between humans and nature, lost his home in Iwaki-city, Fukushima as a result of the tsunami of 3.11. Since moving to the...More »

  • poster for Jeong Joo-Ha

    Jeong Joo-Ha

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    • Media: Photography - Talks
    • 2013-04-16 - 2013-05-05

    Landscape portraits of Fukushima after the nuclear accident by the South Korean photographer Jeong Joo-Ha. [Image: Jeong Joo-Ha] More »

  • poster for "Tsuki Akari no Shita de" (Beneath the Light of the Moon) Film Screening

    "Tsuki Akari no Shita de" (Beneath the Light of the Moon) Film Screening

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2013-04-14 - 2013-04-14

    A film screening of the documentary "Tsuki Akari no Shita de" (Beneath the Light of the Moon".More »

  • poster for Ichiro Endo "Art for Life"

    Ichiro Endo "Art for Life"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-03-03 - 2013-04-14

    Ichiro Endo's journey for peace began when he was seventeen and he made a trip to see the Hiroshima A-bomb site. Now he creates art projects under the following motto: "With Passion Spirit in your Hand,...More »

  • poster for Akira Tsuboi "Res Nullius"

    Akira Tsuboi "Res Nullius"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-02-01 - 2013-04-14

    This large artwork was created based on the stories of many people in Fukushima. The title is a legal term that was used by a TEPCO lawyer to describe how radioactivity is something which no one has proprietary...More »

  • poster for Etsuko Maneyama Exhibition

    Etsuko Maneyama Exhibition

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    • Media: Party
    • 2013-01-26 - 2013-02-23

    Looks back at ten years of workshops by Etsuko ManeyamaMore »

  • poster for Seiichi Motohashi "Slaughterhouse"

    Seiichi Motohashi "Slaughterhouse"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2012-11-23 - 2013-01-19

    This exhibition presents documentary photos of people working in slaughterhouses in Matsubara, Osaka, taken over a period of some thirty years by a photographer who has also devoted his work to depicting...More »

  • poster for "Uncovered: Paintings Made During the War" Exhibition

    "Uncovered: Paintings Made During the War" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-09-08 - 2012-10-13

    On display are several restored oil paintings made during WWII, presented in collaboration with the research firm Devote, that depict key themes, such as the Japanese war campaign in China.More »

  • poster for "Perspective Out of Fukushima 2: Takashi Arai's Daguerreotype" Exhibition

    "Perspective Out of Fukushima 2: Takashi Arai's Daguerreotype" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Talks
    • 2012-07-14 - 2012-09-01

    Features the daguerrotype photography taken by Takashi Arai of Fukushima after the 2011 nuclear accident.More »

  • poster for "Sagashiteimasu" Exhibition

    "Sagashiteimasu" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2012-07-14 - 2012-09-01

    On display are photos and poems from the children's photo book "Sagashiteimasu".More »

  • poster for Tatsuo Ikeda Exhibition

    Tatsuo Ikeda Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2012-05-26 - 2012-07-07

    The artist was born in 1928 and was a Kamikaze pilot during the war, which ended when he was 17. His artistic output has grappled with social issues and the possibilities of reportage, including the American...More »

  • poster for Toshi Maruki Exhibition

    Toshi Maruki Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2012-02-11 - 2012-05-19

    This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Toshi Maruki. On display are works that look back on her long career, devoted to depicting humanity. [Image: Toshi Maruki "Liberation of Humanity"...More »

  • poster for Suma Maruki Exhibition

    Suma Maruki Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-12-23 - 2012-02-04

    [Image: Suma Maruki "White Bird" (1951)]More »

  • poster for Chim↑Pom "Level 7 feat. Hiroshima!!!!"

    Chim↑Pom "Level 7 feat. Hiroshima!!!!"

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film - Talks - Performance Art
    • 2011-12-10 - 2011-12-18

    This exhibition showcases a body of recent work by Chim↑Pom that focuses on the subject of Japan's relationship with nuclear power and radiation. An improvisatory performance by Chim↑Pom and music...More »

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