Gotoh Museum - Past Events

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

  • poster for Selected Summer Works: Animals

    Selected Summer Works: Animals

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    • Media: Nihonga
    • 2019-06-22 - 2019-08-04
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    Modern Nihonga

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    • Media: Nihonga - Talks
    • 2019-05-11 - 2019-06-16

    [Related Events] 1. Gallery Talk “The World of Modern Nihonga” 5/16, 6/13 “The Attraction of Japanese Inshou Seals” 5/21 “The Lives and Writings of Those Who Travelled Overseas” 6/5 Each session is...More »

  • poster for Spring Works – Gazes on Japan and China

    Spring Works – Gazes on Japan and China

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    • Media: Nihonga - Crafts - Talks
    • 2019-04-06 - 2019-05-06
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    Chinese Ceramics

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    • Media: Crafts - Ceramics - Talks
    • 2019-02-23 - 2019-03-31
  • poster for Tea Ceremony Sets

    Tea Ceremony Sets

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2018-12-15 - 2019-02-07
  • poster for A Remarkable Eye – The Collections of Hankyu’s Ichizo Kobayashi and Tokyu’s Keita Goto

    A Remarkable Eye – The Collections of Hankyu’s Ichizo Kobayashi and Tokyu’s Keita Goto

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts - Ceramics - Talks
    • 2018-10-20 - 2018-12-09
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    Zen Buddhism Art Exhibition

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    • Media: Nihonga - Ceramics - Talks
    • 2018-08-25 - 2018-10-14

    The Zen sect of Buddhism has a rich history of calligraphic writing that left a large impact on feudal culture and helped to deepen the Japanese aesthetic. This exhibition showcases zen art from the Kamakura...More »

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    Stationery - Desktop Treasures

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2018-06-23 - 2018-07-29

    Exhibition of the treasured collection of Japanese and Chinese brushes, ink, inkstones, paper, seals, etc. of Yukimura Uno.More »

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    Teaware

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    • Media: Ceramics - Talks
    • 2017-12-09 - 2018-02-18

    Inside the exhibition space you will find a full scale Japanese-style tea room fitted out with around seventy teaware items selected from the museum collection. Learn about the different utensils and how...More »

  • poster for The Refinement of Writing Paper: Calligraphy and Sutras From the Gotoh Museum Collection

    The Refinement of Writing Paper: Calligraphy and Sutras From the Gotoh Museum Collection

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    • Media: Nihonga - Workshops - Talks
    • 2017-06-24 - 2017-07-30

    Seventy examples of calligraphy and sutras on ryoshi writing paper from the museum’s collection demonstrating ways the material can be dyed and otherwise altered for decorative purposes.More »

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    Modern Japanese-Style Painting

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    • Media: Nihonga - Talks
    • 2017-05-13 - 2017-06-18

    This exhibition will present around 40 works from the museum’s collection of modern Japanese-style paintings, focusing on Flower-and-bird works by artists such as Gaho Hashimoto, Gyokusho Kawabata, Taikan...More »

  • poster for Heian Era Ancient Texts – Jewels From the Collection of Shunkei Iijima

    Heian Era Ancient Texts – Jewels From the Collection of Shunkei Iijima

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    • Media: Drawing - Nihonga
    • 2016-10-22 - 2016-12-04

    Shunkei Iijima, a man of letters and scholar of classical texts, spent his life compiling the Shunkei Memorial Calligraphy Collection, Japan’s largest collection works by individual authors writing under...More »

  • poster for Autumn - A Journey of the Heart

    Autumn - A Journey of the Heart

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    • Media: Nihonga - Crafts - Ceramics - Talks
    • 2016-08-27 - 2016-10-16

    An exhibition of paintings, calligraphy and ink drawings from the museum collection all converging on the theme of travels. [Related Event] Talk “Parting Poem of a Zen Monk” Date: September 8, September...More »

  • poster for An Assortment Tea Ceremony Implements

    An Assortment Tea Ceremony Implements

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    • Media: Sculpture - Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2015-12-12 - 2016-02-14

    Presenting some 70 items from the museum’s tea ceremony collection in full-scale models of the museum’s Kokyoro, Shojuan, and Fujimitei tea rooms. This assortment tea dishes and implements was arranged...More »

  • poster for Shikameisai: Masterpieces of the Ise Collection

    Shikameisai: Masterpieces of the Ise Collection

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2015-06-27 - 2015-08-09

    From the Ise Collection of Chinese ceramics owned by Hikonobu Ise, a selection of 70 outstanding over-glazed ceramics dating to the Han through Qing eras is on display. [Related Event] Lecture “Painted...More »

  • poster for Spring Collection Exhibition— Japanese Poetry and Paintings

    Spring Collection Exhibition— Japanese Poetry and Paintings

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2015-04-04 - 2015-05-10

    Enter a world of Japanese poetry, calligraphy, and painting. For its spring exhibition, the Gotoh Museum presents a selection of some 50 masterpieces from its collection, including excerpts from Japanese...More »

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    The Ceramic Art of China

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    • Media: Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2015-02-21 - 2015-03-29

    A rare collection of 60 Chinese ceramics spanning from the Han to Ming and Ching dynasties, this exhibition features weighing tools from the warring age to Tang tricolored urns, Song dynasty celadon porcelain,...More »

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    Tea Set Combinations

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2014-12-13 - 2015-02-15

    The museum’s three tearooms present 70 items from the Gotoh Collection, recreating tea sets according to records by tea ceremony masters. There will also be a special exhibition of tea chests and baskets....More »

  • Zonsei - The Colors of Lacquerware

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2014-10-25 - 2014-12-07

    Zonsei is a form of Chinese lacquerware which was a most treasured import in early trade with the East Asian continent, celebrated here in an exhibition of 60 renowned works extending from the Sung dynasty...More »

  • poster for Outstanding Autumn Works— Painting, Calligraphy, Ceramics

    Outstanding Autumn Works— Painting, Calligraphy, Ceramics

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Crafts
    • 2014-08-30 - 2014-10-19

    An diverse exhibition of approximately 60 works representing several periods of Japanese art, including classical writings from the Heian era, calligraphy from the Kamakura and Muromachi periods, and paintings,...More »

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    Forms of Prayer

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics
    • 2014-06-28 - 2014-08-03

    This exhibition brings together a collection of 60 Buddhist artifacts from the Kamakura Muromachi era including ink paintings, eminent writings and historic publications. [Related Event] Lecture Exploring...More »

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    Modern Nihonga

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-05-17 - 2014-06-22

    [Related Events] Gallery Talk “The World of Modern Nihonga” Date: May 22(Thurs) / June 19(Thurs) 14:00-15:00 Venue: Lecture Hall Admission: Free for those with museum ticket Children’s Talk “Let’s...More »

  • Spring Selections— Masterpieces of Japanese Art from the Gotoh Museum Collection: Paintings and Calligraphy

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-04-05 - 2014-05-11

    Displaying some sixty masterpieces of Japanese painting and calligraphy from the museum’s collection. Featured works include classic texts from the Heian era, portraits of great poets with examples of...More »

  • poster for Chinese Ceramics From the Gotoh Museum Collection

    Chinese Ceramics From the Gotoh Museum Collection

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2014-02-22 - 2014-03-30

    Presenting some 60 works of Chinese ceramics from the Han to the Ming and Qing dynasties. Presented in historical order, these works, which include measuring tools from the Warring States period, Tang...More »

  • poster for Tea Ceremony Utensils

    Tea Ceremony Utensils

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    • Media: Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2013-12-07 - 2014-02-16

    Presenting some sixty pieces from the museum’s collection used in ceremonies held in its tearoom. A rare tea chest from a private collection will also be on display for part of the exhibition period. [Gallery...More »

  • poster for Koetsu Honami “Classics of Momoyama”

    Koetsu Honami “Classics of Momoyama”

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Ceramics
    • 2013-10-26 - 2013-12-01

    Koetsu Honami (1558-1637) was a leading figure working between the Momoyama era to early Edo period. This exhibition follows the span of his creative engagements which ranged from writing, ceramics, lacquer...More »

  • poster for Autumn Exhibition: The Beauty of Zen

    Autumn Exhibition: The Beauty of Zen

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics
    • 2013-09-13 - 2013-10-20

    Presenting 50 exquisite items representative of Zen culture from the collections of the Gotoh Museum and Daitokyu Memorial Library, including the writings and ink paintings of Zen monks, as well as the...More »

  • poster for The Naming of Japan - The Transition Towards Japanese Calligraphy

    The Naming of Japan - The Transition Towards Japanese Calligraphy

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2013-06-22 - 2013-07-28

    The life long work of master calligrapher and ancient script expert Shunkei Iijima(1906-1996), in his investigations of Japanese names and Chinese calligraphy was collated together in the publication “Shunkei...More »

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    Modern Nighonga

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

    Introducing 40 works of modern nihonga spanning from the Meiji era to the Showa age, especially selected from the Gotoh Museum collection, also accompanied by an exhibition of drawing materials used by...More »

  • poster for Outstanding Spring Works From The World of Waka

    Outstanding Spring Works From The World of Waka

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics
    • 2013-04-06 - 2013-05-06

    Around 60 vernal masterpieces of waka poetry from the Gotoh Museum and Daitokyu Memorial Library collections, featuring the national treasure "Picture Scrolls of the Tale of the Genji" (on display from...More »

  • poster for Reopening Exhibition: The Beauty of the Era, China & Korea

    Reopening Exhibition: The Beauty of the Era, China & Korea

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    • Media: Painting - Ceramics - Talks
    • 2013-02-23 - 2013-03-31

    Features a selection of Chinese and Korean porcelain.More »

  • poster for "Beauty of the Ages: Momoyama and Edo period"

    "Beauty of the Ages: Momoyama and Edo period"

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts
    • 2013-01-05 - 2013-02-17

    On display are paintings and other works that convey the culture of tea ceremony during the Momoyama period and Edo artistic culture.More »

  • poster for "Beauty of the Ages: Kamakura/Muromachi" Exhibition

    "Beauty of the Ages: Kamakura/Muromachi" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2012-11-23 - 2012-12-24

    This exhibition features paintings, calligraphy and other works from the Kamakura and Muromachi periods.More »

  • poster for "Beauty of the Ages: Nara and Heian" Exhibition

    "Beauty of the Ages: Nara and Heian" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics
    • 2012-10-20 - 2012-11-18

    Buddhist art and calligraphy inspired by the transience of things.More »

  • poster for "Tale of Genji Picture Scrolls" Exhibition

    "Tale of Genji Picture Scrolls" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-11-03 - 2010-11-28

    This exhibition features 20 picture scrolls depicting the Tale of Genji that have been designated national treasures.More »

  • poster for "The Splendor of the Tea Ceremony" Exhibition

    "The Splendor of the Tea Ceremony" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts - Talks
    • 2010-08-28 - 2010-10-24

    Exhibition of renowned tea ceremony utensils from the museum collection, including incense containers, iron pots, tea bowls and tea containers. Related events also scheduled. See website for details....More »

  • poster for "Beauty of Ceramics" Exhibition

    "Beauty of Ceramics" Exhibition

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    • Media: Ceramics - Talks
    • 2010-06-26 - 2010-08-08

    On display are prized ceramic pieces from the museum collection, including Japanese porcelain, Chinese pieces from the Tang, Song and Ming dynasties, and Korean porcelain items, including 4 works that...More »

  • poster for "Beauty of Calligraphy" Exhibition

    "Beauty of Calligraphy" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2010-05-15 - 2010-06-20

    On display are well-known works of calligraphy from the museum collection, including pieces from the Nara, Heian, Kamakura and Muromachi periods in Japan, and the Song and Yuan dynasties in China. See...More »

  • poster for "The Beauty of Paintings" Exhibition

    "The Beauty of Paintings" Exhibition

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

    Around 40 paintings from the museum collection, including Chinese paintings, modern nihonga, ink paintings and works from the Rinpa school.More »

  • poster for "The Beaty of Celebrated Japanese Swords" Exhibition

    "The Beaty of Celebrated Japanese Swords" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts - Talks
    • 2010-02-20 - 2010-03-28

    This exhibition showcases the beauty of 30 famous Japanese swords from the collection of the Gotoh Museum, focusing on those that were produced from the late Heian period up until the end of the Muromachi...More »

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    Tea Utensils Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2009-12-05 - 2010-02-14

    Featuring full-size model reproductions of the museum's tea ceremony rooms, this exhibition showcases a total of 70 exquisite tea utensils from the museum collection, with a focus on the styles of the...More »

  • poster for "The World of Treasury Books" Exhibition

    "The World of Treasury Books" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2009-10-24 - 2009-11-29

    Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the founding of the museum, this exhibition gives a comprehensive view of the world of classical books. On view are a total of 150 exquisite books and paintings, including...More »

  • "Exceptional Pieces for Autumn" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Ceramics
    • 2009-08-28 - 2009-10-18

    From the museum collection, a total of 60 paintings (master poet paintings and fragments of picture scrolls), written documents (calligraphy and old sutras) and ceramics from Li Dynasty Korea will be on...More »

  • poster for "Mukozuke -Tea Ceremony Utensils" Exhibition

    "Mukozuke -Tea Ceremony Utensils" Exhibition

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    • Media: Ceramics - Talks
    • 2009-06-27 - 2009-07-26

    "Mukozuke" is a series of eating utensils used for the Japanese tea ceremony. This exhibition introduces the beauty and artistic excellence of Mukozuke, a classic type of Japanese tableware, through the...More »

  • poster for "The Legacy of the Matsuura Family and the Netherlands" Exhibition

    "The Legacy of the Matsuura Family and the Netherlands" Exhibition

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2009-05-16 - 2009-06-21

    The city of Hirato used to be a key point of entry into Japan for various foreign imports, flourishing as an important port for maritime trade. This exhibition celebrates the 400th anniversary of the...More »

  • poster for "Masterpieces of Spring" Exhibition

    "Masterpieces of Spring" Exhibition

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

    From the Museum's collection, a total of 60 works including ink paintings from the Muromachi period, modern Japanese paintings, calligraphic works from the Heian and Kamakura periods and ceramics from...More »

  • poster for "The Beauty of Brushes" Exhibition

    "The Beauty of Brushes" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts - Talks
    • 2009-02-21 - 2009-03-29

    On view are a total of over 300 brushes from the collection of Yozan Kimura (1899-1986), which are now housed at Atelier Fudenosato in Kumano Town, Hiroshima Prefecture. -Lecture on Yozan Kimura Collection Lecturer:...More »

  • poster for "Assortment of Tea Utensils" Exhibition

    "Assortment of Tea Utensils" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation - Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2008-12-06 - 2009-02-15

    With full-scale model alcoves installed in the museum's tea rooms (Kokyo-ro, Matsuju-an and Fujimi-tei), this exhibition showcases a total of 60 tea utensils and recreates their traditional configurations...More »

  • poster for "Sarasa -Legacy from India" Exhibition

    "Sarasa -Legacy from India" Exhibition

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2008-10-25 - 2008-11-30

    Sarasa (calico) is cotton fabric dyed with various motifs like plants, animals and human figures. A group of Indian sarasa shipped overseas by the early 18th century is especially known as "furu-watari...More »

  • poster for "Exceptional Pieces for Autumn" Exhibition

    "Exceptional Pieces for Autumn" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Ceramics - Talks
    • 2008-08-29 - 2008-10-19

    From the museum collection, a total of 60 paintings (master poet paintings and fragments of picture scrolls), written documents (calligraphy and old sutras) and ceramics from Li Dynasty Korea will be on...More »

  • poster for "Ancient Mirrors from China" Exhibition

    "Ancient Mirrors from China" Exhibition

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    • 2008-06-20 - 2008-07-27

    From the museum's ancient mirror collection, this exhibition showcases approximately 80 Chinese works including Han style mirrors from the periods of the Han, Three Kingdoms and Six Dynasties as well as...More »

  • poster for "Modern Japanese Painting" Exhibition

    "Modern Japanese Painting" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2008-05-10 - 2008-06-15

    From the museum's Japanese painting collection, approximately 30 works by the representative modern Japanese painters will be on display. -Children Art Lecture "The World of Modern Japanese Paintings" Date...More »

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    "Masterpieces of Spring" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Ceramics - Talks
    • 2008-04-05 - 2008-05-06

    From the Museum's collection, ink paintings from the Muromachi period, modern Japanese paintings, calligraphies from the Heian and Kamakura periods and ceramics from the Momoyama and Edo periods will be...More »

  • poster for "Chinese Ceramic Art" Exhibition

    "Chinese Ceramic Art" Exhibition

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2008-02-16 - 2008-03-30

    This exhibition presents a collection of approximately 60 Chinese ceramic pieces dating from the Han Dynasty to the Ming and Qing Periods. The pieces range from measuring dishes of the Warring States Period...More »

  • poster for "Tea Ceremony Tools" Exhibition

    "Tea Ceremony Tools" Exhibition

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2007-12-08 - 2008-02-11

    This exhibition displays approximately 70 items relating to traditional tea ceremonies in a tea room set up inside the museum. More »

  • poster for "Ashiya Gama Masterpieces" Exhibition

    "Ashiya Gama Masterpieces" Exhibition

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2007-10-27 - 2007-12-02

    "Ashiya Gama" are iron tea kettles that were made during the Muromachi period (1333-1573 CE) in the region that is today Fukuoka. This exhibition presents some of the best examples.More »

  • poster for "Fall's Superior Works: Picture, Penmanship and Lee Dynasty Sculpture" Exhibition

    "Fall's Superior Works: Picture, Penmanship and Lee Dynasty Sculpture" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Ceramics - Talks
    • 2007-09-01 - 2007-10-21

    Approximately 60 works from the museum's permanent exhibition will be on display including pictures (great poet pictures, scroll notes), penmanship works (penmanship works, ancient hand-copied sutras),...More »

  • poster for Gochiku Nakabayashi "One Hundred Year Old Fresh Wind"

    Gochiku Nakabayashi "One Hundred Year Old Fresh Wind"

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    • Media: Graphics - Talks
    • 2007-06-23 - 2007-07-29

    This is an exhibition of the major works of the calligrapher Gochiku Nakabayashi (1827-1913) from Ogi in Saga Prefecture. The calligrapher, whose works influenced such artists as Sokai Fukushima, gained...More »

  • poster for Sokai - Taneomi Soejima "Calligraphy of the Soul"

    Sokai - Taneomi Soejima "Calligraphy of the Soul"

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    • Media: Graphics - Talks
    • 2007-05-12 - 2007-06-17

    The artist (1828-1905), whose name in the calligraphy world was Sokai, was a politician from Saga Prefecture who was known as one of the Seven Wise Men of Saga. His calligraphy is telling of his upbringing,...More »

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    "Spring Selection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Ceramics - Talks
    • 2007-03-31 - 2007-05-06

    60 masterpieces from the museum's collection consisting of Muromachi Period ink paintings, modern Japanese paintings, calligraphy from the Heian & Kamakura Periods and Momoyama & Edo Period are...More »

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    Katana Exhibition

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    • 2007-02-17 - 2007-03-25

    30 katanas (Japanese swords) from the gallery collection will be on display. Katanas have distinctive shapes, marks, and textures according to when and where they were made. Even if the katana doesn't...More »

  • poster for "Tools for Tea Ceremony" Exhibition

    "Tools for Tea Ceremony" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2006-12-09 - 2007-02-12

    A full-scale model of a traditional tea room will be constructed inside the exhibition space to display a selection of 70 tools used for the tea ceremony. More »

  • poster for "Treasures of Enkakuji, Kamakura" Exhibition

    "Treasures of Enkakuji, Kamakura" Exhibition

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    • Media: Ceramics - Talks
    • 2006-10-28 - 2006-12-03

    The art of textile-dyeing will be explored through this exhibition, which will display the treasures of Enkakuji Temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa. Talk events: October 29th - "Kamakura through Archaeological...More »

  • poster for "Autumn Exceptional Artifacts" Exhibition

    "Autumn Exceptional Artifacts" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Ceramics - Talks
    • 2006-09-02 - 2006-10-22

    60 exceptional artifacts, including paintings (kasen-e, ukiyo-e), calligraphy (sumiato, koshakyo) and Richo period ceramics (exhibitis will change during the exhibition period), selected from the museum's...More »

  • poster for Bokuseki: National Living Treasure for Calligraphy

    Bokuseki: National Living Treasure for Calligraphy

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    • Media: Graphics - Talks
    • 2006-06-17 - 2006-07-23

    An exhibition of 90 masterpieces that are national treasures and important cultural property. The works are from the So and Gen Period in China, and the Kamakura and Muromachi Period in Japan. There...More »

  • poster for Contemporary Japanese Paintings

    Contemporary Japanese Paintings

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-05-13 - 2006-06-11

    Thirty selected works from the museum's permanent collection of contemporary Japanese paintings. More »

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    Spring Works

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2006-04-01 - 2006-05-07

    Sixty items from the museum's collection including: ink paintings from the Muromachi and Edo periods, calligraphy from the Heian and Kamakura Periods, and pottery from the Momoyama and Edo Periods. The...More »

  • poster for Assortment of tea sets Exhibition

    Assortment of tea sets Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2005-12-03 - 2006-02-12

    Seventy pieces from the Gotoh Museum's collection of tea sets will be exhibited along with a full-size replica of a Fujimitei tea room. More »

  • poster for Yamato Uta - 1000 Years of Japanese Poems

    Yamato Uta - 1000 Years of Japanese Poems

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2005-10-29 - 2005-11-27

    This exhibition is a celebration of the 1000th anniversary of the compilation of the anthology "Kokin Wakashu", and 800th anniversary of "New Kokin Wakashu". Calligraphy of both works, as well as other...More »

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    Masterpieces in Autumn

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    • Media: Drawing - Prints - Ceramics
    • 2005-09-03 - 2005-10-23

    Sixty masterpieces from the museum's collection, including kasen-e pictures and picture scrolls from the Kamakura Period, calligraphy pieces by Zen monks, hand-copied sutras, and pottery from the Chosen...More »

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    Chinese Ceramics Exhibition

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2005-06-25 - 2005-07-24

    Fifty pieces from ceramics collections dating back to the Han, Ming and Qing periods are currently on display in the Gotoh Museum. Ranging from measuring tools from the Warring States period and tosansai...More »

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    Fine Potteries of the Tea Ceremony: Aesthetics of the Edo Period

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    • Media: Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2005-05-14 - 2005-06-19

    This is the second "Fine Potteries" exhibition following the "Fine Potteries of the Tea Ceremony: Beauties of the Momoyama Period" held in 2002. On display are 80 famous teacups from the early Edo period...More »

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    Masterpieces in Spring

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    • Media: Graphics - Prints - Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2005-04-02 - 2005-05-08

    This exhibition displays about 60 pieces of outstanding Sumi-e, old handwriting and Ceramic art from the museum's collection. The picture scroll "The Tale of Genji", a national treasure, will also be on...More »

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    The Art of Japanese Swords

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2005-02-19 - 2005-03-27

    The house collection of Japanese swords will be on display.More »

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    Exhibition of the Tea Ceremony Items

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    • Media: Ceramics - Product
    • 2004-12-04 - 2005-02-13

    This exhibition displays about 70 tea ceremony items from 13-18th century set up in the museum's tea room.More »

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    National Treasure: Kyoto Reizei Family's

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    • 2004-10-23 - 2004-11-28

    The national treasure Meigekki is a diary of Teika Fujiwara (1162-1241) owned by Reizei family in Kyoto. All the volumes will be on display, which displays life of an aristocrat in 12 - 13th century.More »

  • poster for House Collection: Autmun Exhibition

    House Collection: Autmun Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Ceramics
    • 2004-09-04 - 2004-10-17

    Paintings, calligraphy and ancient Chinese ceramic works. More »

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