Discovery Museum - Past Events

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

  • poster for The 1964 & 2020 Tokyo Olympic & Paralympic Games: A Legacy for the Future

    The 1964 & 2020 Tokyo Olympic & Paralympic Games: A Legacy for the Future

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    • Media: Graphics - Product
    • 2017-10-06 - 2017-12-10

    October 28 marks the 1,000-day countdown to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. This exhibition presents newspaper and media reports on the world’s top athletes, who have been training tirelessly since childhood...More »

  • Saneatsu Mushanokoji’s Depiction of Japanese Spring

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    • Media: Drawing - Ceramics
    • 2016-03-19 - 2016-06-26

    Saneatsu Mushanokoji is renowned for his literary work across the Meiji, Taisho and Showa periods, but over the course of his 90 years he not only authored many books but also created a range of calligraphy...More »

  • poster for Eisei-Bunko Collection - Ancient Chinese Formalism

    Eisei-Bunko Collection - Ancient Chinese Formalism

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    • Media: Sculpture - Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2015-12-19 - 2016-03-13

    Chinese poetry, Chinese writing, Confucianism, are all forms of learning which have been passed on from China to Japan and proved popular past-times of samurai during the Edo period. The founder of the...More »

  • poster for The Ink Paintings of Master Swordsman Musashi Miyamoto

    The Ink Paintings of Master Swordsman Musashi Miyamoto

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2015-07-11 - 2015-10-04

    The expert swordsman Musashi Miyamoto spent his late years producing calligraphy and ink paintings. His works are on display. Part 1: Jul. 11–Aug. 28 Part 2: Aug. 25–Oct. 4 [Related Events] Gallery...More »

  • poster for Eisei Bunko Collection - Travels of the Daimyo

    Eisei Bunko Collection - Travels of the Daimyo

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    • Media: Drawing - Crafts
    • 2015-04-04 - 2015-07-05

    During the Edo period it was a requirement of the Daimyo to spend one year each serving the Shogunate in Edo city, with long distance travel from around the country to fulfill the daimyo exchange system....More »

  • poster for Daughters of the Daimyos: A Gorgeous World of Celebrity

    Daughters of the Daimyos: A Gorgeous World of Celebrity

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2014-12-21 - 2015-03-29

    Clothing and personal possessions owned by daughters of daimyo, as well as paintings by these refined and greatly admired women, let visitors discover a world of aristocratic beauty and elegance. Part...More »

  • poster for Eisei-Bunko Collection: The Worlds of “Tale of the Heike” and “The Taiheiki”

    Eisei-Bunko Collection: The Worlds of “Tale of the Heike” and “The Taiheiki”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-10-28 - 2014-12-14

    Displaying masterpiece picture scrolls depicting the Japanese historical narratives “Tale of the Heike” and “The Taiheiki.” [Related Event] Gallery Talks Visitors are free to ask curators questions. Every...More »

  • poster for From the Eisei-Bunko Museum Collection: The Artists of the Hosokawa Daimyo Family

    From the Eisei-Bunko Museum Collection: The Artists of the Hosokawa Daimyo Family

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-06-21 - 2014-09-07

    Narita Airport’s Discovery Museum presents its 14th exhibition, “From the Eisei-Bunko Museum Collection: The Hosokawa Artists” from Jun. 21 (Sat), 2014. During the Edo period, daimyos commissioned artists...More »

  • poster for “Eisei Bunko Museum Collection - Treasures of the Hosokawa Dynasty”

    “Eisei Bunko Museum Collection - Treasures of the Hosokawa Dynasty”

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2014-03-15 - 2014-06-15

    The Hosokawa dynasty is renowned for its close affinity with the culture of the tea ceremony, passed down through generations. Here in an exhibition of 25 rare gems of their collection including black...More »

  • poster for “Zen - Sengai”

    “Zen - Sengai”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-12-27 - 2014-03-09

    Gibon Sengai was a Zen priest in later Edo period. Born in Mino he went through a rigorous training and itinerant priesthood, until becoming head of the Shofukuji temple. After removing from this position...More »

  • poster for “The Pursuit of Innovation - The Prodgious Work of Steve Jobs”

    “The Pursuit of Innovation - The Prodgious Work of Steve Jobs”

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    • Media: Product
    • 2013-10-24 - 2013-11-24

    Focusing on the pioneering work of Steve Jobs this exhibition reviews the array of new technological innovations he brought to the world through apple, accompanied by quotes from the man himself, along...More »

  • poster for Tea Master Utensils from the Eisei Bunko Museum

    Tea Master Utensils from the Eisei Bunko Museum

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2013-06-22 - 2013-09-23

    Shogun Tadaoki Hosokawa was one of tea ceremony master Sen Rikyu’s seven disciples. His tea boxes were said to be some of the most valuable in Japan during the Senkoku period. In commemoration of the 450th...More »

  • poster for Show Japan’s Dream - Tokyo 1964 Olympics

    Show Japan’s Dream - Tokyo 1964 Olympics

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    • Media: Graphics - Product
    • 2013-05-03 - 2013-06-02

    As Tokyo continues to bid to host the 2020 Olympic games, this exhibition showcases posters, medals and other artifacts from the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, accompanied by a series of photographic panels by Soichiro...More »

  • poster for Gracia Hosokawa, Daimyo's Princess

    Gracia Hosokawa, Daimyo's Princess

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2013-01-25 - 2013-04-14

    2013 marks 450 years since the birth of Gracia Hosokawa, the daughter of Akechi Mitsuhide and a famous Japanese Christian convert. This exhibition introduces her life and writings.More »

  • poster for "Enlightened Rulers and Natural History" Exhibition

    "Enlightened Rulers and Natural History" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2012-10-19 - 2013-01-14

    On display are books of animal and plant drawings, bird cages, encyclopedias devoted to whales and other rare natural history artifacts and materials collected by the daimyo lord Shigekata Hosokawa.More »

  • poster for "The Aesthetics of Busho" Exhibition

    "The Aesthetics of Busho" Exhibition

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    • Media: Fashion - Product - Talks
    • 2012-07-25 - 2012-10-08
  • poster for Alexander Gelman "Post-global"

    Alexander Gelman "Post-global"

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    • Media: Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2012-07-06 - 2012-07-16

    This exhibition showcases a lacquer chess set created by world renowned designer Alexander Gelman that appeals to the Japanese artisanal spirit.More »

  • poster for "Spring 400 Years Ago" Exhibition

    "Spring 400 Years Ago" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Ceramics
    • 2012-03-03 - 2012-04-15

    This exhibition looks at what spring meant for the military commanders of early 17th century Japan.More »

  • poster for Taikan Yokoyama Exhibition

    Taikan Yokoyama Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-09-01 - 2011-09-30

    Features the work of renowned nihonga painter Taikan Yokoyama, including works not on public display for 30 years.More »

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