Chigasaki City Museum of Art - Past Events

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

  • poster for Keisuke Shirota “Paint, Seeing Photos”

    Keisuke Shirota “Paint, Seeing Photos”

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Talks
    • 2019-12-14 - 2020-02-11

    Keisuke Shirota’s snapshot-based paintings depict fictional worlds. New works are on display. More »

  • poster for Playful Edo-Period Art Exhibition

    Playful Edo-Period Art Exhibition

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    • Media: Nihonga - Prints
    • 2019-09-07 - 2019-11-04

    Art and culture flourished during Edo-period Japan and ukiyo-e with its depictions of beautiful people, actors, and famous locales, was at the center of this flowering. However, ukiyo-e also had a playful...More »

  • poster for The Way To (And From) The Museum

    The Way To (And From) The Museum

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Sculpture - Video and Film - Workshops - Talks
    • 2019-07-14 - 2019-09-01

    Combining fieldwork projects engaging all the senses during walks around Chigasaki with artworks from the museum’s collection. More »

  • poster for Richard Gorman “Emotional Geometry”

    Richard Gorman “Emotional Geometry”

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    • Media: Painting - Workshops - Talks
    • 2019-04-06 - 2019-06-02

    Richard Gorman, an artist based in Dublin, Milan, and Japan, has a long history with the Iwanoheizaburo washi paper of Fukui Prefecture. Gorman first encountered it in the 1990s and it has been an important...More »

  • poster for Prints of Adolesence and Experience

    Prints of Adolesence and Experience

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2019-02-10 - 2019-03-24

    This fourth part in a series of exhibitions about the beauty and messages of prints introduces the world of Sosaku Hanga, or “original” (non-duplicate) printmaking. 180 works by 20 artists from the early...More »

  • poster for The Beauty of Prints III – The Possibilities of Modern Prints

    The Beauty of Prints III – The Possibilities of Modern Prints

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    • Media: Prints - Installation
    • 2018-12-09 - 2019-02-03

    Introducing some 200 woodblock prints from the Chigasaki City Art Museum’s collection that trace the development of printmaking through the postwar and modern eras. More »

  • poster for Koson Ohara – An Eden of Birds and Flowers

    Koson Ohara – An Eden of Birds and Flowers

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2018-09-09 - 2018-11-04

    For its 20th anniversary, Chigasaki City Museum of Art is showcasing “the beauty of prints” throughout the year. The second exhibition in this series features the work of Koson Ohara from the collection...More »

  • poster for Play

    Play

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Animation
    • 2018-08-11 - 2018-09-02

    Just in time for summer vacation, the museum is showcasing playful works of art from its collection that are bright and colorful, made of unusual material, and full of wordplay. A weekly rotation of original...More »

  • poster for Voices of Stones

    Voices of Stones

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    • Media: Media Arts
    • 2018-05-20 - 2018-07-01

    The collaborative project “Ishi no Koe” (Voices of Stone) by the art unit Mathrax and Chigasaki Junior High students was chosen for the Haptic Design Award 2017 prize from 117 submissions from 20 countries....More »

  • poster for Ukiyoe and Shin-hanga: From Bakumatsu to Showa

    Ukiyoe and Shin-hanga: From Bakumatsu to Showa

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Drawing - Manga - Prints
    • 2018-04-08 - 2018-05-13

    This exhibition will showcase over 100 woodblock prints from the ukiyoe of the late Edo period to the shin-hanga of the Meiji period, incuding works by early 20th century artists such as Koitsu Tsuchiya...More »

  • poster for Kousuke Oka “Tumbling Dice”

    Kousuke Oka “Tumbling Dice”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2017-12-10 - 2018-02-04

    Kousuke Oka’s paintings have a quietness about them, but this in not to be mistaken as an indicator of age, for the motifs he depicts are expressed in a free and fresh way. His works take various approaches;...More »

  • poster for Michiko Fujita “Works for light and space”

    Michiko Fujita “Works for light and space”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2017-11-11 - 2017-12-03

    Artist Michiko Fujita has developed an installation that captures the relationship between light, space, and things. See how light fills the museum entrance and changes over time. The last two days of...More »

  • poster for Across the Ocean: Hawaiian Quilts from the Honolulu Museum of Art

    Across the Ocean: Hawaiian Quilts from the Honolulu Museum of Art

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    • Media: Product - Fashion - Crafts - Workshops - Talks
    • 2017-09-10 - 2017-11-05

    For the third year of sister-city status between Chigasaki and Honolulu, the Chigasaki City Museum of Art presents 20 vintage Hawaiian quilts from the Honolulu Museum of Art. More »

  • poster for Summer Fest – Animal Art Museum

    Summer Fest – Animal Art Museum

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2017-07-16 - 2017-08-31

    [Events] Workshop “Making Fans with Eraser Stamps” Dates: Aug. 17 (Thurs), Aug. 27 (Sun) 14:00–16:00 Participants: Grade 4 Elementary Schoolers & Up Fee: 500 yen Workshop “Animal Fresco Paintings” Date:...More »

  • poster for Era of the bicycle - Looking to the next century of a 200 year-old invention

    Era of the bicycle - Looking to the next century of a 200 year-old invention

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    • Media: Sculpture - Product
    • 2017-04-09 - 2017-06-04

    The bicycle was first invented almost 200 years ago. Since the nineteenth century, it has provided consistent innovation in terms of the movement of people. Though bicycles first appeared as luxury leisure...More »

  • poster for Around You - Look with your Ears, Smell with your Eyes, Touch with your Nose, Listen with your Hands

    Around You - Look with your Ears, Smell with your Eyes, Touch with your Nose, Listen with your Hands

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    • 2016-07-17 - 2016-09-04

    A summer exhibition to absorb all of the senses continues the three year program centering around notions of the “self”. This final year examines the environment which encircles the self and how we encounter...More »

  • poster for Yoshio Aoyama - The Japanese Artist Praised by Matisse

    Yoshio Aoyama - The Japanese Artist Praised by Matisse

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2016-04-03 - 2016-06-05

    On seeing Yoshio Aoyama’s work, the master of 20th century art, Matisse, exclaimed “This man has color”. After hearing this Aoyama called upon Matisse and became his disciple, repeatedly practicing his...More »

  • poster for Akira Shimaya “Fantastic Wings”

    Akira Shimaya “Fantastic Wings”

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    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • 2015-12-06 - 2016-01-31

    Akira Shimaya (1943–2010) worked in a variety of media, creating sculptures, wall paintings, and ceiling murals in addition to acrylic paintings, lithographs, and copperplate prints. Shimaya’s style was...More »

  • poster for Summer Collection Exhibition

    Summer Collection Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2015-07-19 - 2015-08-30

    With the theme of play at its heart this exhibition unveils a collection of dolls, toys, games and pastimes full of pleasure, fun and entertainment. [Related Event] Gallery Talk Dates: August 14(Fri),...More »

  • poster for True Graffiti

    True Graffiti

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2015-07-19 - 2015-08-30

    As part of the annual “Summer Lucky Bag” exhibition two challenging young artists present an exhibition exploring the relations between self and other. In their “Semi-senseless Drawing Modules” a robotic...More »

  • poster for Niwako Tanami “The Shimmering of Time”

    Niwako Tanami “The Shimmering of Time”

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2015-04-05 - 2015-06-07

    A major retrospective of Niwako Tanami’s work includes 100 mezzotint prints alongside etchings dating from her early career. [Related Event] Mini Concert “The Light of Mozart” Date: May 3(Sun) 14:00- Venue:...More »

  • poster for Seiji Fukui “The Score of Life”

    Seiji Fukui “The Score of Life”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-12-07 - 2015-02-01

    The works of Seiji Fukui feature an array of trees from the Jindaizakura to the Indian Laurel, at times depicted with a certain wildness at others with gentle softness, yet in each case paying homage to...More »

  • poster for A Stroll Through Shonan and Musashino in the Meiji Era— Works From the Fuchu Art Museum

    A Stroll Through Shonan and Musashino in the Meiji Era— Works From the Fuchu Art Museum

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2014-09-07 - 2014-11-03

    Following a spring-themed exhibition focusing on Yasuji Inoue’s paintings of Japanese landscapes, this show presents autumnal works, mainly from the Fuchu Art Museum, which boasts an outstanding collection...More »

  • poster for We Walked the Earth!— The Story of Oto and Sada

    We Walked the Earth!— The Story of Oto and Sada

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    • Media: Photography - Product - Talks
    • 2014-09-07 - 2014-09-28

    Upon returning to Japan in 1902 after a long tour abroad, actor Otojiro Kawakami and his wife Sadayakko took up residence in Chigasaki. Kawakami sought a new form of theater that gave vitality to the masses...More »

  • poster for Step By Step— Knowing Yourself

    Step By Step— Knowing Yourself

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    • Media: Installation - Talks
    • 2014-07-20 - 2014-08-31

    For this year’s “summer grab bag” show, the museum introduces enjoyable works exploring the familiar-yet-strange entity that is oneself. Visitors can experience how their own pulses change in response...More »

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