"I. Crafts Gallery for Kids II. Contemporary Glass Art from Museum Collection" Exhibition

Crafts Gallery at the National Museum of Modern Art

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"I. Craft Gallery for Kids"
From the museum collection of crafts and paintings, works with motifs such as the sky, the ocean, wind, trees, and flowers are selected to create an exhibition which invites visitors to "explore" the exciting space of the museum.

"II. Contemporary Glass Art"
Glass turns into liquid when it is heated up at a high temperature, and it becomes possible to shape it by blowing or molding. Furthermore, it is possible to apply detailed designs on its surface once it has cooled down. It is a unique material that transforms light, and using colored glass, various images can be created. This exhibition includes about 30 contemporary glass works from the museum collection.

*Talk Event
"I. Craft Gallery for Kids" Talk & Performance
Live performance by Kenichi Kanazawa (Artist)
August 5th (Sun), September 9th (Sun) 14:00-
Free. No reservation needed.

"II. Contemporary Glass" Slide Lecture by Yoshihiko Takahashi (Artist)
September 2nd (Sun) 14:00-
Free. No reservation needed.

*Gallery Talk
"II. Contemporary Glass"
July 15th (Sun) Hitomi Kitamura (Museum curator)
September 16th (Sun) Masahiro Karasawa (Museum chief curator)
14:00-
Free. (Exhibition ticket required to enter). No reservation needed.

*Touch & Talk
Every Wednesday & Saturday 14:00-
Museum visitors can touch sample works and materials. Introduction for this exhibition will be given. Families are welcome.
Free (Exhibition ticket required to enter)

*Events for Children
"I. Craft Gallery for Kids"
Variety of events are scheduled for kids during the summer break.
Please check "Craft Gallery for Kids" for details.

[Image] Kyohei Fujita "Rainbow" 1964

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From 2007-07-14 To 2007-09-24

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