"Treasures of the Imperial Collections - Splendor of Japanese Art" Exhibition
This event has ended.
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Emperor's enthronement, the Tokyo National Museum will hold a special exhibition uniting a rich spectrum of works from the imperial collections. The exhibition will be held in two parts, and will include objects owned by the imperial household as well as treasures from the Shosoin Repository and Sannomaru Shozokan (The Museum of the Imperial Collections). Part 1 will be on view October 6 - November 3, and Part 2 will be on view November 12 - 29.
Through this exhibition, the most comprehensive display ever of treasures from the imperial collections, we invite visitors to explore the beauty and tradition preserved by the imperial household for generations.
[Image: Kano Eitoku, "Chinese Lions" Azuchi-Momoyama period, 16th century, Sannomaru Shozokan (The Museum of the Imperial Collections)]
From 2009-10-06 To 2009-11-29
Part 1: October 6th (Tue) - November 3rd (Tue, national holiday); Part 2: November 12th (Thu) - November 29th (Sun) *The exhibition will be closed for exhibition preparation from Wednesday, November 4 to Wednesday, November 11, 2009.