4th Foundation of Japanese Sword Culture Contest: Ancient Skills, Treasures of the Future

Okura Shukokan Museum of Fine Arts

poster for 4th Foundation of Japanese Sword Culture Contest: Ancient Skills, Treasures of the Future

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Sword craftsmen’s daily practices and contributions to posterity preserve sword culture as a symbol of Japan. This exhibition presents top prize winners in a public contest for swords, polishings, and embellishments selected by the Foundation of Japanese Sword Culture for the Purpose of Public Interest. Also on display are visual representations of “samurai belongings” from the museum’s collection, including bookshelves, ink stone cases, and objects used in incense ceremonies.

Related Events:
Gallery Talks by experts on embellishments, swords, polishings, silver, and other traditional articles.
6/24 (Sun), 6/29 (Sat), 7/7 (Sun), 7/20 (Sat) from 11:00 and 14:00.
Reservations not required, but exhibition admission ticket must be shown.

Performances by Sword Craftsmen
6/15 (Sat), 6/16 (Sun), 7/14 (Sun), 7/15 (public holiday Mon) from 14:00
Venue: 2nd floor terrace
Reservations not required, but exhibition admission ticket must be shown.

See webpage for details.

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From 2013-06-08 To 2013-07-28

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