Ghosts, Underpants and Stars―A Place Where Children Can be Children

Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

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This summer-holiday exhibition aimed mainly at infants and primary school children, breaks the normal, staid rules of the museum, such as ‘Don’t Run’, ‘Don’t Touch’ or ‘Keep Quiet’, to provide a place where children are free to actively engage and have fun. Based around three keywords which symbolize the world of children: ‘Ghosts’ (imagination), ‘Underpants’ (children’s growth) and ‘Stars’ (wishes), the exhibition will include not only works that are just to be appreciated for what they are, but will also include interactive exhibits and participatory programs.

[Related Events]
Summer Kids Workshop “Ghost and Underpants Scarecrows” (Reservation Required)
Building scarecrows to decorate the street between the shopping district and the museum, based on inspiration gained from the exhibition
Date: July 13th(Sat)10:30-15:30
Organizers/Prodcution: Sakurako Hamaguchi, Chikara Matsumoto (Participating artists)
Suitable for: Children of elementary school student age and above + family
Capacity: 20 groups (In the case of receiving too many applications, participants will be selected by lottery)
Admission: ¥3000

MOT Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo Seminar
A seminar suitable for both children and adults, with performance, music and gallery tours from the participating artists.
Date: 3rd August(Sat) Torafu Architects (Koichi Suzuno, Shinya Kamuro)
10th August(Sat)Keitetsu Murai(De-Ta-Ra-Me Constellation Society)
11th August(Sun)Chikara Matsumoto
17th August(Sat)Sakurako Hamaguchi
18th August(Sun)Sakurako Hamaguchi
24th August(Sat)Zerozeroesuesu
*For further information please refer to the museum website

[Image: Sakurako Hamaguchi, Ghosts,Underpantsand Stars, 2013]

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Schedule

From 2013-06-29 To 2013-09-08
The museum will be open on 15th July(Public Holiday) and will close the following day

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