Masterpieces of Japanese Art: From Sesshu and Eitoku to Korin and Hokusai

Tokyo National Museum

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Ends in 13 days
Closed Today (Monday)

This special exhibition is being held as part of the “Tsumugu Project: Inheriting the Beauty of Japan,” which aims to protect and pass on the beauty of Japan inherent in the masterpieces of the Imperial Collections and National Treasures. The exhibition brings together superlative artworks by famous Japanese artists, including Sesshu Toyo, Ogata Korin, and Katsushika Hokusai. Furthermore, a masterpiece associated with the Imperial Family, “Chinese Lions” by Kano Eitoku, and the National Treasure “Cypress Trees,” also by Eitoku in his final years, will be exhibited together throughout the entire exhibition period. Enjoy these renowned masterpieces of Japanese art, which stretch from the Heian period to the early modern period.

Venue: Honkan T5, T4, T2 & T1



from May 03, 2019 to June 02, 2019
Until 21:00 on Fridays and Saturdays. Open on May 6th and Closed on May 7th.


Adults ¥1100, University Students ¥700, High School Students ¥400, Junior High School Students & Under and Person with Disability Certificates + 1 Companion Free.

Venue Hours

From 9:30 To 17:00
Closed on Mondays
Note:Closing hour might changed depending on season. On a Public Holiday Monday, the museum is open, but closed on the following Tuesday.


Address: 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
Phone: 03-5777-8600

10 minutes walk from Ueno or Uguisudani Station on the JR Yamanote Line, 15 minutes walk from Ueno Station on the Ginza or Hibiya Lines or 15 minutes walk from Keisei Ueno Station on the Keisei Line.

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