Toshitaka Nabata “The Illustrated World of Dwarves”

Kawasaki City Museum

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Toshitaka Nabata’s “Illustrated Dwarves” series has attracted a strong audience since its debut publication in 2006. Just one look and the works leave a strong impression, transporting the reader to the world of dwarves. Nabata draws us in with original depictions of dwarves that evoke feelings of daily whimsy. This exhibition showcases original drawings, sketches, and Nabata’s handcrafted figurines. Over 200 hundred other works by Nabata including picture books and tableaus on display.

[Related Events]
1. Live Painting Workshop with Toshitaka Nabata
Date and Time: 7/28 (Sun) 13:00-
Venue: 1st Floor Grand Promenade
Capacity: 20 parties

2. Molding Workshop
Date and Time: 8/25 (Sun) 13:00-16:00
Venue: 1st Floor Grand Promenade
Capacity: 20 parties (Elementary school and over)
Fee: ¥1000 Registration required (lottery)
Instructor: Tsutomu Uchino (Illustrator, former teacher Daisan Hino Elementary School)

3. Gallery Tour
Date and Time: 8/4 (Sun) 14:00- 8/17 (Sat) 17:00-
Venue: Special Exhibition Gallery 2
*Please visit official website for more information.



from July 06, 2019 to September 08, 2019


Adults ¥600, University, High School Students, and 65 & over ¥450, Junior High School and under ¥0

Venue Hours

From 9:30 To 17:00
Closed on Mondays
Note:The gallery is open on public holiday Mondays, but closed on the following Tuesday.


Address: 1-2 Todoroki, Nakahara-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa-ken 211-0052
Phone: 044-754-4500

10 minutes by bus from the North Exit of Musashikosugi Station on the JR Nanbu, Tokyu Toyoko and Meguro Lines.

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