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  • Nikitama Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Seizan
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends Today

    Group exhibition by male Nihonga artists featuring guest artist Etaro Fukui.More »

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    Colorful Birds

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    • at Flew Gallery
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends tomorrow

    In celebration of Bird Week, this exhibition gathers work by various artists featuring chic and colorful birds. [Related Event] Workshop: Hand towels decorated with birds Learn to dye Japanese-style...More »

  • poster for Akira Nagasawa Exhibition

    Akira Nagasawa Exhibition

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    • at Galleria Grafica Tokio
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 4 days
  • poster for Yukiko Minamoto “Quiet”

    Yukiko Minamoto “Quiet”

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    • at Gallery Hinoki e, F
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 4 days
  • poster for Echoes of a Masterpiece: The Lineage of Beauty in Japanese Art

    Echoes of a Masterpiece: The Lineage of Beauty in Japanese Art

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 5 days

    A variety of dramatic stories surround the creation of what are now considered “masterpieces” in the history of Japanese art. Moreover, these masterpieces were passed down through the ages and led to the...More »

  • poster for MOMAT Collection Exhibition

    MOMAT Collection Exhibition

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    • at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 5 days

    In this ongoing series of exhibitions, the museum presents trends in modern and contemporary Japanese art from the 20th century to the present, including references to international connections. The “Highlights”...More »

  • poster for The 7th Higashiyama Kaii Memorial Nikkei Nihonga Award

    The 7th Higashiyama Kaii Memorial Nikkei Nihonga Award

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    • at Ueno Royal Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 6 days

    The Nikkei Nihonga Grand Prize in memory of Kaii Higashiyama was founded in 2002 by the Nihon Keizai Shinbun newspaper as a system to recognize and reward promising up-and-coming nihonga painters who will...More »

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    A Gift to the Museum

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 12 days

    2018 marks the 30th year of The Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki. A museum’s collection is one of its most valuable possession. Donated works have been an important part of the museum’s collection since 1947...More »

  • poster for Matabei Iwasa  “The Tale of Princess Joruri”

    Matabei Iwasa “The Tale of Princess Joruri”

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    • at MOA Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 14 days

    Matabei Iwasa (aka Katsumochi, 1578-1650) was an influential figure in Japanese painting with his characteristic depiction of people with roundish elongated faces. His technique that amalgamated Japanese...More »

  • poster for Answer From the Universe – Vision Towards the Horizons of Science and Art Through Muography

    Answer From the Universe – Vision Towards the Horizons of Science and Art Through Muography

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    • at Tama Art University
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 26 days

    Muography is the science of using elementary particles to create projection images of giant structures such as volcanoes, buildings, and pyramids. This interactive exhibition introduces muography through...More »

  • poster for Heroes in Ukiyo-e and Modern Nihonga

    Heroes in Ukiyo-e and Modern Nihonga

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    • at Yokosuka Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 26 days

    Numerous artists have portrayed the many heroes and feats of courage found throughout Japanese mythology and history. “Musha-e” warrior pictures in the late Edo period were a popular form of Ukiyo-e woodblock...More »

  • poster for Maneki Neko-tei Collection: Cats Cats Cats

    Maneki Neko-tei Collection: Cats Cats Cats

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    • at Fujisawa City Art Space
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 26 days

    From TV to magazines to social media, cats are more popular than ever before. Collector Maneki Neko-tei has spent the years diligently acquiring cat-themed artwork. This unique collection, displayed in...More »

  • Keizaburo Okamura “To Unknown Lands”

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    • at Hiratsuka Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 33 days

    Displaying 31 works, including new and recent pieces, by Keizaburo Okamura, and artist who blends perspectives of people and nature. This is his first major exhibition in the prefecture in 10 years.More »

  • poster for Kyosai and Kyosui -The Soul of the Artist as Pioneered by Father and Daughter

    Kyosai and Kyosui -The Soul of the Artist as Pioneered by Father and Daughter

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    • at Tokyo Fuji Art Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 33 days

    The popularity of Kawanabe Kyosai has grown in recent years with a series of much-talked-about exhibitions. This exhibition features Kyosai and his daughter Kyosui. Kyosai played an active role in the...More »

  • poster for Yokohama Museum of Art Collection

    Yokohama Museum of Art Collection

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    • at Yokohama Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 33 days

    This edition of the collection exhibition is made up of two sections. In the first, “Making a Collection: For the Future – Recent Acquisitions,” we present a group of modern and contemporary Japanese art...More »

  • poster for Takehisa Yumeji: Master of Japanese Modern Illustration

    Takehisa Yumeji: Master of Japanese Modern Illustration

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    • at Tokyo Station Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 40 days

    Tokyo’s Chiyoda area is one of the centers of Japan’s publishing and printing industries. Chiyoda-based publishing house Ryuseikaku is known for reviving the works of artist Yumeji Takehisa in the post-war...More »

  • poster for The Rimpa School – From Sotatsu Tawaraya to Ikko Tanaka

    The Rimpa School – From Sotatsu Tawaraya to Ikko Tanaka

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    • at Yamatane Museum of Art
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 47 days

    2018 marks the 190th anniversary of the death of Hoitsu Sakai, an Edo-era pioneer of the Rimpa School, and the 160th anniversary of the death of Kiichi Suzuki, a student of Sakai’s. This special exhibition...More »

  • poster for Ryokan Exhibition

    Ryokan Exhibition

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    • at Eisei-Bunko Museum
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 50 days

    Ryokan (1758-1831) was a buddhist monk and accomplished poet from the late Edo period. This exhibition showcases over 100 pieces of his work from the private collection of one of Japan’s most leading Ryokan...More »

  • poster for “Tanaka Isson: A Proudly Independent Painter who Loved Amami”

    “Tanaka Isson: A Proudly Independent Painter who Loved Amami”

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    • at Okada Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 125 days

    In commemoration of the 110th year since his birth the Okada Museum of Art will for the first display its entire collection of works by Japanese-style painter Isson Tanaka. At age 50 Tanaka moved to Amami...More »

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Upcoming events

  • poster for Spark: Once You Were Young

    Spark: Once You Were Young

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    • at Hoki Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Starts in 2 days
  • poster for Red House

    Red House

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    • at Talion Gallery
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Starts in 4 days

    This exhibition is in response to the Unruly exhibition held in May and June of 2017. It carries forth the use of monologues to restore a sense of place within universal and homogeneous spaces, but at...More »

  • poster for Yurika Unami Exhibition

    Yurika Unami Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Hinoki e, F
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts in 6 days

    Over 10 Nihonga works using hemp paper, rock pigments, and gold leaf on exhibit. More »

  • poster for Renge Imaoka

    Renge Imaoka

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    • at Azabujuban Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Starts in 8 days

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