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Ginza, Marunouchi

  • poster for Edo Sceneries on Doro-e from the Polak Collection – Distant Views on the Backdrops

    Edo Sceneries on Doro-e from the Polak Collection – Distant Views on the Backdrops

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    • at Intermediatheque
    • 2F, 3F JP Tower 2-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-7003
    • Ends in 45 days

    The present exhibition showcases various sceneries from the Edo period drawn from a distant viewpoint, combining “doro-e” pictures such as “The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido” with actual maps drawn...More »

  • poster for Aves Japonicae (6) – The Nominal and the Actual

    Aves Japonicae (6) – The Nominal and the Actual

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    • at Intermediatheque
    • 2F, 3F JP Tower 2-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-7003
    • Ends in 84 days

    This exhibition reconstructs how Japanese artists gazed at birds by showing drawings and the corresponding bird specimens side by side. Kawabe Kakyo (1844-1928)’s Sketches of Birds series is a handbook...More »

  • poster for Ryohei Shimazaki “Tokyo Floating Girls”

    Ryohei Shimazaki “Tokyo Floating Girls”

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    • at Gallery Mumon
    • 4-13-3 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061
    • Starts in 4 days

    While referencing traditional motifs from Ukiyo-e, award-winning Ryohei Shimazaki incorporates modern themes with humor and a unique sensibility in his works.More »

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Ueno, Yanaka

  • poster for Odes to the Everyday: Works from the Ueno Royal Museum Collection

    Odes to the Everyday: Works from the Ueno Royal Museum Collection

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    • at Ueno Royal Museum
    • 1-2 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007
    • Ends in 14 days

    Ueno Royal Museum holds a collection of prize-winning works featured in its annual awards show held since 1983. This exhibition presents art from the collection that depicts everyday life, unchanging scenes...More »

  • poster for The Ukiyo-e 2020

    The Ukiyo-e 2020

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • 8-36 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Ends in 37 days

    Ukiyo-e is an iconic form of Japanese art that enjoyed immense popularity among the urban populace during the Edo period (1603-1868). Its popularity eventually spread to the West, where it profoundly influenced...More »

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Kyobashi, Nihonbashi

  • poster for Masterpieces from the Mitsui Family Collection.

    Masterpieces from the Mitsui Family Collection.

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    • at Mitsui Memorial Museum
    • 7F Mitsui Honkan, 2-1-1 Nihonbashi-Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0022
    • Ends in 15 days

    The Mitsui Memorial Museum opened on the 7th floor of the Mitsui Main Building on October 8, 2005. A special exhibition has been held every five years since the museum opened, but to mark the 15th anniversary...More »

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Omotesando, Aoyama

  • poster for Tsukioka Yoshitoshi – Blood and the Bewitching

    Tsukioka Yoshitoshi – Blood and the Bewitching

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    • at Ota Memorial Museum of Art
    • 1-10-10 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001
    • Ends in 49 days

    Yoshitoshi Tsukioka (1839-1892) was an ukiyo-e artist who was active from the end of the Edo period to the early Meiji Era. Although he became very popular back then, his dynamic composition and sharp...More »

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Shinjuku

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Roppongi, Nogizaka

  • poster for Timeless Conversations 2020: Voices from Japanese Art of the Past and Present

    Timeless Conversations 2020: Voices from Japanese Art of the Past and Present

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    • at The National Art Center, Tokyo
    • 7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8558
    • Ends in 8 days

    *Dates Changed. Tickets with designated date and time are necessary to access the exhibition. This exhibition unites works by contemporary artists working at the forefront of art, photography, design,...More »

  • poster for Oishii Ukiyo-e: The Roots of Japanese Cuisine

    Oishii Ukiyo-e: The Roots of Japanese Cuisine

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    • at Mori Arts Center Gallery
    • 52F Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-6150
    • Ends in 28 days

    *Mori Arts Center Gallery will reopen on July 15. The Mori Arts Center Gallery is pleased to announce the new dates for the Oishii Ukiyo-e: The Roots of Japanese Cuisine exhibition as from Wednesday, July...More »

  • poster for Reopening Celebration: Art in Life, Life and Beauty

    Reopening Celebration: Art in Life, Life and Beauty

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    • at Suntory Museum of Art
    • 3F Tokyo Midtown Galleria, 9-7-4 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-8643
    • Ends in 28 days

    “Art in Life” is the basic principle behind the exhibitions and collection of Suntory Museum of Art. In addition to paintings and sculptures, the museum affirms the beauty of objects and tools used in...More »

  • poster for The Glory of Modern Japanese-Style Paintings

    The Glory of Modern Japanese-Style Paintings

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    • at Okura Shukokan Museum of Fine Arts
    • 2-10-3 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0001
    • Ends in 42 days

    With the support of his patron Kishichiro Okura, the pioneering Nihonga artist Taikan Yokoyama held an exhibition of Japanese art in Rome in 1930 that featured works by some 80 Japanese artists. For the...More »

  • poster for STARS: Six Contemporary Artists from Japan to the World - Stars are Not Made Overnight!

    STARS: Six Contemporary Artists from Japan to the World - Stars are Not Made Overnight!

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    • at Mori Art Museum
    • 53F Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-6150
    • Ends in 140 days

    This exhibition, features six artists whose careers propelled them beyond the confines of Japan, earning them high acclaim today around the world, and across generations, tracing their journey from their...More »

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Ebisu, Daikanyama

  • poster for  The 8th Sato Sakura Museum of Art Oka Sho Award Exhibition

    The 8th Sato Sakura Museum of Art Oka Sho Award Exhibition

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    • at Sato Sakura Museum
    • 1-7-13 Kamimeguro, Meguro-Ku, Tokyo 153-0051
    • Ends in 7 days

    *Sato Sakura Museum will be open from May 30. (Exhibition Hours: 10:30-17:00) This competitive exhibition features modern Nihonga works by 30 promising artists under the theme “sakura”.More »

  • poster for Sakura, Sakura, Sakura 2020 - Flower Viewing at the Museum!

    Sakura, Sakura, Sakura 2020 - Flower Viewing at the Museum!

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    • at Yamatane Museum of Art
    • 3-12-36 Hiroo, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0012
    • Ends in 28 days

    *Yamatane Museum of Art will reopen on July 18. (By appointment only.) In 2020 spring, the Yamatane Museum of Art holds a special exhibition of paintings of cherry blossoms, a beloved symbol of Japan. Cherry...More »

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Musashino, Tama

  • poster for Let’s Open the Doors to Art

    Let’s Open the Doors to Art

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    • at Fuchu Art Museum
    • 1-3 Sengen-cho, Fuchu-shi, Tokyo 183-0001
    • Ends in 21 days

    This is an exhibition where visitors enjoy works by viewing them in various ways different from ordinary exhibitions, from woodblock prints of the Meiji period to large-scale contemporary works.More »

  • poster for Rinpa Imayo II - The World of Kazuko Shiihashi

    Rinpa Imayo II - The World of Kazuko Shiihashi

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    • at Tokyo Art Museum
    • 1-25-1 Sengawa-cho, Chofu-shi, Tokyo 182-0002
    • Ends in 42 days
  • poster for The Sento: The History and Culture of Bathhouses in Tokyo

    The Sento: The History and Culture of Bathhouses in Tokyo

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    • at Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum
    • 3-7-1 Sakuracho, Koganei-shi, Tokyo (inside Koganei Park) 184-0005
    • Ends in 42 days

    *Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum will be open from June 2. Since the Edo period, public bathhouses have been centers of rest and relaxation, and have evolved throughout the ages. The Public...More »

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Bakurocho

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Kiyosumi, Ryogoku

  • poster for The Great Edo Almanac

    The Great Edo Almanac

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    • at The Sumida Hokusai Museum
    • 2-7-2 Kamezawa, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 130-0014 
    • Ends in 14 days

    The special exhibition “The Great Edo Almanac” will be held from (Tue) 30th June to (Sun) 30th August. It was originally scheduled to be held from 21st April to 14th June. Visitors with an advance ticket...More »

  • poster for 2019 New Collection Special Exhibition

    2019 New Collection Special Exhibition

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    • at Edo-Tokyo Museum
    • 1-4-1 Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 130-0015
    • Ends in 42 days

    The Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum collects materials related to the history and culture of Edo-Tokyo and preserves them to convey them to the future. In addition, the museum researches the information...More »

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Setagaya, Kawasaki

  • poster for Pageant in Art: Masterpieces of Seikado Bunko Art Museum

    Pageant in Art: Masterpieces of Seikado Bunko Art Museum

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    • at Seikado Bunko Art Museum
    • 2-23-1 Okamoto, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 157-0076
    • Ends in 37 days

    2020 marks the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Mitsubishi and this exhibit features items from the collection of the father and son who made Seikado, Yanosuke Iwasaki and Koyata Iwasaki. A wide...More »

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Yokohama, Kanagawa

  • poster for Japanese History - From Horses to Dogs

    Japanese History - From Horses to Dogs

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    • at Equine Museum of Japan
    • 1-3 Negishidai, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 231-0853
    • Ends in 14 days

    *In order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, Equine Museum of Japan will be closed from Wednesday, March 4 for the time being. This exhibition explores Japanese history through themes such...More »

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Kanto: others

  • poster for  In Commemoration of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic & Paralympic Games: Exploring Mt. Fuji

    In Commemoration of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic & Paralympic Games: Exploring Mt. Fuji

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    • at Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
    • 53-2 Yada, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka 422-8002
    • Ends Today

    Paintings from the Muromachi through Edo eras depicting Mt. Fuji. More »

  • poster for They’re Back! Animals on Parade

    They’re Back! Animals on Parade

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    • at Chiba City Museum of Art
    • 3-10-8 Chuo, Chuo-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 260-8733
    • Ends in 21 days

    Chiba City Museum of Art, with a collection of some 10,000 items, reopens after a period of renovations. Its first collection show features artistic expressions of animals. A subject of Japanese art since...More »

  • poster for Ōtsu-e and Its Influence on Edo Publishing Culture

    Ōtsu-e and Its Influence on Edo Publishing Culture

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    • at National Museum of Japanese History
    • 117 Jonai-cho, Sakura-shi, Chiba 285-8502
    • Ends in 21 days

    Otsu-e are mass-produced popular drawings that often appeared on woodblocks or monochrome prints during the Edo period. They became known across Japan as a souvenir of the Otsu area. Otsu-e tended to depict...More »

  • poster for Collection Masterpieces

    Collection Masterpieces

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    • at Chiba Prefectural Museum of Art
    • 1-10-1 Chuominato, Chuo-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 260-0024
    • Ends in 36 days

    Chiba Prefectural Museum of Art holds a collection of some 2,800 pieces, mainly by artists with ties to Chiba Prefecture. Chu Asai, a leading modern oil painter from the Sakura domain, is at the heart...More »

  • poster for How to Make Masterpieces

    How to Make Masterpieces

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki
    • 666-1 Higashi-Kubo, Senba-cho, Mito, Ibaraki 310‐0851
    • Ends in 37 days

    Presenting finished masterpieces by renowned artists such as Shunso Hishida, Taikan Yokoyama, and others, along with sketches and other items produced in the creation of these works. More »

  • poster for 2020 MOMAS Collection II

    2020 MOMAS Collection II

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Saitama
    • 9-30-1 Tokiwa, Urawa-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama 330-0061
    • Ends in 63 days
  • poster for A Trio of Masters-Eitoku, Tan’yu and Okyo

    A Trio of Masters-Eitoku, Tan’yu and Okyo

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    • at Hara Museum Arc (Gunma)
    • Ikaho Green Bokujo, 2855-1 Kanai, Shibukawa-shi, Gunma 377-0027
    • Ends in 79 days

    This exhibition looks mainly at the work of three painters who were active during the period from the Momoyama era to the Edo era. Kano Eitoku (1543-90) is credited with many of the magnificent paintings...More »

  • poster for The Look of Hope-Selections from the Hara Museum Collection

    The Look of Hope-Selections from the Hara Museum Collection

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    • at Hara Museum Arc (Gunma)
    • Ikaho Green Bokujo, 2855-1 Kanai, Shibukawa-shi, Gunma 377-0027
    • Ends in 79 days

    Since the beginning, we humans have had the custom of saying or sharing something in order to mutually heal, energize, bolster or encourage one another. Faced as we are with an invisible enemy that is...More »

  • poster for Kano School: East vs West

    Kano School: East vs West

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    • at Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
    • 53-2 Yada, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka 422-8002
    • Starts in 2 days

    In Edo painting, the Edo-Kano school that moved to Edo and the Kyo-Kano school that stayed in Kyoto took different paths, creating a famed rivalry. Both established completely different styles yet created...More »

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