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2019 Bologna Illustrators Exhibition

Itabashi Art Museum
This exhibition introduces the selected works of one of the most important competitions in picture book illustration held this year for the 53rd time in Italy. In this edition, 2,901 artists from 62 countries applied and 76 of them were selected from 27 countries, including 10 Japanese artists. There will be various events related to picture books during the exhibition. A small exhibition on the architectural history of the museum commemorating the renewal opening will also be held at the same time.

[Related Events]
1. Talk ‘Book Fairs Around the World’
Date and Time: 6/29 (Sat) 14:00-15:30
Guests: Elena Pasoli (Product Manager, Bologna Children’s Book Fair)
Interpreter: Ayami Moriizumi (Exhibition Coordinator)

2. Renewal Opening Commemorative Symposium ‘Itabashi Art Museum and Its Architecture’
Date and Time: 7/13 (Sat) 14:00-16:40
Guests: Yoshiyuki Yamana (Professor, Tokyo University of Science), Gaku Yanagi (Yanagi Gaku Architects), Fumio Ozaki (Studio Regalo), Daizaburo Yoneyama (Tokyo University of Science Graduate School), Ken Sakamoto (Mayor, Itabashi), Kiyoko Matsuoka (Assistant Chief Curator, Itabashi Art Museum)
3. 21st Summer Atelier “Documents, Memories, Creating Ideas”
Date and Time: 5 days from 7/2 (Tue) - 7/6 (Sat) 10:00-16:00
Guest: Diego Bianchi (Illustrator, publisher)
Interpreter: Kazumi Uno (Spanish interpreter)
Target audience: Illustrators, aspiring illustrators, experience with illustrating children’s books, 18-years and over
Capacity: 20 persons (registration required)
Fee: ¥11,500 (additional material/supplies fee may apply)
*Please visit official website for more information.


Jun 29 (Sat) 2019-Aug 12 (Mon) 2019 

Opening Hours Information

Open on a public holiday Monday but closed on the following day.
Closed during the New Year holidays.
FeeAdults ¥650, University and High School Students ¥450, Junior High and Elementary ¥200, entry is free on 6/29 and 6/30
VenueItabashi Art Museum
Location5-34-27 Akatsuka, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 175-0092
Access15 minute walk from the South exit of Nishi-takashimadaira Station on the Toei Mita line; From the North exit of Narimasu Station on the Tobu Tojo line, take the Kokusai Kogyo bus and get off at Kuritsu Bijutsukan.
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