The Shin-Hanga: The Great Endeavor of Shozaburo Watanabe

Chigasaki City Museum of Art


Hasui Kawase, Charles W. Bartlett, Fritz Capellari, Hakuho Hirano, Toyonari Yamamura, Koson Ohara et al.
The exhibition will be held with the full cooperation of Watanabe Woodblock Print Shop, which still maintains the spirit of "shin-hanga." It will explore Shozaburo Watanabe's challenges and introduce the charm of Watanabe's fresh expression colored by a modern spirit through rare first prints of Watanabe's woodblock prints, of which only a few remain.

Part 1: September 10 (Sat) - October 10 (Mon)
Part 2: October 12 (Wed) - November 6 (Sun)
*Some works will be replaced in Part 1 and Part 2.

Venue: Exhibition Room 1, 2, 3.

[Related Events]
1. Shin-hanga Demonstration
Date: October 2 (Sun) 11:00-12:30
Venue: Museum Entrance Hall
Fee: Free (ticket required, no application required)
2. Guest Talk
Date: October 2 (Sun) 14:00-14:45
Venue: Museum Exhibition Room
Guest: Shoichiro Watanabe (3rd Generation Owner of Watanabe Woodblock Print Shop)
Fee: Free (ticket required, no application required)
3. Gallery Talk
Date: September 23 (Fri), October 16 (Sun), November 3 (Thu) 14:00- *About 45 min.
Venue: Museum Exhibition Room
Guest: Toshihiko Tsukimoto (Curator of the Museum)
Fee: Free (ticket required, no application required)
*Please check the official website for event details and how to apply.


Sep 10 (Sat) 2022-Nov 6 (Sun) 2022 

Opening Hours Information

Open on a public holiday Monday but closed on the following day.
Closed during the New Year holidays.
Open on September 19 and October 10.
Closed on September 20 and October 11.
FeeAdults ¥800; University Students ¥600; Seniors 65 & Over residing in the city ¥400; High School Students and Under, Persons with Disability Certificates + 1 Companion free.
VenueChigasaki City Museum of Art
Location1-4-45 Higashikaigan-kita, Chigasaki-shi, Kanagawa 253-0053
Access8 minute walk from the South exit of Chigasaki Station on the JR Sagami and Tokaido lines; From the South exit of JR Chigasaki Station, take the Community-Eboshi bus and get off at Toshokan-mae. The venue is 3 minute walk from there.
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