100th Birthday of Tal-su Kim Exhibition

Kanagawa Museum of Modern Literature

poster for 100th Birthday of Tal-su Kim Exhibition

Ends in 9 days

*Kanagawa Museum of Modern Literature is temporarily closed from Jan. 12 to Mar. 8.

Through his work Tal-su Kim (1920-1997) explored what it means to be human from the perspective of a person of Korean descent living in Japan.

Born in Japan controlled Korea Kim and his family moved to Japan when he was 10 years old. While helping his impoverished family Kim studied literature and made it his lifework to write about “Korean culture in Japan”. In celebration of 100 years since his birth, this exhibition introduces documents highlighting the life and work of a man who worked to deepen the understanding between Japanese and Koreans.



from December 12, 2020 to March 14, 2021
Closed from 12/28 to 1/4. Open on 1/11.


Tal-su Kim


Adults ¥260, Under 20s and Students ¥160, Seniors 65 & Over ¥110, High School Students ¥100, Junior High School Students and Under free.

Venue Hours

From 9:30 To 17:00
Closed on Mondays
Note:Open on public holidays. Closed during the New Year holidays.


Address: 110 Yamate-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 231-0862
Phone: 045-622-6666 Fax: 045-623-4841

10 minute walk from exit 6 at Motomachi-Chukagai Station on the Minatomirai line, 20 minute walk from the Motomachi exit of Ishikawa-cho Station on the JR Negishi line.

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