Edo Paintings and Laughter

Chiba City Museum of Art

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Ends tomorrow

Paintings from the Edo and Meiji periods have a reputation for being difficult to understand. To make them more accessible, Chiba City Museum of Art has selected Edo paintings from its collection with themes and motifs of laughter. From cute animals to witty caricatures and humor-filled Zen paintings, these works are full of charm. Take a break from the summer heat and enjoy these diverse and soothing works.



from July 13, 2021 to September 20, 2021
Closed on August 2, August 16, and September 6.


Adults ¥1200; University Students ¥700; High School, Junior High and Elementary School Students, Persons with Disability Certificates + 1 Companion free.

Venue Hours

From 10:00 To 18:00
fridays closing at 20:00, saturdays closing at 20:00
Note:Closed on the 1st Monday of each month. (Open on public holiday Monday but closed on the following day. ) Closed during the New Year holidays.


Address: 3-10-8 Chuo, Chuo-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 260-8733
Phone: 043-221-2311 Fax: 043-221-2316

7 minute walk from Yoshikawakoen Station on the Chiba Urban Monorail, 10 minute walk from the East exit of Chibachuo Station on the Keisei line, 15 minute walk from the East exit of JR Chiba Station.

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