“Departure” in Arts

Seikado Bunko Art Museum

poster for “Departure” in Arts
[Kyosai Kawanabe "Journey through Heaven and Hell" (1869–1872)

Ends in 27 days
Closed Today (Monday)

*Seikado Bunko Art Museum is temporarily closed from April 25 (Sun) until the state of emergency is lifted.

In 2022 Seikado will move its art gallery to the Meiji Seimei Kan building (an Important Cultural Property) in Marunouchi. This exhibition will be the last one held at the present venue of Okamoto in Setagaya ward.
The Seikado Library was established in 1892 by Yanosuke Iwasaki in his residence at Kanda Surugadai. It was moved to Takanawa in 1911, before it was again relocated to the present building in Setagaya in 1924. Since 1977, it has been holding exhibitions of its collection of artworks and other objects for the general public.
This exhibition has been organized under the theme “Departure in Arts” to feature travels in Japan and Asia and meetings and partings related to them, as well as to explore images of ideal lands, were travelers intended to reach. It also highlights the history of masterpieces in Seikado’s collection with interesting episodes and traces the 130 years of Seikado, looking back the 30 years of the art gallery.



from April 10, 2021 to June 06, 2021


http://www.seikado.or.jp/ (venue's website)


Adults ¥1000; University and High School Students, Persons with Disability Certificates + 1 Companion ¥700; Junior High School Students and Under free.

Venue Hours

From 10:00 To 16:30
Closed on Mondays
Note:Open on public holiday Monday but closed on the following day.


Address: 2-23-1 Okamoto, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 157-0076
Phone: 03-5777-8600

20 minute walk from Futako-tamagawa Station on the Tokyu Den-en-toshi and Oimachi lines; From Futako-tamagawa Station, take the Tokyu Bus(Tama 31, 32 and 35) and get off at Seikado Bunko. The venue is 3 minute walk from there.

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