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Exhibitions and Events

Special Exhibition

The Art of ZEN: From Mind to Form

Upcoming The Art of ZEN: From Mind to Form

Heiseikan   October 18, 2016 (Tue) -November 27, 2016 (Sun)

This exhibition shows treasured objects brought together from the main and branch temples of the Rinzai and Obaku sects of Zen Buddhism in order to examine the history, art, and culture of Zen.
The Hidden Buddha of Rakuyaji Temple, Shiga

The Hidden Buddha of Rakuyaji Temple, Shiga

Honkan Room T5   September 13, 2016 (Tue) -December 11, 2016 (Sun)

This exhibition shows, in one sweep, masterpieces of Heian-period Buddhist sculpture preserved in Rakuyaji Temple.

Regular Exhibition

Journey through Asia at the Tokyo National Museum

Journey through Asia at the Tokyo National Museum

Toyokan  August 30, 2016 (Tue) -October 23, 2016 (Sun)

This year’s feature is China. Highlighted works from the Tokyo National Museum encounter masterpieces from the Shanghai Museum (nicknamed Shang-bo), one of the finest collections in China, in a dream collaboration celebrated by festive events related to Chinese cultures.
Calligraphy of Fujiwara no Kozei: Its Popularity and Admiration through the Ages

Calligraphy of Fujiwara no Kozei: Its Popularity and Admiration through the Ages

Honkan Room T1  August 23, 2016 (Tue) -October 2, 2016 (Sun)

This thematic exhibition begins with the authentic handwritings of Fujiwara no Kozei. Faithful replications of Kozei’s calligraphic style, such as in Engishiki, another National Treasure, represent the great popularity of his calligraphy in the Heian period. The featured works will introduce the extraordinary popularity and respect for the calligraphic art of Fujiwara no Kozei.

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