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Special Exhibition

Masterpieces of Kosan-ji Temple: the complete scrolls of Choju Giga, Frolicking Animals

Masterpieces of Kosan-ji Temple: the complete scrolls of Choju Giga, Frolicking Animals

April 28, 2015 (Tue) -June 7, 2015 (Sun)

Known for its depictions of personified “frolicking animals,” Choju Giga, a National Treasure, is Japan’s most famous set of illustrated scrolls. This exhibition provides a rare opportunity to view Choju Giga in its entirety by bringing together all four scrolls and five fragments, some of which are preserved outside of Japan.
Cleopatra and the Queens of Egypt

Upcoming Cleopatra and the Queens of Egypt

Heiseikan   July 11, 2015 (Sat) -September 23, 2015 (Wed)

This exhibition takes the queens of ancient Egypt, the most famous of whom is Cleopatra, as its theme. Their magnificence will be conveyed though masterpieces of ancient Egypt from a number of renowned museums around the world.

Regular Exhibition

Scrolls of Choju Giga ("Frolicking Animals") and Kosan-ji Temple in Modern Times, The Meiji-era Survey and Records of Cultural Properties

Scrolls of Choju Giga ("Frolicking Animals") and Kosan-ji Temple in Modern Times, The Meiji-era Survey and Records of Cultural Properties

Honkan Room T1  April 28, 2015 (Tue) -June 7, 2015 (Sun)

Through the records from the Jinshin Survey, as well as materials such as copies and photographs produced after the survey, this exhibition aims to trace the circumstances of the Choju giga scrolls and Kosan-ji Temple in modern times.

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News

May 29, 2015 (Fri)

Special exhibition "Masterpieces of Kosan-ji Temple: the complete scrolls of Choju Giga, Frolicking Animals" will be opened until 18:00 on June 2 to June 4.(Except for Regular Exhibition)

April 27, 2015 (Mon)

Heiseikan Japanese Archaeological Gallery is closed for renewal until October 13, 2015.

April 27, 2015 (Mon)

The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures will be closed for construction work on May 20, 2015 - March 14, 2016. Hotel Okura Garden Terrace restaurant remains open until Sunday, June 7, 2015.

April 27, 2015 (Mon)

The connecting corridor between Honkan and Heiseikan buildings is closed due to construction.

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