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Exhibitions and Events

Special Exhibition

Indian Buddhist Art from Indian Museum, Kolkata

Indian Buddhist Art from Indian Museum, Kolkata

Hyokeikan   March 17, 2015 (Tue) -May 17, 2015 (Sun)

Indian Museum in Kolkata, founded in 1814, is providing some 80 precious works of Indian Buddhist art for display in Japan. These treasures will lead you through the history of Buddhist art in India, where Buddhism was born.
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

2015 Newly Designated National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties

2015 Newly Designated National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties

Honkan Room 8, 11  April 21, 2015 (Tue) -May 10, 2015 (Sun)

This exhibition introduces 45 objects from among those newly designated National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties in 2015.

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Details of the schedule during other exhibitions and years can be confirmed here.

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News

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.

April 27, 2015 (Mon)

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

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