Admired from Afar: Masterworks of Japanese Painting from the Cleveland Museum of Art
Heiseikan Special Exhibition Gallery 1 & 2 ：January 15, 2014 (Wed) - February 23, 2014 (Sun)
This exhibition introduces the Japanese painting collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art, a leading art museum in America. Through a well-balanced and extremely high-quality collection organized by themes and eras, this exhibition highlights the history and attraction of Japanese art.
The 60th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
Engendering Beauty, Preserving Techniques: Artworks by Living National Treasures
Heiseikan Special Exhibition Gallery 3 & 4 ：January 15, 2014 (Wed) - February 23, 2014 (Sun)
Some decorative art artists, receiving praise for their dedication to and pursuit of their art forms, are selected as Living National Treasures. This exhibition, the first of its kind, displays masterpieces by successive generations of Living National Treasures, together with famous examples of decorative art that include National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties.
The 800th Memorial of Yosai
Roots of Zen: Yosai and the Treasures of Kenninji
Wind and Thunder Gods, by Tawaraya Sotatsu, Edo period, 17th century (National Treasure, Kenninji, Kyoto)
Heiseikan Special Exhibition Galleries ：March 25, 2014 (Tue) - May 18, 2014 (Sun)
The year 2015 marks the 800th memorial of priest Yosai (1141–1215), who founded Kenninji temple, the oldest Zen temple in Kyoto. Yosai disseminated the Zen teachings of the Rinzai sect in Japan. In commemoration of Yosai’s achievements, noted treasures from the Kenninji temple collection, including the screen paintings Wind and Thunder Gods (National Treasure) by Tawaraya Sotatsu, a master painter of the Azuchi-Momoyama to Edo period, will be on exhibit. Treasures owned by the Kenninji sect and by temples associated with Yosai will also be introduced, revealing the cultural accomplishments of Kenninji temple.