Special Exhibition

Masterpieces of Japanese Art: From Sesshu and Eitoku to Korin and Hokusai

This special exhibition is being held as part of the “TSUMUGU PROJECT: Inheriting the Beauty of Japan”, a project that aims to protect and pass on the beauty of Japan that is inherent in the masterpieces of the Imperial Collections and National Treasures.

Special Exhibition

National Treasures of To-ji Temple; Kukai and the Sculpture Mandala

This comprehensive exhibition will present cultural properties handed down at To-ji, with a focus on the numerous treasured articles associated with Kukai himself. The Lecture Hall of To-ji houses Kukai’s sculpture mandala, a three-dimensional representation of the pantheon of Shingon Buddhism. This exhibition will feature an unprecedented 15 of the mandala’s 21 sculptures, including 11 National Treasures and 4 Important Cultural Properties.

Thematic Exhibition

The World of Esoteric Buddhist Sculpture

This thematic exhibition introduces this unique world of Esoteric Buddhist deities, principally through items from Tokyo National Museum's collection.

Family Gallery

Animals with Horns and Antlers

This thematic exhibition introduces how people have depicted animals with horns and antlers in artworks and craft objects.

Thematic Exhibition

The History of the Museum's Collection and Research of Chinese Celadon Porcelain

This thematic exhibition introduces the history of the collection and research of Chinese celadon porcelain at the Tokyo National Museum.

Special Exhibition

Masterpieces of Japanese Art: From Sesshu and Eitoku to Korin and Hokusai

Special Exhibition

National Treasures of To-ji Temple; Kukai and the Sculpture Mandala

Thematic Exhibition

The World of Esoteric Buddhist Sculpture

Family Gallery

Animals with Horns and Antlers

Thematic Exhibition

The History of the Museum's Collection and Research of Chinese Celadon Porcelain

Special Exhibition
Special Exhibition
Masterpieces of Japanese Art: From Sesshu and Eitoku to Korin and Hokusai

Masterpieces of Japanese Art: From Sesshu and Eitoku to Korin and Hokusai

Honkan T5, T4, T2 & T1 May 3, 2019 (Fri)-June 2, 2019 (Sun)

This special exhibition is being held as part of the “TSUMUGU PROJECT: Inheriting the Beauty of Japan”, a project that aims to protect and pass on the beauty of Japan that is inherent in the masterpieces of the Imperial Collections and National Treasures.

Special Exhibition
Special Exhibition
National Treasures of To-ji Temple; Kukai and the Sculpture Mandala

National Treasures of To-ji Temple; Kukai and the Sculpture Mandala

Heiseikan Special Exhibition Galleries March 26, 2019 (Tue)-June 2, 2019 (Sun)

This comprehensive exhibition will present cultural properties handed down at To-ji, with a focus on the numerous treasured articles associated with Kukai himself. The Lecture Hall of To-ji houses Kukai’s sculpture mandala, a three-dimensional representation of the pantheon of Shingon Buddhism. This exhibition will feature an unprecedented 15 of the mandala’s 21 sculptures, including 11 National Treasures and 4 Important Cultural Properties.

Thematic Exhibition
Thematic Exhibition
The World of Esoteric Buddhist Sculpture

The World of Esoteric Buddhist Sculpture

Honkan Room 14 March 19, 2019 (Tue)-June 23, 2019 (Sun)

This thematic exhibition introduces this unique world of Esoteric Buddhist deities, principally through items from Tokyo National Museum's collection.

Family Gallery
Family Gallery
Animals with Horns and Antlers

Animals with Horns and Antlers

Heiseikan Thematic Exhibition Room April 16, 2019 (Tue)-May 26, 2019 (Sun)

This thematic exhibition introduces how people have depicted animals with horns and antlers in artworks and craft objects.

Thematic Exhibition
Thematic Exhibition
The History of the Museum's Collection and Research of Chinese Celadon Porcelain

The History of the Museum's Collection and Research of Chinese Celadon Porcelain

Toyokan Room 5 April 23, 2019 (Tue)-July 15, 2019 (Mon)

This thematic exhibition introduces the history of the collection and research of Chinese celadon porcelain at the Tokyo National Museum.

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