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Family Gallery

Japanese Culture Unlocked: Armer, Kimonos, Lacquerware, and Woodblock Printing

Event

Cherry Blossom Viewing at the Tokyo National Museum

Thematic Exhibition

The Story of Chinese Art Collectors; Takashima Kaian and Others

Thematic Exhibition

Legacies of Learning: Archives from the Kobikichō Kanō Studio

Thematic Exhibition

Hina and Japanese Dolls

Museum Theater

VR program “Folding Screens of Scenes in and around Kyoto, Funaki version”

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Family Gallery
Japanese Culture Unlocked: Armer, Kimonos, Lacquerware, and Woodblock Printing

Japanese Culture Unlocked: Armer, Kimonos, Lacquerware, and Woodblock Printing

Honkan Room T4 January 19, 2021 (Tue)-February 28, 2021 (Sun)

Here at the Tokyo National Museum, you can get in touch with Japanese culture through items created and treasured by people since long ago. These items are now called “cultural properties.” Japanese Culture Unlocked: Armor, Kimonos, Lacquerware, and Woodblock Printing is an interactive exhibition that allows you to experience the appeal and joy of cultural properties with four different themes: ukiyo-e woodblock prints, lacquerware, kimonos, and samurai armor.

Event
Cherry Blossom Viewing at the Tokyo National Museum

UpcomingCherry Blossom Viewing at the Tokyo National Museum

March 16, 2021 (Tue)-April 11, 2021 (Sun)

The annual event Cherry Blossom Viewing at the Tokyo National Museum features famous works of art celebrating cherry blossoms. Make the most of springtime in Japan at the Tokyo National Museum!

Thematic Exhibition
The Story of Chinese Art Collectors; Takashima Kaian and Others

The Story of Chinese Art Collectors; Takashima Kaian and Others

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 8 January 2, 2021 (Sat)-February 28, 2021 (Sun)

In this joint exhibition, The Tokyo National Museum and the Taito City Museum of Calligraphy present paintings and calligraphy from the Takashima Kaian (1866–1943) and Nakamura Fusetsu (1875–1969) Collections, which are both based on earlier private and court collections of the Qing dynasty.

Thematic Exhibition
Legacies of Learning: Archives from the Kobikichō Kanō Studio

Legacies of Learning: Archives from the Kobikichō Kanō Studio

apanese Gallery (Honkan) Rooms T1 & T2 February 9, 2021 (Tue)-March 21, 2021 (Sun)

Using works in the Museum’s collection, this exhibition explores the significance of the Kobikichō Kanō studio’s commissions, teaching activities, and copied materials.

Thematic Exhibition
Hina and Japanese Dolls

Hina and Japanese Dolls

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 14 February 23, 2021 (Tue)-March 21, 2021 (Sun)

Many families in Japan display elaborate dolls on March 3 for the annual Doll Festival. These dolls, called hina, represent parents’ wishes for their daughters to grow up into healthy and happy adults. Some hina dolls, especially the historic examples on display here, show remarkable artistry and reflect a long-established preference in Japan for small yet intricately crafted objects.

Museum Theater
VR program “Folding Screens of Scenes in and around Kyoto, Funaki version”

VR program “Folding Screens of Scenes in and around Kyoto, Funaki version”

TNM & TOPPAN Museum Theater January 20, 2021 (Wed)-April 11, 2021 (Sun)

See the culture and life of the old capital like never before! Even art experts are amazed at the vivid details, many of them visible here for the first time.

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TOKYO NATIONAL MUSEUM

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13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8712, Japan
15 minutes from Ueno Station
TEL.81-(3)-5777-8600

Admissions

Adults: 1,000 yen
University Students: 500 yen