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What's on today: December 7, 2018 (Fri)

Special Exhibition

The Buddhist Sculptures of Daiho’onji, Kyoto: Masterpieces by Kaikei and Jokei

Heiseikan Special Exhibition Gallery 3 & 4  October 2, 2018 (Tue)-December 9, 2018 (Sun)

Daiho’onji is an ancient temple that has stood in northern Kyoto since the early 13th century, the beginning of the Kamakura period. This exhibition will feature masterpieces of Kamakura-period sculpture such as the principle object of worship at Daiho’onji, the Sakyamuni Buddha–an image that is normally hidden from view–by Gyokai, a disciple of the renowned sculptor Kaikei; the Ten major disciples of Buddha by Kaikei; and the Six manifestations of Avalokitesvara by Higo Jokei.

Collaborative Exhibition Project between the Tokyo National Museum and the Philadelphia Museum of Art: Marcel Duchamp and Japanese Art

Heiseikan Special Exhibition Gallery 1 & 2  October 2, 2018 (Tue)-December 9, 2018 (Sun)

This exhibition traces the creative activities of Marcel Duchamp (1887–1968) ― a French artist who drastically challenged the values of Western art ― mainly through works in the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Featuring Duchamp’s works alongside Japanese art for comparison, the exhibition will also explore the meaning of this Japanese art, which was nurtured in social environments that differed from those of the West, as well as the aesthetic values it embodies, proposing new ways of enjoying its beauty.

Regular Exhibition
Special Planning
Toyokan Room 8  October 30, 2018 (Tue)-December 25, 2018 (Tue)
Thematic Exhibition
Heiseikan Thematic Exhibition Room  November 6, 2018 (Tue)-December 25, 2018 (Tue)
Honkan Room 14  October 2, 2018 (Tue)-December 25, 2018 (Tue)
Toyokan Room 12  September 4, 2018 (Tue)-December 25, 2018 (Tue)
Toyokan Room 12  September 4, 2018 (Tue)-December 25, 2018 (Tue)
Other Events
The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures Reference Room November 27, 2018 (Tue) - December 25, 2018 (Tue) 
Toyokan TNM&TOPPAN Museum Theater October 3, 2018 (Wed) - December 24, 2018 (Mon)  (Every Wed,Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun,holiday) (Wed, Thu, Fri): 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00
(Sat, Sun, Holidays): 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00
*Admission starts 5minites prior to screening.
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