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Journey through Asia at the Tokyo National Museum

We will hold a special autumn fest, “Journey through Asia at the Tokyo National Museum,” which was very popular last year, again this year! This fest features various fun events related to Asia, in addition to the regular exhibitions showcasing must-see artworks from East Asia. The beauty of East Asian art will be presented to the fullest.
 

"Journey through Asia at the Tokyo National Museum" at the Regular Exhibition
Events for "Journey through Asia at the Tokyo National Museum"

 

"Journey through Asia at the Tokyo National Museum" at the Regular Exhibition

We will hold exhibitions on the theme of “exchange” during the event “Journey through Asia at the Tokyo National Museum. This event, which provides a sweeping view of Asia, is possible because of the museum’s world-class collection of Asian art.
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Phoenix-Head Ewer, White porcelainTomb Guardian, Three-color glazeLi Bai Strolling

Left:  Phoenix-Head Ewer, White porcelain, Tang dynasty, 7th century (Important Cultural Property, Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke) [August 18 (Tue) - Desember 23 (Wed), 2015 Toyokan Room 5, ” White Porcelain from East Asia: Pursuing “White” and Bringing Out its Beauty”]
Cener:  Tomb Guardian, Three-color glaze, Tang dynasty, 7th-8th century (Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke)
[September 1 (Tue), 2015 - April 24 (Sun), 2016 Toyokan Room 5, ” Pottery Figures of the Han and Tang Dynasties”]
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Li Bai Strolling, By Liang Kai, Southern Song dynasty, 13th century (Important Cultural Property)
[September 8(Tue) - October 25 (Sun), 2015 Toyokan Room 8, ” Masterpieces of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy: Their Reception and Influence in Japan”]

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Events for "Journey through Asia at the Tokyo National Museum"

Festive Asian Performances

Traditional Korean Drum Performance
October 4 (Sun) 14:00 and 15:30 Main Gate-In front of The Toyokan

Traditional Korean Harp Performance
October 11 (Sun) 14:00 and 15:30 Heiseikan Auditorium

Traditional Kyrgyzstani Instrument Performance
October 6 (Tue) 13:00 and 15:30 Toyokan room 1

Traditional Chinese Harp Performance
October 9 (Fri) 13:00 and 15:30 Toyokan room 8

 

Experience Asia

Color in Pictures
Color in pictures based on artworks from the Asian Gallery and take them home as souvenirs. Pictures for both children and adults will be available.
October 3 (Sat) , 4(Sun), 10(Sat), 11(Sun) 11:00 - 16:00 Toyokan entrance hall

 

Try It on and Strike a Pose!
Try on traditional Chinese and Korean and Japanese costumes - experiencing some of the differences between these cultures - and pose for a photo. Costumes for both children and adults will be available.
During the event "Journey through Asia at the Tokyo National Museum" 11:00 - 16:00 Toyokan entrance hall

 

 

Taste Asian Foods
Food cars with a variety of drinks and cuisine will be waiting to serve visitors in front of the Asian Gallery.

 

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Journey through Asia at the Tokyo National Museum

Date
September 29, 2015 (Tue) - October 12, 2015 (Mon)  
Venue
Toyokan


Related Exhibition

  1. Journey through Asia at the Tokyo National Museum
  2. Toyokan
    September 29, 2015 (Tue) - October 12, 2015 (Mon)


Related Events

  1. Different Ways of Looking at Japanese Art
  2. Heiseikan-Auditorium
    October 10, 2015 (Sat) 13:30 - 15:00