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

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 Buddha Sakyamuni—an image that is normally hidden from view—by Gyokai, a disciple of the renowned sculptor Kaikei; the 18 Disciples of Sakyamuni by Kaikei; and the Six Manifestations of Avalokitesvara by Higo Jokei.

General Information

Period Tuesday, October 2 - Sunday, December 9, 2018
Venue Heiseikan, Tokyo National Museum (Ueno Park)
Hours 9:30–17:00, Fridays, Saturdays, October 31 and November 1 until 21:00
(Last entry 30 minutes before closing)
Closed Mondays (Except for Monday, October 8) and Tuesday, October 9
Admission Adults: 1400 (1200/1200) yen
University students: 1000 (800/800) yen
High school students: 800 (600/600) yen
Junior high school students and under: Free 
* Prices shown in parentheses indicate advance and group (more than 20 persons) discount tickets.
* Advance tickets will be on sale at the museum ticket booths (during museum opening hours excluding the last 30 minutes) and other major ticketing agencies from August 24 to October 1, 2018.

Set admission tickets for the exhibitions "Marcel Duchamp and Japanese Art"
Adults: 2000(1800) yen
* Prices shown in parentheses indicate advance discount ticket.
* Set admission tickets will be on sale at the museum ticket booths (during museum opening hours excluding the last 30 minutes) from August 10.

* Persons with disabilities are admitted free with one accompanying person each (please present an ID at the ticket booth).
* Tickets to this exhibition include one admission to the regular exhibitions on the date of entry.
Access 10 minutes' walk from JR Ueno Station (Park exit) and Uguisudani Station
15 minutes' walk from Keisei Ueno Station, Tokyo Metro Ueno Station and Tokyo Metro Nezu Station
Organizers Tokyo National Museum, Daiho’onji, The Yomiuri Shimbun
With the Sponsorship of TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
General Inquiries 03-5777-8600  (Hello Dial)
Exhibition Website https://artexhibition.jp/kaikei-jokei2018/