Feature Exhibition: Winter Landscapes of Kyoto

General Information

Exhibition Title Feature Exhibition
Winter Landscapes of Kyoto
Period December 18, 2018-January 27, 2019
Venue Heisei Chishinkan Wing (The Collections Galleries), Gallery 2F-5
Transportation JR, Kintetsu Railway, Keihan Railway, Hankyu Railway, City Bus / Map
Closed - Monday
*When Monday is a national holiday, the museum will be opened on Monday and closed on Tuesday.

- Tue. December 25, 2018 to Tue. January 1, 2019
- Tue. January 15, 2019
Museum Hours Tuesday - Thursday, Sunday: 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Entrance Until 4:30 p.m.)
Friday, Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Entrance until 7:30 p.m.)
Admission Adult 520 yen (410 yen)
Univ. Student 260 yen (210 yen)
(Fees in parentheses are for groups of 20+)
*Admission is free for youths of high school age and below.

Images from the Exhibit

Japan is blessed with a richly changing climate and four distinct seasons, each with its own feel and characteristic scenery. Best known are the cherry blossoms of spring, the fresh green leaves of summer, and the foliage of autumn. These arrive with an onslaught of brilliant seasonal colors that transform familiar scenery.

Though it is a low season for tourism, wintertime in Kyoto comes with its own unique, austere beauty. Snow is especially prevalent in the northern parts of the city and in its surrounding mountains, and when it falls, it transforms these areas into winter wonderlands that look and feel entirely different from any other time of year. This exhibition features artworks depicting scenes of the ancient capital metamorphosed by blankets of white snow.

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