Feature Exhibition: An Introduction to the Mysteries of Japanese Art

General Information

Exhibition Title Feature Exhibition
An Introduction to the Mysteries of Japanese Art
Period July 21, 2018-September 2, 2018
Venue Heisei Chishinkan Wing (The Collections Galleries), Gallery 1F-2
Transportation JR, Kintetsu Railway, Keihan Railway, Hankyu Railway, City Bus / Map
Closed Closed on Monday
*When Monday is a national holiday, the museum will be opened on Monday and closed on Tuesday.
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. - 9:00 p.m. (Entrance until 8:30 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

Enormous dragons and tigers cover the walls and sliding doors of temples. Kimonos are elegantly decorated with pine, bamboo, and plum. Are these just appealing designs, or do all these animals and plants mean something? This exhibition will give visitors of all ages and nationalities, regardless of previous knowledge, a basic introduction to some of the most commonly found designs in Japanese art. Unlocking these mysteries and discover a fascinating new world to explore!

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