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Special Exhibitions (2011-2015)

Communication:Visualizing the Human Connection in the Age of Vermeer

27th October (Thu.) - 12th December (Mon.), 2011
Opened everyday in this period

Johannes Vermeer “Girl Reading a Letter”Johannes Vermeer
"Girl Reading a Letter" ca.1663-64
On loan from the City of Amsterdam (A.van der Hoop Bequest)

In the Age of Klee and Kandinsky:From The Miyagi Museum of Art and Utsunomiya Art Museum Collections 

14th January (Sat.) - 4th March (Sun.), 2012
Closed on Mondays

Wassily Kandinsky “Arrival of Marchants”Wassily Kandinsky
"Arrival of Marchants" 1905
The Miyagi Museum of Art

Portrait of Venice - History of a Thousand Years

17th March (Sat.)- 13th May (Sun.), 2012
Closed on Mondays ( except 30th April)

Joseph HEINTZ il giovane “Perspective map of Venice”Joseph HEINTZ il giovane
"Perspective map of Venice" ca. 1648-50
©Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia

Andrew Wyeth: A Story of the Olson House from the Collection of Marunuma Art Park

26th May (Sat.) - 22nd July (Sun.), 2012
Closed on Mondays (except for 16th July), 17th July

MATSUMOTO Shunsuke: A Centennial Retrospective

4th August (Sat.) - 17th September (Mon.), 2012
Closed on Mondays (except for 6th August and 17th September)

“Building”"Building" 1948
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

Kaii Higashiyama Exhibition

22nd September (Sat.) - 11th November (Sun.), 2012

  • Part 1: 22nd September (Sat.) - 21st October (Sun.)
  • Part 2: 23rd October (Tue.) - 11th November (Sun.)

Closed on Mondays (except for 8th October), 9th October

“Green Echoes” "Green Echoes" 1960
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

100th Anniversary of his Birth Sato Churyo Sculptor

23rd November (Fri.), 2012 - 24th Febrary (Sun.), 2013
Closed on Mondays (except for 24th Dec., 14th Jun., 11th Feb.),
15th Jun., 12th Feb.

“Man of Gunma” "Man of Gunma" 1952
The Miyagi Museum of Art

First Art: The World of Original Illustrations for Children's Book, 2013

6th April (Sat.) - 12th May (Sun.), 2013
Closed on Mondays (except for 29th Apr., 6th May.), 7th Apr. - 7th May.

“The Lion and the Bird’s Nest”NAKATANI Chiyoko
"The Lion and the Bird's Nest" 1960

Van Gogh in Paris: New Perspectives

26th May (Sun.) - 15th July (Mon.), 2013
Closed on Mondays (except for 15th July)

Self-portrait with grey felt hat"Self-portrait with grey felt hat" 
1887 Paris
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
(Vincent van Gogh Foundation)

The New Perspective on Marc Chagall

3rd September (Tue.) - 27th October (Sun.), 2013
Closed on Mondays (except for 16th and 23rd September, 14th October),
17th and 24th September, 15th October

Sunouchi Toru and Gendai Gallery: The Eye and Spirit of the Showa Period

2nd November (Sat.) - 23rd December (Mon.), 2013
Closed on Mondays (except for 4th November and 23rd December), 5th November

”Fish Peddler”EBIHARA Kinosuke
"Fish Peddler"
The Miyagi Museum of Art

Alphonse Mucha: An Insight into the Artist

18th Junuary (Sat.) - 23rd March (Sun), 2014
Closed on Mondays

©Mucha Trust 2013

Featured exhibition from the collection:Takehisa Yumeji and the Arts and Crafts of the Taisho Period

18th April (Sat.) - 18th May (Sun), 2014
Closed on Mondays (except for 5th May), 7th May

Amae / Shimada collection

The Power of Manga: Osamu Tezuka and Shotaro Ishinomori

31st May (Sat.) - 27th July (Sun.), 2014
Closed on Mondays (except for 21st July), 22nd July


Vincent van Gogh: Sunflowers, 1888

15th July (Tue.) - 31st August (Sun.), 2014
Closed on Mondays (except for 21st July), 22nd July

SunflowersVincent VAN GOGH
Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Museum of Art


6th August (Wed.) - 19th October (Sun.), 2014
Closed on Mondays (except for 15th September and 13th October), 16th September and 14th October

John Lennon Yoko OnoJohn Lennon Yoko Ono 1980

Jean-François Millet: Eyes on the Beloved

1st November (Sat.) - 14th December (Sun.)
Closed on Mondays (except for 3rd and 24th November), 4th and 25th November

La becquée La becquée
ca. 1860
Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille
©RMN-Grand Palais / Jacques Quecq d' Henripret / distributed by AMF

Ichiro Hariu: From the Perspective of an Art Critic

31st January (Sat.) - 22nd March (Sun.), 2015
Closed on Mondays

OKAMOTO Taro, Heavy IndustryOKAMOTO Taro
Heavy Industry
Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki

Hiroshi Sugito: prime and foundation

2nd May (Sat.) - 26th July (Sun.)
Closed on Mondays (except for 4th May and 20th July), 7th May and 21st July

flowers, elephant manflowers, elephant man
1998 (diptych, 213 × 172 cm each)
(c) Hiroshi Sugito

Herene Schjerfbeck: Reflections

6th August (Thu.) - 12th October (Mon.)
Closed on Mondays (except for 21st September and 12th October), 24th September

The ConvalescentThe Convalescent
Ateneum Art Museum, Finnish National Gallery/Hannu Aaltonen

Pablo Picasso: Museum Ludwig

31st October (Sat.) - 23th December (Wed.), 2015
Closed on Mondays (except for 23th November), 24th November


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