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Past Special Exhibitions (2016-2020)

The Golden Legend

22nd January (Fri.) - 6th March (Sun.), 2016Bracelet
Closed on Mondays

Bracelet, 675-650 B.C., Cerveteri, necropoli del Sorbo, Tomba Regolini-Galassi, camera di fondo
Musei Vativani, Museo Gregoriano Etrusco, Cittá del Vaticano
foto ©musei vativcani - tutti i diritti riservati

Leonard da Vinci and The Battle of Anghiari

Tavola Doria19th March (Sat.) - 29th May (Sun.), 2016
Closed on Mondays (except for 21st March and 2nd May), 22nd March

Anonymous artist, after Leonardo da Vinci
Tavola Doria (scene of the"Fight for the Standard" from The Battle of Anghiari)First half of the 16th century, Florence, Galleria delgli Uffizi
(donated by Tokyo Fuji Art Museum, 2012)

GURI and GURA: 50th anniversary

GURI and GURA16th July (Sat.) - 4th September (Sun.), 2016
Closed on Mondays (except for 18th July and 8th August), 19th July and 9th August

GURI and GURA (cover) ,
"Kodomo no Tomo", no. 93, Fukuinkan Shoten Publishers Inc., Dec., 1963.

© Rieko Nakagawa © Yuriko Yamawaki

Masterpieces of the Pola Museum of Art:From Monet to Picasso and Chagall

Water Lilies17th September (Sat.) - 13th November (Sun.), 2016
Closed on Mondays (except for 19th September and 10th October), 20th September and 11th October.

Claude Monet, Water Lilies, 1907, Pola Museum of Art.




IMAGE OF COLOR: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

14th January (Sat.) - 16th April (Sun.), 2017
Closed on Mondays

Rediscover the Museum Collection: the Artists of Tohoku

29th April (Sat.) - 17th July (Mon.), 2017Suburbs
Closed on Mondays (except for 1st May, 17th July)

MATSUMOTO. Shunsuke, Suburbs, 1937.

41th All Japan Senior High School Cultural Festival

31st July (Mon) - 4th August (Fri.), 2017
Official Website http://www.kobunren.or.jp/(公益社団法人全国高等学校文化連盟)(外部サイトへリンク)

Georges Rouault and the Expressionists: Painters of Passion

12th August (Sat.) - 9th Octocer (Mon.), 2017Nocturne d'automne
Closed on Mondays (except for 18th September and 9th October), 19th September (Tue.)

Georges Rouault, Nocturne d'automne, 1952,
Panasonic Shiodome Museum 

100th Anniversary of Finland's Independence Finnish Design 2017

Fabric 《Unikko》28th October (Sat.) - 24th December (Sun.), 2017
Closed on Mondays

Official Website http://finnish-design2017.exhn.jp/(外部サイトへリンク)

Fabric 《Unikko》 / Maija Isola /1964 © Marimekko


Ryusei Kishida and Sadao Tsubaki

Young Girl (Reiko Standing)27th January (Sat.) - 25th March, 2018
Closed on Mondays (except for 12th February), 13th February (Tue.)

KISHIDA Ryusei, Young Girl (Reiko Standing), 1923.
The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura & Hayama


Akiko Hayashi Original Illustrations for Picture Book

Amy and Ken Visit GrandmaApril 7 (Sat) - May 27 (Sun), 2018
Closed: Mondays (except April 30)

Official Websites: http://www.asahi.com/event/hayashiakiko/(絵本のひきだし 林明子原画展)(外部サイトへリンク)

Akiko Hayashi, Amy and Ken Visit Grandma, cover illustration,1989,
The Miyagi Museum of Art.
Published by Fukuinkan Shoten Publishers, Inc.


The Art of Disney - The Magic of Animation

Hawaiian Holiday16th June (Sat.) - 30th September (Sun), 2018
Closed: Mondays (except July 16, August 6, September 17 and 24), July 17, September 18 and 25

Official Websites: http://www.mmt-tv.co.jp/event/disney_art_2018/(外部サイトへリンク)

From "Hawaiian Holiday" 1937 ©Disney Enterprises, Inc.


information23rd January (Sat.) - 7th April (Sun.), 2019
Closed on Mondays

KANO Tetsuro
KIMURA Takeshi

KAZAN - A Superb Imagination at Work

Gion Festival Handscrolls20th April, 2019 - 23rd June, 2019
* There will be the changes of exhibits during the exhibition.
Closed on Mondays (except for 29th April, 6th May), 7th May

Official Websites: http://kazan.exhn.jp/en/(外部サイトへリンク)

Gion Festival Handscrolls, 2nd scroll (detail) 1835-7 (tenpō 6-8), Private Collection

Hirafuku Hyakusui

Rough Coast13th July, 2019 - 1st September , 2019
* There will be the changes of exhibits during the exhibition.
Closed on Mondays (except for 15th July, 12th August), 16th July, 13th Augst

Rough Coast, 1926, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

De l'impressionnisme à l'art moderne dans les collections des musées de Strasbourg

Le Champ d'avoine aux coquelicots13th September, 2019 - 4th November, 2019
Closed on Mondays (except for 16th, 23rd September, 14th October, 4th November), 17th, 24th September, 15th Octobe

Claude Monet, Le Champ d'avoine aux coquelicots, ca. 1890
Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain de Strasbourg. Photo Musées de Strasbourg

The Beauty of AINU Handiwork From the Collections of Yanagi Soetsu and Serizawa Keisuke

Garmant25th January, 2020 - 15th March, 2020
Closed on Mondays (except for 24th February) 25th February

Garmant, The Japan Folk Crafts Museum

William Morris

18Daisy May (Mon.) - 28 June (Sun.), 2020
* There will be the changes of exhibits during the exhibition.

Closed on Mondays (except for 18 May, 25 May)

Daisy, 1864, Designed by William Morris

Photo ©Brain Trust Inc



A Jewel Box from Europe. Treasures from the collections of the Prince of Liechtenstein

Perseus and Andromeda14th July (Tue.) - 6th September (Sun.), 2020

Closed on Mondays (except for 10th August), 11th August (Tue.) 

Workshop of Peter Paul Rubens,
Perseus and Andromeda, after 1622

© LIECHTENSTEIN. The Princely Collections, Vaduz–Vienna

Higashiyama Kaii: The Mural Paintings in the Miei-do at Toshodaiji

19th September (Sat.) - 1st November (Sun.), 2020

Closed on Mondays (except for 21st September), 23rd September (Wed.)

Higashiyama Kaii, The Mural Paintings in the Miei-do at Toshodaiji, The Sound of Waves (portion), 1975, Toshodaiji

The National Tresure of Chugu-ji Temple

Pensive Bodhisattva12th November (Thu.) ,2020 - 12th January (Tue.), 2021

Closed on Mondays (except for 23rd November,11th January), 24th November (Tue.), 28th December-4th January

Pensive Bodhisattva
(National Treasure), Asuka period, Chugu-ji Temple


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