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The World's Surprised by the Artistry of the Imperial Household Artists

Imao Keinen, Flowers and Birds (right screen), 1916 (Taisho 5) Lent by the Imperial Household Agency San-no-Maru Shokurakan, Late Exhibit

The top runners in the Meiji art world gather in Kyoto for "Kira-beaming Meiji Art of Kyoto: The World's Surprised Imperial Artists' Divine Work" / Kyocera Museum of Art, Kyoto

Saturday, July 23, 2022 - Monday, September 19, 2022
10:00-18:00 (last admission 17:30)
Kyoto Kyocera Museum of Art

From Saturday, July 23, 2022, an exhibition of painters selected as Imperial Artists will be held at [Kyoto Kyocera Museum of Art].
The Imperial Household Artists System was established by the Imperial Household to honor and protect outstanding artists of arts and crafts, and several Kyoto artists, including Mochizuki Gyokusen, who exhibited at the World Expositions in Paris and Chicago, have been selected. The exhibition introduces 19 Imperial Household Artists with ties to Kyoto, focusing on the Meiji period when the system began. The exhibition will be changed during the exhibition period, and the second half of the exhibition will open on Tuesday, August 23. Come and experience firsthand the highest level of technology.

Kyo's Meiji Art: The World's Surprised by the Artistry of Imperial Household Artists

  • The Sparkling Science of the Meiji Jijutsu - The World's Most Surprising Techniques for the Suspended Project
  • Kyoto Kyocera Museum of Art
  • Jul. 23, 2022 (Sat) - Sep. 19, 2022 (Mon) 10:00 - 18:00 (last admission 17:30)
  • Admission: ¥1,800 for adults, ¥1,300 for high school and college students, free for junior high school students and younger, free for disabled persons and one accompanying person.
  • 124 Enshoji-cho, Okazaki, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 8 minutes walk from Higashiyama Subway Station

  • Tel. 075-771-4334
  • Closed on Mondays (open if Monday is a national holiday)
  • https://kyotocity-kyocera.museum/
*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.


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