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Scary and fun Swiss picture books

Felix Hoffmann, The Wolf and the Seven Little Goats, The Little Goats Open the Door, 1957. ©Felix Hoffmann, Small Picture Book Museum Collection

The Swiss Picture Book", Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

Saturday, September 17, 2022 - Sunday, December 25, 2022
10:00-17:00 (last admission/16:30)
Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum of Art

From September 17, 2022 (Sat), an exhibition introducing picture books that bring Swiss culture to life will be held at the Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum of Art.
Swiss picture books such as "The Bremen Ongakutai" and "The Wolf and the Seven-Headed Pyramid" are widely popular in Japan. The book uses a variety of techniques to depict scenes that look fun but are in fact scary, and scenes that look scary but are in fact fun.
In cooperation with the Small Picture Book Museum in Nagano Prefecture, this exhibition will feature approximately 70 original drawings, lithographs, and handwritten picture books by the three artists. In addition, sweets inspired by the house of sweets in "Hansel and Gretel" and "Engadiner," a traditional Swiss pastry, will be served in the tearoom during the exhibition period. Enjoy the world of Swiss picture books with both the eyes and the palate.

Scary and fun Swiss picture books

  • Scary and Fun Swiss Book
  • Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum of Art
  • Sep. 17, 2022 (Sat) - Dec. 25, 2022 (Sun) 10:00 - 17:00 (last admission/16:30)
  • Adults 900 yen, High school and college students 500 yen, Free for junior high school students and younger, 300 yen for those with a disability certificate
  • 5-3 Zenihara, Oyamazaki-cho, Otokuni-gun, Kyoto
  • 10 minutes walk from JR Yamazaki Station and Hankyu Oyamazaki Station.
  • Tel.075-957-3123 (general information)
  • Closed on Mondays *Open on September 19, October 10, November 21 and 28; closed on September 20 (Tue) and October 11 (Tue) in lieu of Monday.
  • https://www.asahibeer-oyamazaki.com
*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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