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Collection Exhibition | Pre-modern Art

Tanakamaru Collection: The Brilliance of Momoyama Tea Ceramics from Kyushu
Collection Exhibition | Pre-modern Art

Tanakamaru Collection: The Brilliance of Momoyama Tea Ceramics from Kyushu

Duration Tue. Aug. 6th, 2024 - Sun. Sep. 29th, 2024
Hours 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. last admission at 5:00 p.m.
*Fri. and Sat. from Jul. to Oct. 9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (last admission at 7:30 p.m.)
Closed Mondays (or the following weekday if Monday falls on a national holiday)
Dec. 28–Jan. 4
Venue Japanese and Other Asian Art

The Tanakamaru Collection possesses a group of excellent antique pottery from Kyushu. Among them, this exhibition features Momoyama tea ceramics made in Kyushu, such as Karatsu, Takatori, Agano, and Satsuma, along with pieces from the museum’s collection, and introduces the brilliant beauty of the Momoyama period.

Image: Tea bowl with iris design in underglaze iron, Karatsu ware, Important Cultural Property, Momoyama period, 16th -17th century, Tanakamaru Collection

Autumn Masterpieces 2024
Collection Exhibition | Pre-modern Art

Autumn Masterpieces 2024

Duration Tue. Aug. 20th, 2024 - Sun. Oct. 27th, 2024
Hours 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. last admission at 5:00 p.m.
*Fri. and Sat. from Jul. to Oct. 9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (last admission at 7:30 p.m.)


Closed Mondays (or the following weekday if Monday falls on a national holiday)
Dec. 28–Jan. 4
Venue Matsunaga Memorial Tea Ceremony Collection

From the Matsunaga Collection, this exhibition displays a selection of splendid pieces suitable for the elegance of autumn, including Autumn flowerbaskets (Important Cultural Property) by Ogata Kenzan.

 

 

Image: OGATA Kenzan, Autumn flowerbaskets, Important Cultural Property, Edo period, 18th century

Exhibition of Sengai’s Artworks
Collection Exhibition | Pre-modern Art

Exhibition of Sengai’s Artworks

Duration Tue. Oct. 1st, 2024 - Wed. Nov. 20th, 2024
Hours 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. last admission at 5:00 p.m.
*Fri. and Sat. from Jul. to Oct. 9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (last admission at 7:30 p.m.)

Closed Mondays (or the following weekday if Monday falls on a national holiday)
Dec. 28–Jan. 4
Venue Japanese and Other Asian Art

Sengai Gibon was a Zen monk of the Edo period. Giving the Zen teachings to people through his approachable works, he was fondly called “Sengai-san of Hakata.” This exhibition displays some of Sengai’s much-loved works.

 

Image: Sengai Gibon, Hotei, god of fortune, pointing to the moon, Edo period, 19th century

Matsunaga Jian and Art Work Associated with Fukuoka
Collection Exhibition | Pre-modern Art

Matsunaga Jian and Art Work Associated with Fukuoka

Duration Tue. Oct. 29th, 2024 - Sun. Jan. 26th, 2025
Hours 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. last admission at 5:00 p.m.

Closed Mondays (or the following weekday if Monday falls on a national holiday)
Dec. 28–Jan. 4
Venue Matsunaga Memorial Tea Ceremony Collection

From the Matsunaga Collection, this exhibition introduces a selection of art work related to sukisha, or tea devotees, who were associated with Fukuoka.

 

Image: Attributed to TAWARAYA Sotatsu, Scene from the tale of Genji, Edo period, 17th century

The Art of Dyeing and Weaving
Collection Exhibition | Pre-modern Art

The Art of Dyeing and Weaving

Duration Wed. Jan. 22nd, 2025 - Sun. Mar. 16th, 2025
Hours 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. last admission at 5:00 p.m.
Closed Mondays (or the following weekday if Monday falls on a national holiday)
Dec. 28–Jan. 4
Venue Japanese and Other Asian Art

Through the museum’s collection, this exhibition presents brilliant examples of textile art, along with the techniques of dyeing and weaving.

 

Image: Fragments of ban (Buddhist ritual banner), Asuka period, 7th century

Korean and Japanese Dishware
Collection Exhibition | Pre-modern Art

Korean and Japanese Dishware

Duration Tue. Jan. 28th, 2025 - Sun. Mar. 23rd, 2025
Hours 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. ※入館は閉館の30分前まで
Closed 月曜日、年末年始(12月28日~1月4日)
※2月24日(月・祝)は開館し、2月25日(火)は休館
Venue Matsunaga Memorial Tea Ceremony Collection

Dishware produced in the Korean peninsula and in Japan has been both popular among tea masters since the Muromachi period. This exhibition displays fine examples of such dishware from the Matsunaga Collection.

 

Image: Tea bowl known as “Roko,” Mino ware, Shino type, Momoyama period, 16th -17th century

Admission

Collection Exhibition & Special Exhibition at Collection Gallery

Adults  200 yen (150 yen)
High school and university students  150 yen (100 yen)
Junior high school students and younger children  Free

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