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2024 Exhibition III “Illustrated encyclopedia of living creatures – Find them in ukiyo-e!” will be held

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2024 Exhibition III “Illustrated encyclopedia of living creatures – Find them in ukiyo-e!” will be held
The Itsuo Museum of Art, run by the Hankyu Cultural Foundation, is holding an exhibition focusing on the many creatures that appear in ukiyo-e prints depicting the world of Kabuki.
What appears in this book are not only the “creatures” that people from the Edo to Meiji periods saw in their daily lives, such as horses as vehicles, wild boars, performing monkeys, and cute dogs, cats, birds, and insects. There are many creatures that are not of this world, such as beautiful women who look like humans, but are actually foxes and herons, giant hawks and toads that appear through magic, and even dragons that climb up waterfalls. Furthermore, the appearance of “creatures” can be seen in the flashy costumes and backgrounds. Let’s look for cute, suspicious, and strange “creatures”, from those that you can recognize at a glance to those that make you wonder, “Huh, where are they?”
In addition, as a related event, in addition to holding an
appreciation lecture by the curator in charge, we will also be holding tea ceremony in the chair-style tea room “Sokushinan” inside the museum. The outline is as follows. Please do not miss.
Saturday, July 6, 2024 – Sunday, September 1, 2024
【closing day】
Every Monday *Open on July 15th and August 12th, closed on July 16th and August 13th
Itsuo Museum 12-27 Sakaehonmachi, Ikeda City, Osaka Prefecture (10 minutes walk from Ikeda Station on the Hankyu Takarazuka Line) [Viewing fee]
General: 700 yen (various discounts/groups: 500 yen)
Students (high school students and above): 500 yen (various
discounts/groups: 400 yen)
Children (junior high school students and under): Free
[Opening hours]
10:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:30)
[Main items]
Nishiki-e by Yoshitaki “Unryu Kuro Kantoden” Around 1871 (Meiji 4) Nishiki-e painting by Kunisada III “Yoshitsune Thousand Cherry Blossoms” 1895 (Meiji 28)
Nishiki-e painting by the fourth generation of Kokusei, “Meikyo Chari Music Horse”, 1886 (Meiji 19)
Nishiki-e Painting by the first generation Toyokuni “Sugawara Denjushukan” Bunsei 2 (1819)
Nishiki-e Painting by Toyokuni III “Sakurayama Ennin Night” Ansei 4 (1857)
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[Image 2:×225.jpg] ■Appreciation course
The curator in charge will explain the charm and highlights of the works. Anyone is welcome to join us.
Motoko Tajudo (Chief Curator, Hankyu Cultural Foundation)
[Date and time]
(1) July 20, 2024 (Sat) 10:30-11:30 “Old Creatures”
We will introduce the familiar creatures that people of the Edo and Meiji eras saw in their daily lives.
(2) Saturday, August 24, 2024 10:30-11:30 “Suspicious Creatures” Introducing “suspicious, scary, and uncute” creatures that don’t exist in this world.
Magnolia Hall in Itsuo Museum of Art
[Fees, etc.]
Free *Same-day admission ticket for this exhibition is required. [How to apply]
Reception starts at 10:00 on Saturday, July 6th (Advance reservations available for Hankyu Cultural Foundation Tomo no Kai)
Please apply using the web form on our website.
*First 80 people (applications will be restarted if there is a cancellation even after the seats are full) ■About the tea room “Sokushinan” and tea ceremony
Ichizo Kobayashi’s “Sokuan,” a tea room where guests can enjoy seating with chairs, has been recreated as “Sokushinan” within the Itsuo Museum of Art, where tea ceremonies are held regularly. Masu. Please enjoy a relaxing time with original sweets that match the theme and a cup of tea.
[Image 3:×289.jpg] [Opening day] “Illustrated encyclopedia of living creatures – Find them from Ukiyo-e!”
Sundays during the session
July 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
August 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
September 1st
【Start time】
(1) 10:50, (2) 11:30, (3) 12:10, (4) 13:10, (5) 13:50, (6) 14:30 [Capacity]
(1) to (6) 5 people per seat
500 yen per puff (tax included)
[Purchase tea ticket]
From 10:00 each day, tickets for each seat (1) to (6) will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis at the museum reception.
*Up to 2 tickets can be purchased per person.
*Please note that reservations cannot be made over the phone. *If there are many applicants in line before the museum opens, numbered tickets (up to 2 per person) will be distributed at 9:50 in front of the main entrance on the 1st floor of the Itsuo Art Museum. Hankyu Cultural Foundation Public Interest Incorporated Foundation
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