中山道広重美術館 Hiroshige Museum of Art, Ena

Annual Schedule

Annual Schedule 2020-2021

Spring Special Exhibition
From Edo to Tokyo




April 2nd (Thu) – June 14th (Sun), 2020

Exhibition
Design Collection of Flowers in Edo



June 18th (Thu) – July 19th (Sun), 2020

Exhibition
Portraits of Edo




July 23rd (Thu) – August 23rd (Sun), 2020

Special Viewing
The Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaido



August 27th (Thu) – October 4th (Sun), 2020

Exhibition
Hiroshige II – Inherited Hiroshige-ism -



December 10th (Thu), 2020 – January 17th (Sun), 2021

Exhibition
Famous Sights of the Fifty-three Stations



January 21st (Thu) – February 23rd (Tue), 2021

*Every Friday (until September 25th 2020) Free Admission Day
*Please note that museum is sometimes closed for exhibit change. Please check exhibition schedule before visiting museum.
*Museum will be closed from December 28th (Mon) to January 4th (Mon).
January 2nd is New Year’s Open Day (Free admission).

Spring Special Exhibition
From Edo to Tokyo

Period 1: April 2nd (Thu) – May 10th (Sun), 2020
Period 2: May 14th (Thu) – June 14th (Sun), 2020

Tokyo is the center of politics, economy, and culture from Edo period. Many places in Edo have been taken up as the subject matter of ukiyo-e and have been drawn a lot by various ukiyo-e artists. This exhibition shows One Hundred Famous Views of Edo by Hiroshige and also modern Japanese woodblock prints themed "Tokyo". Please have a look at the changes from Edo to Tokyo through ukiyo-e.

Adults: 820 yen (Individual) / 660 yen (20 or more)
18 years old and Under: Free

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UTAGAWA Hiroshige
Plum Garden in Kameido from "One Hundred Famous Views of Edo"

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INOUE Yasuji
Cherry Blossoms at Mukojima from "True Pictures of Famous Places in Tokyo"

Exhibition Design Collection of Flowers in Edo

June 18th (Thu) – July 19th (Sun), 2020

Flowers are sometime subject for sketch, a part of landscape, or for crafts and designs. Flowers add a touch of colors to artworks and make them gorgeous. In this exhibition, we are unveiling our new collection Hiroshige’s “Bird-and-Flower” prints and also, we display our glass arts collection. Please enjoy the drawn images of colorful flowers.

Adults: 520 yen (Individual) / 420 yen (20 or more)
18years old and Under: Free

Left:
UTAGAWA Hiroshige
Hibiscus Mutabilis

Right:
Daum
Gold Paint on Covered Bowl with Violet Design

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Exhibition Portraits of Edo

July 23rd (Thu) – August 23rd (Sun), 2020

Portraits such as beauties and popular actors are the eternal themes in ukiyo-e. Hiroshige known as a great master of the landscape woodblock print, also drew detailed portraits of beautiful women and shibai-e (kabuki-themed painting). This exhibition focuses on Hiroshige’s expression of people.

Adults: 520 yen (Individual) / 420 yen (20 or more)
18years old and Under: Free

#UTAGAWA Hiroshige
Elegant Flower of Edo

Special Viewing The Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaido

August 27th (Thu) – October 4th (Sun), 2020

This is the yearly chance to see series "The Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaido". Two ukiyo-e artists, Utagawa Hiroshige and Keisai Eisen depicted various views alongside Kisokaido. Please enjoy the beauty of scenery together with travelers walking on Kisokaido in ukiyo-e.

Adults: 820 yen (Individual) / 660 yen (20 or more)
18years old and Under: Free

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UTAGAWA Hiroshige
Imasu from "The Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaido"

Autumn Special Exhibition
The Golden Ukiyo-e Portraits of Beautiful Women and Actors Utamaro and His Era

Period 1: October 8th (Thu) – November 8th (Sun) , 2020
Period 2: November 12th (Thu) – December 6th (Sun), 2020

Kitagawa Utamaro known for his Bijin-ga (portraits of beautiful women) played an active role in the mid-Edo period. His era is called "The Golden Age of Ukiyo-e". This exhibition features Kitagawa Utamaro, Torii Kiyonaga who was famous for his portrayals of beautiful women, and also Toshusai Sharaku and Katsukawa Shunsen both who were masters of actor prints. We introduce ukiyo-e masterpieces from the golden age including beautiful original drawings.

KITAGAWA Utamaro
Elegance that Brings Results from "Appearance of the Matsubaro"

TOSHUSAI Sharaku
Nakajima Wadaemon as Bodara Chozaemon, and Nakamura Konozo as Gon of the Boat House Kanagawa

Exhibition Hiroshige II – Inherited Hiroshige-ism -

December 10th (Thu) , 2020 – January 17th (Sun), 2021

After Hiroshige's death, his pupils took his name "Utagawa Hiroshige". Within his pupils, the one who depicted faithful to the original was Shigenobu "Hiroshige II". He was active from the end of Edo period and the early Meiji period. We invite you to explore "Hiroshige-ism" that Hiroshige II followed his master's footsteps.

Adults: 520 yen (Individual) / 420 yen (20 or more)
18years old and Under: Free

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UTAGAWA HiroshigeⅡ
The Coast in Taishu Province from the series "One Hundred Famous Views in the Various Provinces"

Exhibition Famous Sights of the Fifty-three Stations

January 21st (Thu) – February 23rd (Tue), 2021

Hiroshige left more than 20 editions of Tokaido series. Famous sights of the fifty-three stations (called Vertical Tokaido) was the only used upright screen position among Tokaido series and this edition has a high-angle composition like bird’s eye view. Please enjoy Hiroshige's masterpieces suggestive of Meisho zue.

Adults: 520 yen (Individual) / 420 yen (20 or more)
18years old and Under: Free

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UTAGAWA Hiroshige
No. 4, Kanagawa: View over the Sea from the Teahouses on the Embankment from "Famous Sights of the Fifty-three Stations"

Exhibition
Fifty-three Stations by Two Brushes – Unveiling New Collection –

February 27th (Sat) – March 28th (Sun), 2021

"Fifty-three Stations by Two Brushes" by Toyokuni III and Hiroshige become our new collection in 2019. Characteristics of this series is placing each station of Tokaido on a background and putting characters large in front. Hiroshige was in charge of landscapes and Toyokuni III depicted main characters. Take this opportunity to enjoy this gorgeous collaboration by two great ukiyo-e artists.

Adults: 520 yen (Individual) / 420 yen (20 or more)
18years old and Under: Free

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UTAGAWA ToyokuniⅢ UTAGAWA Hiroshige
Nihombashi Bridge from "The Fifty-three Stations by Two Brushes"

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UTAGAWA ToyokuniⅢ UTAGAWA Hiroshige
Okabe from "The Fifty-three Stations by Two Brushes"