中山道広重美術館 Hiroshige Museum of Art, Ena

Annual Schedule2018-2019

Annual Schedule 2018-2019

Special Exhibition
Exploration of a Myriad Provinces in Ukiyo



Apr 5 (Thu), 2018 – Jun 10 (Sun), 2018

Exhibition
Soft Flowers and Bright Moon



Jun 14 (Thu), 2018 – Jul 16 (Mon), 2018

Exhibition
A Memory album of the Edokko



Jul 20 (Fri), 2018 – Aug 26 (Sun), 2018

Special Viewing
The Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaido



Aug 30 (Thu), 2018 – Sep 30 (Sun), 2018

Special Exhibition
Hokusai and Hiroshige




Oct 4 (Thu), 2018 – Dec 2 (Sun), 2018

Exhibition
Traveling with Hiroshige I
Appearance of Road

Dec 6 (Thu), 2018 – Jan 20 (Sun), 2019

Exhibiton
Traveling with Hiroshige II Edo-Period Travel Notebooks


Jan 24 (Thu), 2019 – Feb 24 (Sun), 2019

※ Free Admission Day →August 14, 2018 Obon Special opening day
            →January 2, 2019 New Year Special Opening day
※ Every Friday (until September 28, 2018) Free Admission
※ Please note that museum is sometimes closed for exhibit change. Please check exhibition schedule before visiting museum.

Spring Special Exhibition Exploration of a Myriad Provinces in Ukiyo-e - Views of Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces

Part 1: April 5 (Thu), 2018 – May 6 (Sun), 2018
Part 2: May 10 (Thu), 2018 – June 10 (Sun), 2018

This exhibition features the series “Views of Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces”, one of Hiroshige’s late masterpieces. The hall marks of this series include Hiroshige’s powerful compositions arranged in vertical formats and his use of vibrant color. Here he has expertly conveyed the strength of nature. We hope you enjoy the beautiful scenery Hiroshige has conjured of Japan’s historical thoroughfares and famous sites.

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

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Utagawa Hiroshige, Awa Province: Naruto Whirlpools, from “Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provices”

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Utagawa Hiroshige, Mino Province: Yoro Waterfall, from “Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provices”

Exhibition Soft Flowers and Bright Moon - Hiroshige’s Spring flowers and Autumn Moon

June 14 (Thu), 2018 – July 16 (Mon/Pub Holiday), 2018

Wind-swept grasses, a cool stream, illuminating moonlight, and winter solitude. In these works, Hiroshige has crafted lyrical scenes that take us through the changing seasons and weather in the blink of an eye. You may even feel a soft breeze, or perceive a sweet fragrance, qualities undetectable to the eye.

Adults: 510 yen (Individual) / 410 yen (20 or more)
18years old and Under: Free

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Utagawa Hiroshige, Cherry Blossoms at Arashiyama, from “Famous Places in Kyoto”

Exhibition A Memory album of the Edokko

July 20 (Fri), 2018 – August 26 (Sun), 2018

Hiroshige has captured the expressions of the people of Edo as though in snapshots. Enjoying traveling, delighting in delicious food - Hiroshige vividly conveys the joie de vivre of the common man that is unchanged even today.

Adults: 510 yen (Individual) / 410 yen (20 or more)
18years old and Under: Free

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Utagawa Hiroshige, Nihombashi, from “The Fifty three Station of the Tokaido” (Gyosho edition)

Special Viewing The Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaido

August 30 (Thu), 2018 – September 30 (Sun), 2018

On this occasion, we will be displaying the entire series known as the Sixty nine stations of the Kisokaido, one of the most beautiful works in our collection. This series, by Utagawa Hiroshige and Keisai Eisen, two great masters of Ukiyo-e, takes the famous Kisokaido route as its theme.

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

Utagawa Hiroshige, Nakatsugawa, from “The Sixty nine stations of the Kisokaido”

Autumn Special Exhibition Hokusai and Hiroshige

Part 1: October 4 (Thu), 2018 – November 4 (Sun), 2018
Part 2: November 8 (Thu), 2018 – December 2 (Sun), 2018

This exhibition will feature works by Hokusai and Hiroshige from the Ukiyo-e collection of Hara Yasusaburo, founder of the Nippon Kayaku Pharmaceutical Company. We will also be displaying many beautiful examples of original drawings.

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

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Katsushika Hokusai, The Great Wave off Kanagawa, from “Thirty six Views of Mt. Fuji”

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Katushika Hokusai, The Wild geese and the Poet

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Utagawa Hiroshige, Full Moon over Takanawa from "Famous Places in the Eastern Capital"

Exhibition Traveling with Hiroshige I
Appearance of Road - True Colors of Nakasendo & Tokaido -

December 6 (Thu), 2018 – January 20 (Sun), 2019

This series reflects the nature of travel during the Edo period through Hiroshige’s images of Japan’s historical highways and famous sites. Focusing on works that depict the Tokaido and the Kisokaido, this exhibition explores the rapid development of roads and highways in the Edo period.

Adults: 510 yen (Individual) / 410 yen (20 or more)
18years old and Under: Free

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Utagawa Hiroshige, Hakone, from “The Fifty three stations of the Tokaido” (Kyoka edition)

Exhibition Traveling with Hiroshige II Edo-Period Travel Notebooks

January 24 (Thu), 2019 – February 24 (Sun), 2019

In this exhibition, we will take “Famous Places and Products” as our theme to introduce the magnificent images of travelers delighting in local attractions and products.

Adults: 510 yen (Individual) / 410 yen (20 or more)
18years old and Under: Free

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Utagawa Hiroshige, Okabe, from “The Fifty three stations of the Tokaido” (Gyosho edition)

Exhibition Traveling with Hiroshige III Traveling with the Common Man

February 28 (Thu), 2019 – March 31 (Sun), 2019

Hiroshige’s lifetime saw an unprecedented rise in the popularity of travel. What constituted travel for the common person? This series presents the charm of Hiroshige’s works that depict the “travel boom” , a phenomenon that was itself partially sustained by the images of artists like Hiroshige.

Adults: 510 yen (Individual) / 410 yen (20 or more)
18years old and Under: Free

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Utagawa Hiroshige, Views of Futamigaura, from “Famous places in Ise”