2021.07.17 - 2021.10.10
Kyoto's art scene in the 18th century produced many prominent artists such as Ito Jakuchu and Maruyama Okyo, and Nagasawa Rosetsu. The exhibition offers you the opportunity to appreciate their works while discovering the similarities and differences of the unique artists of the Edo period.
2021.04.24 - 2021.05.28
Flowers beguile the seasons with scent and color. Since painting began, people have used the brush to capture the fleeting beauty of flowers. This exhibition features flowers and fruits painted by Yokoyama Taikan, Hishida Shunsō, and other masters of modern Japanese painting. Even at this moment of year, these pictures allow you to enjoy the passing seasons of Japan.
2021.03.01 - 2021.04.10
Hyakunin Isshu"(One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each) is an anthology of excellent poems selected from Imperial anthologies such as Kokin Wakashu (Collection of Old and Modern Poems), and Shin Kokin Wakashu (New Collection of Ancient and Modern Poems). It has been told that Fujiwara no Teika, a poet from Kamakura Period (1185-1333), compiled this anthology for Utsunomiya Yoritsuna, who lived in the villa in Sagano area. This exhibition will invite you to glance at the enchanting aristocratic culture transcending a thousand years of time.
We also exhibit the works related to "The Tale of Genji," author of which is Murasaki Shikibu, one of the poets of "One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets Each."
We hope you enjoy the timeless collaboration work that bridges the poets in the Heian period and the Pre-modern to Modern artists.
2020.10.24 - 2021.01.11
Saga Arashiyama Museum of Arts and Culture holds a joint exhibition with Fukuda Art Museum focusing on the various types of painters who suffered from the "ill-starred" fate; some died an untimely death, others did not receive proper evaluation by the public, and etc.
In this museum, we mainly select those painters whose names are forgotten now although their talent was highly evaluated at that time.
We introduce you to a variety of unknown masterpieces.
2020.08.01 - 2020.10.11
In this exhibition we will be showing works that feature the 12 animals that were chosen to represent the zodiac and the works that feature cats, an animal that was not chosen to represent the zodiac.
We sincerely hope you enjoy this exhibition, which will be interesting for both children and adults.