Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for Nishijin Brocade

    Nishijin Brocade

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    • Media: Fashion - Crafts
    • 2015-11-06 - 2015-12-13

    An exhibition showcasing the Nishijin brocade style of gold-thread weaving, a textile art with a history of more than 1,200 years. Displays include Rimpa-style textiles, dolls with brocade clothing, and...More »

  • poster for Kyoto Scroll Mountings – The Creation of a Rich Life

    Kyoto Scroll Mountings – The Creation of a Rich Life

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2015-10-02 - 2015-11-03

    Originating in Kyoto, hanging scroll mountings were traditionally used to display paintings and calligraphy with artistic and religious significance. This exhibition offers a look at how these mountings...More »

  • poster for The Kyo-Ningyo Dolls Collection 60th Anniversary Exhibition

    The Kyo-Ningyo Dolls Collection 60th Anniversary Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2015-09-04 - 2015-09-30

    An exhibition delicate and refined Kyoto-style Kyo-Ningyo dolls marks the 60th anniversary of the Kyo-ningyo Commerce and Industry Cooperative. Dating back to the Heian era, these cherished dolls said...More »

  • Living with Rimpa

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2015-05-29 - 2015-05-31

    An exhibition celebrating traditional crafts, featuring obi and small accessories.More »

  • Kyoto Woodworking Exhibition

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    • 2015-04-03 - 2015-05-06

    Introducing one of the traditional craftsmanship of Kyoto - woodworking, and its rich history that involves specialized skills and tools, through household furnishings and utensils for tea.More »

  • Bring Home Kyoto

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    • Media: Product
    • 2015-03-10 - 2015-03-18

    An exhibition on Kyoto.More »

  • poster for Kyo-yuzen Dyeing Exhibition

    Kyo-yuzen Dyeing Exhibition

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    • 2015-02-06 - 2015-03-01

    An exhibition of textile works from the Kyo-yuzen Dyeing professional training course.More »

  • Kyouka no Koshibori - Experience the Technique

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2015-01-07 - 2015-01-18

    An exhibition and demonstration of “Shibori Zome” tie-dyeing works.More »

  • poster for Masterpieces of Kyo-yaki/Kiyomizu-yaki

    Masterpieces of Kyo-yaki/Kiyomizu-yaki

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2014-11-07 - 2014-12-14

    Kyo-yaki and Kiyomizu-yaki are the general terms used for all ceramics made in Kyoto. The ceramic industry in Kyoto began in the 5th century, and developed during the Azuchi-Momoyama Period (1573-1603),...More »

  • poster for Gorgeous Colors

    Gorgeous Colors

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    • Media: Fashion
    • 2014-10-30 - 2014-11-03

    Exhibiting dyed works of art with demonstrations of how they are made. More »

  • poster for 17th Kansai Senshoku (Contemporary Weaving and Dyeing) + 5th Open Call Exhibition

    17th Kansai Senshoku (Contemporary Weaving and Dyeing) + 5th Open Call Exhibition

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    • Media: Fashion
    • 2014-10-24 - 2014-10-26

    An exhibition focused on Senshoku, Japanese contemporary weaving and dyeing.More »

  • poster for Kyo-zogan (Kyoto-style Inlay) Exhibition

    Kyo-zogan (Kyoto-style Inlay) Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2014-10-17 - 2014-10-22

    Kyo-zogan( Kyoto-style inlay) works created by traditional technique will be on display and for sale. Visitors also will be able to observe an artisans’ demonstration and experience inlaying themselves....More »

  • poster for Nijiirokai 9th Exhibition

    Nijiirokai 9th Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2014-10-11 - 2014-10-13

    An exhibition of dyed works by members of Nijiirokai.More »

  • poster for Nishijin Kinran Exhibition - Tools and Techniques

    Nishijin Kinran Exhibition - Tools and Techniques

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2014-08-29 - 2014-09-28

    Nishijin-ori woven textiles are widely used in the production of kimono and obi sashes. The weaving industry in Kyoto originated between the 5th and 6th centuries. The name Nishijin came from the Nishijin...More »

  • poster for The Beauty of Japanese Coiffure

    The Beauty of Japanese Coiffure

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    • Media: Sculpture - Fashion
    • 2014-07-18 - 2014-08-24

    For this exhibition, dolls that portray the beauty of Japanese coiffure have been chosen from Kyoto City’s collection. Traditional handicraft items used to maintain Japanese coiffure, such as ornamental...More »

  • poster for Kyoto Lacquer Exhibition - The Microcosom of Japan

    Kyoto Lacquer Exhibition - The Microcosom of Japan

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2014-06-13 - 2014-07-13

    Lacquer ware is one of the most defining crafts of Japan and this legacy is celebrated here in an exhibition which combines traditional craft techniques of Kyoto with new designs.More »

  • poster for 17 Traditional Crafts

    17 Traditional Crafts

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    • Media: Fashion - Crafts
    • 2014-05-09 - 2014-06-08

    Handmade traditional crafts possess a warmth that cannot be replicated with machine production. It has been 40 years since the establishment of the “Law for the Promotion of Traditional Crafts Industries”,...More »

  • poster for Kyoto Woodcraft— The Warmth of Wood in Our Daily Lives

    Kyoto Woodcraft— The Warmth of Wood in Our Daily Lives

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2014-04-04 - 2014-05-06

    Displaying an array of Kyoto woodcraft created with outstanding skill that makes full effect of the beauty of the tree bark and the quality of the timber. From furniture to tea sets to handicrafts, these...More »

  • poster for Fushimi Dolls - Searching for the Origins of Clay Dolls

    Fushimi Dolls - Searching for the Origins of Clay Dolls

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2013-07-19 - 2013-08-25

    Fushimi dolls, originally made using the soil surrounding Fushimi Inari Shrine in South Kyoto, are presumed the oldest clay dolls in Japan, dating back to the time of the 11th Emperor Suinin. Today, Fushimi...More »

  • poster for Exhibition of Ceramic Collections “The Beauty of Inlay Designs”

    Exhibition of Ceramic Collections “The Beauty of Inlay Designs”

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    • Media: Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2013-06-14 - 2013-07-15

    Kyoto Municipal Institute of Industry and Culture has been training Kyo-yaki and Kiyomizu-yaki potters in Kyoto since 1899, introducing them to both Japanese and foreign pottery styles. On display in this...More »

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