Nara Prefectural Museum of Folklore - Past Events

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

  • Hina Matsuri Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2016-02-20 - 2016-04-03

    The advent of spring is celebrated with this exhibition of ornamental dolls that introduces the custom of Hina Matsuri, an annual festival that holds a special place in the hearts of the Japanese. [Related...More »

  • poster for Corner Exhibition - Measure

    Corner Exhibition - Measure

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2015-12-05 - 2016-01-31

    Presenting measurement systems and the tools and various units related to measuring things such as length, weight, volume, time, cost and temperature.More »

  • poster for Ukiyo-e Prints and the Great World of Art

    Ukiyo-e Prints and the Great World of Art

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-10-10 - 2015-12-06

    Nishiki-e is a type of Ukiyo-e woodblock printing that applies multiple colored printing blocks to the same work to produce prints of beautiful colors and rich textures. This exhibition marking the 250th...More »

  • poster for Migration - People, Things, God.

    Migration - People, Things, God.

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    • 2015-05-02 - 2015-06-28

    Introducing a fragment of life in the Meiji period (from the mid 1800s) to the early Showa period (the 1960s) through the themes of “migration” and “movement.” [Related Event] Talk by Gallery Curator Date:...More »

  • Hina Matsuri: A Banquet of Dolls

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    • 2015-02-14 - 2015-03-29

    Presenting Hina dolls, which are customarily displayed in March with prayers for daughters’ growth and happiness. [Related Event] Folk House Hina Matsuri Dates: Feb. 14 (Sat)-Mar. 8 (Sun) 9:00-16:00...More »

  • The Traditional Craft and Skills of Yamato

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2014-10-04 - 2014-12-14

    Introducing the traditional crafts and tools of Nara Prefecture’s ancient Yamato province, with a special focus on its kawara roof tiles, which are preserved and repaired as cultural assets. More »

  • Life With Goldfish

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    • Media: Product
    • 2014-07-12 - 2014-09-07

    Nara Prefecture’s Yamato Koriyama City has a flourishing goldfish-breeding practice. Focusing on the tools used in the city’s goldfish aquaculture, this this exhibition introduces the goldfish industry...More »

  • poster for What? Why? Learning the Tools of the Past

    What? Why? Learning the Tools of the Past

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2014-04-26 - 2014-06-15

    Introducing historic tools filled with knowledge and skill of the past which bring wonder and surprise to dwellers of the contemporary age.More »

  • poster for “Hina Matsuri - A Gathering of Dolls”

    “Hina Matsuri - A Gathering of Dolls”

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    • Media: Fashion - Product - Crafts
    • 2014-02-22 - 2014-03-30

    Showcasing the Hina dolls of the museum collection in the annual celebration of children’s health and happiness. [Related Event] Curator’s Talk Date: 2/23(Sun), 3/16(Sun) 13:30- *For further information...More »

  • poster for Tokkyori: The Rhythm of Life

    Tokkyori: The Rhythm of Life

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    • 2013-09-21 - 2013-11-24

    伝統的な暮らしのリズム、その中に位置づけられた年中行事、冠婚葬祭など、「トッキョリ(時折)=ハレ(晴)」の日が持つ意味について考える企画展です。 [関連イベント] 列品解説 日時: 9月22日・11月3日、13:30から(事前申込不要) ※詳細は公式ホームページでご確認下さい。 More »

  • Folk Craft in Your Hands

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2013-07-27 - 2013-09-01

    Exhibition that allows visitors to handle folk craft objects that give an insight into the lives of ancient peoples and the tools they used. Also featured is an educational activity corner for the kids....More »

  • poster for Rice Cultivation and Praying to the Gods

    Rice Cultivation and Praying to the Gods

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    • 2013-04-27 - 2013-06-30

    An exhibition exploring the rites and rituals related to the cultivation of rice, arguably Japan’s most important crop. More »

  • poster for "Everyday Talk, Kitchen's Everyday Articles" Exhibition

    "Everyday Talk, Kitchen's Everyday Articles" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2008-04-26 - 2008-08-24
  • "A Feast for Hina-Dolls" Exhibition

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2008-03-01 - 2008-04-06

    Art Talk: March 2nd (Sun), March 16th (Sun), March 30th (Sun) 13:30-More »

  • "Craft Talk: People That Move, Things That Move -Equipments for Transportation and Communication" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2007-04-28 - 2007-08-26

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