Itami City Museum of Art - Past Events

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

  • poster for Honoré Daumier Exhibition

    Honoré Daumier Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2018-01-13 - 2018-02-25

    In the late 1830s Honoré Daumier vividly portrayed early urban life in Paris. His satirical works depicting modernity were praised by writers such as Balzac and Baudelaire and also initiated the Realism...More »

  • poster for Akiko Hayashi Exhibition

    Akiko Hayashi Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2017-11-03 - 2017-11-24

    Now 40 years since illustrator Akiko Hayashi’s first ever picture book, “Miki’s First Errand”, Itami City Museum of Art takes this opportunity to present original illustrations and works that were crucial...More »

  • poster for O Jun x Koji Tanada Exhibition

    O Jun x Koji Tanada Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2017-07-08 - 2017-08-27

    Since first meeting in 1997, O Jun and Koji Tanada have continued to provide inspiration and artistic tension to one other through their differing fields of painting and sculpture. Now 20 years on in their...More »

  • poster for Heisei 29 Itami Art Association Exhibition

    Heisei 29 Itami Art Association Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Nihonga - Photography
    • 2017-06-04 - 2017-06-18

    Presenting diverse works by members of the Itami Art Association, ranging from oil and Nihonga paintings to photography, calligraphy, sculpture, craft, and design.More »

  • poster for  Kotobuki Shiriagari “Turn, Turn, Turn More!”

    Kotobuki Shiriagari “Turn, Turn, Turn More!”

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    • Media: Illustration - Drawing - Manga - Installation - Animation - Talks
    • 2017-01-14 - 2017-03-05

    Manga artist Kotobuki Shiriagari is celebrated for his surreal gag-based manga, but is also active in the fields of writing, theatre, music and video games. Through his international exhibitions of moving...More »

  • poster for Rediscovering Kyuho Kotera

    Rediscovering Kyuho Kotera

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Drawing - Manga
    • 2016-11-12 - 2016-12-18

    Itami City Museum of Art presents the first Japanese exhibition for Kyuho Kotera (1889–1962), a manga artist who resided in Itami City. In addition leaving his mark in the annals of Japanese manga history...More »

  • poster for William Hogarth: The Analysis of his “Pictured Morals”

    William Hogarth: The Analysis of his “Pictured Morals”

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2016-09-17 - 2016-11-03

    This exhibition at the Itami City Museum of Art focuses on the work of William Hogarth (1697 - 1764), an English painter and satirist who is well-known for his scathing series of paintings, ‘modern moral...More »

  • poster for Kyoko Okazaki Exhibition

    Kyoko Okazaki Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2016-07-30 - 2016-09-11

    Popular manga artist Kyoko Okazaki is well known for her books “Pink,” “Rivers Edge” and “Helter Skelter.” This exhibition introduces the work of Kyoko Okazaki through her original illustrations and sketches....More »

  • poster for Haruo Ohara: Light of Brazil, Scenes of Family

    Haruo Ohara: Light of Brazil, Scenes of Family

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2016-06-18 - 2016-07-18

    Haruo Ohara (1909~1999) was a farmer, photographer and Japanese immigrant who has garnered acclaim in Brazil for his photographs of landscapes, family life, and the changing face of his town of Londrina....More »

  • Heisei 27 Itami Art Association Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Painting - Drawing - Graphics - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2016-05-22 - 2016-06-05

    Presenting diverse works by members of the Itami Art Association, ranging from oil and Nihonga paintings to photography, calligraphy, sculpture, craft, and design.More »

  • poster for 2015 Itami City Artists’ Association Exhibition

    2015 Itami City Artists’ Association Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Sculpture
    • 2016-03-12 - 2016-03-27

    An exhibition of painting, sculpture, craft, calligraphy and photography from Itami-associated artists.More »

  • poster for Shiriagari Zooms in on Daumier

    Shiriagari Zooms in on Daumier

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2016-01-16 - 2016-03-06

    Itami City Museum of Art presents a collection of work by 19th Century French painter Honore Daumier (1808-1879), well-known for his caricatures. Influencing the likes of Degas and Toulouse-lautrec, Daumier’s...More »

  • poster for Rey Camoy: On The 30th Anniversary of His Death

    Rey Camoy: On The 30th Anniversary of His Death

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-10-31 - 2015-12-23

    Rey Camoy has captivated many with his paintings directly confronting human loneliness, anxiety, fate, and love, portrayed in dark palettes shot through with blazing light. This retrospective presents...More »

  • poster for Room 2 - Hot and Cool

    Room 2 - Hot and Cool

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-09-12 - 2015-10-25

    Delivering new expressions from a young artist at a time when the words ‘installation’ and ‘performance’ did not exist, this exhibition introduces Yasuo Sumi’s “hot and cool” abstract paintings and allows...More »

  • poster for Room 1 - Enchanting Mess: Yasuo Sumi in the 1950’s

    Room 1 - Enchanting Mess: Yasuo Sumi in the 1950’s

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-09-12 - 2015-10-25

    In celebration of abstract painter Yasuo Sumi’s 90th birthday, the museum gathers together valuable images and materials from the 1950’s and presents them alongside pieces from the museum’s own collection....More »

  • poster for Sharaku and Toyokuni

    Sharaku and Toyokuni

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    • Media: Prints - Crafts
    • 2015-07-11 - 2015-08-30

    An exhibition that introduces the bustle of the Kansei era through the Ukiyo-e prints and drawings of Sharaku and Toyokuni and their greatly admired portraits of famous kabuki actors and sumo wrestlers....More »

  • poster for Heisei 27 Itami Art Association Exhibition

    Heisei 27 Itami Art Association Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Painting - Graphics - Prints
    • 2015-06-07 - 2015-06-21

    Presenting diverse works by members of the Itami Art Association, ranging from oil and Nihonga paintings to photography, calligraphy, sculpture, craft, and design.More »

  • poster for Guri and Gura 50th Anniversary Exhibition

    Guri and Gura 50th Anniversary Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Video and Film
    • 2015-04-11 - 2015-05-31

    The “Guri and Gura” picture book series telling the story of two twin mice came out 50 years ago. Offering a look back on the beloved children’s series, this exhibition presents rare original illustrations...More »

  • poster for Itami City Artist’s Association Exhibition

    Itami City Artist’s Association Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-02-14 - 2015-03-01

    An exhibition of painting, sculpture, craft, calligraphy and photography from Itami associated artists.More »

  • poster for From the Fujifilm Photo Collection: “My Picture”— Historic Photographers of Japan

    From the Fujifilm Photo Collection: “My Picture”— Historic Photographers of Japan

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2015-01-10 - 2015-02-11

    Some 101 iconic works by 101 twentieth-century photographers renowned in Japan and abroad have been reproduced as high-quality silver salt prints, tracing the history of photography in Japan and around...More »

  • poster for Gaikotsu Miyatake 60th Memorial Exhibition

    Gaikotsu Miyatake 60th Memorial Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2015-01-10 - 2015-03-01

    Displaying publications by the remarkable journalist Gaikotsu Miyatake, including “Ehagaki Sekai” (Postcard World), an extra edition of Miyatake’s “Kokkei Shimbun” (Satirical News).More »

  • poster for Georges Rouault: Painter of the Soul

    Georges Rouault: Painter of the Soul

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2014-11-08 - 2014-12-23

    A highly anticipated exhibition of approximately 100 of Georges Rouault’s works, including 50 oil paintings from throughout his life. This is the first exhibition in Kansai of Rouault’s work from the collection...More »

  • poster for The Collection 2014

    The Collection 2014

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-09-13 - 2014-11-03

    Itami City Museum of Art presents an exhibition showcasing select works from its collection over two distinct themes, “Backlit” and “Caricatures. Be Afraid?! Children”. In “Backlit”, 40 pieces by painters...More »

  • poster for Binette Schroeder “The Beautiful Fantasy World”

    Binette Schroeder “The Beautiful Fantasy World”

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Talks
    • 2014-07-05 - 2014-08-31

    Binette Schroeder illustrates beautiful and mysterious storybook worlds. Her numerous masterpieces, among them “Flora’s Magic House” and “Crocodile, Crocodile”, have been loved around the world for many...More »

  • poster for Itami Art Association

    Itami Art Association

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-06-08 - 2014-06-22

    An exhibition of painting, nihonga, photography, calligraphy, craft and design from members of Itami Art Association.More »

  • poster for Private Utopia: Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection

    Private Utopia: Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Talks
    • 2014-04-12 - 2014-05-25

    “Private Utopia: Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection” explores more than 115 artworks by approximately 30 British artists who came into prominence from the 1990s onwards, including emerging...More »

  • “Itami City Artist’s Association”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2014-03-15 - 2014-03-30

    An exhibition of painting, sculpture, craft, calligraphy and photography from Itami associated artists.More »

  • poster for “The Disasters of War - The 80 Prints of Goya”

    “The Disasters of War - The 80 Prints of Goya”

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2014-03-15 - 2014-03-30

    All 80 prints from one of the great series of work of Spanish master Francisco Goya(1746-1828), depicting the tragedy of the 6 year long Peninsular war.More »

  • poster for “The Collection 2014”

    “The Collection 2014”

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2014-01-11 - 2014-03-09

    To welcome in the new year Itami City Museum of Art presents an exhibition showcasing select works from its collection over two distinct themes. Room 1 takes the theme of “dekobako”, meaning textured...More »

  • poster for Ben Shahn “The Magic of Lines”

    Ben Shahn “The Magic of Lines”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Talks
    • 2013-11-02 - 2013-12-23

    Ben Shahn (1898–1969) learned drawing and typography while working in a lithography studio in New York, where his impoverished family migrated to from present-day Lithuania when Shan was eight. He later...More »

  • poster for The Collection 2013

    The Collection 2013

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2013-09-14 - 2013-10-27

    An exhibition of pieces from the museum collections on two contrasting themes aimed at stimulating the curious mind. Room 1 showcases works of various genres from oil painting to print and sculpture on...More »

  • poster for Kunio Kato Exhibition

    Kunio Kato Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Video and Film
    • 2013-07-13 - 2013-09-01

    Enter the world of up-and-coming animator, Kunio Kato (1977-), who became the first Japanese recipient of the Academy Award for the Best Animated Short Film in 2009 for his work, “La Maison en Petits Cubes.”...More »

  • poster for “Itami Art Association Exhibition 2013”

    “Itami Art Association Exhibition 2013”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2013-06-02 - 2013-06-16

    Exhibition by members of Itami Art Association. The works on display are from a range of genres including Nihonga and Yoga painting, craft and design.More »

  • Itami Art Association Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Photography - Sculpture - Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2008-06-15 - 2008-06-29

    The exhibition showcases oil painting, photography, sculpture, Japanese-style painting, calligraphy and crafts by members of Itami Art Association.More »

  • poster for "Color x Color -Works From the Museum Collection" Exhibition

    "Color x Color -Works From the Museum Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2008-04-12 - 2008-06-08

    Since opening its doors in 1987, the Itami City Museum of Art has collected over 2000 prints by Daumier, and has focused on acquiring works that depict social satire. In November 2007, the museum celebrated...More »

  • Itami City Art Group Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Crafts
    • 2008-03-01 - 2008-03-16
  • poster for "Gaikotsu: The Uncommon Journalist" Exhibition

    "Gaikotsu: The Uncommon Journalist" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Talks
    • 2008-01-05 - 2008-02-17

    In January 1901, the first issue of the satiric magazine "Kokkei Shimbun" (ridiculous newspaper) was sensationally published in Osaka. Its editorial policy was "neither yield to power nor to be disturbed...More »

  • Permanent Collection Exhibition III

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-01-05 - 2008-03-30
  • poster for Atsuhiko Misawa "Animals +"

    Atsuhiko Misawa "Animals +"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Talks
    • 2007-11-03 - 2007-12-16

    Atsuhiko Misawa (born in Kyoto, 1961) is one of the most remarkable international artists from Japan. After completing an MFA in sculpture at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, he exhibited...More »

  • poster for Kiyoshi Hasegawa Exhibition

    Kiyoshi Hasegawa Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • 2007-09-08 - 2007-10-21

    Kiyoshi Hasegawa (1891-1980) crossed the ocean to go to Paris, France via the US in 1919. At age 89, he passed away in France without ever returning back to Japan. Hasegawa mastered various printmaking...More »

  • poster for "Children and Figurative Art: A Room After 2000 Years" Exhibition

    "Children and Figurative Art: A Room After 2000 Years" Exhibition

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    • 2007-08-18 - 2007-09-02

    The summer series "children and sculpture" has been running since 1989, and celebrates its 19th year in existence. Each year, the program focuses on different materials and allows children to create freely...More »

  • poster for "From the Museum Collection: Satire and Humor II/Circus" Exhibition

    "From the Museum Collection: Satire and Humor II/Circus" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2007-07-07 - 2007-10-21

    [Image: James Gillray "The Plum Pudding in Danger" (1805) Etching]More »

  • poster for "Thinking About Life Beyond Generations -With Masayuki Nishimura" Exhibition

    "Thinking About Life Beyond Generations -With Masayuki Nishimura" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2007-07-07 - 2007-08-05

    Since 2001, Masayuki Nishimura has held workshops for the city's junior high school students on thinking about life. For this particular exhibition, the museum has focused on satire and humor and has hosted...More »

  • poster for Itami Art Association 2007 Exhibition

    Itami Art Association 2007 Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2007-06-10 - 2007-06-24
  • poster for Marc Chagall "Colors that Express Love and Life"

    Marc Chagall "Colors that Express Love and Life"

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2007-04-21 - 2007-06-03

    Marc Chagall (1887-1985) began printmaking around 1922 and has produced approximately 2,000 works during his career. In this exhibition, there will be 42 works from the "Daphne et Chloe" series, and 24...More »

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