Shokoku-ji Jotenkaku Art Museum - Past Events

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

  • poster for Sansui Art

    Sansui Art

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    • Media: Nihonga
    • 2017-12-16 - 2018-03-25

    In this spacious setting, visitors can enjoy original “Sansui” landscape paintings, writings and crafts, from the Middle Ages to more recent times, including a Japanese National Treasure piece.More »

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    Zen and Tea

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    • Media: Painting - Nihonga
    • 2017-06-15 - 2017-12-03

    An exhibition of tea utensils and Zen paintings to mark the anniversaries of the deaths of Zen masters Linji Yixuan and Hakuin Ekaku.More »

  • poster for The 300th Anniversary of his Birth: Jakuchu Ito

    The 300th Anniversary of his Birth: Jakuchu Ito

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2016-12-15 - 2017-05-21

    To commemorate the 300th anniversary of the birth of Jakuchu Ito (1716-1800), key works from across the different stages of Jakuchu’s career will be featured here in this special exhibition. The exhibition...More »

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    The 300th Anniversary of his Birth: Jakuchu

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2016-07-01 - 2016-12-04

    To commemorate the 300th anniversary of the birth of Jakuchu Ito (1716-1800), key works from across the different stages of Jakuchu’s career will be featured here in this special exhibition. Among them,...More »

  • poster for Rieko Morita: An Ode to Life – The 10th Anniversary of the Kinkakuji Temple Paintings

    Rieko Morita: An Ode to Life – The 10th Anniversary of the Kinkakuji Temple Paintings

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2016-04-05 - 2016-06-19

    Presenting the works of Nihonga artist Rieko Morita. From traditional flower and bird paintings to portraits depicting high school girls’ fashion and other contemporary feminine images, Morita’s unconventional...More »

  • poster for Shigeo Iwasawa “Portraying the Japanese Spirit in Landscape Paintings”

    Shigeo Iwasawa “Portraying the Japanese Spirit in Landscape Paintings”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-12-12 - 2016-03-21

    Shigeo Iwasawa (1927-2009), a landscape artist known for both the detail and grandeur of his paintings, contributed significantly to the development of Japanese painting. In addition to wall paintings...More »

  • poster for Shigeo Iwasawa “Portraying the Japanese Spirit in Landscape Paintings”

    Shigeo Iwasawa “Portraying the Japanese Spirit in Landscape Paintings”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-10-03 - 2015-12-06

    Displaying around 40 major works and sketches by Shigeo Iwasawa (1927-2009), a landscape artist known for both the detail and grandeur of his paintings, who contributed to artwork on the walls of Kinkakuji...More »

  • poster for The World of Jakuchu Ito and Rimpa

    The World of Jakuchu Ito and Rimpa

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-04-04 - 2015-09-23

    This year marks 300 years since the birth of Jakuchu Ito and 400 Years of the Rimpa School of Japanese Painting, which was established in Kyoto during the 17th century. This is a chance to immerse yourself...More »

  • poster for Masterpieces of Bird-and-Flower Painting From the Chinese Court Painters and the Muromachi, Momoyama, and Edo Periods

    Masterpieces of Bird-and-Flower Painting From the Chinese Court Painters and the Muromachi, Momoyama, and Edo Periods

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-10-04 - 2015-03-22

    An extensive exhibition of Kachoga bird-and-flower paintings, from works by the court painters of China’s Ming dynasty, to ink paintings from Japan’s Muromachi era, to Japanese Kano and Tosa school paintings...More »

  • poster for Jakuchu Ito’s Noted Treasures

    Jakuchu Ito’s Noted Treasures

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-06-15 - 2014-09-23

    Jakuchu Ito (1716-1800) is especially known within modern Kyoto painting circles for his particularly individual style of painting. Guided in zen and literature by his lifelong mentor and close friend,...More »

  • poster for Tatsuya Ishiodori “After 3/11— Beyond Time and Space”

    Tatsuya Ishiodori “After 3/11— Beyond Time and Space”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-04-05 - 2014-06-08

    Tatsuya Ishiodori’s works pursue “the first kind of international beauty that only Nihonga paintings can express.” This exhibition presents more than 40 of his paintings, including new works, ranging from...More »

  • poster for Okyo Maruyama Exhibition

    Okyo Maruyama Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-12-21 - 2014-03-23

    An exhibition of wall hangings by Okyo Maruyama.More »

  • poster for 30th Anniversary of Jotenkaku Art Museum - Okyo Maruyama Exhibition

    30th Anniversary of Jotenkaku Art Museum - Okyo Maruyama Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-10-11 - 2013-12-15

    Okyo Maruyama was a highly master of Kyoto painting in the 18th Century and came to establish his own style which has continued to be past down even to the modern age, the breadth of his influence being...More »

  • poster for The Masterpieces of Jakuchu Ito

    The Masterpieces of Jakuchu Ito

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-06-08 - 2013-09-29

    A chance to see the masterworks of Edo Period painter Jakuchu Ito, renowned for his eccentricity and individualistic style that set him apart from his contemporaries. Ito was a devout Zen Buddhist and...More »

  • "The Tale of the Genji Nishiki-ori" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2008-04-27 - 2008-07-21

    On March 3rd, 2008, the textile version of the Tale of the Genji was completed. The artists, Itaro Yamaguchi initiated the project in 1970 to leave a work of art for the later generations. For 37 years,...More »

  • poster for "Shokokuji's Zenrin Culture: From Muromachi Period to the Early Modern Period" Exhibition

    "Shokokuji's Zenrin Culture: From Muromachi Period to the Early Modern Period" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Crafts
    • 2007-09-15 - 2008-04-13

    Shokokuji, the head temple of Rinzaishu's Shokokuji sect as well as one of the five major mountains of Kyoto, was built in 1392 by Yoshimitsu Ashikaga. Since then, for over six hundred years, Shokokuji...More »

  • poster for "Jakuchu; the 120-year Masterpiece Reunion" Exhibition

    "Jakuchu; the 120-year Masterpiece Reunion" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-05-13 - 2007-06-03

    The exhibition displays 122 works by Jakuchu Ito (1716-1800) a prominent Japanese painting artist during the Edo period (1603-1868). His works have gained much popularity in recent years on an international...More »

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