Osaka Castle Museum - Past Events

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

  • poster for Momoyama Artisanship – Design, Skill, Craft

    Momoyama Artisanship – Design, Skill, Craft

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    • Media: Sculpture - Fashion - Crafts
    • 2017-03-18 - 2017-05-07

    The Momoyama period is span of cultural history from the mid-16th through early 17th centuries marked by the important historical change from the turbulent Sengoku era to a time of peace in Japan. An open,...More »

  • poster for Osaka Castle of Toyotomi and Tokugawa

    Osaka Castle of Toyotomi and Tokugawa

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2016-05-18 - 2016-07-21

    A blueprint of Osaka Castle during the reign of Toyotomi uncovered during an examination of castle in 1959 revealed its design to be entirely different from that of the Tokugawa Castle. This exhibition...More »

  • poster for Self-Advocacy in the Warring States Period

    Self-Advocacy in the Warring States Period

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    • Media: Fashion - Product
    • 2016-05-17 - 2016-07-20

    Japanese people are said to be modest, but the warrior Hideyoshi Toyotomi rose to top of society through his skills of self-promotion. This exhibition takes a look at how Hideyoshi Toyotomi and other warriors...More »

  • poster for Shinkun (Deified Lord) Ieyasu Tokugawa – Retracing His Life Through Picture Scrolls Demonstrating the Origin and History of Toshogu Shrine

    Shinkun (Deified Lord) Ieyasu Tokugawa – Retracing His Life Through Picture Scrolls Demonstrating the Origin and History of Toshogu Shrine

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts
    • 2016-03-19 - 2016-05-15

    Shogun Ieyasu Tokugawa had a long history with Osaka Castle, the west compound of which he made his base around the time of Battle of Sekigahara. After his death in 1616, he was deified by the Imperial...More »

  • poster for Sanada Yukimura: His Family and Friends

    Sanada Yukimura: His Family and Friends

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2016-02-02 - 2016-03-16

    Talk of the town “Sanada Maru” was a Japanese tv drama series based on the heroic actions of samurai warrior Sanada Yukimura (real name Sanada Nobushige). This exhibition introduces the cultural property...More »

  • poster for 400th Anniversary of the Siege of Osaka Castle— Toyotomi and Tokugawa

    400th Anniversary of the Siege of Osaka Castle— Toyotomi and Tokugawa

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    • Media: Graphics - Sculpture
    • 2015-02-21 - 2015-05-10

    Four hundred years ago this summer, Osaka Castle fell to the attack of the Tokugawa shogunate that obliterated the Toyotomi clan. Up until the final decisive battle, the relationship between these two...More »

  • poster for Battle of Osaka 400th Anniversary Exhibition: The Ronin of the Battle of Osaka

    Battle of Osaka 400th Anniversary Exhibition: The Ronin of the Battle of Osaka

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    • Media: Graphics - Crafts
    • 2014-10-11 - 2014-11-24

    This exhibition explores the lives of ronin (masterless samurai) during the Battle of Osaka in the Sengoku era of civil war. It also depicts the society of that era and what became of the ronin after the...More »

  • poster for War and Peace

    War and Peace

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2014-07-18 - 2014-10-08

    The Sengoku period was a period in Japanese history marked by social upheaval, political intrigue and near-constant military conflict that spanned over 100 years from 1467 to 1573. There was an introduction...More »

  • Letters from a Turbulent Age— Selected Ancient Writings from the Osaka Castle Museum Collection

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    • Media: Graphics - Prints - Product
    • 2014-03-21 - 2014-05-06

    Displaying fascinating rare documents from Japan’s Warring States Period (mid-15th–early 17th century). Writings from the museum’s top-notch collection, including those by military commanders, shed light...More »

  • poster for “Living and Furnishings of the Momoyama Era”

    “Living and Furnishings of the Momoyama Era”

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    • Media: Product - Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2014-01-25 - 2014-03-19

    The shogunate of Hideyoshi Toyotomi marked a blossoming of a vibrant culture, coming to be known as Momoyama, a reference to the peach trees which were planted around his castles. This exhibition provides...More »

  • poster for “The Civil War - From the Genpei War to the Battle of Osaka”

    “The Civil War - From the Genpei War to the Battle of Osaka”

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    • Media: Fashion - Ceramics
    • 2014-01-24 - 2014-03-18

    Following the historic events of the civil war period from the Genpei war, returning the Shogunate to Kamakura, the continued struggle between the North and South dynasties, a general period characterized...More »

  • poster for Momoyama Culture Created By The Toyotomi Clan

    Momoyama Culture Created By The Toyotomi Clan

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    • Media: Product - Ceramics
    • 2013-11-26 - 2014-01-22

    Presenting historical artifacts from the Osaka Castle Collection that shed light on the fortress’s key role in the Toyotomi clan’s prosperity, as well as the culture of the Momoyama period that the Toyotomi...More »

  • poster for Mysteries of the Warring States Period

    Mysteries of the Warring States Period

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2013-07-19 - 2013-10-03

    Was Ieyasu poisoned? When did Hideyoshi really die? This exhibition focusses on the some of the mysteries and myths surrounding certain individuals and events during the Sengoku Warring States period through...More »

  • poster for "The Era of Nanban Trade" Exhibition

    "The Era of Nanban Trade" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-05-09 - 2008-07-23

    This exhibition will focus on the Nanban trade that occurred between the middle of the sixteenth century and the beginning of the seventeenth, introducing the folding screens depicting the exchange between...More »

  • poster for "Hideyoshi's Castles" Exhibition

    "Hideyoshi's Castles" Exhibition

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    • 2008-05-08 - 2008-07-23

    How many of Hideyoshi's castles do you know? From the point of view of the propagation of engineering techniques, Hideyoshi, tyrant of the masses, and his enthusiasm for large-scale construction projects,...More »

  • "Osaka Castle in Drawing and in Photography" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography
    • 2008-03-15 - 2008-05-06

    From the Toyotomi period and Tokugawa periods until today, Osaka Castle has had a predominant role in Japanese history. Thus, the castle has been documented by people throughout history in different media....More »

  • poster for "Outfits of Samurai" Exhibition

    "Outfits of Samurai" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Fashion
    • 2008-01-19 - 2008-03-13

    This exhibition features various outfits of samurai in the Warring State Period. They are not only for battles, but include outfits for ceremony. Portrait paintings that document them will also be on display....More »

  • poster for "Winter Exhibition: Toyotomi Family" Exhibition

    "Winter Exhibition: Toyotomi Family" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2008-01-18 - 2008-03-12

    This exhibition traces Toyotomi family's story of glory and sorrow along with various materials. *Exhibiting at 3F Exhibition RoomMore »

  • poster for 36th Osaka Castle Sketch Contest Exhibition

    36th Osaka Castle Sketch Contest Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Art Competition
    • 2008-01-02 - 2008-01-31

    This exhibition features the selected sketches by elementary and junior high school students. *Exhibiting at 2F Exhibition RoomMore »

  • poster for "Stories of Hideyoshi" Exhibition

    "Stories of Hideyoshi" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-11-14 - 2008-01-15

    As a child, Hideyoshi Toyotomi was raised in a poor rural family yet reached the highest position of power during the warring state period. Countless narratives have been told based on his life, including...More »

  • poster for "Osaka Castle in the Dynamic Period of the Late Edo and Meiji" Exhibition

    "Osaka Castle in the Dynamic Period of the Late Edo and Meiji" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-11-13 - 2008-01-15

    This exhibition features artworks and materials that tell stories about the dynamic late Edo and Meiji periods. At this time, Osaka Castle became an important place for domestic war and politics, as well...More »

  • "Hideyoshi Otogi-Shu, Masters that Surround the Celestial Being" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Product - Ceramics
    • 2007-10-06 - 2007-11-11

    Hideyoshi used to be surrounded by various celebrities such as famous entertainers, first-class writers and tea ceremony masters. From a perspective of Otogi-Shu (story teller), the Toyotomi period will...More »

  • poster for "Masterpieces From Osaka Castle" Exhibition

    "Masterpieces From Osaka Castle" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-09-05 - 2007-10-03

    The exhibition features Japanese poetry by Hideyoshi Toyotomi, screens depicting the Summer War of Osaka and other major historical events, and Hideyoshi's documentation on Katana-gari (official sword...More »

  • poster for Special Release of the Cultural Heritage Building "Gold Storage House"

    Special Release of the Cultural Heritage Building "Gold Storage House"

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    • Media: Architecture
    • 2007-07-28 - 2007-08-05

    The "Gold Storage House" is an acknowledged as a cultural heritage building regarding its use during the Edo period as a storage unit for gold. The architecture has been specially designed to withstand...More »

  • poster for "Hideyoshi's Family and Troops" Exhibition

    "Hideyoshi's Family and Troops" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-05-08 - 2007-07-25

    Hideyoshi Toyotomi, formerly a follower of Nobunaga Oda, ended the era of war-torn Japan and established peace among the nation. Hideyoshi's achievements can be recognized as a product of his independent...More »

  • poster for "Samurai Attire -Samurai Weapon & Armour Collection at Osaka Castle-" Exhibition

    "Samurai Attire -Samurai Weapon & Armour Collection at Osaka Castle-" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2007-03-17 - 2007-05-06

    Throughout Japanese history, artisans produced a rich variety of swords and armour featuring decorations with strong characteristics. Japanese arts and crafts fans are quick to appreciate the small details...More »

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