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Akiko Hayashi Picture Book Exhibition

July 15, 2017 - August 27, 2017

Akiko Hayashi Picture Book Exhibition

Akiko Hayashi was born in Tokyo in 1945. She graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts of Yokohama National University, after which she began working as a magazine illustrator. Her first children’s book, Hajimete no Otsukai (Mii-chan’s First Errand), was published in 1973. Since then she has become one of Japan’s leading picture book illustrators and authors, receiving numerous awards including the Ehon Nippon National Picture Book Award and the Sankei Jido Shuppan Children’s Publishing Bunka Award

Open: 09:00-17:00 (until 19:00 on Fridays)
Final admission 30min before closing.


  • Adult: ¥1200
  • High school & college ¥900
  • Elementary & Junior high school ¥500

Includes admission to the general exhibition of modern European art.

Grandma, Please Heal Kon’s Wounds
by Akiko Hayashi
© Akiko Hayashi 1989


July 15, 2017
August 27, 2017
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Hiroshima Museum of Art
3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan