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September 2018

Iri and Toshi Maruki: Understanding the Hiroshima Panels

September 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am - November 25, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
HMOCA, 1-1 Hijiyama-koen, Minami-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 732-0815 Japan

Admission Adult: ¥1000 College: ¥700 High school & seniors: ¥500 Junior high and younger: Free admission on November 3 (National Culture Day) ※ 11月3日(文化の日)は全館無料

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Invalidation Art Show

September 15, 2018 - September 16, 2018
Yo-haku Gallery, 2F 3-1 Komachi
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken Japan
Free
Invalidation Art Show Damien Cordova Hiroshima

Local artist Damien Cordova will be showcases some of his recent works. See Hiroshima culture through the eyes of a quirky expat and enjoy some free food and beer.

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November 2018

Grand Inoko Matsuri

November 3, 2018 - November 4, 2018
Fukuromachi Park, 9 Fukuromachi, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 732-0063 Japan
Free

City center festival which melds tradition with art in Fukuromachi Park – centered on a 1.5 ton rock suspended by ropes attached to 88 bamboo trees. The festival was resurrected in 2013 after a 17 year hiatus. The schedule below is based on that of the 2017 event. Please check back for updates. Saturday, November 3 Food stalls open Kids Inoko parade along Hondori and Kinzagai arcades (starting from Fukuromachi Park 15:00 Raising the great rock (family version) 19:00 Grand Inoko Festival…

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Botanical Gardens Winter Illuminations

November 25, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hiroshima City Botanical Gardens, 495, Kurashige 3-chome, Saeki-ku
Hiroshima, Hiroshima 731-5156 Japan

Annual "Pageant of Flower and Light" at Hiroshima City Botanical Gardens in the hills above Itsukaichi held every weekend and national holiday in December. Illuminated dinosaurs Giant Christmas tree candle installation Giant Mt Fuji tableau 11m tall bamboo Christmas tree 20,000 LED "maze of light" Live music concerts Free Shuttle Bus between Itsukaichi Station and the gardens Departs Itsukaichi JR Station North Exit: 15:30, 16:10, 16:50, 17:30, 18:55, 19:35 Departs Hiroshima City Botanical Gardens: 15:50, 16:30, 17:10, 18:35, 19:15, 20:45,…

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December 2018

Taiji Matsue Exhibition

December 8, 2018 - February 24, 2019
HMOCA, 1-1 Hijiyama-koen, Minami-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 732-0815 Japan
《ATH 12319》, 2018 Courtesy of the artist, TARO NASU © TAIJI MATSUE

First solo show at a public museum by Tokyo photographer Taiji Matsue.

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January 2019

Charles-François Daubigny Exhibition

January 3, 2019 - March 24, 2019
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan

The first major exhibition of works by Charles-François Daubigny, a landscape painter admired by Monet and Van Gogh, arrives in Hiroshima.

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Savignac Exhibition

January 5, 2019 - February 11, 2019
Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum, 2-22 Kaminobori-cho, Naka-ku
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0014 Japan
Raymond Savignac Dop Clean Kids’Day, 1954 Collection bibliothèque Forney ©Annie Charpentier 2018

French graphic artist famous for his commercial posters distinguished by humorous simplicity.

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Night Museum Sake, Kimono & Culture

January 11, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan

Warm up with some hot local sake and view enjoy some impressionist masterpieces while dressed in kimono at the Hiroshima Museum of Art.

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March 2019

Miyajima Hina Doll Festival

March 21, 2019 - April 3, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 6:00am, repeating indefinitely

Miyajima Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima-ken Japan
Free

Antique hina doll displays in 30 historical residences and shops on Miyajima. Main display locations Miyajima History and Folklore Museum (English speaking guides) Daishoin Temple Nosaka House Yoshida House Konishi House Official Ticket Purchase a ticket at the Miyajima pier for entry to the five main displays Adult: ¥300 15-18: ¥170 6-14: ¥150 Pick up a free event map and directions at Miyajima pier.  

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April 2019

Night Museum Sake Tasting & Kimono

April 26, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan

Warm up with some hot local sake and view enjoy some impressionist masterpieces while dressed in kimono at the Hiroshima Museum of Art.

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June 2019

Full Circle Art Show

June 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Yo-haku Gallery, 2F 3-1 Komachi
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken Japan
Free
damien and manuel cordova free art exhibition in hiroshima japan

Local artist Damien Cordova and Colorado's own Manuel Cordova will be exhibiting a variety of recent works at a gallery event space off Heiwa O-dori across from the ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel. Come see the balance of cultures, styles, and perspectives as executed by this quirky talented father-son duo, and enjoy some free food and beer for your time!

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Global Hibakusha Portraits

June 7, 2019 - June 12, 2019
Former Bank of Japan Building (Kyunichigin), 5-21 Fukuromachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0036 Japan
Free
Global Hibakusha Portlaits free exhibition in Hiroshima Japan

Global Hibakusha Portraits is an exhibition of photographs taken by Australian academic and artist, Prof. Mick Broderick (Murdoch University), as part of his ongoing research with Prof. Bo Jacobs (Hiroshima Peace Institute) concerning the impact of atmospheric nuclear testing around the world. Since 2002 Broderick has been interviewing hibakusha, including indigenous communities and military veterans and their families. Working with Prof. Jacobs from 2007 – with support from Murdoch University, Hiroshima City University, the Japan Society for the Promotion of…

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Night Museum Sake Tasting & Yukata

June 28, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan

Warm up with some hot local sake and view enjoy some impressionist masterpieces while dressed in yukata summer kimono at the Hiroshima Museum of Art.

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July 2019

One Dream Miyajima

July 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Daisho-in Temple, 210 Miyajima-cho
Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima-ken 739-0592 Japan
Free

A day of art, music and workshops at Daishoin Temple in Miyajima

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August 2019

Look Up Art Action

August 5, 2019 @ 7:50 am - 8:25 am
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken Japan
Free

This "art action", held every year since 2013, aims to "transform the target" by focusing on the perspective of the people in Hiroshima's city center who were going about the daily morning activities on August 6, 1945 assembling volunteers on the "T-bridge" which served as the target at which the crew of the Eleanor Gay aimed. At 08:15, the time of the A-bomb's detonation, participants look up in the direction from which the pika, holding their gaze for 10 minutes.…

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One Dream Hiroshima

August 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A-bomb Dome Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken Japan
Free

Music, art and talk on the riverside opposite the A-bomb Dome.

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Impressionism – Light and memory

August 23, 2019 - October 27, 2019
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan

73 impressionist masterpieces from the Pola Museum of Art and the Hiroshima Museum of Art.

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September 2019

The Spirit of The Asano Clan

September 10, 2019 - October 20, 2019
Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum, 2-22 Kaminobori-cho, Naka-ku
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0014 Japan
artifacts from the asano samurai clan that ruled hiroshima for over 200 years

Samurai bling of the Asano clan that ruled Hiroshima for over 200 years.

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Impossible Architecture

September 18, 2019 - December 8, 2019
HMOCA, 1-1 Hijiyama-koen, Minami-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 732-0815 Japan
impossible architecture exhibition at hiroshima contemporary art museum

Audaciously ambitious architectural designs that never made it off paper.

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Night Museum Sake, Kimono & Culture

September 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan

Enjoy some local sake and view enjoy some impressionist masterpieces while dressed in kimono at the Hiroshima Museum of Art.

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October 2019

Onomichi Akari Matsuri

October 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Onomichi Onomichi-shi, Hiroshima-ken Japan
Free

30,000 candles decorate the route up from the water's edge all the way along the Onomichi Sanzan (3 mountain) Route taking in Senkoji-ji, Saikoku-ji and Jyodo-ji as well as many other temples. Live music adds to the atmosphere and several buddhist treasures, usually locked away, are on public display. In the event of rain the event will be postponed until the following day. Unfortunately, the official website is mostly only in Japanese, but you can see photos of the candles…

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December 2019

Botanical Gardens Winter Illuminations

December 22, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 24, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on December 1, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on December 8, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on December 15, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on December 22, 2019 at 5:30pm

Hiroshima City Botanical Gardens, 495, Kurashige 3-chome, Saeki-ku
Hiroshima, Hiroshima 731-5156 Japan
¥170

Annual "Pageant of Flower and Light" at Hiroshima City Botanical Gardens in the hills above Itsukaichi held every weekend and national holiday in December. Illuminated dinosaurs Giant Christmas tree candle installation Giant Mt Fuji tableau 11m tall bamboo Christmas tree 20,000 LED "maze of light" Live music concerts Free Shuttle Bus between Itsukaichi Station and the gardens Departs Itsukaichi JR Station North Exit: 15:30, 16:10, 16:50, 17:30, 18:55, 19:35 Departs Hiroshima City Botanical Gardens: 15:50, 16:30, 17:10, 18:35, 19:15, 20:45,…

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January 2020

The ABCs of Impressionism

January 25 - March 22
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan

An introduction to the Impressionists and the influence they had on the development of modern art aimed at those yet to be hooked on art.

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February 2020

HPAR 2020: Exhibition of art by people with disabilities

February 8 - February 16
Machizukuri Shimin Koryu Plaza, 6-36 Fukuromachi, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0036 Japan
Free

Local special needs school, Hull Pong, hosts an exhibition for artworks created by people with disabilities. Admission: Free Open: 10:30 (11:00 on the first day) - 18:30 Sponsors: Hiroshima City / Certified NPO Corporation Community Leader Hull Pong

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The 66th Japan Traditional Kōgei – Art Crafts – Exhibition

February 13 - March 1
Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum, 2-22 Kaminobori-cho, Naka-ku
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0014 Japan

This annual exhibition of traditional arts and crafts produced in Hiroshima Prefecture always has some beautiful pieces on display and attracts many enthusiastic viewers. Open hours: 09:00-17:00 (until 19:00 on Fridays) Final admission 30 minutes before closing Admission Adult: ¥700 College & High School: ¥400 Junior High School & younger: Free

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