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60th Traditional Japan Arts & Crafts Exhibition
February 26, 2014 - March 16, 2014¥400 – ¥700
In 1954 this annual exhibition “Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition”
was established for the development and inheritance of Japanese art crafts
traditions. Since then the aim of this exhibition has been the creation of
new types of works suitable to the modern lifestyle while keeping traditions
and improving techniques. The 60th Exhibition at our museum,
there are 320 pieces exhibited, classified into seven categories of ceramics,
textiles, urushi (lacquer) work, metalwork, woodwork and bamboo work,
dolls, and other work. These works were made by a broad spectrum of
craftspeople from Living National Treasures (Holders of Important Intangible
Cultural Property) to young and energetic artists who represent the Japanese
art crafts world. Among these, there are 10 artists from Hiroshima Prefecture.
Opening hours: 09:00-17:00 (until 19:00 on Fridays)
Admission until 30min before closing.