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Hiroshima Museum of Art

3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan
082-223-2530 http://www.hiroshima-museum.jp/

A gem of a museum in the center of Hiroshima City. 90 paintings cover 150 years of modern European painting including works by Delacroix, Monet,  van Gogh and Picasso. Another 90 paintings chart the history of Western-style painting in Japan.

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January 2014

Masterpieces of Japanese-style Painting

January 3, 2014 - February 16, 2014
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan
¥20 – ¥1000

  Open: 09:00-17:00 (Last admission 16:30)

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October 2014

Mitsumasa Anno: A Painter Travelling in the World The Tour of Europe

October 25, 2014 - December 7, 2014
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan
¥500

Mitsumasa Anno ia an illustrator and writer of children's book born in Tsuwano in Shimane Prefecture He received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1984 for his "lasting contribution to children's literature". Anno is best known for wordless picture books featuring small, detailed figures. In the "Journey" books, a tiny character travels through a nation's landscape, densely populated with pictures referencing that country's art, literature, culture, and history. Anno's illustrations are often in pen and ink and watercolor, and occasionally incorporate…

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December 2014

Masterpieces of Western Style Paintings by Japanese Painters

December 13, 2014 - February 22, 2015
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan
¥65 – ¥500

Seiki Kuroda《Lamp and Two Children》1891 Closed: December 29-January 2, January 19

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April 2015

Treasures of the Mori Family

April 25, 2015 @ 9:00 am - May 31, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan
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¥600

At the height of their power during the 15th century, the Mori clan once ruled most of Western Japan and were responsible for the establishment of Hiroshima Catsle and the town that began to grow up around it. This exhibition of art, armour, Noh costumes and tea ceremony utensils from the Mori family collection includes a rare public display of 15th century artist Sesshu's 'Sansui Chokan' (aka 'Landscape of the Four Seasons').   一般:1,300円(1,100円)/ 高大生:1,000(800円)/ 小中学生:600円(400円)

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July 2015

Suzanne Valadon and Maurice Utrillo Exhibition

July 11, 2015 - July 30, 2015
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan
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Exposition Suzanne Valadon et Maurice Utrillo: 150ème Anniversaire de la naissance de Suzanne Valadon An exhibition of works by Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955), a painter of Paris landscapes filled with poetic atmosphere, and his mother, painter Suzanne Valadon (1865-1938). Featuring oil paintings, this exhibition showcases around 40 works by Utrillo and around 40 works by Valadon, including works on display in Japan for the first time and works from private collections. Utrillo’s works, which have acquired great fame in Japan, are…

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December 2015

Chushingura Ukiyo-e and Japanese Nihonga

December 12, 2015 - January 17, 2016
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan
¥500 – ¥900

Open: 09:00-17:00 (final admission 16:30) Closed: December 29 - January 2

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January 2016

The Last Impressionists: 1900-1920s Paris

January 30, 2016 - March 27, 2016
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan
¥65 – ¥1300
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Emile Claus Coucher de Soleil sur la Lys 1911 COLLECTION PARTICULIERE COURTESY GALERIE PATRICK DEROM PHOTO ©GALERIE PATRICK DEROM Exhibition at Hiroshima Museum of Art featuring artists from the tail-end of the impressionist movement, including Eugene Carriere (1849-1906), Edmond-Francois Aman-Jean (1858-1936), Henri Le Sidaner (1862-1939) and Emile Claus (1849-1924) — artists whose careers were spent in Paris during the early 20th century.

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December 2016

Redouté’s Choix des plus belles fleurs

December 17, 2016 - February 5, 2017
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan

Dutch painter and botanist, Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759–1840) was an official court artist of Marie Antoinette and, known as "the Raphael of flowers", has been called the greatest botanical illustrator of all time. His print series “Choix des plus belles fleurs" (Selection of the Most Beautiful Flowers), created for flower enthusiasts, is comprised of colorful flowers, gorgeous bouquets, and fresh fruits. This two-part exhibition introduces the beautiful world of flowers from “Choix des plus belles fleurs” with a total of 144…

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February 2017

Museum of Fine Arts, Reims Exibition

February 11, 2017 - March 26, 2017
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan
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400 years of French art from the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Reims, the city in which France's kings were crowned for centuries. This exhibition includes works by Jacques-Louis David, Pissaro, Gaugin and Sisley. There are also works by Japanese–French painter, Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita. Admission: Adult: ¥1300 High School & College: ¥1000 Elementary School & Junior High: ¥600 Image: Avenue de l'Opera, Camille Pissarro, 1898 Musée des Beaux-Arts Reims

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July 2017

Akiko Hayashi Picture Book Exhibition

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

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January 2018

Hiroshige Ukiyo-e Exhibition

January 3, 2018 - February 12, 2018
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan
Fukagawa Susaki and Jumantsubo, No. 107 from One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Exhibition of ukiyo-e woodblock prints to commemorate the 220th anniversary of the great master Hiroshige. This exhibition focuses on Hiroshige's 53 stages of the Tokaido series and the seasons of Edo.

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February 2018

Alphonse Mucha’s Women

February 24, 2018 - April 8, 2018
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan
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Exhibition featuring a wide range of works by the Czech Art Nouveau painter and decorative artist Alphonse Mucha with a focus on paintings, illustrations and advertisements featuring women. Admission Adults: ¥1300 Seniors 65 over with ID: ¥1100 High school & college students: ¥1000 Elementary & junior high school students: ¥600 Ticket includes admission to the general exhibition of European Modern Art

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April 2018

Cats in Art

April 21, 2018 - June 24, 2018
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan
TSUKIOKA YOSHITOSHI (1839-1892) Teasing the cat Woodblock print, from the series Fuzoku sanjuniso (Thirty-Two Aspects of Women)

Feline figures in art from Japan and around the world.

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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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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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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

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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August 2019

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

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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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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August 2020

Sena Keiko Exhibition

August 8 - September 22
Hiroshima Museum of Art, 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan

Meet the cute characters that populate somewhat disturbing children's books of Sena Keiko.

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