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2019.09.26

Exploring Yokohama at the time from the 160th anniversary of the opening of Yokohama Port

Yokohama Museum of Art Period: 2019.09.20 ~ 2020.04.01
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「Yokohama Art Museum 30th Anniversary Yokohama Port Opening 160th Anniversary “Yokohama Drawn”」

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(TOP image) Part of the exhibition materials, reference map

2019 is the 30th anniversary of the Yokohama Museum of Art and the 160th anniversary of the opening of Yokohama Port. The Art Information Center entitled “Drawn Yokohama” is a material that allows foreigners who have landed in Japan after the opening of Yokohama's port to understand how Japanese people's lives and customs were captured. Introducing the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China seas and Japan performed in the years 1852, 1853, 1854 "(" Perry Fleet Japan Expedition "). On the other hand, the Japanese painters left the state of Yokohama, which has been rapidly westernized and developed since the opening of the port, using traditional ukiyo-e techniques that have continued since the Edo period. These are called “Yokohama Ukiyo-e” and depict the bustle of the city and the traffic of people at the time. We will also introduce materials that contain many representative works of “Yokohama Ukiyoe”.

30th anniversary of the opening of the Yokohama Museum of Art 160th anniversary of the opening of the Yokohama Port
"Drawing Yokohama"
[Date / time] September 20 (Friday) to April 1 (Sunday) 2020 <planned> 10:00 to 18:00
[Venue] Yokohama Museum of Art Information Center
[Closed] Thursday (Open on December 26), December 28 (Sat)-January 2, 2020 (Thu), Special Arrangement Period February 7 (Fri)-16 (Sun) )<plans>
[Price] Free
[Inquiries] 045-221-0300 (Yokohama Museum of Art)

    Yokohama Museum of Art opened to the public on November 3, 1989. It is one of the largest art institutions in Japan. With its iconic architecture, featuring the expansive space of the Grand Gallery, the museum is made up of a total of seven gallery spaces, as well as an Art Information and Media Center that holds over 110,000 art-related books, ateliers hosting a wide range of workshops for children and adults, and many other facilities.
    Located in the international seaport city of Yokohama, the museum focuses on collecting and showing modern and contemporary art created since the late 19th century, when the port of Yokohama opened, alongside many special exhibitions.

    【Photo】
    The outward appearance:KASAGI Yasuyuki / Grand gallery:KASAGI Yasuyuki / Exhibition room:TANAKA Yuichiro

    • Address
      3-4-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa
    • TEL
      045-221-0300
    • Business Hour
      10: 00-18: 00 (Last entry 17:30) Closed on Thursdays and New Year holidays

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