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Hans COPPER, Vase, c. 1968

Exhibition

A Chronicle of Modern Crafts: Works from the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto Collection

2021.07.02 fri. - 08.22 sun.

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Crafts are one of the pillars of our activities at the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, a facility that opened in 1963. This emphasis has helped form one of Japan’s premiere collections of crafts. Moreover, we have on occasion presented exhibitions such as the International Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramic Art, Contemporary Ceramic Art: Canada, U.S.A., Mexico and Japan, Fiber Works: Europe and Japan, and Contemporary Glass: Europe and Japan, which introduced and compared crafts from other countries with Japanese works, and exerted a strong influence on the Japanese art and crafts scene. In this exhibition, we take a look back at some of these events from the past based on works from the museum collection while retracing the development of modern crafts.



Exhibition dates 2021.07.02 Fri. - 08.22 sun.

Hours 9:30AM–5:00PM
*Fridays and Saturdays: 9:30AM–9:00PM
*Admission until 30 min. before closing

Closed Mondays, August 10
*Exception: August 9

Admission Adults: 1,200 yen (1,000 yen)
University students: 500 yen (400 yen)
* Figures in parentheses are groups of 20 or more and Night discount on Fridays/Saturdays after 5 P.M.
* High school students and younger are free (with valid ID).
* Visitors with disability and one person accompanying them are admitted free of charge. (Please present certificate at the admission.)
* Collection gallery exhibition is available with this ticket.

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