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Please contact museums before visiting, as exhibition dates, hours and admission charges may be subject to change.


UNITED STATES

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Arizona

Phoenix Art Museum
1625 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ
602) 257-1880
www.phxart.org

The Resonance of Clay: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Carol and Jeffrey Horvitz Collection
Through April 1


California

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Pavilion of Japanese Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
(323) 857-6000
www.lacma.org
Screens, Scrolls, and Prints: Japanese Art from LACMA’s Collection
THrough March 20

Living for the Moment: Japanese Prints from the Barbara S. Bowman Collection
THrough May 1

Japanese Paintings: Figures from Life, Figures from Allegory
through May 29

J. Paul Getty Museum
1200 Getty Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA
(310) 440-7300
www.getty.edu 

Ishiuchi Miyako: Postwar Shadows
The Younger Generation: Contemporary Japanese Photography
BOth Through February 21

Pacific Asia Museum

46 North Los Robles Ave.
Pasadena, CA
(626) 449-2742
www.pacificasiamuseum.org
The View From a Scholar’s Studio: Japanese Literati Paintings from the Tiezudingzhai Collection
Through May 15

Nature of the Beast: Animals in Japanese Paintings and Prints
Ongoing

Online exhibition at www.pacificasiamuseum.org/japanesepaintings/index.stm.


Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA
(415) 581-3500
www.asianart.org

Japanese lacquerware
THrough July 16

In a New Light: The Asian Art Museum Collection
Ongoing

Hours: Tuesday–Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Thursdays, to 9 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $10; seniors 65 and older with ID, $7; youths 13–17 and college students with ID, $6; children 12 and under, free; Thursday after 5 p.m., $5.


Florida

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
4000 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach, FL
(352) 392-9826
www.morikami.org

Perseverence: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World
February 26–May 8

Hawaii

Honolulu Museum of Art
900 South Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI
(808) 532-8700
honolulumuseum.org

Harajuku: Japanese Street Fashion
through April 3

Japanese woodblock Prints
ONGOING

The crown jewel of the Academy’s Japanese art holdings is its collection of more than 10,000 Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints, approximately half of which were donated by James A. and Mari Michener. In the collection are many masterworks by Kitagawa Utamaro, Katsushika Hokusai, and the world’s largest collection of prints designed by Utagawa Hiroshige. Due to their fragility and sensitivity to light, woodblock print displays are changed every two months in the Robert F. Lange Foundation Gallery of Japanese Woodblock Prints (Gallery 21).


Illinois

Art Institute of Chicago
111 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL
(312) 443-3600
www.artic.edu

Kesa: Japanese Buddhist Monks’ Vestments
through February 28

Massachusetts

Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA
(617) 369-3222
www.mfa.org
In the Steps of the Master: Pupils of Hokusai
through ApriL 3

This exhibition examines the first wave of Hokusai’s impact on the Japanese art world, during his own lifetime and shortly thereafter, as seen in the work of the artists who studied with him in person.

Hours: Sunday–Saturday, 10 a.m.–4:45 p.m.; Wednesday–Friday, to 9:45 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $15; seniors and students, $13; children 6–17 school days until 3 p.m., $6.50, free at all other times.


Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy St.
Cambridge, MA
www.harvardartmuseums.org
Recent rotations
through MAY

The Japanese painting galleries feature Rimpa works from the promised gift of the Robert S. and Betsy G. Feinberg Collection, organized by Quintana Heathman, Curatorial Fellow in Japanese Art. Works now on view include Suzuki Kiitsu’s Crane Screens, as well as screens, hanging scrolls, and fan paintings by Tawaraya Sōtatsu, Sakai Hōitsu and Nakamura Hōchū. In the Japanese section of the Buddhist Gallery, a selection of calligraphic works by notable Zen painters is now on display. 


Michigan

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
1000 East Beltline Ave. N.E.
Grand Rapids, MI
(616) 957-1580
http://www.meijergardens.org/

The Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden is now open.


Minnesota

Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(888) 642-2787
www.artsmia.org

Seven Masters: 20th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection
through March 13

Gifts of Japanese and Korean Art from the Mary Griggs Burke Collection
Through May 8

New Jersey

The Newark Museum
49 Washington St.
Newark, NJ
(973) 596-6550
www.newarkmuseum.org

From Meiji to Modern: Japanese Art Goes Global
Ongoing

the art of Japan
Ongoing
Four permanent galleries are dedicated to the continual display of Japanese art. One of the major Japanese collections in the eastern United States, this collection was formed around a core of over 2,000 objects purchased to found the Museum in 1909. Now numbering around 7,000 objects, the collection includes lacquer, netsuke, ukiyo-e prints, textiles, ceramics, decorative arts, paintings and sculptures dating from the Heian to Heisei Periods (794 to present day) with especial concentrations in art from the Edo, Meiji and Showa Periods (1615-1989). - See more at: http://www.newarkmuseum.org/japan#sthash.hiI6frd6.dpuf

Four permanent galleries are dedicated to the continual display of Japanese art. One of the major Japanese collections in the eastern United States, this collection was formed around a core of more than 2,000 objects purchased to found the museum in 1909. Now numbering around 7,000 objects, the collection includes lacquer, netsuke, ukiyo-e prints, textiles, ceramics, decorative arts, paintings and sculptures dating from the Heian to Heisei Periods (794 to present day) with especial concentrations in art from the Edo, Meiji and Showa Periods (1615-1989).

Four permanent galleries are dedicated to the continual display of Japanese art. One of the major Japanese collections in the eastern United States, this collection was formed around a core of over 2,000 objects purchased to found the Museum in 1909. Now numbering around 7,000 objects, the collection includes lacquer, netsuke, ukiyo-e prints, textiles, ceramics, decorative arts, paintings and sculptures dating from the Heian to Heisei Periods (794 to present day) with especial concentrations in art from the Edo, Meiji and Showa Periods (1615-1989). - See more at: http://www.newarkmuseum.org/japan#sthash.hiI6frd6.dpuf

New York

Asia Society
725 Park Ave
New York, N
Y
(212) 288-6400
www.asiasociety.org
Kamakura: Realism and Spirituality in the Sculpture of Japan
Through May 8

Japan Society Gallery

333 East 47th St.
New York, NY
(212) 832-1155
www.japansociety.org
In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11
March 11–June 12

The catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that struck northeast Japan on March 11, 2011, and triggered an on-going nuclear crisis has been met with an overwhelming reaction in the arts, marking a profound shift in the contemporary Japanese cultural landscape. Opening five years to the day since 3/11, Japan Society’s presentation of In the Wake reveals a stunning range of photographic responses to the disaster and the artistic paths that lie ahead as Japan continues to rebuild. Experience the power of art to transcend unspeakable tragedy with over 90 photographic works by 17 of Japan’s leading visionaries, including Nobuyoshi Araki, Naoya Hatakeyama, Keizō Kitajima, Lieko Shiga, and Tomoko Yoneda.

SYMPOSIUM: New Directions in Japanese Art & Architecture after 3/11
FriDAY, MarCH 11, 5:30—7:30 p.m.

As the human loss and material devastation of 3/11 remain urgent issues five years on, this symposium focuses on innovations in art and architecture that have arisen in the aftermath of the disaster, and considers the ongoing efforts at rebuilding from new perspectives. Leading artists, practitioners and scholars discuss the emergence of local community as a determining factor of creative expression, and its potential as a model for art and architecture globally. Participants include architectural historian and ArchiAid co-founder Prof. Taro Igarashi (Tohoku University), exhibition artists Lieko Shiga and Tomoko Yoneda, and In the Wake co-curator Anne Nishimura Morse (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston). Please visit japansociety.org for a full symposium schedule and registration details.


The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. at 82nd St.
New York, NY
www.metmuseum.org

Celebrating the Arts of Japan: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection
THrough JANUARY 22, 2017 (With rotations)

Regular Japanese Gallery rotation
Ongoing

Hours: Sunday, Tuesday–Thursday, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 9:30 a.m.–9 p.m.

Recommended admission: Adults, $15; seniors, $10; students, $7; free to members and children under 12 with an adult.


Washington, D.C.

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Smithsonian Institution
Independence Ave. at 12th St. S.W.
Washington, DC
(202) 357-2700
www.asia.si.edu

Arts of Japan: Screens
Ongoing

Hours: Daily, 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Admission: Free.













OUTSIDE THE U.S.

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Germany

The Museum für Asiatische Kunst (Asian Art Museum) National Museums
Lansstraße 8 / Arnimallee 25
14195 Berlin, Germany
www.smb.museum/en/museums-and-institutions/museum-fuer-asiatische-kunst/home.html

Landscapes and people of Japan
through May 16

Japan

Museums in Japan tend to have exhibitions for 4 to 6 weeks. Additional museums and information can be found at  www.japan-guide.com/e/e2428.html.

Please use the following web addresses for current exhibit information of these listed museums.


 Menard Art Museum
 5-250 Komaki, Komaki City, Aichi 
 
museum.menard.co.jp/english/index.html
Form in Japan: Painting, Calligraphy and Applied Art
THrough February 21

Kyoto National Museum
527 Chayacho, Higashiyama Ward
www.kyohaku.go.jp/eng/index.html


Museum of Kyoto
Sanjo-Takakura
Nakagyo-ku,Kyoto
www.bunpaku.or.jp/info_english.html


National Museum of Modern Art
Okazaki Enshoji-cho
Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
www.momak.go.jp/English


Miho Museum
300, Tashiro Momodani
Shigaraki, Shiga 529-1814
www.miho.or.jp/english/inform/inform.htm

Kazari : Decoration in Faith and FestivaL
March 1–May 15


Idemitsu Museum of Arts, Marunouchi
9th Floor, Teigeki Bldg., 3-1-1, Marunouchi
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
www.idemitsu.com/museum/honkan/exhibition/index.html

The Nikuhitsu Beauty Paintings of Katsukawa Shunshō: Elegance of the Female Image
February 20—March 27

Idemitsu Museum of Arts, Moji
2-3, Higashi-minatomachi, Moji-ku, Kitakyūshū-shi
Tokyo 130-0015
03-3626-9974
www.idemitsu.com/museum/moji/exhibition/index.html

Tea Ceramics from the Momoyama Period
Through March 27

Musée Tomo
The Kikuchi Collection (modern Japanese ceramics)
4-1-35 Toranomon, Minato-ku (Nishikubo Building, behind the Hotel Ōkura)
Tokyo 105-0001
In Japanese only: www.musee-tomo.or.jp
General information in English: www.musee-tomo.or.jp/info_english.html

The 6th Kikuchi Biennale
through March 21


Ōta Memorial Museum of Art
1-10-10 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku
Tokyo, Japan 150-0001
03-3403-0880
www.ukiyoe-ota-muse.jp

Check website for monthly exhibitions.


Suntory Museum of Art
Tokyo Midtown Gardenside
9-7-4 Akasaka Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan 107-8643
03-3403-0880
www.suntory.com/sma
Miyagawa Kozan Retrospective
February 24–April 17


Tokyo National Museum
13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku
Tokyo, Japan 110-8712
www.tnm.go.jp

Kuroda Seiki, Master of Modern Japanese Painting: The 150th Anniversary of his Birth
March 23–May 15

The TNM Collection
Prints rotated monthly

List of woodblock prints on display.


Yamatane Museum
KS Bldg.1F, 2 Sambancho Chiyodaku
Tokyo, Japan 102-0075
81+3-5777-8600
www.yamatane-museum.jp/english

Jakuchū's Happiness and Taikan's Auspiciousness: All Happiness Comes to the Homes of Those Who Smile
through March 6

ONLINE EXHIBITS

Mary Griggs Burke Collection
www.burkecollection.org

The collection was dispersed in late 2014 and early 2015  among The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Yale University Art Gallery, and the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens.  The website, sponsored by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation and a companion to the two-volume book Art Through a Lifetime: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection, includes high-resolution images of objects and a search engine for locating objects by keyword, medium, format and current owner. 


Yashiro and Berenson: Art History Between Japan and Italy
yashiro.itatti.harvard.edu

The Harvard's Villa I Tatti website includes five scholarly essays, images, letters, translations of four chapters of Yashiro’s autobiography, and much more.