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Spring—Summer


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


UNITED STATES

CaliforniaFloridaHawaiiillinoisMassachusettsMichigan New JerseyNew York Washington, D.C.

California

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Pavilion of Japanese Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
(323) 857-6000
www.lacma.org
Japanese Paintings: Figures from Life, Figures from Allegory
through May 29
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 Tiezudingzhai Collection
May 15–June 26

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

Shadows of the Floating Worlds: Paper Cuts by Hiromi Moneyhun
June 10– September 18

Transcending Forms: Japanese Bamboo Baskets
June 10– September 18

Hawaii

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

Hiroshige’s City: From Edo to Tokyo
through August 21


The Rise of Photography in Late 19th-Century Japan
June 9–August 7


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

Unique Perspectives: Japanese Maps from the 18th and 19th Centuries
June 25–November 6

Massachusetts

Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA
(617) 369-3222
www.mfa.org
Year of the Monkey
through October 10

In honor of the Year of the Monkey in the East Asian calendar cycle, this exhibition of 56 works celebrates the important role of monkeys in Japanese culture. The highlight of the show is a complete set of all 21 known designs in the color print series Journey to the West by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839–92), published in 1864–65 and based on a popular Japanese translation of the 16th-century Chinese novel of the same name.

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.


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.


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

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
Through 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.


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.

GermanyJapan The Netherlands


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

Modern Japanese Woodcuts:
Kyoto, beautiful women, and actors
through May 22

Snow and Blossom: Masterpieces from the Klaus F. Naumann Collection
Through June 3

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
Print and Sculpture
Expression and Personality
May 14–July 10

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

In Praise ot Tea Kettle ceremonies
June 5–July 31


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

Celebrating the Beauty of Japanese Art II: Sublimity of Suiboku
ThrougH June 12

Celebrating the Beauty of Japanese Art III : Flourishing Talents in Edo Painting
June 17–July 18

Treasures of Asian and Japanese Ceramics: The Pageant of Splendid and Elegant Beauties
July 30–September 25

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

Sometsuke vs Qinghua: The Story of Underglaze Blue Porcelain
Through June 26

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

Akiyama Yo solo exhibition [Ceramic]
through July 24

The Power of Colors: from Kikuchi collection [Ceramic]
August 6-December 4


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
The Hara Yasusaburo Collection:
HIROSHIGE VIVID
Through  June 12

Suzuki Kiitsu: Standard-bearer of the Edo Rimpa School
September 10–October 30


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

Shippo Cloisonné: The Colors that Decorate Metalware
Through June 5

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

A Century of Devotion: The Art of Okumura Togyū
through MaY 22

The Glories of Edo Painting: Matabei, Jakuchū, and the Kanō and Rimpa Schools
JulY 2–August 21

The Netherlands

Japan Museum SieboldHuis
Rapenburg 19
2311 GE Leiden, The Netherlands
www.sieboldhuis.org

Too Pretty to Throw Away: Packaging Design from Japan
June 10–August 28

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.