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The Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture
15770 10th Ave.
Hanford, CA
(559) 582-4915

Dances: Japanese Calligraphy from the 16th to the 19th Century
September 2–December 6

Hours: Tuesday–Saturday 12:30–5 p.m.
Admission: $5 for adults, $3 for students with ID, free for children 12 and under. Closed on national holidays and during August.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Pavilion of Japanese Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
(323) 857-6000

Kimono for a Modern Age, 1900–1960
Zuan: Japanese Design Books
BOTH, July 5—October 19

Pacific Asia Museum
46 North Los Robles Ave.
Pasadena, CA
(626) 449-2742

A New Way Forward: Japanese Hanga of the 20th Century
April 24, 2014–April 19, 2015 (two six-month rotations)

Nature of the Beast: Animals in Japanese Paintings and Prints

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

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

In a New Light: The Asian Art Museum Collection

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.


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

Samurai Culture: Treasures of South Florida Collection
From a Quiet Place: The Paper Sculptures of Kyoko Hazama
Both, through August 31

The Harn Museum of Art
University of Florida
S.W. 34th Street and Hull Road
Gainesville, FL
(352) 392-9826

Life is a Highway: Prints of Japan's Tokaido Road
Through August 17


Honolulu Academy of Arts
900 South Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI
(808) 532-8700

Japanese woodblock Prints

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).


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

Onchi Koshiro: the Abstract Prints
July 19–October 5


Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA
(617) 369-3222

The Creative Process in Modern Japanese Printmaking
Through August 17

Fired Earth, Woven Bamboo: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics and Bamboo Art
Through September 8

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.


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

New Pictures 9: Rinko Kawauchi
through August 10

New Jersey

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

From Meiji to Modern: Japanese Art Goes Global

New York

Japan Society Gallery
333 East 47th St.
New York, NY
(212) 832-1155

The New York Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema
July 10–20

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

The Flowering of Edo Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection
through September 7

Kimono: A Modern History
September 27, 2014–January 4, 2015

Regular Japanese Gallery rotation

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.


Kimbell Art Museum
3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX
(817) 332-8451

Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection
Through August 31

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

Bountiful Waters: Aquatic Life in Japanese Art
Through September 14

Arts of Japan: Screens

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


Seattle Asian Art Museum
1400 East Prospect Street
Seattle, WA
(206) 654-3100

Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920–1945
through October 19

Approximately 200 pieces from the Mary and Robert Levenson Collection.


Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum
2220 N. Terrace Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 271-3656

Noh Theatre in the Woodblock Prints of Tsukioka Kōgyo (1869–1927)
July 18–October 5

The opening reception on Friday, July 18, 5:30–8:30 p.m., features "Tsukioka Kōgyo and the Revival of Noh in Modern Japan," a talk by Professors Richard J. and Mae J. Smethurst, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The exhibition will feature over 50 unique woodblock prints of Noh and Kyōgen theatre scenes, from the collection of Richard J. and Mae J. Smethurst, as well as authentic Noh masks provided by local collectors. Tsukioka Kōgyo became one of the most famous and internationally celebrated print artists of the Meiji Period in Japanese history. He was, and remains, the preeminent artist of Noh (and Kyōgen) theatre.


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The Grand Palais
3, avenue du Général Eisenhower
75008 Paris, France

Hokusai (1760–1849)
October 1, 2014– January 18, 2015

Great Britain

The British Museum
Great Russell Street
London, England

Contemporary Japanese Prints: Noda Tetsuya’s “Diary” series
Through October 5


Museum of Kyoto

No special Japanese art exhibit scheduled

National Museum of Modern Art
Okazaki Enshoji-cho
Sakyo-ku, Kyoto

KYOTO, Re-creation of Reminiscence: Lacquerware in Modern Japan
opens July 19–August 24

Idemitsu Museum of Arts, Marunouchi
9th Floor, Teigeki Bldg., 3-1-1, Marunouchi
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

National Treasures of the Munakata Shrine
August 16–October 13

Idemitsu Museum of Arts, Moji
2-3, Higashi-minatomachi, Moji-ku, Kitakyūshū-shi
Tokyo 130-0015

Matsuri: Kyoto, Edo and Hakata
September 12–NovembeR 3

Bashō and the Art of the Genroku Era
November 7, 2014–January 12, 2015

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

Kawasaki Tsuyoshi and Sekijima Hisako
July 12–September 28

Okabe Mineo
October 11, 2014–JANUARY 12, 2015

Hours: 11 a.m –6 p.m., Tuesday–Sunday

Ōta Memorial Museum of Art

1-10-10 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku
Tokyo, Japan 150-0001

Specters, Ghosts, and Sorcerers in Ukiyo-e
July–September, 2014 (3 rotations)

Suntory Museum of Art
Tokyo Midtown Gardenside
9-7-4 Akasaka Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan 107-8643

Essays in Idleness: Enjoying Classical Literature Through Art
June 11–July 21

Nin'ami Dohachi: Master of Kyoto Ceramics
December 20, 2014–March 1, 2015

Tokyo National Museum
13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku
Tokyo, Japan 110-8712

Guan Ware Celadon Cherished by Japanese
through October 13

National Treasures of Japan
October 15–December 7

The TNM Collection
Prints rotated monthly

List of woodblock prints on display.

Yamatane Museum
KS Bldg.1F, 2 Sambancho Chiyodaku
Tokyo, Japan 102-0075

Chic Gentlemen and Elegant Ladies: Fashion in Japanese Painting
through July 13

The Sounds of Water: From Hiroshige’s Rain and Rivers to Senju Hiroshi’s Waterfalls
July 19–September 15

Gold and Silver: All that Glitters in Japanese Art
September 23–November 16