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Phoenix Art Museum
1625 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, Arizona
602) 257-1880

The Resonance of Clay: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Carol and Jeffrey Horvitz Collection
Through April 1, 2015


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

33 Dances: Japanese Calligraphy from the 16th to the 19th CenturIES
through December 6

Elegant Pastimes: Masterpieces of Japanese Art from the Clark Collections at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
February 10–June 30, 2015

This is the final exhibition at the Clark Center, which permanently closes July 1, 2015.

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

Samurai: Japanese Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection
Through February 1, 2015

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

Tradition on Fire: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Paul and Kathy Bissinger Collection
Through May 10, 2015

The Printer’s Eye: Ukiyo-e from the Grabhorn Collection
Plus: Seduction: Japan’s Floating World
February 20–May 10, 2015

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

Japanese Design for the Senses: Beauty, Form, and Function
Through January 18, 2015


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

Modern Love: 20th Century Japanese Erotic Art
through March 15, 2015

This exhibit can also be seen in its entirety online at shunga.honolulumuseum.org/2014.

Through the Darkness: Nightscapes of Saitō Kiyoshi and Kawase Hasui
through January 18, 2015

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

Ghosts and Demons in Japanese Prints
Through January 4, 2015

Krannert Art Museum
University of Illinois
6th Street and Peabody Drive
Urbana, Illinois
(217) 244-0320

With the Grain: Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Postwar Years
Through August 2015


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

Playing with Paper: Japanese Toy Prints
Through July 19, 2015

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

No Japanese art exhibition is listed at this time.

New Jersey

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

From Meiji to Modern: Japanese Art Goes Global

Princeton University Art Museum
Nassau Street
Princeton, New Jersey
(609) 258-3788

Chigusa and the Art of Tea in Japan
Through February 1, 2015

New York

Japan Society Gallery
333 East 47th St.
New York, NY
(212) 832-1155
Garden of Unearthly Delights: Works by Ikeda, Tenmyouya, and TeamLab
Through January 11, 2015

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

Kimono: A Modern History
Through January 4, 2015

Discovering Japanese Art: American Collectors and the Met
February 14–September 27, 2015 (rotation in June)

Celebrating the Arts of Japan: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection
October 20, 2015–July 31, 2016 (rotation in April)

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.


Cincinnati Museum of Art
953 Eden Park Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio
(513) 639-2995

Masterpieces of Japanese Art
February 14–August 30, 2015

Modern Voices in Japanese Ceramics and Prints
February 7–May 3, 2015


The Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
(215) 763-8100

Ink and Gold: Art of the Kano
February 16–May 10, 2015


Asia Society, Texas Center
1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, Texas
(713) 496-9901

Traditions Transfigured: The Noh Mask of Bidou Yamaguchi
Through February 8, 2015

San Antonio Museum of Art
200 West Jones Ave.
San Antonio, Texas
(210) 978-8100

Ancient to Modern: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics and Their Sources
January 17–April 5, 2015


Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 North Blvd.
Richmond, Virginia
(804) 340.1405

Water and Shadow: Kawase Hasui and Japanese Landscape Prints
through March 29, 2015

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

The Traveler’s Eye: Scenes of Asia
through May 31, 2015

Oribe Ware: Color and Pattern Come to Japanese Ceramics
December 13, 2014–June 14, 2015

Zen, Tea, and Chinese Art in Medieval Japan
December 13, 2014–June 14, 2015

Arts of Japan: Screens

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


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

Hokusai (1760–1849)
through January 18, 2015


Museum of Kyoto

Noguchi Hisamitsu Cinema Graphics
Through December 7

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

The museum will be closed for renovation from December 1, 2014, to March 26, 2015.

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

Ninsei, Kenzan, and Crafts of Kyoto: Utensils of Elegance
through December 21

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

Bashō and the Art of the Genroku Era
through 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

Okabe Mineo
through 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

Note: The museum will be closed November 25–January 5, 2015

Ukiyo-e New Years Exhibition
January 6–28, 2015

Suntory Museum of Art
Tokyo Midtown Gardenside
9-7-4 Akasaka Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan 107-8643
Koyasan 1200th Anniversary: Treasures of the Sacred Mountain
through December 7

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

National Treasures of Japan
through 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

Higashiyama Kaii and Four Seasons in Japan
through February 1, 2015