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UNITED STATES

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California

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
(323) 857-6000
www.lacma.org

Polished to Perfection: Japanese Cloisonne from the Collection of Donald K. Gerber and Sueann E.
Sherry
Through February 4, 2018

On October 28 at 2 p.m., Gregory Irvine, Senior Curator, Asian Department, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, will present a lecture on “The Seven Treasures: The Renaissance, Collecting, Appreciation and Understanding of Japanese Enamels in the Nineteenth Century.”

Atmosphere in Japanese Painting: Ikezaki Yoshio
September 14, 2017–February 4, 2018

Pacific Asia Museum
46 North Los Robles Ave.
Pasadena, CA
(626) 449-2742
www.pacificasiamuseum.org
Nature of the Beast: Animals in Japanese Paintings and Prints
Ongoing

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


International Mingei Museum
1439 El Prado, Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
(619) 239-0003
www.mingei.org
Kanban: Traditional Shop Signs of Japan
through October 8

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

The Sculptural Turn: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Kempner and Stein Collection
THrough November 26

In a New Light: The Asian Art Museum Collection
Ongoing

Colorado

Denver Art Museum
100 W 14th Ave. Pkwy.
Denver, CO
(720) 865-5000
http://denverartmuseum.org

From the Fire: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Robert and Lisa Kessler Collection
through OctOBER 1

Japan-based American ceramics specialist and dealer Robert Yellin will lecture on Sepembert 24. The exhibition features 65 examples of contemporary Japanese ceramic arts, created by 35 Japanese artists, including several Living National Treasures.


Florida

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

Building a Legacy: Gifts from the Mary Griggs Burke Collection
Through September 17

Hawaii

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

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

By the Light of the Moon: Nocturnal Japanese Prints
Through October 8

Indiana

Indianapolis Museum of Art
4000 Michigan Road
Indianapolis, IN
(317) 923-1331
www.imamuseum.org

Hiroshige: Famous Views in the 60-Odd Provinces
Until AprIL 1, 2018, with two rotations

Louisiana

New Orleans Museum of Art
One Collins Diboll Circle, City Park
New Orleans, Louisiana
(504) 658-4100
www.noma.org

Regina Scully/Japanese Landscape: Inner Journeys
Through October 8

Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Gitter/Yelen Collection
Opening November 17

Massachusetts

Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA
(617) 369-3222
www.mfa.org
Showdown: Kuniyosha vs. Kunisada 
Through December 10

Black and White Japanese Modern Art
Through June 3, 2018

Takashi Murakami: Lineage of Eccentrics
October 18, 2017–April 1, 2018

Presenting the New Japan: Arts of the Meiji Era, 1868–1912
First rotation until November; second rotation November 2017 until June 2018


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.


Kruizenga Art Museum at Hope College
271 Columbia Ave.
Holland MI
(616) 395-6400
hope.edu/arts/kam

From Beyond the Stars: Innovation and Inspiration in Meiji Japanese Art
Until December 16

Missouri

Museum of Art and Archeology
University of Missouri
Mizzou North
115 Business Loop 70 Wes
Columbia, MO
(573) 882-3591
maa.missouri.edu/

Courtiers, Courtesans, and Crones: Women in Japanese Prints
Until October 29


New Jersey

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

MUSICAL ARTS OF ASIA
Through February 26, 2018

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, NY
(212) 288-6400
www.asiasociety.org/new-york

Masterpieces from the Asia Society Museum Collection
Through January 7, 2018

Japan Society Gallery
333 E. 47th St.
New York, NY
(212) 832-1155
www.japansociety.org


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

Japanese Bamboo Art: The Abbey Collection
Through February 4, 2018

Regular Japanese Gallery rotation
Ongoing

Ohio

Cincinnati Museum of Art
953 Eden Park Drive
Cincinnati, OH
(513) 639-2995
www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org

Arts of Japan: Screens
Ongoing

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


Cleveland Museum of Art
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH
(877) 262-4748
www.clevelandart.org
Reeds and Geese: Japanese Art from the Collection of George Gund III
Through September 3

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 763-8100
www.philamuseum.org

Designing Japan
Through September 15

A Teahouse for Philadelphia
September 30–Spring 2018

Washington

Seattle Art Museum
1300 First Ave.
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 654-3100
seattleartmuseum.org

The SAM Asian Art Museum is now closed for renovations until 2019.


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

Renovation work continues in the Freer Gallery and the Sackler Gallery, and will reopen in mid-October.


















OUTSIDE THE U.S.

Japan The Netherlands

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.


Chiba City Museum of Art
3-10-8, Chuo, Chuo-ku, Chiba
http://www.ccma-net.jp/english


Menard Art Museum
5-250 Komaki, Komaki City, Aichi 
museum.menard.co.jp/english/index.html


Kyoto National Museum
527 Chayacho, Higashiyama Ward
www.kyohaku.go.jp/eng/index.html
National Treasures: Masterpieces of Japan
October 3–November 26


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


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 Art of Edo Rimpa
September 16–November 5
See website for more detailed schedule.

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


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


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

Celebrating a Decade in Roppongi
a series of exhibits through 2017

For a list of future exhibits, go to: www.suntory.com/sma/exhibition/future.html.

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
Ueno Park
8-36 Uenokoen
Tokyo 110-0007, Japan
http://www.tobikan.jp/en/

Hiroshi Sugito: module or lacuna
Through October 9


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

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


The Netherlands

Japanmuseum SieboldHuis
Rapenburg 19
2311 GE Leiden, The Netherlands
+31(0)71-5125539
www.sieboldhuis.org/en/exhibitions/

Mapping Japan
September 16–November 26

Modern Japanese Lacquerware
September 16–November 26

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.