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Commemorating the 170th Anniversary of Hokusai’s Death: Hokusai Masterpieces from the Mogi-Honke Museum of Art

September 10, 2019(Tue.) - November 4, 2019(Mon.)
 Tokyo, Japan…The Sumida Hokusai Museum will hold a special exhibition to commemorate the 170th anniversary of Hokusai's death, on view from 10 September to 4 November 2019.The Mogi-Honke Museum of Art opened in Noda, Chiba prefecture, in 2006, to exhibit the works of art collected by Mogi Shichizaemon, a twelfth-generation descendent of the Mogi honke (main line), who were among of the founders of Kikkoman Corporation.The exhibition will display about one hundred works related to Hokusai. They will include famous series from its collection, including Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, A Tour of the Waterfalls in Various Provinces, and Remarkable Views of Bridges in Various Provinces, a sculpture of Hokusai by the sculptor Yabuuchi Satoshi, and rare privately commissioned prints by Hokusai’s students being exhibited in Japan for the first time.It will be the first opportunity to present a thorough introduction to this collection outside the museum itself.
Date
10 September - 4 November
Hours
9:30-17:30 (last admission 17:00)
1 term
10 September - 6 October
2 term
8 October - 4 November
Closed
Every Monday (the following day if it is a national holiday and the New Year's holiday)
[Tue] 17,24 September, 15 October, [Mon] 30 September, 7,21,28 October
Organizer
Sumida City, the Sumida Hokusai Museum
Planning cooperation
Mogi-Honke Museum of Art

 

Exhibition Highlights ! 

   ■    First term   
         Mogi-Honke Museum of Art also has a rare edition of A Mild Breeze on a Fine Day in aizuri (blue) version, commonly known as Blue Fuji.

      

   ■    Second term    
         The most famous of these, A Mild Breeze on a Fine Day, Under the Wave off Kanagawa, and Rainstorm Beneath the Summit are called “the Three Peaks” and popular worldwide.

 Exhibition Structure

Section 1. A Trip to Mount Fuji - Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji
Section 2. Waterfalls around Japan- A Tour of the Waterfalls in Various Provinces
Section 3. A Look at Mysterious Bridges Remarkable Views of Bridges in Various Provinces
Section 4. Other Works of Hokusai
Section 5. A Look at the Works of Hokusai’s Disciples

 Admission

   Adults  H.S.Univ.Students   65 and over   J.H.S.Students   Disabled peoples 
 Invividual   ¥1,200     ¥900   ¥900    ¥400    ¥400
   Group  ¥960    ¥720   ¥720    ¥320    ¥320

*Group admission applies to 20 or more paying adults.
*Students in elementary school and younger are admitted free of charge
*Junior high, high school, and university students (including technical college, vocational school, and special training college students) will be requested to show student ID.
*Adults 65 and over will be requested to show a document verifying age.
*Persons with a certificate such as the following plus one accompanying person are admitted discount of charge: physical disability, intellectual disability, rehabilitation, mentally handicapped health and welfare, atomic bomb victim health notebook,etc.(Please show your certificate at time of admission.)
*Use of these tickets is limited to the day on which the exhibition is visited, and allow you to see all exhibition room including AURORA (Permanent exhibition room), too

 Special discount service with 20% discount on admissinon fee!

* These service can only be used by the person himself. * Cannot be combined with other discounts. 

★SPECIAL1【Discount by NAME of “mogi”】

If your name includes "Mogi", you can enjoy this special discount. * Target: People whose name includes "Mogi" * "Motegi" is OK. * ID must be required. 

★SPECIAL2【 Discount by COLOR of “purple” 】

The Mogi-Honke Museum of Art opened in Noda, Chiba prefecture, in 2006, to exhibit the works of art collected by Mogi Shichizaemon, a twelfth-generation descendent of the Mogi honke (main line), who were among of the founders of Kikkoman Corporation. Kikkoman Corporation is famous as a soy sauce manufacturer. In Japan, “Murasaki (= purple)” is used as another name for soy sauce, so if you come to this museum wearing “purple goods”, you can enjoy this special discount. Please come to this exhibition with "purple coordinates"! * Target: People who wear purple items when purchasing tickets at the 1st floor reception counter.

★SPECIAL3【 Discount by AREA where you live at “Chiba”】

The Mogi Honke Museum of Art is located in Chiba Prefecture, so if you are living Chiba Prefecture, you can enjoy this special discount.  * ID must be required.

★SPECIAL4【 Discounts for STUDENTS studying “architecture” 】

If you are studying architecture, you can enjoy this special discount. * ID must be required. 

★SPECIAL5【 Discounts by Birthday Month 】

You can enjoy this special discount if your birthday is this month. * ID must be required.