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Reopening Celebration III

Art revisited, beauty revealed
Six storied exchanges

December 16, 2020 to February 28, 2021

Hours have been changed.
*There will be an exhibition change during the course of exhibition
*Download the list of changes in works on display
*Photography is permitted at this exhibition.

Since its move in March 2007 to Tokyo Midtown in Roppongi, the Suntory Museum of Art has worked under the museum message of “Art revisited, beauty revealed”. These efforts include working across historical divides, bringing together the old and the new. By linking across cultural divisions, whether East and West, national and tribal, new forms of beauty emerge. The true nature of art lies in this uniting and revealing, and today all the more fascinating works are being created amidst this endless interchange.
This exhibition takes Japanese art as its core as it presents carefully chosen selections from the Suntory Museum of Art collection to tell three centuries of stories about art revisited, beauty revealed. Ranging in date from the Edo period through the 1900 Paris World Exposition these stories include the Ko-Imari works that enchanted Europe, the Nabeshima wares refined to suit the shogunal gift presentation system, bingata textiles of the Ryūkyū Kingdom that bring together elements of East Asian culture, Japanese glass created from longings for the West, Edo and Meiji period ukiyo-e that brings together the cultures of East and West, and Gallé, who evoked foreign cultures to create his own sublime expression. We hope you will enjoy these six art stories that revisit and reveal art across national, temporal and material boundaries.

*Audio guide is not available for this exhibition.

Works from the exhibition

Period

December 16, 2020 to February 28, 2021

Hours have been changed.
*There will be an exhibition change during the course of exhibition
*Download the list of changes in works on display
*Photography is permitted at this exhibition.

Hours

10:00-18:00 *Friday and Saturday 10:00-20:00

Temporarily closed at 18:00 on all opening days.
*Open until 20:00 on January 10, February 10 and 22
*Last admission: 30 minutes before closing

Closed

Tuesdays

*Open until 18:00 on February 23
*Closed from December 30 to January 1, 2021
*shop and cafe will also be closed on Tuesdays.

Admission
Adult General ¥1,500 Advance ¥1,300
University and
High School Student
General ¥1,000 Advance ¥800

Online Ticket Sales

Elementary, junior high school students and under are free.
*With a certificate of disability, the admission fee of a disabled person and a care-giver will be waived.
*Advance tickets will be available at the museum reception desk during opening hours from September 30 to November 29.

Discount

◇100 Yen Discount
•For presenting a ticket to a thematic exhibition at the National Art Center, Tokyo, or Mori Art Museum

*Only one discount per person

Organized by

Suntory Museum of Art, The Asahi Shimbun Company

Sponsored by

Mitsui Fudosan Co.,Ltd, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co.,Ltd, Suntory Holdings Limited

*Unauthorized reproduction or use of texts or images from this site is prohibited.

2020 January

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