An Introduction to the Mysteries of Japanese Art

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An Introduction to the Mysteries of Japanese Art 
July 21, 2018-September 2, 2018
Tuesday – Thursday, Sunday: 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Entrance Until 4:30 p.m.)
Friday, Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Entrance until 8:30 p.m.)

Closed on Monday
Dec. 25, 2017 – Jan. 1, 2018.
*When Monday is a national holiday, the museum will be opened on Monday and closed on Tuesday.

Adult 520 yen (410 yen)
Univ. Student 260 yen (210 yen)
(Fees in parentheses are for groups of 20+)
*Admission is free for youths of high school age and below.


Kyoto National Museum
Access: 527 Chaya-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, 605-0931, Japan 
Tel: 075-541-1151
Hours: 9:30 ~ 17:00/Tuesday ~ Thursday and Weekend
9:30 ~ 20:00/Friday(entry up to 30 minutes before closing.)
Closed: Monday(Tuesday if the Monday is a national holiday)


Enormous dragons and tigers cover the walls and sliding doors of temples. Kimonos are elegantly decorated with pine, bamboo, and plum. Are these just appealing designs, or do all these animals and plants mean something? This exhibition will give visitors of all ages and nationalities, regardless of previous knowledge, a basic introduction to some of the most commonly found designs in Japanese art. Unlocking these mysteries and discover a fascinating new world to explore!

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