The world of beckoning cat is so interesting. Beckoning cat exhibition

Art Picks TOPに戻る Art Picks TOP 前のページに戻る Back


The world of beckoning cat is so interesting.
Beckoning cat exhibition

Dec 15, 2016(thu) 〜 Dec 26, 2016(mon)
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (8:00 p.m. closing)
※Most whole day Monday, December 26 until 4:30 p.m. (5:00 p.m. closing).
Admission:public 800 yen (600 yen), university, high school student 600 yen (400 yen), junior high student
※(reduced fare that advance sale and group ten people are more than in). Advance ticket is available at Kyoto Takashimaya the seventh floor ticket counter until Wednesday, December 14.
※About tosai, it should be no charge for admission to person and companion one person who had you show “disability certificate”.
*Twilight service: It is at half price from 6:00 p.m.


Takashimaya, Kyoto The seventh-floor grand hall
Access: 52 Nishiiru Shinmachi, Shijo-dori Kawaramachi, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8520, Japan
Tel: 075-221-8811
Hours: 10:00 ~ 20:00(last day closing at 17:00)
Closed: -


Anyone calls doll of cat sitting down on to cash register of shopwindow and supermarket of store, reception desk of company, the entrance of individual’s house with “beckoning cat” naturally, and “beckoning cat” which is one of the mascots which are the most familiar to Japanese accepts as one of the Japanese culture. However, “beckoning cat” is not known very much; from “when” “Who has begun to make” “Why” that nado varies as for “the meaning of difference in color and form” But, we are covered. At this exhibition, the history of “beckoning cat”, relation with Japanese culture, collection of beckoning cat of each time, area, material and well-known artist introduce charm of motif and “beckoning cat” including work which they did to cathedral.

« Art Picks TOPに戻る « Art Picks TOP