Special Exhibition: Four Major Ukiyo-e Artists

Today I’d like to let you know about a special exhibition being held at the Hyogo Prefectural Museum of History. “Four Major Ukiyo-e Artists” features paintings from the Edo period by celebrated Ukiyo-e masters such as Hokusai and Hiroshige.

This is an opportunity to see some of the greatest Japanese paintings in history. Chances like this don’t come along every day. The History Museum, located directly behind Himeji Castle, also makes a good spot to visit while the castle itself undergoes renovation.

Four Major Ukiyo-e Artists
Hyogo Prefectural Museum of History, Himeji (located directly behind Himeji Castle)
Dates: October 8th – December 4th, 2011
Hours: Open every day except Monday, 10 AM to 5 PM
Entrance: Adults 1000 yen, college students 700 yen, high school students 500 yen, junior high and below free of charge
Inquiries: 079-288-9011 or rekihaku-bo@hyogo-c.ed.jp
Website: http://www.hyogo-c.ed.jp/~rekihaku-bo/english/about.html

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