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Updated: May 31, 2019

The Tsuzuri Project: The Art of Hokusai, reproduced from the collection of the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution 綴プロジェクト 高精細複製画で綴るスミソニアン協会フリーア美術館の北斎展

The Sumida Hokusai Museum, 2-7-2 Kamezawa, Sumida City, Tokyo
2019-6-25 - 2019-8-25

Hokusai’s masterpieces - originals and reproductions - vie for your attention

The Freer Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. is known for its world-leading collection of Japanese art, which is not allowed to leave the premises , due to the gallery’s policy. This exhibition features 13 high-resolution reproductions of the biggest hand-drawn pictures among Hokusai’s works all over the world from the Freer Gallery collection, alongside 130 related works belonging to the Sumida Hokusai Museum. The reproductions are the work of the Tsuzuri Project, a collaboration between Kyoto Culture Association and Canon Inc.,with the cooperation of the Freer Gallery, created with the latest digital technology. Experience the essence of Hokusai by comparing the reproductions to the original pieces on display.
*Some pieces will be replaced during the exhibition period.

How to Get There

  • Ryogoku Station | 5 min on foot
    Oedo Line
  • Ryogoku Station | East Exit | 9 min on foot
    JR Sobu Line

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Contact

Opening Hours

  • 9:30-17:30
    *Last admission 30 minutes before closing
  • Closed Mondays
    *Open on the following Mondays: July 15 and August 12
    *Closed on the following Tuesdays: July 16 and August 13

Price

Adults

¥1,000

*Discounts available for students, seniors and people with disabilities

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Facility Info

  • Restrooms | WiFi |
  • English |
  • English | Chinese (simplified) | Chinese (traditional) |
  • Elevator | Automated external defibrillator (AED) | Medical services/first-aid | Facility that conforms with the New Barrier-Free Act | Disabled parking | Automatic doors | Wheelchair ramp | Urinal with handrail | Western-style toilet with handrail | Accessible restrooms | Baby changing facilities | Baby chair/high chair | Ostomate facilities (with dedicated warm water sink) | Wheelchair loan | stroller loan | Breast feeding room |

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