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Lectures and symposiums on the exhibition by our curators or authorities from home and abroad are held for free.

Past Programs

Hokusai and Japonisme


Saturday 21 October 2017 14:00 – 15:30
Johannes Wieninger (Curator, MAK-Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art)
*Lecture presented in English, simultaneous translation in Japanese.
“Western Taste - Why the Europeans love Hokusai”
Monday 3 November 2017 14:00 – 15:30
Yuko Imai (Associate Professor, University of Fukui) *Japanese only
“Hokusai and Ceramics in Japonisme: Different Techniques to Create Colorful Motifs”
Saturday 2 December 2017 14:00 – 15:30
Akiko Mabuchi (Director, National Museum of Western Art and exhibition director) *Japanese only
“How Did Hokusai Stimulate the West?”

To apply for a lecture ticket

Auditorium, B2 floor, Special Exhibition Wing
Each lecture limited to 130 visitors, on a first-come, first-in basis. Lectures are free but a lecture ticket and a special exhibition ticket (ticket stubs are acceptable) is required.
Pick up lecture tickets (one per person) at the Information Desk, starting at 12:00 noon on the day of the event.
The Auditorium will open 30 minutes prior to the start time and visitors will be admitted in lecture ticket number order.
Title and content of lecture may change without notice.


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