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Ukiyo-e Exhibition: “Hokusai: Mountain Grandeur”
Jun 20 at 9:30 am - Aug 27 at 5:30 pm
Experience a unique journey through Japan’s mountains with the Ukiyo-e Exhibition “Hokusai: Mountain Grandeur,” from June 20 – August 27, 2023, at Tokyo’s Sumida Hokusai Museum. Renowned ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai’s depictions introduce attendees to mountain religions, alpine occupations, and tales of the supernatural. This exhibit, celebrating the ties between people and mountains in Japan, showcases Hokusai’s diverse and captivating renderings of mountains. Highlights include ingenious representations of mountains across the country and the exploration of life in the mountains. The exhibit also unravels legends about mountains and the uncanny creatures believed to inhabit them. Discover the artistry and mythology of Japan’s mountains with Hokusai’s fascinating works. Ticket prices are ¥1,000 for adults, while pre-booking offers a 20% discount on the regular admission fee. For more information, visit the museum’s website here.