Sponsoring of Kyoto National Museum
120th Anniversary Commemorative Special Exhibition
"National Treasures: Masterpieces of Japan"

September 19, 2017

Nissha Printing Co.,Ltd.

Nissha Printing Co., Ltd. (hereinafter “Nissha”) performs activity for the purpose of "Promotion and Support of Arts and Culture" Advocating in the Basic Social Contribution Policy. As the part、Nissha is a sponsor of Kyoto National Museum 120th Anniversary Commemorative Special Exhibition "National Treasures: Masterpieces of Japan" in Kyoto National Museum from October 3 to November 26, 2017.
 

Special Exhibition "National Treasures: Masterpieces of Japan" overview 
The history of the Kyoto National Museum is closely related to the history of Japan’s National Treasures. It was 120 years ago that the museum opened; in that same year of 1897, the term “National Treasures” was first used as part of the newly enacted Law for the Preservation of Old Shrines and Temples. To celebrate this landmark anniversary, the Kyoto National Museum presents a major special exhibition of Japan’s National Treasures, the first showing of its kind in over forty years.
What constitutes a National Treasure? The term “National Treasure” is the highest designation given by the government of Japan to a very small number of artworks and artifacts of unique and extraordinary historical, artistic, and scholarly merit. Most importantly, these rarest of works eloquently and exquisitely bespeak the history and culture of Japan and its people. The Kyoto National Museum’s exhibition will feature approximately two hundred National Treasures, including painting, calligraphy, sculpture, decorative arts, and archeological artifacts, shown in several installations over the exhibition period. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to encounter some of the most beautiful and significant works in Japanese history.
(*Quotation from Kyoto National Museum website)

Exhibition overview

Period October 3 to November 26, 2017
Closed on Mondays, October 10
Exception: Open on October 9
Hours of opening 9:30 - 18:00
Fridays and Saturdays until 20:00
Admission by 30 minutes of before closing
Venue Kyoto National Museum , Heisei Chishinkan Wing
Official website Special Exhibition "National Treasures: Masterpieces of Japan"
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