Sunday, October 30, 2011

The 63th Exhibition of Shoso-in Treasures

The 63th Exhibition of Shoso-in Treasures is being held from Octber 29th to November 14th at the Nara National Museum. (Refer to previous post for information about Shoso-in Treasures.)
Sixty-two works are being exhibited this year. This page(only Japanese version) provides information about some of them.

On November 2nd, foreign students who study in a Japanese school will be admitted free to special exhibition "The 63th Exhibition of Shoso-in Treasures" and all regular exhibitions of the Bronze Ware Gallery and Nara Buddhist Sculpture Hall on presentation of their certificates or student IDs.

Foreign students will be also admitted free to the autumn special exhibition The Lineage of Culture: The Hosokawa Family Eisei Bunko Collection at Kyoto National Museum on November 5th and to regular exhibition at Kyushu National Museum on November 3rd. The students will be asked for their student IDs.

Refer to International Students' Cultural Exchange Day, 2011 at Kyoto National Museum for more information.

On Kyushu National Museum's Web site,  the information about "tea ceremony experience" is available in the Japanese version only.  I can't find foreign language versions of this information on this site. The event will be held on Nobember 3rd and advance reservations are required.

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