Tobu Railway founder Kaichiro Nezu had a penchant for Chinese art and collected Shang and Zhou bronzes. Over the years, the museum’s collection of over 7,000 objects has grown through donations of Korean ceramics and Japanese ink paintings from private collectors. Some of the most famous works are on permanent display, while others rotate in temporary exhibitions. The current building, a stunning mix of traditional and modern styles designed by architect Kengo Kuma, opened in 2009.
|Venue name:||Nezu Museum||Contact:|
6-5-1 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku
|Opening hours:||10am-5pm / closed Mon|
|Transport:||Omotesando Station (Chiyoda, Ginza, Hanzomon lines), exit A5|
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Introduction to Ceramics: Dishes and Plates, Large and Small
You'll be able to learn the ins and outs of ceramic plates large and small at the Nezu Museum's highly educational summer special, which goes beyond simply explaining the history of notable pieces by demonstrating how (rich) people of bygone days actually...Crafts Until Sunday September 3 2017