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書籍 京都工芸 ―尋訪20伝統工芸品牌― 中国 出版

2022.10.18

The book "京都工芸 ― 尋訪20伝統工芸品牌" printed.

書籍 京都工芸 ―尋訪20伝統工芸品牌― 中国語

The book "京都工芸 ― 尋訪20伝統工芸品牌" was published in China by Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press as a product of the "Japan-China Cultural Exchange of Traditional Craftspeople" and "Information Dissemination through NSN Apps in China," a project of the Sasakawa Japan-China Friendship Fund FY2022. The book was produced by the Shanghai Foundation for the Preservation of Immaterial Cultural Heritage to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the restoration of diplomatic relations between Japan and China and to disseminate information on the results of this project. The NPO Kyoto Culture Association cooperated in writing the Japanese manuscript and photographing the works. The book is available at bookstores in China and on the Internet.


  • 京都工艺 – 寻访20家传统工艺品牌
  • 上海世久非物质文化遗产保护基金会 (Author)
  • 上海交通大学出版社 (Publisher)

purchase *chinese websites
京东(JINGDONG)JD.com
 *shipping fee Chinese / Japanese(as of Oct.2022)

*We are very sorry, but our association cannot answer inquiries regarding purchases. We ask that you make your purchases at your own risk.


YORU ZEN - Find Your Own Zen

2022.10.15 - 10.30

YORU ZEN - Find Your Own Zen

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  • PERIOD+HOURS: Oct 15-30, 2022 ①5:45PM~6:15PM ②6:15PM~6:45PM ③6:45PM~7:20PM
  • VENUE: Kenninji temple
  • ADMISSION: 2,200 Yen (including entrance fee)
  • Organizer: Canon Marketing Japan INC.
  • Special Presenters: Kenninji temple
  • Presenters: Kyoto Culture Association
  • Supported by: Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto City
  • Purchase here (external link) website
  • website:https://global.canon/en/event/yoruzen/

YORU ZEN - Find Your Own Zen YORU ZEN - Find Your Own Zen Flyer-PDF


*Last entry at 7:20PM
*Except for 24-25




Let's Enjoy Japanese Paintings: The World of Masterpieces as Told by High-Resolution Reproductions

2022.8.6 - 8.23 / 8.26 - 9.11

Let's Enjoy Japanese Paintings: The World of Masterpieces as Told by High-Resolution Reproductions

Let's Enjoy Japanese Paintings: The World of Masterpieces as Told by High-Resolution Reproductions

Works on display:
Scenes in and around Kyoto(Uesugi version), Cypress Trees screen, Pine Forest, Flowers and Birds of the Four Seasons, Tatars Playing Polo and Hunting, Frolicking Birds in Plum and Willow Trees, Cooling off, The area in and around the Kyoto City (Funaki Version), Battles of Ichi-no-tani and Yashima, from the Tale of the Heike, The Wind and Thunder Gods, Waves at Matsushima, Court Ladies among Cherry Trees Cherry Blossoms, a High Fence, and Attendants, Pine Trees in the Snow, Wind God and Thunder God / Flowering Plants of Summer and Autumn, Cranes, Dragon and Clouds, Country Scenes and Mount Fuji, Six Tama Rivers, Breaking Waves, New Year Customs, Fisherman and Woodcutter, Portrait of a Courtesan Walking, Crustaceans



Cultural Property Sommelier wanted!
Cultural Property Sommelier wanted!

Closed the books.

<Purpose>

Kyoto National Museum and Kyoto Culture Association launched the “Learning support program for elementary and junior high school students: using high-resolution facsimiles of cultural properties as leaning materials” to offer children opportunities to be more familiar with Japanese cultural properties and to raise their interests on those assets.
Now we are seeking 10 new students who learn art history at university and graduate schools and who satisfy requirement for Cultural Property Sommelier.



<Detail>

We seek university or graduate students who are able to participate in the project from next spring. The schooling will start in May 2022, and teaching at elementary and junior high schools will start in June 2022. There will be some gratuity for activities.



<Application requirements>

  • The requirements for the application are as follows:
  • ・Students of university or graduate schools in Kyoto, who also will be enrolled next year
  • ・Who has or had taken Japanese Modern Art History class
  • ・Whose university or graduate schools must be campus members of Kyoto National Museum
  • ・Who will be able to participate schoolings once a month (Wednesday)


<Number of the sommelier>

About 10 people



<Application period>

Starting from February 2022 Deadline April 15, 2022

Closed the books.



<Schooling>

  • Two-hour session for twice a month (Wednesday)
  • Place: Kyoto National Museum (except the second schooling)
  • Teacher: an associate fellow of Kyoto National Museum
  • Content: lecture about cultural properties; teaching methods etc.


<Inquiry>

Please contact Ohkubo, Kenshi at mail



<Organizer>

Kyoto National Museum, NPO Kyoto Culture Association

Supported by: Kyoto City Board of Education


exhibition The Beauty of Kyoto through the Eyes of Geiko and Maiko - The World of Tradition in Hanamachi
an example "Mokuroku"
(one of exhibits)

*The persons and events in
this picture are fictitious.
Any similarity to actual
persons or events
is unintentional.

2022.1.24 - 2.4

The exhibition 'The Beauty of Kyoto through the Eyes of Geiko and Maiko - The World of Tradition in Hanamachi' was held.

This exhibition was organised to give a general overview of Kyoto's hanamachi culture. In Aichi Prefecture. The exhibition was organised with the cooperation of the Kyoto Traditional Art Foundation (Ookini Foundation) and other related organisations.
The exhibition featured photographs by Mizobuchi Hiroshi, a photographer who continues to take pictures of the Hanamachi district, along with the gorgeous costumes and crafts of Geiko and Maiko, who are praised as 'walking works of art', and introduced the progress of these women as inheritors of traditional Japanese culture.

*The exhibition was held under infection-prevention measures.

exhibition The Beauty of Kyoto through the Eyes of Geiko and Maiko - The World of Tradition in Hanamachi
Exhibition venue (part of the exhibition)


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