Gallery Talks by a Museum Curator
April 16 (Sun.)2023
April 4 (Tue.) ~ June 4 (Sun.) 2023
*All art pieces are replaced once a session is over.
One of the major aspects that drove cultural and economic development in the Edo era were development of traffic networks such as transportation on the roads beginning with the Go-Kaido Road (the five major roads starting from Edo) maintained in the Edo era, as well as water transportation of boats carrying cargo over rivers, lakes, and oceans. Enjoy the various “Paths” designed to connect people and things depicted in Ukiyo-e by Eshi (painter) including Hiroshige approximately 200 years after the Edo Shogunate was established.
Second ExhibitionHiroshige Museum of Art:
The second exhibition will present “Hiroshige Museum of Art: Fresh Releases!” featuring works that have rarely been displayed including “Grain production through the four seasons” that has not been displayed for nearly 10 years and other Ukiyo-e pieces of the Meiji era in forms such as Byobu (folding screen) and Kakejiku (hanging scroll).