69th Exhibition of Japanese Handicrafts

START: Feb 1, 2023 END: Feb 6, 2023

The Fukuoka Mitsukoshi Gallery is hosting an exhibition of Japanese handicrafts this February. The event, which has taken place every year since 1954, aims to promote traditional techniques and develop new items for modern day life. This year marks the 69th time that the exhibition has been staged. A total of 359 items will be featured in the displays, including 16 award-winning pieces created by living national treasures. The highest award, the Japan Crafts Association President’s Award, went to Mr. Shoko Kawano, a bamboo craft artist from Oita City. During the period, commentary on the works will be given by the holders of Important Intangible Cultural Properties at the venue. (From 12:00 p.m. on each day; held twice, at 12:00 p.m. and 15:00 p.m. on 2/4 and 2/5 only)

69th Exhibition of Japanese Handicrafts, 第69回日本伝統工芸展

日本工芸会総裁賞 透網代花籠「朝露」河野 祥篁(木竹工)

• 2/1 (Wed.) ~ 2/6 (Mon.)
• 10:00~20:00 (closed at 17:00 on the last day)
• Free entry
• 9F Mitsukoshi Gallery, Fukuoka Mitsukoshi
2-5-35 Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka

69th Exhibition of Japanese Handicrafts, 第69回日本伝統工芸展

Published: Feb 3, 2023 / Last Updated: Feb 3, 2023

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