Reproduction of Shosoin Treasures – Encountering Tenpyo Craftsmanship Through the Recreation of 8th Century Works –

START: Apr 20, 2021 END: Jun 13, 2021

Around 9,000 treasures of the Shoso-in repository remain rarely seen by the public, including reproductions of furnishings, instruments, armors, religious items, and more have become art itself since the years of Meiji (1868-1912.) In celebration of the recent auspicious events of the Imperial Family of Japan, a special exhibition introducing the world Tempyo craftsmanship by showing treasured replicas created by present-day skilled craftsmen using cutting-edge technologies is planned. Tickets are available online and onsite. (The museum currently asks people to refrain from visiting in a group of 10 persons or more to prevent the new coronavirus infections.)

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• 4/20 (Tue.) ~ 6/13 (Sun.)
• Closed: Mon. except 5/3
• 9:30~17:00 (Last Entry: 16:30)
• Adult: ¥1,600, HS and Uni.: ¥1,000, ES and JHS: ¥600
• Kyushu National Museum
4-7-2 Ishizaka, Dazaifu City, Fukuoka

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Published: Mar 17, 2021 / Last Updated: Mar 17, 2021

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