The Wild World of Kyuhaku

START: Jun 2, 2020 END: Jul 12, 2020

Animals! Animals, everywhere! Kyushu National Museum has invited a zoo of creatures both real and imaginary to its halls. Step into room 3 and relive the feeling of entering the toy aisle in a department store. With many small animal-shaped objects lined up, you’ll find yourself surrounded by beasts from all over the world and from many different periods in history! Once you’ve had your fill of the cute objects, make your way over to room 11 to feast your eyes on the creatures of human imagination, as well as animals that became important symbols in various Asian cultures. Come and experience the animal kingdom as portrayed by people all over the world, from past to present. This is sure to be a fun-filled exhibition for children and adults alike!

• Jun. 2 (Tue) – Jul. 12 (Sun)
• Closed: Monday, Aug. 11 (Open if Monday is a national holiday)
• 9:30-17:00 (Last entry 16:30)
• Adult ¥700, university student ¥350, high school students and younger
• Kyushu National Museum, Cultural Exchange Exhibition Hall, Rooms 3 and 11
4-7-2 Ishizaka, Dazaifu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

猛虎図 土方 稲嶺(もうこず ひじかたとうれい)筆
江戸時代 享和3年(1803)九州国立博物館

花鳥遊魚図巻(部分)長沢芦雪 筆
江戸時代 18世紀 国(文化庁)

Published: Jul 1, 2020 / Last Updated: Jul 1, 2020

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