Sep 15, 2020
On September 12, Sakamoto Hachimangu Shrine resumed visitor services following six months of closure due to the new coronavirus's spread. The temporary closure was initiated consid...
Sep 11, 2020
Jinkoshiki is a Shinto festival to bring peace and prosperity and to give thanks for an abundant autumn harvest, held since 1101. It is also an Intangible Folk Cultural Property of...
Aug 25, 2020
A premium-shokupan (while bread) specialty shop opened near the Kimihata intersection of Dazaifu City on August 20. The concept of “luxury shokupan” has significantly improved peop...
Aug 19, 2020
The ancient region of Yamato (present-day Nara) served as the political and cultural center of Japan for a significant amount of time. In this exhibition in collaboration with the ...
Jul 22, 2020
From the late sixth century to the twelfth century, the ancient city of Dazaifu functioned not only as a regional government center within Kyushu, but also as Japan’s window of tra...
Jul 1, 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 to...
Feb 26, 2020
Discover the world of umeshu! Over 90 varieties of umeshu (plum wine) from across Japan...
Feb 12, 2020
Since the Heian period, this elegant annual festival sees Waka poets in traditional kimono sit along a stream composing poems amongst 6,000 blossoming plum trees. But there’s a cat...
Feb 12, 2020
The Kyushu National Museum announced new ticket prices for its Cultural Exchange Exhibition, from April 1. The price for an adult...
Jan 20, 2020
Masterpieces by 17th-century classic painter Claude Lorrain, by 18th-century Rococo painters such as François Boucher and Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (Marie Antoinette's favorite portr...