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Crafts of Okinawa -from the museum collection

commemorating the 80th anniversary of the foundation

June 21st (Tue) - August 21st (Sun), 2016


Okinawa, former Ryukyu Kingdom had a flourishing and very unique crafts culture of their own such as dyeing or weaving textiles, ceramics, and urushi wares. The museum stores many pieces of such works. For example, splendid dyeing textiles and bingata, weavings such as choma and basho, ceramics with overglaze enamels or white glaze design, and ji-shi-gami (special container for the dead), and so on. In this exhibition, rare and precious pictures of landscape of Okinawa before the war taken by Manshichi Sakamoto, who visited Okinawa with Yanagi in 1935 will be also exhibited.

※The detailed information on associated exhibition is available in the leaflet.


From the exhibition

Closed Mondays. (Except Holiday Mondays, closed the next day in this case)
Admission Adults ¥1,100.-  Students ¥600.- 
Jr.High and Elementary ¥200.-
Museum Hours 10:00-17:00(the ticket office is closed at 16:30.)