Kyoto is a birth place of traditional arts, crafts and performances of Japan, and has been maintaining its tradition with the
coming of the new age. Here GTK'd like to introduce the monthly art highlights, museums, creators etc.
Not only cherry blossoms but also the performance by maiko and geiko is a spring symbol in Kyoto. You can enjoy their elegant dance and beautiful kimono at reasonable prices at Gion.
Netsuke are special accessories for pilcases or tobacco pouches which are hung from obi sash of kimono. These are a specialty at the museum which exhibits about 500 pieces of netsuke at the gorgeous samurai estate of Kyoto. This spring exhibition features the netsuke works with the theme of “Love”. http:// netsukekan.jp
Copyright : Keg 「龍の住む聖域」ⓒ 産經新聞社 / KeG Eshi was the name of an artist of Ukiyo-e, wood-block printings in the Edo era. This time contemporary illustrations with the theme “Japan” by 105 artists called “Eshi” by their fan will be exhibited. You can enjoy modern expressions of Japanese images done in a manga style and [...]
Copyright : 平成20年歌舞伎鑑賞教室「英執着獅子」より This is an annual kabuki performance in spring, which would be perfect if you’ve never seen kabuki. It is composed of two parts; the first one is interpretative performance by a traditional comic story teller, the second part is a kabuki drama as a popular kabuki number. You can enjoy all aspects [...]
Copyright : 賀茂祭（部分）陽明文庫 京都国立博物館 This time special exhibition will feature the masterworks including eight National Treasures and sixty Important Cultural Properties from the Yomei Bunko Collection. The Yomei Bunko was established in 1938 by the 29th generation of the Konoe clan, one of the Five Fujiwara regent families in the Heian era. You can enjoy [...]
This is the third time art fair held in Kyoto. The main venue is Kyoto International Conference Center, well-known as “Kyoto Protocol”. About 100 galleries will exhibit and several other events will be held around Kyoto as well. This will be a good opportunity to see the fine art of new generation. Main Venue / [...]