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Sen-Oku Hakuko Kan

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[Overall] Sightseeing
★★★★★★☆☆☆☆ (6.0/10.0)

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△ Enjoyable
◎ Beautiful
○ Relaxing
○ Unique
○ Japanese

TRY JAPAN recommends ...

1: to see Sumitomo Collection
2: to see art works at exhibitions

Museum of Oriental Art that is famous for Sumitomo Collection

If you visit Sen-Oku Hakuko Kan, you can see oriental art works according to the theme of exhibitions.

It is an art museum of oriental art.  It has Sumitomo Collection. It includes art works that are selected as National Treasure of Japan and Important Cultural Property of Japan.

It is a branch museum, while the main museum is located in Kyoto. Special Exhibitions are held. Elegant art works are displayed in two exhibition rooms with a light and calm atmosphere.

"Konoshima Oukoku, Artist of Japanese-Style Painting in Kyoto" (from January 11, 2014 (Saturday) to February 16, 2014 (Sunday)) was a special exhibition. It was great to see masterpieces of Konoshima Oukoku (1877-1938) including "Kangetsu (Winter Moon)." His drawings of animals such as squirrel and peacock was also impressive in the 2nd exhibition room. It was also overwhelming to see the drawings of Japanese four seasons, "Yanagi-Sakura Zu (Pearl Bush)" in spring, "Kakitsubata Zu (Iris)" in summer, "Kikuka Zu (Chrysanthemum)" in autumn and  "Sechu-Baika (Plum in Snow)" in winter at a time in the 1st exhibition room.

It opened in 2002. It is a small private art museum at commercial area in Roppongi, Minato City, Tokyo. Its nearest station is Roppongi-Ichome station.

Event Information

"In Praise of Swords: Masterpieces of Kurokawa Institute of Ancient Cultures"
from June 1, 2017 (Thursday) to August 4, 2017 (Friday)

"Lobby Concert: Shakuhachi Samurai"
June 24, 2017 (Saturday)

"Special Exhibition: Kyoto Cultural Heritage by Asai Chu -Arts and Crafts Collection of Kyoto Institute of Technology-"
from September 9, 2017 (Saturday) to October 13, 2017 (Friday)

"Special Exhibition: Elegant of Eccentric -Masterpieces of painting of the Late Ming and Early Qing Dynasties-"
from November 3, 2017 (Friday, National Holiday) to December 10, 2017 (Sunday)

Finished Event Information

"Special Exhibition: Retrospective exhibition of Ogawa Senyo (1882-1971)"
from March 7, 2015 (Saturday) to May 10, 2015 (Sunday)

"Special Exhibition: The masterpiece treasured by the Sumitomo group Ⅲ"
from May 30, 2015 (Saturday) to August 2, 2015 (Sunday)

"ARK Hills music week 2015 Taisho romance concert"
October 10, 2015 (Saturday)

"Special Exhibition: Kimono Modernism"
from September 26, 2015 (Saturday) to December 6, 2015 (Sunday)

"Lobby Concert"
March 26, 2016 (Saturday)

"Special Exhibition: Baron Sumitomo's aesthetic life -Art collection of Sumitomo Shunsui: Part Ⅰ The Vision of Villa Museum"
from February 27, 2016 (Saturday) to May 8, 2016 (Sunday)
*Special Display of Bronze Ware is held from February 27, 2016 (Saturday) to March 21, 2016 (Monday, Substitute Holiday).

"Special Exhibition: Baron Sumitomo's aesthetic life -Art collection of Sumitomo Shunsui: Part Ⅱ The enjoyment of Japanese-style beauty"
from June 4, 2016 (Saturday) to August 5, 2016 (Friday)

"Lobby Concert"
October 2, 2016 (Sunday)

"Special Exhibition: Arita Porcelain 400th Anniversary The Compelling Beauty of Arita Ceramics in the Age of the Great International Expositions"
from September 24, 2016 (Saturday) to December 4, 2016 (Sunday)

"AMAZING folding screen and tea ceremony wares for Spring"
from February 25, 2017 (Saturday) to May 7, 2017 (Sunday)

Necessary Time
It is estimated that it is 1 hour in a regular pace, 30 minutes in a hurried pace, and 1.5 hours in a slow pace.

Opening Hour
This museum opens from 10:00 to 17:00 (last entry: 16:30).

Closed Day
This museum is closed every Monday, change-of-exhibition period, year-end and new year holiday. In case that Monday is either a national holiday or a substitute holiday, this museum opens on Monday and closes on the following weekday.

Admissions Fee
It is 800-yen for adults and 600-yen for high school and university students. It is free for junior high school students and under.

Access
It takes about 5 minutes from Roppongi-Ichome Station through the escalator next to Izumi Garden Tower on foot.

Nearest Railway Station
◎ Roppongi-Ichome Station (Tokyo Metro: Namboku Line)
◎ Kamiyacho Station (Tokyo Metro: Hibiya Line)

Fellow Travelers
◎ Alone
◎ With Friends
◎ With Significant Other
◎ With Family
△ With Children

Name in English
Sen-Oku Hakuko Kan

Name in Roman Letters
Sen-Oku Hakuko Kan

Name in Japanese
泉屋博古館
せんおくはくこかん

Address
1-5-1, Roppongi, Minato City, Tokyo, 106-0032, Japan

Telephone Number
03-5777-8600

URL
https://www.sen-oku.or.jp/english/

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Purpose: Art

Purpose: Oriental Art

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