Exhibitions and Events

A History of Japanese Picture Books―From picture scrolls to contemporary picture books

The International Library of Children's Literature (ILCL), in collaboration with the Chihiro Art Museum, announces an exhibition entitled "A History of Japanese Picture Books―From Picture Scrolls to Contemporary Picture Books", to be held at the ILCL starting Wednesday, November 1 to 30, 2017.
The exhibit will showcase many historical Japanese picture books, including classical documents held by the National Diet Library and the Chihiro Art Museum. It is an excellent opportunity to view historical picture scrolls as well as the latest in contemporary picture books.

During the exhibition, digital versions of historical picture scrolls (E-ingakyo, Taketori Monogatari (The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter) and Tsukumogami-ki) will be featured in the Brick Building 3F Lounge at the ILCL.

A History of Japanese Picture Books―From picture scrolls to contemporary picture books
Organizers International Library of Children's Literature,
Chihiro Art Museum (Chihiro Iwasaki Memorial Foundation)
Date From November 1, 2017 (Wed.) to November 30, 2017 (Thu.)
*Please note that part of the exhibition will change from November 16.
Closed Mondays, November 3, November 15, November 23
Hours 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Venue Brick Building 3F Museum, International Library of Children's Literature (Ueno Park) [ACCESS]
Admission Free