Kyoto Cultural Foundation



Kyoto Cultural Foundation

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Requests to Visitors

Please bring and wear a mask. If you do not wear a mask, please refrain from entering the museum.

Please refrain from visiting if you are with suspected COVID-19 infection or symptoms, such as fever or cough.

Please use hand-sanitizer gel to disinfect your hands at the entrance.

Your temperature will be measured at the main entrance. If you are confirmed to have a fever of 37.5 degrees Celsius or higher, you will be refused admission.

Please fill in your name, contact information, and visit date and time at the entrance. The personal information collected here will be used only for contact tracing in the case of COVID-19 infection.

Please tear the stub of ticket by yourself at the entrance of gallery.

Please do not touch he works on view, display cases, walls, or any other objects in the galleries.

Our staff use of masks, gloves, face shields, etc.

Special Exhibition

Exhibition “IKE TAIGA – Interaction of Literary Men -”

山亭小酌之図 京都府蔵(京都文化博物館管理)池大雅美術館コレクション
▲山亭小酌之図 京都府蔵(京都文化博物館管理)池大雅美術館コレクション
■ Period: Aug 12,2020 (Wed) - Sep 22,2020 (Tue)
■ Venue: The fourth floor

Exhibition “KONOSHIMA OKOKU and Kyoto Modern Artists from OHASHI Collection”

木島櫻谷 「晩秋」 明治36年(1903)京都府蔵(京都文化博物館管理)
■ Period: Aug 12,2020 (Wed) - Sep 22,2020 (Tue)
■ Venue: The third floor


Kyoto art works and culture

Introducing the art and culture of Kyoto
This section looks at the fascination of Kyoto with display of local artworks arranged according to interesting themes.

Heian's Green potteries and tiles unearthed from Heian-kyo capital and kiln site

▲平安宮朝堂院・豊楽院跡出土の緑釉瓦 平安時代 京都文化博物館
■ Period: May 19,2020 (Tue) - Aug 30,2020 (Sun)
■ Venue: The second floor

Minagawa Gekka・Taizo

▲皆川月華 龍虎幻想 1975年
■ Period: Jun 20,2020 (Sat) - Sep 13,2020 (Sun)
■ Venue: The second floor

Akechi Mitsuhide and The Sengoku period in Kyoto

■ Period: Jun 20,2020 (Sat) - Aug 16,2020 (Sun)
■ Venue: The second floor

Kyoto festival

Displays of the festivals in Kyoto
We introduce festivals characteristic of Kyoto, focusing specially on the Gion Festival, an inheritance that has been passed down and celebrated since the 8th century. The exhibition contains a large variety of materials centering around a number of famous works that have been handed down in Yamahokocho town.


In the third floor exhibition gallery, we introduce works of arts and crafts in the possession of Kyoto Prefecture and other excellent works related to Kyoto.

Kyoto history

Introducing 1200 years of history
In this section, we introduce the outline of Kyoto, the historical city, in various eras from the 8th century to the 20th century.

Film Theater

The theater shows visual culture items, introducing classic films owned by Kyoto Prefecture and special features centering around famous films. You will enjoy watching these famous productions in the fine surroundings geared to heighten your appreciation.

■ Period: Aug 4,2020 (Tue) - Aug 30,2020 (Sun)
■ Venue: The third floor
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