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Hokusai and the Culture of Edo

Art and Cultural Treasures
Place
Edo-Tokyo Museum, Tokyo / Online
Time
- Edo-Tokyo Museum Special Exhibition
The Mount Fuji Challenges:Hokusai and Hiroshige
April 24 - June 20, 2021

- Edo-Tokyo Museum Special Exhibition
Splendors of Edo: Rites of the Samurai, Festivals of the Merchants
July 10 – September 20, 2021
Link
The Mount Fuji Challenges: Hokusai and Hiroshige
Splendors of Edo: Rites of the Samurai, Festivals of the Merchants
Contents
The Mount Fuji Challenges: Hokusai and Hiroshige - Virtual Tour
The Great Wave off the Coast of Kanagawa / Katsushika Hokusai
Under the Mannen-bashi Bridge at Fukagawa / Katsushika Hokusai
Black-Lacquered Woman’s Palanquin with Plum and Arabesque Pattern and Three Diamonds Scattered in a Circle Crests in Maki-e / Late Edo Period [This object will be on display from 11 August to 20 September, 2021]
White Laced Scale Armor with Small Silver Scales / Edo Period

This program is held in conjunction with two Special Exhibitions showing at the Edo-Tokyo Museum: The Mount Fuji Challenges: Hokusai and Hiroshige (April 24 – June 20, 2021) and Splendors of Edo: Rites of the Samurai, Festivals of the Merchants (July 10 – September 20, 2021). Through VR Experiences, photo spots, and a display of Edo-period armors from overseas collections, the program aims to introduce audiences to the works of Hokusai and the culture and lifestyle of his city of birth, Edo, in an easy-to-understand and accessible way.