Current Exhibition

November 10 (Fri) - December 24 (Sun), 2023

The Splendor of Edo Painting
Part II: Kyoto Art World and Edo Rimpa

The works collected by American collectors of Japanese art, Mrs. and Mr. Etsuko and Joe Price (Price Foundation) have been added to the Museum’s collection. This exhibition, held in two parts, features works by Itō Jakuchū (1716-1800) and Maruyama Ōkyo (1733-95) who vividly colored the Kyoto art world in the 18th century as well as paintings by Sakai Hōitsu (1761-1828) who led the Edo Rimpa school. The Edo period was a time of great prosperity in the history of Japanese painting with these prominent painters competing against each other. We hope you will enjoy the brilliant world of the gorgeous paintings by the master artists of the time.

Exhibition Schedule



10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Entrance until 4:30 p.m.)


Monday (The Museum will be open when Monday is a national holiday.),
the year-end and New Year holidays, and the change of exhibits.


2-3, Higashi-minatomachi, Moji-ku, Kitakyūshū-shi,
Fukuoka, 801-0853


Adults: ¥700
High School and College Students: ¥500
Junior High School Students or Younger: Free (with Parent or Guardian)

* ¥200 Discount for Persons with Disability (with Presentation of the Physical Disability Certificate and Free Admission for one Caretaker)


A 8-minute walk from JR Mojikō Station.

Guidelines for Enjoyment of Exhibitions

The museum visitors are reminded of the following for the enjoyment of the Museum by the other visitors.

  • Do not touch the exhibits and the display cases.
  • Do not use the fountain pens or the brushes which may stain the exhibits.
  • Switch off and do not use the mobile phones or activate the silent mode.
  • Do not take photographs.
  • Do not smoke.
  • Do not eat or drink any food or beverages brought in from outside.
  • Do not engage in acts or behavior which may disturb or annoy the others.
  • Do not bring in any dangerous materials.
  • Leave the umbrellas at the umbrella stand.
  • Do not bring in any animals and pets, except for guide or service dogs.