Ihei Kimura Exhibition

A special event at the Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art

Mar 13th
May 23rd
Venue: Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art When: Mar 13th - May 23rd 2021, 10:00am - 5:30pm

A special exhibition taking place at the Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art looks at the works of Ihei Kimura (1901 - 1974), who was seen as the most important individual in Japan's history of modern photography.

The event will showcase approximately 60 of Kimura's works from the museum's collection, centered around several main themes. These will include pre-war and post-war photography, photographs of people, the Japanese archipelago, and glimpses into Akita Prefecture to name just a few.

Adult admission to the event is priced at 1000 yen, and no advance reservations are required.

Getting there

The Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art (also referred to as the Kahitsukan) is located approximately 3 minutes on foot from Gion Shijō Station (served by the Keihan Main Line), 5 minutes on foot from the Kyoto Kawaramachi Station (served by the Kyoto Main Line), or just 2 minutes on foot from the Gion Bus stop via the Kyoto City Bus.

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Kim @kim.b

I'm an expat who has lived abroad for almost a decade, including 7 years in Japan. I've also visited 44 of 47 prefectures and hope to get to the last three someday! I'm particularly fond of exploring off the beaten path destinations, gardens, and tea houses, and have a real interest in Japan's growing vegan scene.

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