Jul 7th
Aug 6th
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Sumidagawa - Urban Landscapes of the Edo Period

A special exhibition at the Hibiya Library and Museum

Venue: Hibiya Library and Museum 1F Special Exhibition Room When: Jul 7th - Aug 6th 2023

Tokyo's Sumida River was a major transportation artery during the Edo Period, and the river has served as inspiration for artists and writers throughout history. A special exhibition taking place at the Hibiya Library and Museum will explore a variety of Sumida River related artworks, including pieces from the likes of Sadahide Hashimoto and Utagawa Kunisada to name just a couple.

Photo: Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture

Admission to the event is free of charge. If you do plan on attending, please note that the museum will be closed for the Marine Day public holiday on July 17th.

Getting there

The Hibiya Library and Museum is located within Hibiya Park, and the venue can be accessed in just five minutes on foot from Hibiya Station (Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line and Hibiya Line, and the Toei Mita Line). Please note that there is no dedicated parking lot for the museum, so utilizing public transport is highly recommended.


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