Past Exhibitions

Introduction to Nijo-jo Castle

Past Exhibitions

2018

Exhibition one Paradise for Tigers and Leopards—Tigers in a Bamboo Forest in the San-no-ma in the Tozamurai
Exhibition two Pine-Tree Paintings and Flower-and-Bird Paintings—Works of Two Different Periods in the Shikidai-no-ma
Exhibition three Sparkling Autumnal Grass—Paintings of the Kiku-no-ma in the Kuro-shoin
Exhibition four Peacocks by Kano Tan’yu—Fusion of Realism and Creativity of the Young Artist

2017

Exhibition one Frolicking Tigers in a Bamboo Forest: Murals of the Tozamurai
Exhibition two Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Restoration of Imperial Rule Part 1: A Most Magnificent Display of Paintings
Exhibition three Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Restoration of Imperial Rule Part 2: The Setting for a Historic Event
Exhibition four A View of the Lake: Sumi-e Ink Wash Landscapes of the Shiro-shoin

2016

Exhibition one Awaiting the Shogun in Winter—Matsu-zu and Hamamatsu-zu Murals from inside the Kuro-shoin
Exhibition two Continuous Change—Murals Enjoy New Life at Nijo-jo Castle
Exhibition three Loving the Seasons—Fall Flowers Decorate the Palace
Exhibition four Winter Changes to Spring—Snowscapes on Palace Murals

2015

Exhibition one Revisiting Tigers on Guard in the Tozamurai—Murals of the Tora-no-ma
Exhibition two Front and Back—Murals of the Shikidai
Exhibition three Adornments of Authority—Birds and Giant Pines of the Ohiroma
Exhibition four Gallery 10th Anniversary Special Exhibit—Okakiji-zu from Ancient Nagoya and the Ancient Capital

2014

Exhibition one Tigers on Guard in the Tozamurai—Murals of the Tora-no-ma
Exhibition two Sumi-e Ink Wash Painting Masterpieces—Landscapes, People, Flowers and Trees in the Shogun’s Shiro-shoin Living Room
Exhibition three Blooming Chrysanthemums and Fluttering Fans—Enjoying Fall in the Kuro-shoin
Exhibition four Magnificent Fowl – Hawks and Peacocks of the Great Hall

2013

Exhibition one Hills and Fields of Spring—Flowers and Trees of the Tozamurai
Exhibition two First Exhibit of Original Murals of the Shikidai—Shikidai-no-ma
Exhibition three Second Exhibit of Original Murals of the Shikidai—Roju-no-ma
Exhibition four The Imposing Jodan-no-ma of the Great Hall—Shogun in the Pines

2012

Exhibition one Shogun’s Dignity: Paintings of Peacocks and Pine Tree in the Ohiroma
Exhibition two Decorating the Shogun’s Space: Magnificent Alcove Paintings
Exhibition three Fall Leaves of Tatsuta, Winter Birds and Flowers: Rare Public Viewing
Exhibition four The Proud Pines of Ninomaru-goten Palace: Yearning for Eternal Prosperity

2011

Exhibition one The Paintings of the peony and sakura—flowers of warring state and Edo’
Exhibition two Palace of the birds—their nobility, gracefulness and gallantry
Exhibition three Hidden warrior (Mushagakushi) and paintings of famous places—Legends and mysteries in the darkness
Exhibition four The shogun’s living quarters and the Shiro-shoin—Ink paintings that decorate a relaxing space

2010

Exhibition one Kuro-Shoin exhibition of screens of sakura—Screens that formed the backstage of the Taiseihokan
Exhibition two Exhibition for the concerto of the chrysanthemum and the fan—screens of the Kuro-Shoin Yon-no-ma the first exhibition following their repair
Exhibition three A historical stage exhibition through the eyes of the shogun—Matsu kujaku-zu of Ohiroma and Ni-no-ma
Exhibition four The spring special exhibition—This is Matsutaka-zu!

2009

Exhibition one Kuro-Shoin exhibition of screens of sakura—Screens that formed the backstage of the Taiseihokan
Exhibition two Kuro-Shoin exhibition of pine tree screens—the first exhibition following their repair
Exhibition three Exhibition of Autumn and Winter—First public showing! Ink paintings of flowers and birds in the Shiro-shoin
Exhibition four Spring special exhibition—This is Matsutaka-zu!’

2008

Exhibition one Ninomaru-goten Palace exhibition Lots of birds—First public showing! Tanyu’s peacocks
Exhibition two Kuro-Shoin screen exhibition—view from the shogun’s point of view
Exhibition three Autumn exhibition—a famous painting from Kyoto Imperial Palace and screens of birds and flowers of the Kuro-Shoin
Exhibition four Spring special exhibition—This is Matsutaka-zu!

2007

Exhibition one Screens not on public display from the Shiro-shoin—the room of the shogun and emperor
Exhibition two 400 years since the birth of Naonobu Kano special exhibition (first)—flowers and birds on display on a historical stage
Exhibition three 400 years since the birth of Naonobu Kano special exhibition (second)—Japanese style changing
Exhibition four Spring special exhibition—This is Matsutaka-zu!

2006

Exhibition one Screens not on public display from the Shiro-shoin—the room of the shogun and emperor
Exhibition two 400 years since the birth of Naonobu Kano special exhibition (first)—the flowers and birds on display on a historical stage
Exhibition three 400 years since the birth of Naonobu Kano special exhibition (second)—Japanese style changing
Exhibition four Spring special exhibition—This is Matsutaka-zu!

2005

Exhibition one Ohiroma Yon-no-ma Matsutaka-zu—traditions of Momoyama and the shogun’s valor
Exhibition two Revived masterpiece—Revival! Screens of the Kuro-Shoin

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