Japanese Sake Utensils

April 12 (Tue.) -  July 1 (Fri.), 2016

Indigo-dyed Work Clothes

September 6 (Tue.) - November 11 (Fri.), 2016

Birds in Form and Design

January 10 (Tue.) - March 10 (Fri.), 2017

This exhibition features Japanese sake utensils and related items from the Museum's lacquer and ceramics collection.

Hanten coats with shop names applied using the tsutsugaki technique, kimono in kasuri, as well as work clothes with sashiko stitching―this show will introduce the functional indigo-dyed cotton kimono made after the Edo period.

To commemorate the New Year, or the Year of the Rooster, we will show a variety of items from the Museum collection with the "bird" motif.


Open Lecture Related to the Special Exhibition

  An open lecture entitled "Beauty and Function of Indigo-dyed
  Work Kimono" by Ms. Sadako Fukui, Indigo Dyer and Weaver
  (Indigo Dyer and Weaver / Member of Japan Kogei
  Association) will be held on October 8 from 14:00 to 15:30.
  Please make a reservation if interested.
  Lecture will be in Japanese.
  TEL: 0422-33-3340 / Email: museum-office@icu.ac.jp

Exhibition Catalog “History of ICU through Its Buildings”

 Catalog for “History of ICU through Its Buildings—ICU’s 60th
 Anniversary Exhibition in Cooperation with the ICU Archives
 and Special Collections” held at the Museum (September 10
 to November 15, 201) was published as part of ICU's 60th
 Anniversary Projects. It is now available for ¥1,000 at the

Our 90th Open Lecture can be viewed
 《ICU's 60th Anniversary Project》
 Open lecture by Mr. Masahisa Takayanagi, "Before ICU —
 The Nakajima Aircraft Mitaka Research Institute" held on
 October 12, 2013 is now available for viewing.
 The lecture is in Japanese. [VIEW]

Dr. J. Edward Kidder's Special Gallery Lecture can be viewed
 《ICU's 60th Anniversary Project》
 "ICU History and Campus Archaeology," a gallery lecture by
 Dr. J. Edward Kidder held on September 14, 2013 can be viewed.
 The lecture is in English. [VIEW]


 We express our deepest sympathy to the victims of the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake.

    Please note that the exhibition period and hours may change due to energy-saving reasons. 
    We appreciate your understanding.