Sun, Jul 19, 2020
The thematic “Ghosts, Ghouls, and Goblins: Strange and Fantastical Figures in Japanese Art” exhibition is now running at The Tokugawa Art Museum in Nagoya.
In the afterlife, at night after everyone is asleep, beyond the darkest darkness, in places you usually don’t enter, within the minds of others … The terror that lurks in these invisible territories has always been manifest in the form of strange creatures, commonly called yurei (ghosts), oni (ghouls) and yokai (goblins).
People have long been frightened hearing tales of their exploits and have also been entertained seeing their unique figures depicted in pictures.
The exhibition presents the world of uncanny creatures such as ghosts, ghouls, and goblins from the unnatural phenomena written about in classical literature.
(From The Tokugawa Art Museum website and other sources)
Outline of the event
〜Sun, Sep 13, 2020
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(Admittance until 4:30 p.m.)
The Tokugawa Art Museum
Adults: 1,400 yen*
*Including admission to "Urushi Extraordinaire:
Lacquer Masterpieces from the Tokugawa Art
High school / University students: 700 yen
Elementary / Junior high school students: 500 yen
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