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Temporary Exhibitions

"The Dramatic Vessel": The Beauty of the Vessel, Perfected by the World's Ceramic Artists


Nov. 14 - Dec. 20

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Ceramic vessels have been created and used in daily life all over the world. In contemporary ceramic art, the vessel has also moved beyond a purely functional role to become an expressive theme for ceramic beauty. Based on the collection of the Museum of Contemporary Ceramic Art in Shiga prefecture, the exhibition showcases approximately 150 works by the artists from around the world including Bernard Leach, Lucie Rie, Peter Voulkos and Hamada Shoji . It introduces you to the dramatic beauty expressed in the ceramic vessels.

Rudolf Staffel《Light Gatherer》1986
The Museum of Contemporary Ceramic Art, The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park


Lecture by Miura Hiroko

Nov. 18, 2018 14:00-15:30
at the Hall

Special Talk Event by Hirose Ichiro and Sugano Yasuharu

Nov. 24, 2018 14:00-15:30
at the Hall

Lecture by Kuwata Takuro

Dec. 1, 2018 14:00-15:30

at the Hall

Gallery Talks

Nov. 16, Nov. 30, Dec. 14, 2018 14:00-

at the Temporary Exhibition Gallery

Admission  

Advance tickets (same price as the group tickets) available at the museum and the ticket agencies until the day before the opening.

Adults

1,000(800)yen

Students of Senior High School and University 
600(500)yen

Students of Elementary School and Junior High School
400(300)yen

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Information

Location

12-3, Matsuhaba, Motomiya, Morioka, Iwate 020-0866 Japan
Phone.+81-19-658-1711
Fax.+81-19-658-1712

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