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Monet Exhibition from the Collection of Marmottan Monet Museum:From "Impression, Sunrise" to "Water Lilies" March 1
(Tuesday)

May 8
(Sunday)
Monet, the master of Impressionism, fixed the changing movements of light and atmosphere on the canvas. The exhibition focuse on the essence of Monet's art in approximately 90 paintings through from his "Impression, Sunrise", which was the origin of the term "Impressionism" to his "Water Lilies" and "Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies" of his late years. The Marmottan Monet Museum is where the artist bequeathed many of his remaining works at hand. Exhibits include a portrait of the artist's family and satirical pictures drawn around the time of his late teens that are exemplary in the museum's collection.
Renoir's Light March 19
(Saturday)

June 5
(Sunday)
"Life is a perpetual holiday. " The words of Renoir echo in his expressions of the beauty and happiness he observed around him. He painted women of all ages and stations in society - wives of supporters and friends, girls, actresses and even women he happened to see on the street. Step into Step into Renoir's beautiful world through this exhibit of several of his depictions of the female figure.
Salvador Dalí July 1
(Friday)

September 4
(Sunday)
Salvador Dalí produced an array of appealing, stimulating images in an elaborate and surrealistic style that characterized 20th-century Spanish art. This exhibit is composed of nearly 200 works from three major Dalí collections - the Gala - Salvador Dalí Foundation, the Reina Sofía National Art Centre in Spain, and the Salvador Dalí Museum in the United States of America. Trace the multifaceted career of Dalí with paintings, graphics, objets d’art, jewelry, films and works in other media from his early days to his closing years.
Masterpieces from the Permanent Collection The Glittering Heritage of Beauty in Kyoto July 5
(Tuesday)

August 21
(Sunday)
An exhibit of nearly 100 works with a variety of themes and facets that typify and characterize our permanent collection, which reflects the very best of Kyoto traditions and creativity. We invite visitors to rediscover the appeal and significance of our permanent collection of famed items from Kyoto's art circles and beyond.
Kageo Miura September 6
(Tuesday)

September 18
(Sunday)
Reminisce on the long, eventful life of Kyoto dyeing and craftwork giant Kageo Miura (1916-2015).
The 101st Inten : Exhibition of the Japan Art Institute September 22
(Thursday・public holiday)

October 9
(Sunday)
Approximately 100 works from general selection including new Japanese-style painting by members of the Japan Art Institute will be exhibited.
Jakuchu Revealed 300th Anniversary of Ito Jakuchu's Birth October 4
(Tuesday)

December 4
(Sunday)
Ito Jakuchu was born in 1716 as the eldest son of a greengrocer in Kyoto's Nishiki Market. He studied the methods of the Kano school, Ogata Korin, and the Yuan and Ming dynasties of China while running the family business. At age 40, he turned the business over to his younger brother and dedicated himself to painting until his death in 1800. This exhibit illustrates the world Jakuchu created with his distinct style of painting - flowers and birds in a sketched, yet decorative style as well as his innovative approach to sumi-e ink wash paintings.
The 3rd Reorganized New Nitten Kyoto Exhibition December 10
(Saturday)

January 15
(Sunday)
This exhibition concerns the Kyoto staging of Japan's largest public juried exhibition, the "Nitten." Established in 5 sections, Japanese-style painting, Western-style painting, sculpture, crafts and calligraphy, the exhibition travels the country and includes 600 works for exhibition, 300 of which are made by Kyoto and Shiga artists.
Kyoten March 7
(Tuesday)

March 23
(Thursday)
This is a comprehensive public exhibition organized by Kyoto city. It features selected and prize winning art works from across six sections including Japanese-style painting, Western-style painting, crafts, sculpture, prints and calligraphy.
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