Autumn Special Exhibition 350th Anniversary of the Birth of Raku Sônyû 'Raku Sônyû and Ogata Kenzan' Kariganeya and Creative World of Genroku Period Kyoto
Chawanya, To my two sons and all of youth, Raku Kichizaemonis published by Tankô-sha to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the succession to the name of Raku Kichizaemon, including photographs of works and accompanying essays and poems.
[News] We are pleased to announce that two black Raku tea bowls made by the current generation Raku Kichizaemon XV are among the exhibits in the special exhibition held at the Museum Fortuny in Venice coinciding with the 54th Venice Art Biennale 2011.
[Topics] We would like to inform herewith that the Raku Museum has forwarded 450,000 yen in total from our admission fee to the Kyoto Shimbun Co.,Ltd as donation for the recent East Japan Earthquake victim relief. We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks for all your kind collaboration.
[News] We are very happy to announce that the Raku Museum has been authorized as a Public Interest Incorporated Foundation.
We aim furthermore to become an inspiring museum for public.
[Raku Kichizaemon Pavilion at Sagawa Art Museum : Exhibition Info] <INSPIRATION - Made in France: Tea Bowls by Raku Kichizaemon>
[News]Current exhibition < Spring Special Exhibition Raku Successive Generations and Their Contemporaries:A Selection from the Museum Collection featuring celebrated masterpieces by Chôjirô, Kôetsu, Dônyû and other Raku generations >
[News]The Raku house (main house, tea room, roji garden, kiln and workshop) was designated as the Important Landscape Structure by the Kyoto municipal legislation as of January 2011.
[News]The exhibition entitled ‘Chawan Ima wo Ikiru’ starting from 19 October till 27 November 2011 at the Matsuzakaya Department Store Nagoya.
The gallery space built underground and the tea room resembling a floating isle on the water are both designed by Raku Kichizaemon XV and the pavilion is mainly dedicated to the collection of his works produced after 2000.
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