Special Exhibition Hokusai and the Samurai World, Dec 14 - Feb 21

2023-2024 Ukiyo-e exhibition



You can enjoy experiencing how Edo-period people saw samurai and their appearance as Hokusai and his pupils depicted them, " Hokusai and the Samurai World " in The Sumida Hokusai Museum Special Exhibition. This exhibition presents works depicting samurai, but not just famous warriors such as Minamoto no Yoritomo and Tokugawa Ieyasu. To Hokusai, who lived the Edo period, samurai were a familiar presence. These samurai also include people who lived, during two and a half centuries of peace, beside Hokusai and his pupils in the city of Edo, samurai as those artists saw them. Works depicting both actual battles and battle scenes as described in tales are also on display.


Special Exhibition Hokusai and the Samurai World


Term: December 14, 2023 – February 25, 2024

 First term: December 14, 2023 - January 21, 2024

 Second term: January 23, 2024 - February 25, 2024

 *Some exhibits will be changed during the exhibition period.


Open: Tuesday - Sunday (Except Jan 4, Jan 9, Feb 13) 

Hours: 9:30-17:30(Last admission 17:00)

Closed: Mondays (Except Jan 8, Feb 12),

Jan 4, Jan 9, Feb 13, and Year-end holidays (Dec 29 – Jan 1) 

*If Monday is a holiday, open Monday and closed the following Tuesday. 


Organizers: Sumida City, The Sumida Hokusai Museum

Official Exhibition Website: https://hokusai-museum.jp/SamuraiEN/



▶ Details are separately attached.

・ Press release

・ Works and Credits



The Sumida Hokusai Museum

▶ About Katsushika Hokusai 


▶ About Museum

  Official website: https://hokusai-museum.jp/?lang=en

▶ Request of Visitors Cooperation 

  Health and Safety During Your Visit for Keeping us All Safe






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