News: 2020

Special Exhibition: “Force of Mingei” - Nippon Mingeikan Pavilion, Expo ’70 -

Expo ’70 50th Anniversary Special Exhibition,
“Force of Mingei”
- Nippon Mingeikan Pavilion, Expo ’70 -
May 21st (Thu)-Jul 26th (Sun)

The Japan Folk Crafts Museum, Osaka is located in the Nippon Mingeikan, a former Expo ’70 pavilion. Fifty years ago, this pavilion displayed the beauty of everyday life, with as many as 200 folk craft masterpieces from the Japan Folk Crafts Museum of Tokyo and works by Mingei craftsmen, such as Shoji Hamada, Kanjiro Kawai and Keisuke Serizawa.
With the help of the Japan Folk Crafts Museum of Tokyo, The Japan Folk Crafts Museum, Osaka plans to reproduce the 1970 exhibition in celebration of the pavilion’s 50th anniversary.
This will be a rare opportunity to see Japanese folk crafts of such qualtity in such quantity.

Come and share in the excitement of the Expo ’70 days and the timeless beauty of Mingei!

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