The Ryukyu Kingdom: A Treasure Chest of Beauty

July 18(Wed) - September 2(Sun)

The many islands of Okinawa, formerly called Ryukyu, were where the drama of one of East Asia's most glorious maritime kingdoms was staged. The Ryukyu Kingdom, building on its cultural riches, developed its own distinctive arts, including gorgeous textiles, dazzling lacquer, and paintings, stimulated by its neighboring countries, including China and Japan.
This exhibition is an opportunity to explore the brilliance of Ryukyu Kingdom art, in which East Asian cultures were blended to create new beauty, in a special collection of rare works, including treasures from the Ryukyu Kingdom's Sho Dynasty.


[Place]
Suntory Museum of Art (Galleria 3F)

[Hours]
10:00-18:00
*Friday and Saturday open until at 20:00.
*Last admission:30 minutes before closing.
*shop × cafe is open during the show


[close]
Tuesday (Open on August 14 until at 18:00.)


[Admission]
General 1,300yen
University and High school Students 1,000yen
Junior high school Students and under may enter for free

[Contact]
03-3479-8600

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