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The last date of “The British Museum Exhibition: A History of the World in 100 Objects” is June 28.

The last date of “The British Museum Exhibition: A History of the World in 100 Objects” is June 28.

The last date of “The British Museum Exhibition: A History of the World in 100 Objects” is June 28. Do not miss this chance to learn the two-million-year history of human’s creativity by looking at one hundred objects selected out of more than seven million collections of the British Museum in London, England! https://ueno.kokosil.net/en/spot_news/entry/00001c000000000000020000003101d6

The exhibition of sketch “Sobyoten” is scheduled to be held at the university museum of Tokyo University of the Arts.

The unique exhibition of sketch “Sobyoten” is scheduled to be held by Nihonga Daini Kenkyushitsu, stands for the Second Japanese Art Laboratory, of Tokyo University of the Arts. The exhibition period is from June 26 to July 9, 2015, and the venue is the university art museum. https://ueno.kokosil.net/en/spot_news/entry/00001c000000000000020000003101dd

Review of “Bordeaux‐Port de la Lune‐” at The National Museum of Western Art

This is a review of the private view of “Bordeaux‐Port de la Lune‐” held on June 22. I believe the first thing come to mind when people think of Bordeaux is “wine.” It’s actually right, and I love it too! However, here in this exhibition are so many different artistic, cultural, and historical materials that reveal the true fascination of Bordeaux. Let me introduce what I saw in the private view. One of the most impressive exhibits is “Lion Hunt” by Eugène Delacroix. In addition to the big size, the painting’s power is incredibly overwhelming. Although the upper half of the painting was lost by fire accident, the power remains

The National Museum of Western Art: Exhibition “Bordeaux‐Port de la Lune‐”

Eugène Delacroix Lion HuntOil on canvas 1854-55Musée des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux©Musée des Beaux-Arts – Mairie de Bordeaux. Cliché L. Gauthier Located in the southwest of France, the renowned port city Bordeaux has nurtured its unique, sophisticated cultures thanks to the wealth given by producing and exporting wine that has boasted the tradition and the quality since the time of Ancient Rome. The city was called “Port de la Lune (port of the moon)” since it was developed in crescent shape along the Garonne near the Arctic Ocean. Its urban development was completed 100 years ahead of that of Paris, boasting the scenic beauty of magnificent classism and neoclassism structures, and its

4/30 JR Ueno Station Light-up Ceremony

Aiming at improvement of the station environment of JR Ueno Station, East Japan Railway Company (JR East) had worked on renewal of the exterior and installation of light-up equipments since November 2014. Now all jobs have been done, and we would like to hold the Light-up Ceremony to show the new Ueno Station.   【JR Ueno Station Light-up Ceremony】 Time/Date: Starts at 18:10 on April 30, 2015. (rain or shine) Place: Special Venue on Ueno Pedestrian Deck (Beside the 2nd floor entrance of RETRO-KAN of Atre Ueno) Program 18:10  Music performed by East Japan Railway Company Wind Ensemble 18:20  Greetings from guests: Yukuo Hattori (Mayor of Taito ward) Tadao Futatsugi

The exhibition by Conservation Course Sculpture Laboratory

Dates: Apr 15 (Wed) – Apr 19 (Sun), 2015 Open throughout the session period Hours: 10:00-17:00 (Entry by 16:30) Place: Chinretsukan Gallery 1F, 2F (The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts) Admission: free Organized by Tokyo University of the Arts Supported by Geidai Friends Inquiry: NTT Hello Dial (Japanese Only) : 03-5777-8600 Laboratory website:http://www.tokyogeidai-hozon.com

The Changes of Cherry Flowers around Shinobazu Pond!

We’ve taken many pictures of cherry blossoms in Ueno Park. Here let’s take a look at the pictures of those around Shinobazu Pond in chronological order! Mar. 26: We only saw just a few buds. Mar. 29: Cherry trees gradually began blooming. Mar. 30: Finally they were in full bloom on a beautiful sunny day! The pink flowers colored the pondside. Apr. 1: Cherry trees in full bloom on a cloudy day. Apr. 2: Petals started to fall, dancing in the wind beautifully. Apr. 3: They were still in pink! Apr.6: Petals were falling, telling us the end of flowering season. Apr. 7: They were almost gone… It’s interesting to

Sakura Information on April 7, 2015

April 7, 2015: Cherry Trees in Ueno Park Cherry flowers have been beautifully falling off the trees since two days ago.   Even though the trees were becoming green, they still attracted many viewers, especially tourists from overseas. They were taking a lot of pictures of Sakura at Ueno Park. I felt a lot of power of Sakura.

Sakura Information on April 6, 2015

April 6, 2015: Cherry Trees in Ueno Park Even though cherry flowers have gradually been falling off the trees, there still are many viewers, especially tourists from overseas.   Days of Hanami banquet seems to be over this year; almost no party spaces were occupied now.