A special exhibition taking place at the Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum will explore pieces from the Wakabayashi collection, which is one of the best old Noritake collections in Japan. Old Noritake refers to ceramics manufactured, sold, and exported from the middle of the Meiji era to the Second World War timeframe by the Nagoya-based Noritake Company Limited. Around 250 pieces in total will be displayed at the event, including ceramic items and design drawings.
Adult admission to the exhibition is priced at 840 yen.
The Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum is located around 30 minutes on foot (or a five minute taxi ride) from the JR Kasama Station, served by the Mito Line.
Alternatively, for those who opt to drive, the museum is around 10 minutes from the Tomobe Interchange on the Kita-Kanto Expressway, or 20 minutes from the Iwama Interchange on the Joban Expressway. Parking is available for up to 300 vehicles at the North Parking Lot of Kasama Geijyutsunomori Park.
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