The Sumida Hokusai Museum

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The Sumida Hokusai Museum (すみだ北斎美術館, Sumida Hokusai Bijutsukan) is a contemporary-style museum dedicated to the life & art of ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849).

Overview

Address

2 Chome-7-2 Kamezawa, Sumida City, Tokyo (Directions)

Phone Number

03-5777-8600

Website

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

Access

The Sumida Hokusai Museum is located about a 5 min walk from Ryogoku station (Ōedo Line) or 9 minutes from Ryogoku station (JR Sobu line).

Upcoming Events

The Soul of the Brush

The Soul of the Brush

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A special exhibition at the Sumida Hokusai Museum is titled "The Soul of the Brush", and it explores paintings by 60 different ukiyo-e artists including Iwasa Matabei, Hishikawa Moronobu, Kamaru Kitagawa, Sharaku Toshusai, Hokusai Katsushika, and Kuniyoshi Utagawa.

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A special exhibition at the Sumida Hokusai Museum is titled "The Soul of the Brush", and it explores paintings by 60 different ukiyo-e artists including Iwasa Matabei, Hishikawa Moronobu, Kamaru Kitagawa, Sharaku Toshusai, Hokusai Katsushika, and Kuniyoshi Utagawa.

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