Artwork No. tk13

The Various Styles of Traditional Festivals /“Furyu”in Kagawa, Setouchi

Furyu is the concept of pleasing the gods and the audience, and itinfluenced the development of traditional festivals and performances in Kagawa and the Setouchi region. The exhibition explores how such customs came into being and uses photos and videos to introduce futon daiko (drum floats decorated with futon), shishimai or lion dances, of which Kagawa boasts the greatest number and variety in Japan, as well as yakko performances. A live shishimai performance will also be held.
August 3 (Sat)-September 7 (Sat) 9:00-17:00 (Until 20:00 on Sat
in August and August 11-16. Last admission is 30 min before closing)
Closed on Mondays except August 12.

Portraits of Japanese Architecture: Stories of Pioneers

Rethinking Japanese-ness through Japanese architecture
The exhibition provides an overview of Japanese architecture through three images or portraits: The History of Japanese Architecture as an Identity, Japanese-style in Design, and What the Environment and the Community Form. The exhibition features examples of the distinctive architecture of the Setouchi region, such as the Kagawa Prefectural Government Office designed by Kenzo Tange and buildings and structures in villages on Naoshima and Megijima.

Art Information

Artwork Location Takamatsu Others
Hours 27th Apr-25th May: 9:00-17:00
From April 27 to May 6, Every Friday and Saturday open until 20:00.
( Last admission is 30min before the museum closes.)
Closed 7th May (Tue) ,13th May (Mon) ,20th May (Mon)
Admission Advance ticket/ Discount for passport-holder: 800yen
Today's ticket:1000yen
Under high school students: Free
Notes * The Various Styles of Traditional Festivals /“Furyu”in Kagawa, Setouchi will be held only from 27th Apr-25th May.
*Other exhibition will be held during Autumn.


Takamatsu Port Area

Takamatsu Airport