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Lecture Series in 2018: “Beyond the Meiji 150 Years”

November 24/ December 8/ December 22, 2018, January 12/ January 26, 2019

The year 2018 is the 150th anniversary of the Meiji Restoration of 1868. On this occasion it might be remarkable for us to examine the meanings of the Meiji Restoration, the history of Modernization, and the problems of Modernism in Japan from various perspectives.
*Only available in Japanese.
Time: 13.30-15.30
Place: The Kamakura Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Basement Hall
(Address: 17-29 Onaricho, Kamakura/ 5 minutes walk from the west exit of Kamakura station)
Admission: 1,000 yen for each lecture
First 120 applicants for each lecture
Bookings: Please send FAX or e-mail (per Inquiry form) with the following information; date of lecture you will attend, your name, address, tel/fax/e-mail, name of your accompanying persons.
To: The Museum of Modern Art, Hayama “Series Lecture 2018”
(Fax: 046-875-2574)
Saturday, November 24, 2018
“A Modernist who stood at the crossroads – on KUME Tamijuro”
by OMUKA Toshiharu (Specially Appointed Professor, University of Tsukuba / Exective Director, Independent Administrative Institution National Museum of Art)
Saturday, December 8, 2018
“War and the artist’s body – an examination centering on HAMADA Chimei”
by KOZAWA Setsuko (Reseacher of Japanese Modern Contemporary History)
Saturday, December 22, 2018
“From the Edo Period to the Meiji Period – a lecture featuring KANO Hogai, TAKAHASHI Yuichi, and OKAKURA Tenshin”
by KONO Motoaki (Director, Seikado Bunko Art Museum / Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo)
Saturday, January 12, 2019
“Architecture deviating the Modern: with examples such as religious facilities, memorials, and ITO Chuta”
by IGARASHI Taro (Historian and critic of Architecture / Professor, Graduate School of Tohoku University)
Saturday, January 26, 2019
“The End of Art / Music”
by MIWA Masahiro (Composer / Professor, Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences [IAMAS])