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An animation cel. from "Prof. Balthazar" series, 1977/78

The Museum of Modern Art, Hayama

2208-1, Isshiki, Hayama, Kanagawa
Tel. +81 46 875 2800

Train Stations: Zushi (JR Yokosuka Line) and Shin-Zushi (Keihin Kyuko Line).
Take Keihin Kyuko Bus no.11 or 12 and get off at "Sangaoka" Stop.
From Tokyo:about 1 hour by train + about 15 minutes by bus.

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Animation from East Europe: Creators in Poland, Czech, and Croatia

September 27, 2014 - January 12, 2015

Prague and Zlin are the cities of the Czech Republic where puppet animation has been active. Zagreb is the capital of the Republic of Croatia where creating animations began after World War II, and Lodz, Poland is the city where the animation studio Se-ma-for is based. Focusing on these three countries in Eastern Europe, the history of each city is introduced together with characteristic animation films.

[Opening Lecture]
Paulina Gura, Project Manager from Se-ma-for, will give us a lecture at the auditorium on the opening day.

Date & Time: Saturday, September 27, 13:30-14:30
Venue: HAYAMA, Auditorium
No bookings needed, free, first 70 comers
*With interpretation from Polish to Japanese

[Memorial Symposium "Animation from East Europe"]
MIZUSAWA Tsutomu, Director of our museum, will give us a talk about the animation and creators from East Europe in the auditorium. Other specialists of this field will gather as well and talk over the situation.

Panelists: Witold Giersz (Animator), KOSHIMURA Isao (Professor, Tokyo Zokei University), SHIBATA Setsuko (Exhibition producer, I.D.F.Inc)
Moderator: MOMIYAMA Masao (Curator, The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura & Hayama)
Date & Time: Monday/Holiday, January 12, 14:00-16:00
Venue: HAYAMA, Auditorium
No bookings needed, free, first 70 comers
*Only available in Japanese

[Film Screening Programs] *on licenced DVD
Venue: HAYAMA, Auditorium
No bookings needed, first 70 comers
Admission: Adults 1,000 yen / Under Junior High School Student 700 yen
Discount: 300 yen off for adults with the exhibition ticket and "Oyakode Bijutsukan ni ikou ken".

Film Screening #1
Sunday, October 12, 14:00- (about 81 min.)

Satiemania by Zdenko Gašparović (Croatia / 1978 / 14 min.)
Exciting Love Story [Uzbudljiva ljubavna priča] by Borivoj Dovniković (Croatia/ 1978 / 5 min 42 sec.)
Dimensions of Dialogue [Moznosti dialogu] by Jan Švankmajer (Czech / 1982 / 12 min.)
Repete by Michaela Pavlátová (Czech / 1995 / 9 min 9 sec.)
Hobby by Daniel Szczechura (Poland / 1968 / 7 min 20 sec.)
Peter And The Wolf by Suzie Templeton (Poland / 2006 / 32 min.)

Film Screening #2
Sunday, October 26, 14:00-
An Invention for Destruction [Vynález zkázy] by Karel Zeman (Czech / 1958 / 82 min.)
*With Japanese subtitle

Film Screening #3
Sunday, Novemver 23, 14:00-
The Czech years [Špalíček] by Jiří Trnka (Czech / 1947 / 83 min.)
*With Japanese subtitle

[Series Lecture]
The Joyness and Richness of Animated Films

Time: 14:00-16:00
Venue: HAYAMA, Auditorium
Admission: 1,000 yen for each lecture
Bookings needed, first 70 applicants for each lecture
Date & Lecturer:
October 18/ Jean-Gaspard Páleníček and Václav Trojan
November 1/ MURATA Tomoyasu
November 15/ MINEGISHI Hirokazu
December 6/ KOSHIMURA Isao
December 20/ ITAHASHI Haruko (Napochka Haruko)
*For further information, please check the "News/Events" page.

[Curator's Talk]
Curator will talk about this exhibition in the gallery (Only available in Japanese).
Monday/Holiday, October 13
Saturday, November 22
Sunday, December 21
No bookings needed, free with exhibition ticket


Mondays (except for October 13, November 3, 24, and January 12)
December 29 - January 3

Opening hours

9:30-17:00 (the last admission is at 16:30)


Adults: 1,000 yen (900 yen)
Under 20 or Students: 850 yen (750 yen)
65 and over: 500 yen
High School Students: 100 yen

  • Prices in ( ) indicate group (more than 20 persons) discount tickets.
  • Students under junior-high-school age and disabled visitors are of no charge.
  • "Family Communication Day" - reduced entry for all family members (except for 65 and over) accompanied by a child under 18 on the first Sunday of every month (October 5, November 2, December 7, and January 4).
  • Free admission day: November 3 (Cultural Day/ Japanese National Holiday)



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