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Calligraphy Museum

Travel Guide - Calligraphy Museum

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Calligraphy Museum was founded by Fusetsu Nakamura, an artist of western painting and oriental calligraphy, in 1936. The museum holds approximately 16,000 pieces of Chinese and Japanese fine arts.
The museum consists of the Main Hall and the Fusetsu Nakamura Memorial Hall. While the former mainly exhibits tortoise-shell inscriptions, bronze-vessels, stone monuments, bronze mirrors and Buddhist statures. The latter exhibits rubbed copies of stone monument, ancient Chinese manuscripts, a number of materials related to "Shodo", or calligrapher born in the 19th century. One of the world's most treasured works in the collection was written with a brush some 1,300 years ago. You may fall under the spell of its beautiful Kanji characters.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:30 - 16:30 *admission until 30 minutes before closing

ClosedClosed

  • Mondays (or the following day when it falls on a national holiday)
  • December 29 - January 3

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 500 yen (General, Adult)
  • 250 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 5 minutes walk from JR Uguisudani Station
  • 8 minutes walk from Nippori Station on the JR lines, Keisei Main Line (KS02), or Nippori-Toneri Liner

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 2-10-4, Negishi, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-0003

TweetsTweets

China Academy of Art @CAAofficialEN - 2018-10-16
The “Favorite Practice” Exhibition, which displays 155 paintings, calligraphy pieces and sculptures created by stud… https://t.co/ioXlswfmfk
Four Dwellings @FourDwellings - 2018-10-16
FDA students at the Pen Museum. Practicing calligraphy! @FourDwellings @thepenmuseum #writing #History https://t.co/1VRUGTs5oi
IRCICA @ircica - 2018-10-16
IRCICA Director General Dr. Halit Eren opened IRCICA’s #calligraphy exhibition at the Museum of Islamic Civilizatio… https://t.co/wsDNCyMB53
TGGS @TGGSnews - 2018-10-16
The girls are visiting the Pen Museum today for their performance project. Some girl are starting off their visit w… https://t.co/yDPLtaKUSD
Calligraphy Museum @calligraphy_mus - 2018-10-15
Museum Team Attends Art Gallery and Art Auction in Beijing

On September 12, the team from the Contemporary Museum… https://t.co/7PFejZVgfK
Calligraphy Museum @calligraphy_mus - 2018-10-15
Museum Team Attends Art Gallery and Art Auction in Beijing

On September 12, the team from the Contemporary Museum… https://t.co/zXpPE8aooU
Ian Murphy @Ianmurphyartist - 2018-10-14
Calligraphy from the postal museum @ Shanghai, China https://t.co/qdkTKOdvjw
Marina Kukso @marinakukso - 2018-10-13
first drawings with my new brush pens from @narishobi, narita-san museum of calligraphy! #inktober https://t.co/veYEBtawsp
Marina Kukso @marinakukso - 2018-10-13
more with my new pens from @narishobi, the narita-san museum of calligraphy! #inktober 🎃🌚❤️ https://t.co/bWzzQ5vzci
Middle East Eye @MiddleEastEye - 2018-10-13
From the mosaics of the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus to the calligraphy inscribed on The Dome of The Rock in Jerusale… https://t.co/0hx3kpLYhc
Calligraphy Museum @calligraphy_mus - 2018-10-12
Charity tour in the museum

As the new season begins, the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy continues the traditio… https://t.co/oyBwYhvzxm
Calligraphy Museum @calligraphy_mus - 2018-10-12
Charity tour in the museum

As the new season begins, the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy continues the traditio… https://t.co/uF0m5XMUDE
MUSEUMS OF VENICE @visitmuve_en - 2018-10-12
IX INTERNATIONAL CALLIGRAPHY WORKSHOP
Handwriting and type design

The workshop is articulated in two modules held… https://t.co/sS6WpFRUya
Middle East Eye @MiddleEastEye - 2018-10-12
From the mosaics of the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus to the calligraphy inscribed on The Dome of The Rock in Jerusale… https://t.co/lFSjxs0Phi
Middle East Eye @MiddleEastEye - 2018-10-12
From the mosaics of the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus to the calligraphy inscribed on The Dome of The Rock in Jerusale… https://t.co/wVbyZqcifd
MuseumofEastAsianArt @TheMEAA - 2018-10-12
Tomorrow our Museum shop will be selling some wonderful wares at the Bristol Japan Cultural Showcase hosted by… https://t.co/q0v4sgAGCW
Blue Rose @PropitiousOn3 - 2018-10-11
Folio from the “Blue Qur'an”, Islamic Art, Gold and silver on indigo-dyed parchment, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ne… https://t.co/md5B5vaBqy
Blue Rose @PropitiousOn3 - 2018-10-11
Folio from the “Blue Qur'an”, Islamic Art, Gold and silver on indigo-dyed parchment, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ne… https://t.co/md5B5vaBqy
Iron Patriot @PropitiousOn3 - 2018-10-11
Folio from the “Blue Qur'an”, Islamic Art, Gold and silver on indigo-dyed parchment, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ne… https://t.co/md5B5vaBqy
Iron Patriot @PropitiousOn3 - 2018-10-11
Folio from the “Blue Qur'an”, Islamic Art, Gold and silver on indigo-dyed parchment, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ne… https://t.co/md5B5vaBqy
Kashmir Horizon @KashmirHorizon - 2018-10-11
https://t.co/gx6QJVHBjb : Aiming to create awareness among the Gen-next about the rich culture, heritage and art of… https://t.co/yuRuUwrJYr
Arts Japan 2020 @ArtsJapan2020 - 2018-10-10
Learn about Japanese calligraphy, or Shodo, via this article: https://t.co/SsCAimN17D; see Setsuhi Shiraishi's call… https://t.co/jnUfJCGTXq
Cyntada @cyntada - 2018-10-10
What an amazing resource! I've studied manuscripts reproduced in books while learning calligraphy. Just a page or t… https://t.co/ES48STJp8k
il barone Arian® @uhmammamia - 2018-10-09
Sultan Alì Mashhadi, ca. 1490 (Timurid period)

Today we present the piece from The Cincinnati Art Museum and the e… https://t.co/dsvHRW43n6
Joumana Medlej @joumajnouna - 2018-10-08
Preparing a whole bunch of calligraphy pens for an event at the British Museum next weekend. https://t.co/RbvhW2Zto2
fotis.artimbre @fotis_artimbre - 2018-10-08
nippon, calligraphy ART WITH POSTAGE STAMPS. #fotis_artimbre #unique #innovative #contemporary #beautiful #best… https://t.co/xP5l112x9V
sweetsoton @sweetsoton - 2018-10-08
@vickinorwood28 @simonea20 @GailAnn09 @Jennab5 @gabriv1 @joaniecacc @Val3isbe @hentje53 @Jeri_66 @Donnawa52585953… https://t.co/vXCPomRNDj
Yasushi Sonoda @YasushiSONODA - 2018-10-07
Gakushuin University🔍
Mister Gakushuin Contest Nov 2-4, 2018
Entry No.1 Keita Yoshida @mr_2018no1
Faculty of Econo… https://t.co/NvI2gYV7jZ
megan eaves @megoizzy - 2018-10-07
Many Chinese treasures stuffed inside Taiwan’s National Palace Museum. Porcelain, calligraphy, Buddhist art all her… https://t.co/rl59It9fF6
Calligraphy Museum @calligraphy_mus - 2018-10-06
An employee of the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy traveled to Krasnodar to meet with Leonid Pronenko at his cal… https://t.co/CnA4AjThWN
Calligraphy Museum @calligraphy_mus - 2018-10-06
An employee of the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy traveled to Krasnodar to meet with Leonid Pronenko at his cal… https://t.co/zPkuMk2RqW
Miyuki Daisuki @Miruki_Daisuki - 2018-10-06
Has studied calligraphy for 6 years, even having had her work displayed at a museum. #Miyukifacts
Events Gate @EventsGate - 2018-10-05
Shapes of Birds & Arabic Calligraphy at Newport Art Museum's Art After Dark - What'sUpNewp https://t.co/q5q0y0gpIJ
ATELIER OMIROS @OMIROS09756398 - 2018-10-04
Kitao Masanobu - A mirror of new Yoshiwara courtesans with their calligraphy (1784) https://t.co/CScNg2kiEG https://t.co/Ed0isPc69Z
Calligraphy Museum @calligraphy_mus - 2018-10-03
September 27, 2018, a ceremonial reception took place at the Chinese Embassy in Moscow in celebration of the 69th a… https://t.co/2V7hQJ3TFw
TLSC_TumbiUmbi @TLSC_TumbiUmbi - 2018-10-03
Japanese adventureres had a great day - calligraphy classes, lunch, walk and a museum visit. Made to feel so very w… https://t.co/fuuj7awrmZ
Calligraphy Museum @calligraphy_mus - 2018-10-02
Museum Representatives Attend Contest Awards Ceremony at China Cultural Center

On September 26, 2018, an awards ce… https://t.co/LbXV3c20vI

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