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Folding Screen Museum (Byobu Museum)

Travel Guide - Folding Screen Museum (Byobu Museum)

InformationInformation

The city of Sumida has 23 "small museums", where individuals and corporations exhibit rare industrial products, materials and technical expertise which have helped in the cultural building of the city. This Byobu Museum is one of these mini museums and is a showroom for the Kataoka Byobu workshop. Byobu is a traditional Japanese folding screen. Tools and items for the manufacturing process are explained in an easy to understand manner. Folding screens produced in the workshop are on display and are for sale.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 10:00 - 18:00

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • Short walk from Tokyo Skytree Station on the Tobu Skytree Line (TS02)
  • 5 minutes walk from Honjo-azumabashi Station on the Toei Asakusa Line (A19)
  • 7 minutes walk from Oshiage Station on the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line (Z12), Tobu Skytree Line (TS03), Toei Asakusa Line (A20), or Keisei Oshiage Line (KS45)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1-31-6, Mukojima, Sumida-ku, Tokyo, 131-0033

TweetsTweets

AfropolitanDiaries @afropoldiaries - 2019-07-10
japaneseaesthetics:

“A Boat Cast Adrift,” 1966. Sata Yoshiro’s two-panel folding screen was inspired by Chapter… https://t.co/oBYE6BjPjf
Vivian @LivelyVivian - 2019-07-10
japaneseaesthetics:

“A Boat Cast Adrift,” 1966. Sata Yoshiro’s two-panel folding screen was inspired by Chapter… https://t.co/QH0LAhC5vC
Vivian @LivelyVivian - 2019-07-10
📷 japaneseaesthetics: “A Boat Cast Adrift,” 1966. Sata Yoshiro’s two-panel folding screen was inspired by Chapter 5… https://t.co/9SEgc8e9Bx
Ralph Harrington @ralphharrington - 2019-06-20
Exquisite painting of flowers and insects, part of a folding screen, by Korean poet, painter and calligrapher Shin… https://t.co/9tFG8Ufytl
Michel van Duijnen @michelvduijnen - 2019-06-19
@menno_jonker @SDMA Meredith Hale wrote a short piece on the relationship between the De Hooghe prints and the fold… https://t.co/UUwjhcbq1p
Sightseeing Japan @SightseeingJap1 - 2019-04-21
Nanban Art Light and Shadow Taizai Raja the mystery of the folding screen [Suntory Museum of Art]… https://t.co/lZlqTz8ZGA
Great Ouse Valley Arts Society @GreatOuseArts - 2019-04-10
Painting of the Sun, Moon & Sacred Peaches on Eight-panel Folding Screen 19th - early 20th century from the collect… https://t.co/36eI10r5Mq
Geoff Crossick @geoffcrossick - 2019-03-29
Wonderful lacquer folding screen from 1977 by Kyohei Mizuuchi in Kyoto’s National Museum of Modern Art ⁦ https://t.co/6BAlutr4ul
Samurai@JWWM @JapanWireless - 2019-03-25
No, not a Sakura painting

Snowblaketed Joshi-koen park looking through folding-screen inspired glass museum window… https://t.co/KO00c1S4zJ
3d Sonder @3dSonder - 2019-03-18
Folding Screen with Design of Plum Tree. Rin School. Edo Period. Collection of Tokyo Fuji Art Museum. https://t.co/7SJzFpEzIR
Ralph Harrington @ralphharrington - 2019-03-07
#5WomenArtists for 7 March 2019. No. 4: Shin Saimdang, Korean poet & painter (1504-51). Folding screen painting of… https://t.co/liiUk5qDVU
artfram.es @artfram_es - 2019-02-02
«Folding Screen with Design of the Battle at Uji River» by Tosa School
🏛️ Tokyo Fuji Art Museum
#art https://t.co/QhIbYsVyvO
Walters Art Museum @walters_museum - 2019-01-19
#ArtOfTheDay: Ten-panel Folding Screen with Scenes of Filial Piety https://t.co/89ueMdm7bu https://t.co/He0UioP5wP
Ralph Harrington @ralphharrington - 2018-12-05
Painting of flowers and insects, part of a folding screen, by Korean poet and painter Shin Saimdang who was born… https://t.co/pKBrtLARg5
Museum Selection @MuseumSelection - 2018-10-20
From the collection of the British Museum, a reproduction of a Japanese Rinpa School painting depicting egrets; a l… https://t.co/8fatyQcGE5
artfram.es @artfram_es - 2018-10-04
«Folding Screen with Design of the Scenes from The Tales of Genji: Rivalry of the Carriages» by Artist Unknown
🏛️ T… https://t.co/n6pmHEk6Wb
翻訳老人vari@肉球新党 @miaumiau_0907 - 2018-08-29
訂正再掲:In its project for restoring the folding screen depicting the Winter Siege of Osaka Castle (1614), Toppan Prin… https://t.co/spnH4MwCjs
EastmanMuseum @EastmanMuseum - 2018-07-13
Throughout the 1920s, @kodak introduced several products to allow people to screen movies at home. The Library Koda… https://t.co/HTswtfqGUs
Allison Stagg @allisonmstagg - 2018-07-12
Every home (or, museum) needs a folding screen fully decorated with caricature prints... https://t.co/fuUyDKTawN
ThePeale @ThePeale - 2018-06-07
Looking to borrow a folding screen for an event at a partner museum in #Baltimore Sunday June 10 from noon-5pm. Can anyone help?
globalmuseum @globalmuseum - 2018-04-18
This biombo, or folding screen, depicts a celebration in a village, probably… https://t.co/eyLnIKBG7n #Museum #LACMA
David das Neves @david_das_neves - 2018-03-16
HoloLens: “MR Museum in Kyoto” provides unique insight into centuries-old Japanese artwork - A holographic version… https://t.co/BA6DCb5v6r
David das Neves @david_das_neves - 2018-03-16
HoloLens: “MR Museum in Kyoto” provides unique insight into centuries-old Japanese artwork - A holographic version… https://t.co/BA6DCb5v6r
ウォールデコジャパン @WallDecoJapan - 2018-02-19
@madameFIGARO_jp Takehisa Yumeji’s newly found folding screen on display at Takehisa Yumeji Museum till 3/25 along… https://t.co/cVTWTmNuHt
Caron Ironside @TextileCaron - 2018-02-17
The On Paper exhibition at Perth Museum is a brilliant reminder to be playful, everything from collage, rusting, cu… https://t.co/ararJ2Dg3e
D. Esther Kim @dek_gold - 2018-02-15
This year I am doing something about my quiet and constant love of Korean art and writing a paper about folding scr… https://t.co/t7UbBBC6UL
Yoshihiro @tkhs1975 - 2018-02-04
There have Tokyo Sky Tree , The Museum of Edo and Tokyo , Ryogoku National Sports Hall , Sumida Park , the former Y… https://t.co/O0BrVGPU8j
BlueNote @monetskin - 2017-12-07
Untitled / Eight-fold folding screen / Chang Ucchin, 1979 / Chang Ucchin Museum of Art /
Yangju… https://t.co/QLuQIlai6X
Japan Objects @JapanObjects - 2017-11-30
A room with this folding screen wouldn't need any other furniture! #Tiger by Seiho Takeuchi from the Mie #Art Museu… https://t.co/8SnlhWaYYw
James Joseph @JamesJo65354966 - 2017-11-01
Heritage | Museum of the Orient shows unseen folding screen in Japan | MACAU DAILY TIMES 澳門每日時報 https://t.co/zfFS6Q8jzY

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