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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

artfram.es @artfram_es - 2019-11-16
«Folding Screen with Design of the Battle at Uji River» by Tosa School
🏛️ Tokyo Fuji Art Museum
#art https://t.co/6Eee6TID1m
Geoffrey A. Fowler @geoffreyfowler - 2019-11-15
Compared to the original Razr, the new one is just as tall, just as thin — but about a third wider.

Yes, I still h… https://t.co/eWy8DWAj52
oldtimejapan @oldtimejapan - 2019-11-11
📷 cma-japanese-art: Pan Lang (Han Rō), Shikibu Terutada, mid-1500s, Cleveland Museum of Art: Japanese Art These thr… https://t.co/13H3IRYey8
SaintLouisArtMuseum @StlArtMuseum - 2019-11-07
When the folding screen Chrysanthemums and Autumnal Plants was acquired in 1920, it was the first Japanese painting… https://t.co/6BvLVJ8vE5
波鴻漫錄 @schrift_sprache - 2019-11-03
@ubleiden @AsianLibraryNL The story about the documents found inside the folding screen, treated briefly in Museum… https://t.co/1ss3KERfQb
波鴻漫錄 @schrift_sprache - 2019-11-02
@ubleiden @AsianLibraryNL Now it's Daan Kok on 'Folding screens in Siebold’s time: Nagasaki painter networks and su… https://t.co/ncZw1fj0y4
Francisco Ribeiro @fraveris - 2019-11-01
A Thousand Cranes by Kayama Matazō, 1970, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (detail of a folding screen) https://t.co/p4AFKwgLZS
BrightMoments @HolidayBeverley - 2019-10-31
Six panel folding screen with the battle of Ichi-no-tani, colours and gold leaf on paper, Endo period, 19C @ Museum… https://t.co/430Y7oNLXR
RCMC - Research Center for Material Culture @RCMC_NL - 2019-10-21
EVENT | The unique Japanese folding screen, painted in 1836 by Kawahara Keiga and acquired by Museum Volkenkunde in… https://t.co/pOvqx6kF97
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Japan @NLinJapan - 2019-10-12
Help the Volkenkunde museum to restore an endangered Masterpiece: the folding screen by Kawahara Keiga. Join their… https://t.co/XZeahtWgfu
Fundraising Ideas @FundraisingIP - 2019-09-25
Museum Volkenkunde starts crowdfunding for restoration folding screen by Kawahara Keiga • AVO Magazine - One click… https://t.co/T2FtZk1dZS
AVO Magazine (Japan-related webzine) @AVO_Magazine - 2019-09-24
Museum @volkenkunde starts crowdfunding for restoration folding screen by Kawahara Keiga

https://t.co/Co7CArznW3https://t.co/rzrs9bs3T1
bitfirm.co @BitfirmCo - 2019-09-24
Museum Volkenkunde starts crowdfunding for restoration folding screen by Kawahara Keiga • AVO Magazine… https://t.co/UCQO1U6L69
Eriko Suzuki`s Japanese Lessons in London @ERIKOjapanese - 2019-09-17
The Pine Trees screen (#松林図屏風 Shōrin-zu byōbu)
A pair of six-panel folding screens (byōbu)
#HasegawaTōhaku (around… https://t.co/5owzxGmv8x
General Yans / Rihanna's bedazzled flask @ParanoidPlace - 2019-09-05
📷 japaneseaesthetics: “A Boat Cast Adrift,” 1966. Sata Yoshiro’s two-panel folding screen was inspired by Chapter 5… https://t.co/S4EltKigd1
artfram.es @artfram_es - 2019-09-05
«Folding Screen with Design of the Battle of Ichinotani» by Tosa School
🏛️ Tokyo Fuji Art Museum
#art https://t.co/pf89wPDQGB
Onji @OnjiKobe - 2019-08-15
I'm re-watching the recording of 'Heroes' Decision' which was aired last night
Every time I watch the program, I ca… https://t.co/YuaLW1hw3g
Selene V. @Selene - 2019-08-10
📷 cma-japanese-art: Duck in Flight, Shikibu Terutada, mid-1500s, Cleveland Museum of Art: Japanese Art These three… https://t.co/PjiQSPQfia
Keio Museum Commons (KeMCo) @museum_commons - 2019-08-02
[KeMCo: Collection] Part of a Folding screen with Genre scenes of the Kyoto City, from the Century Collection. A fa… https://t.co/5RYxo49HFr
Wesley Usher @narrativeartist - 2019-07-25
Birds and flowers of spring and summer (detail), folding screen. Kano Eino. Edo Period (late 17th century). Suntor… https://t.co/cdexjMwGLn
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

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