In 1950, the Oji Paper Manufacturing Company established this museum to display its impressive collection of paper and ... More
In 1950, the Oji Paper Manufacturing Company established this museum to display its impressive collection of paper and paper-related items. Separate exhibits show the handicraft of origami, an early apparatus for making paper and a piece of papyrus from Egypt. Toys, castles, and clothing are exhibited. The facility includes a library with an extensive number of books on the art of producing paper.
Visit this small museum to observe the first hand traditional method of handcrafting Japanese dolls, an art that has been
acclaimed worldwide. Dolls like those displayed here are seen in Japanese homes on "Girl's Day" (March 3rd). You may ...
Founded in 1926, the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum displays a wide range of Japanese art forms in its six huge
galleries. Apart from organizing exhibitions of traditional Japanese crafts, graphic design, and calligraphy by contemporary Japanese artists, the museum ...
The Tokyo National Museum displays sculptures, paintings, calligraphy, archaeological objects, and other decorative arts. Broadly divided into Japanese, Chinese, and
Korean forms, the museum's collections are nothing if not an artistic preservation of Asian history and culture. Exhibitions, lectures, ...