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2nd Modern Ceramics Encouragement Prize Exhibition
by The Japan Ceramic Society
in Fukui, Ishikawa, and Toyama


The Modern Ceramics Encouragement Prize Exhibition held by The Japan Ceramics Society features superior works from traditional ceramics to sculptural pieces in two divisions: Ceramic Art and Industrial Ceramics. This commemorable exhibition is the second Japan Ceramics Society show and it travels to Fukui, Ishikawa, and Toyama Prefectures with venues in Kanazawa, Toyama, Echizen, and Kutani. You'll want to be sure to not miss this wonderful opportunity.



Main Sponsor : The Japan Ceramic Society

Cosponsors :
    Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art
    Sato Memorial Art Museum Toyama
    Fukui Prefectural Museum of Ceramics
    Kutaniyaki Art Museum
Venues and Dates (The exhibition travels to four venues. Times and days vary by venue.)

Dates for All Venues Combined : June 1 to September 18, 2017

Ishikawa Venue
Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art


Address: 2-1 Dewa-machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture 920-0963 Japan
Dates: June 1 to June 11, 2017
Hours: 9:30 to 18:00 (Admission until 17:30, Museum is open every day during this period.)
Transportation
From East Gate of Kanazawa Station
:
  • Take the Kenrokuen Shuttle from bus platform 6 for about 15 minutes and get off at the Prefectural Museum of Art/Seisonkaku stop. The museum is about a 2 minute walk from there.
  • Take the bus from platform 3 and get off at the Hirosaka/21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art stop (across from the Ishihara Shrine). The museum is about a 5 minute walk from there.
  • Take the bus from platform 6 and get off at the Hirosaka/21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art stop (across from the Shiinoki Guest House). The museum is about a 7 minute walk from there.
  • Take the bus from platform 7 and get off at the Dewa-machi stop. The museum is about a 5 minute walk from there.



Commemorative Lecture
(200 people on first-come basis, Lecture free, but museum entrance fee required.)
Time : 14:00 to 16:00 June 2
Lecturer : Ohi Toyasai
Topic : The Past, Present, and Future of Modern Ceramics
Venue : Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art, Hall

Ohi Toyasai Profile
    1927: Born the eldest son of the 9th Ohi Chozaemon
    1949: Bachelor of Arts,Tokyo University of the Arts
    1958: Received the 1957 Japan Ceramic Society Prize
    1958: Received the Japan Art Academy Award
    1987: Succeeded to the name of the 10th Ohi Chozaemon
    1999: Became Member of Japan Art Academy
    2004: Designated a Person of Cultural Merits by the Japanese Government
    2011: Received the Order of Culture Merit from the Japanese Government
    2012: Designated an Honorary Citizen of Ishikawa Prefecture
    2016: Assumed the name Ohi Toyasai

Commemorative Tea Ceremony
(200 people on first-come basis, 12,000 yen)
Time : 9:00 to 16:00 June 11
Venue : Kinjohro Main Restaurant
Address : 2-23 Hashiba - cho, Kanazawa 920-0911 Japan
The Ceremony includes thin tea ceremony, thick tea ceremony, and a Tenshin meal.

Applying for Tea Ceremony
Give your name, address, telephone number, and number of participants on a postcard and apply to the Japan Ceramic Society at the address given below by May 27. Application closes as soon as the number of participants reaches the limit.

Inquiries
The Japan Ceramic Society
2-9 Kanda-Surugadai, Chiyoda-Ku 101-0062 Japan
Telephone: 03-3292-7124
URL: http//www.j-ceramic.jp/