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TOYOTASHI MINGEI-KAN
〒470-0331
86-100 Namiiwa, Hiratobashi-cho, Toyota
Phone/0565-45-4039
FAX/0565-46-2588
 
Toyota Fork Craft Museum
The guide of 2017 Exhibition

We open the exhibition for understanding of aesthetic value of handwork and folk craft.
We will sincerely wait for coming to the museum.



  Folk Toy Exhibition  
 
   
河村喜太郎・又次郎・喜平三代展
Dates
June 6 (Tue) to October 9 (Mon, holiday) 2017
Venue
Toyota City Folk Craft Museum (Daini Mingei-kan)
Time
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed

Mondays
(open July 17, September 18, October 9)

Admission
free
Description

Japan has many kinds of folk toys including wooden toys such as hariko made from many layers of paper attached to a mold, kites made from paper on bamboo or other frames, clay dolls and clay bells fired and painted brightly, and kokeshi made from wood with a lathe, warauma made from straw and more, made with hopes and dreams for children. This folk toy exhibition features about 300 pieces representing the craftsmanship of 23 prefectures in Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto and Chubu regions arranged to introduce the local culture of each area. Please enjoy the simple construction of the toys made from the materials available in each region.
※ Folk toy experience always available


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Related events

Coloring paper doll demonstration  
  ※ Reservation not needed
Date/time
July 30 (Sun) 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Craftsman
Toru Negita (Ohama-style clay doll craftsman)
Venue
Daisan Mingei-kan ※Free tour and free cost

Gallery talk (Exhibit guidance by staff)
Date/time
August 19 (Sat) from 2:00 pm
Venue
Daisan Mingei-kan
Participation
Free
Capacity
First 20(Reservation not needed)


Kokeshi & Inu Hariko & Clay Doll Coloring Experience
  ※No reservation required, ends when all complete

*Kokeshi*
Period
June 6 (Wed) to August 27 (Sun)
Participation
Kokeshi (about 12 cm) 750 yen,
Kokeshi strap (about 5 cm) 400 yen
Venue
Daini Mingei-kan
Reception
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

*Clay dolls*
Date
July 30 (Sun)
Participation
Kusunoki Masashige (about 14 cm) 400 yen,
Dairibina (about 10 cm) 700 yen
Venue
Daisan Mingei-kan
Reception
10:00 am to 3:00 pm

*Inu Hariko*
Period
August 29 (Tue) to October 9 (Mon, holiday)
Participation
inu hariko (about 8 cm) 500 yen
Venue
Daisan Mingei-kan
Reception
10:00 am to 3:00 pm

 

<Other simultaneous exhibits>
Local Collection: East Japan Folk Crafts


Venue
Daiichi Mingei-kan Admission: Free
 
 
   
 
   
   
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