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Kyushu National Museum’s Special Exhibition: HIRAYAMA Ikuo - Great Traveler and Patron for the Past

Gandhara, Kushan 2nd-3rd Century Pakistan. From the Hirayama Ikuo Silk Road Art Museum, Yamanashi Prefecture

An introduction to Mr. Hirayama Ikuo, a recipient of the Japanese Order of Cultural Merit.

Over a 40 year period, Mr. Hirayama Ikuo has made 150 trips to Eurasia for research.
He was an atomic bomb survivor at 15, and has pushed for peace through the preservation of Cultural Assets. He received the Japanese Order of Cultural Merit.

In this exhibition, not only will his paintings be displayed, but his sketches, rough drawings and other works. His mostly-unknown work on preserving cultural assets of many areas will also be shown.

Period   April 3rd, 2012(Tuesday)- May 27th, 2012(Sunday)
9:30am-5pm. Last entry at 4:30pm
Closed: Every Monday except April 30th.
Location   Kyushu National Museum
4-7-2 Ishizaka, Dazaifu City
Access   10 mins walk from Nishitetsu Dazaifu Sta.
15 mins by taxi from JR Futsukaichi Sta.
3 mins walk from Kyushu National Museum Bus Stop
20 mins drive from the Dazaifu Interchange or the Chikushi Interchange of the Kyushu Expressway via the Takao Intersection
Contact   NTT Hello Dial
TEL   050-5542-8600
Fee   Adults 1300 yen, High School & University Students 1000 yen, Elementary & Junior High Students 600 yen
URL http://www.kyuhaku.jp/
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