Feb 3
Sep 1

Takashi Murakami Exhibition: Mononoke Kyoto

10:00am – 6:00pm
¥2,000 (advance sales)¥2,200 (on the door)

To celebrate its 90th anniversary, the Kyoto City Kyocera Museum of Art is hosting a special exhibition with world-famous artist Takashi Murakami. The exhibition, Takashi Murakami: Mononoke Kyoto, marks the artist’s first large-scale solo exhibition outside of Tokyo.

What to expect

Visitors can see new works by Murakami — all of which have been inspired by Edo painters from Kyoto. Notably, this will be the first time many of these works have been exhibited in Japan.

Some of the highlights include Murakami’s version of Scenes in and Around Kyoto and Dragon in Clouds – Red Mutation.

In the museum garden, visitors can see the 13-meter-tall “Flower Parent and Child” sculpture. This sculpture, which currently stands on a Louis Vuitton monogram trunk, honors the historic collaboration between the artist and the luxury fashion house.


Although you can buy tickets on the day, we recommend buying them in advance on the website. Advance tickets for adults cost ¥2,000, ¥1,300 for university students, and ¥800 for high school students.

Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.

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