Events

From Sunday, September 24, 2017 to Sunday, November 19

Footprint - of Soseki and grayheaded cuckoo - friendship

Soseki study Memorial opening memory temporary exhibition

Footprint - of Soseki and grayheaded cuckoo - Matsuyama, the Tokyo friendship

On Sunday, September 24, the first authentic memorial of writer, Soseki Natsume related to Shinjuku is finally opened.

To this opening, we hold temporary exhibition to introduce friend of Soseki and Shiki Masaoka to in Shinjuku Historical Museum.

The details are ⇒ Shinjuku Historical Museum official sites to this

Footprint - of temporary exhibition Soseki and grayheaded cuckoo - Matsuyama, the Tokyo friendship

Soseki Natsume (1867-1916) and Shiki Masaoka (1867-1902) who reach birth 150 years together.

Two people met through variety hall which was common hobby in Tokyo for school days, and each other's talent admitted, and they were bound together by the strong friendship by repeating circulation of Chinese poetry sentence and the exchanges of letter.

By book exhibition, we focus on two friends before the encounter reaching 52-day cohabitation in Matsuyama-shi, Ehime that is hometown of grayheaded cuckoo, separation by death of grayheaded cuckoo and trace through manuscript, letter, various documents of cherishing grade which two memory and footprints remaining in Tokyo, Matsuyama were left for.

Period

 From Sunday, September 24, 2017 to Sunday, November 19
[time] From 9:30 to 17:30 (as for the admission until 17:00)

[closed days] It is Monday, November 13 on Monday for .23 days on Tuesday, October 10

[Venue]

Shinjuku Historical Museum plan exhibition room under the ground on the first floor

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Sponsorship

Shinjuku-ku

(public interest incorporated foundation) Shinjuku future creation foundation

The cosponsorship

Matsuyama-shi, Shinjuku-ku Board of Education

Support

The Matsuyama-shi Board of Education

Sightseeing in wide area cooperation promotion meeting (Matsuyama-shi, Toon-shi, Tobe-cho)

Cooperation

Yamato logistics

Gallery talk

Display commentary by charge curator
[Date and Time] Every Saturday 13:00 - around 30 minutes during exhibition period
[rate] Free of charge. (but we need temporary exhibition admission ticket or stub)
[application] Unnecessary. Meeting in front of Shinjuku Historical Museum plan exhibition room under the ground on the first floor

Product sale

[Date and Time] Sunday, September 24, 2017 .25 days Monday .26 days Tuesday from 10:00 to 15:00 (the end up to * sellout)
[Venue] Shinjuku Historical Museum foyer under the ground on the first floor
[cooperation] Sightseeing in wide area cooperation promotion meeting (Matsuyama-shi, Toon-shi, Tobe-cho)

rekihaku cafe

Services such as coffee, tea
Date and time] Sunday, October 8, 2017 .15 days Sunday .29 days Sunday from 10:00 to 15:00
[Venue] Shinjuku Historical Museum foyer under the ground on the first floor
[rate] Free of charge. (but we need temporary exhibition admission ticket or stub)
[capacity] 100 people the first with each time
[application] Unnecessary. Come to meeting place directly.
[cooperation] Sightseeing in wide area cooperation promotion meeting (Matsuyama-shi, Toon-shi, Tobe-cho)

Contact

Shinjuku future creation foundation Shinjuku municipal Shinjuku Historical Museum

〒160-0008 22, Saneicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
TEL 03-3359-2131

 

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