Living National Treasure: MATSUI Kosei - A Retrospective

Interweaving Patterns, Colorful Symphony

Through “marbled ware”, pottery created by the technique of combining and molding different colored clays to create a pattern, MATSUI Kosei (1927-2003) became the first Showa period-born potter to be named a Living National Treasure. This exhibit, housing over 100 pieces of his work, is a 10 year after-death retrospective.

Dates: Saturday, April 20th – Sunday, June 16th

*Closed Mondays and June 7th

Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm (Last entry at 4:30 pm)

Location: Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum (Kasama City)

Price: General admission 700 yen, Senior high and university students 500 yen, Elementary and junior high school students 250 yen

*Free entry for those 70 years of age and older or those who hold a disability certificate

*Free entry for senior high school students and younger on Saturdays (except during long holidays)

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