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Check out the range of exciting events and workshops related to the The Superlative Artistry of Japan exhibition.

Artist Talk: Takahiro Iwasaki

Wednesday 11 March 2020, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
FREE, booking required

We’re delighted to welcome Japanese artist Takahiro Iwasaki. Iwasaki has exhibited internationally, from Japan and South Korea to Australia and Europe. Work from his most well-known series Out of Disorder is on display in the exhibition.

This talk provides a rare and exciting opportunity to find out more about Iwasaki’s practice and the exhibition.


Manga Workshop Masterclass with Shango

Saturday 21 March 2020, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
£10 per person, booking required

We’re excited to welcome Shangomola Edunjobi, an award winning British Manga artist, for a Manga masterclass.

This workshop will look at the internationally renowned world of Manga, originally a form of Japanese comics, and how to take your ideas for characters and stories and turn them into your very own illustrations.


Guided Tour and Talk

Sunday 29 March 2020, 2:30pm – 3:45pm
FREE, booking required

Professor Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere is joining us for a look into the art and artists in the exhibition as well as the history of Japanese artistry.

Join us for a fascinating and insightful exploration into this  international touring exhibition.


Studio Ghibli Film Screening

Saturday 18 April 2020, 12:00pm – 3:00pm
£10 Adults | £8 Child | £30 Family, booking required

We’re putting our cinema screen back in the museum for a celebration of Japan’s beloved animation company Studio Ghibli!