A request to our visitors, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 

A request to our visitors, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19

Those who have cold symptoms such as coughs and who are not feeling
well, please do not visit the museum.

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CLOSED
A request to our visitors, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 

A request to our visitors, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19

Those who have cold symptoms such as coughs and who are not feeling
well, please do not visit the museum.

Click here for details

Permanent Corner

A huge sculpture made with traditional techniques!!

Object Hi no Tori (Phoenix)

「火の鳥」オブジェ
Tezuka Osamu is a manga artist who made a significant contribution to the development of Japanese manga. This object is one of his representative characters, HINOTORI(Phoenix). It was suspended in our atrium in September 2009, and created by one of Kyoto's best artisans, Sudo Mitsuaki, who creates Buddhist statues with traditional engraving techniques calledyosegizukuri (mosaic wood construction) and gyokugan (spherical eye). It is a large wooden object that measures 4.5 metres (height) by 11 metres (width). This object is created as part of the "Utilization project for products made in Kyoto".

Venue  Atrium
「火の鳥」オブジェ

© Tezuka Productions

「火の鳥」オブジェ

Artwork:
Buddhist sculptor Sudo Mitsuaki (Kyoto Prefecture Buddhist Artifact Cooperative member)
Cooperation:Tezuka Productions, Co., Ltd.

*Due to the spread of COVID-19, the schedule and content of the exhibition and museum closure can change. Thank you for your understanding.