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Concert and Performances

Atami Hokusai Festival

2017.07.21(Fri) - 2017.08.29(Tue)

Summer Vacation Special Project


This summer, MOA Museum of Art will carry out Atami Hokusai Festival which includes a special exhibition ‘Hokusai Fugaku Sanjurokkei (Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji)’ and a variety of hands-on events that everyone from adults to children can enjoy.

Enjoy the Summer of Atami at the newly renovated MOA Museum of Art!


◆Hokusai Stamp Rally

Answer quiz and collect stamps (the ink kind) provided at several different places in the museum and complete Hokusai’s print on a uchiwa fan.


Date & Time: Everyday during the period of Hokusai Festival


Targeted for elementary and junior high school students

Charge:  Free


◆Art Seminar by our museum curator

◎Seminar on Hokusai’s ‘Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji’

Date & Time: 7/29   13:00~14:30

Venue:  MOA Museum of Art Noh Theater

Charge:  Free (Admission fee to the museum is required)


◎Children-friendly Seminar on Hokusai’s ‘Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji’

It is a seminar with a fun means of learning about ‘Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji’ through answering quiz in the worksheet. Adults can also enjoy this casual seminar.

Date & Time: 8/5, 8/12  13:30 ~ 14:00

Venue: The studio on the museum 1st floor

Targeted for elementary school 3rd graders or over

(adults are also welcomed to participate.)

*Both seminars will be conducted in Japanese only.


◆Woodblock Printing Workshop Demonstration & Printing Experience


The Adachi Foundation for the Preservation of Woodcut Printing is going to make ukiyo-e print making demonstrations and workshops of printing experience. Printing Experience will be single color printing of Hokusai’s The Great Wave off Kanagawa.


Date & Time:  8/20

Morning Session: Demonstration 10:30~11:30

Printing Experience 11:30 ~ (reservation required)

Afternoon Session: Demonstration 13:30~14:30

Printing Experience 14:30 ~ (reservation required)

Venue:  The studio on the museum 1st floor


*Please send a postcard or fax upon completing the following necessary information. We will send your reservation ticket for the printing experience.

① Name ② time of your choice (morning session or afternoon) ➂ Address

④ Telephone Number ⑤ Year in school (or age)


Application & Inquiry

MOA Museum of Art Woodblock Printing Experience

〒413-8511  26 Momoyama-cho, Atami city, Shizuoka prefecture

Telephone: 0557-84-2511   Fax: 0557-84-2570


◆Woodblock Printing Plaza


Experience of multicolored printing using a postcard size wood cut prepared by The Adachi Foundation for the Preservation of Woodcut Printing (Gaifu Kaisei / Clear Day with a Southern Breeze), exhibition of the process of color-block printing, and screening of woodblock printmaking video.

Date & Time: 7/22, 7/23, 7/29, 7/30, 8/13, 8/14, 8/15, 8/16, 8/18

11:00 ~ 15:00

Venue:  The studio on the museum 1st floor

Charge:  200 yen


◆Let’s make your own kaleidoscope!

You will learn to make your own kaleidoscope from Mitsuru and Yuriko Yoda, the first Japanese who won the championship two years in a row (2005 and 2006) at the world’s largest kaleidoscope convention.

Date & Time: 11:00 ~ 11:40

13:30 ~ 14:10 (up to 20 people each time)

Venue: The studio on the museum 1st floor

Charge:  2,000 yen

*Reservation can be made in advance.

Call for reservation 0557-84-2531 (MOA Museum of Art Curatorial Department)


◆Experience-based Japanese Culture Workshops

Korin’s Residence, where he spent the last years of his life, has been reconstructed at MOA Museum of Art  based on Korin’s drawings the documents and data regarding Korin (Konishi Bunsho /Important Cultural Property) preserved within the Konishi family.

◎Enjoy Hokusai’s ‘Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji’ in Yukata

Ogata Korin was born in the family that owned a prosperous store dealing in fabrics for kimonos.  Change your clothes into yukata, a casual summer kimono and enjoy the exhibition and taking a walk in the museum tea garden.

Date & Time: 7/22, 7/24, 7/26, 8/2, 8/5, 8/7, 8/12, 8/14, 8/16, 8/29

① 10:30    ② 13:00

Charge:      Special Summer Price 3,500 yen (normally 4,500 yen)

◎Cha-no-yu Experience  ~  Let’s Make Matcha Tea!

Ogata Korin had in-depth knowledge of cha-no-yu tea ceremony.  This is a hands-on learning experience of making matcha tea in the tearoom of the reconstructed Korin’s Residence.

Date & Time: 7/24, 7/26, 7/31, 8/1, 8/7, 8/8, 8/9, 8/14, 8/16

14:30 (about 30 min.)

Charge: 700 yen    Up to 5 people

(Please contact us for a group of over 5 people)

Family Discount:   600 yen per person


◎Experience of arranging a single flower

You will arrange a single flower and enjoy displaying it at the Korin’s Residence of Edo Period (reconstructed).

Date & Time:  7/21,, 7/22, 7/28, 8/4, 8/5, 8/11, 8/12, 8/18

11:30 (about 30 min.)

Charge:       700 yen (Up to 5 people)

Family Discount:  600 yen per person

Application or Inquiry:

Tel. 0557-84-2567   Fax 0557-84-2570

Please apply at least 3 days in advance of your preferred date.

The application will be closed when the number of the registrants reaches the limit.


◆The Shop

Seven specialists from The Kanazawa Utatsuyama Kogei Kobo (ceramics, lacquerware, fabric dying, metalwork, and glasswork) will have an exhibition and sale of their works in our museum shop, The Shop. The Shop also offers a lineup of unique original items.

写真 Flower vase created by Yui Matsumoto (lacquerware artist)


◆Special Summer Menu( Restaurants and cafe )


Guests can enjoy Japanese-style food and sweets using locally-grown organic ingredients.  (Business Hour: 11:00 ~ 15:30 (L.O. 15:00)

Limited-time Offer ‘Ryo-no-niwa’

(Summer Fair Booth in the garden of Hana-no-chaya)


Please enjoy our limited-time offer expressing a typical summer festival scene of Japan in the garden of Hana-no-Chaya.

Operation Period:  7/28 ~ 8/20

We will be serving shaved ice, Shizuoka craft beer, Ramune soda, side dishes for sake, etc. in the garden.


‘The Great Wave off Kanagawa’ is Hokusai’s representative woodblock print depicting an enormous wave threatening to crush the boats called oshiokuribune (bonito fishing boat). In the Edo period, those bonito were sold on the boat and delivered to Nihonbashi Fish Market.  It is said people of Edo period associated with hatsu-gatsuo, the ‘first catch’ of katsuo (bonito) in the late spring to early summer by looking at this work of Hokusai.


◎Ippku-an Teahouse

Guests can enjoy Japanese matcha or Sencha tea with sweets while viewing the tea utensils in the tearoom and the tea garden.

Business Hours:  10:30 ~ 16:00

Special Summer Menu

Soft sweet bean jelly and match green tea   700 yen

(teacup with Ogata Kenzan’s hydrangeas design)


◎The Cafe

Please enjoy our fascinating original organic coffee in The Café overlooking the beautiful panoramic view of Sagami Bay.

Open from 9:30 ~ 16:30

Special Summer Menu

Red-Fuji Smoothie    600 yen

Espresso Tonic        450 yen

Shizuoka Draft Beer   500 yen

Wine                 500 yen