The World of Koguma-chan and Shirokuma-chan Picture Book Writer Wakayama Ken [Hiroshima Museum of Art]

Koguma-chan and Shirokuma-chan Ehon Sakkawa Kayama Ken no Sekai

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From “Shirokuma-chan's Hot Keki” (Koguma-sha) ©Wakayamaken

The World of Koguma-chan and Shirokuma-chan Picture Book Writer Wakayama Ken [Hiroshima Museum of Art]

The first retrospective exhibition of the creator of “Koguma-chan Ehon”!

The first retrospective exhibition of the creator of “Koguma-chan Ehon”!
This is the first exhibition to introduce the whole picture of the creation of picture book writer Wakayama Ken (Wakayama Ken, 1930-2015) who drew “Koguma-chan Ehon.” This exhibition includes premieres such as “Good Morning Koguma-chan” and “Shirokuma-chan’s Hot Keki” from the long-selling picture book series “Koguma-chan Ehon,” which has a cumulative circulation of over 10 million copies Lithographs will be released at once, and we will approach the appeal and secrets of “Koguma-chan Ehon,” which was born in 1970.
Also on display are lithographs and original drawings of picture books whose style is significantly different from “Koguma-chan Ehon,” such as Wakayama’s masterpiece “Kitsuneyama no Yomeiri” and “Obake no Doron Doron” series. Wakayamaken’s diverse creative activities, which have been popular over generations for half a century due to about 230 original drawings of about 30 picture books, lithographs printed in the process of picture book production, original magazine covers, and valuable materials See the world.

INFORMATION

Duration
2022/03/19(SAT) - 2022/05/15(SUN)
Time
9:00-17:00 (Admission is until 16:30)
Location
Hiroshima Museum of Art
price
General 1,300 (1,100) yen

High school students 1,000 (800) yen

Elementary and middle school students 500 (300) yen

* Prices in parentheses are advance sales or group rates of 20 people or more.

*People aged 65 and over can enter the museum at a general group rate (1,100 yen).

Please present something that can verify your age to the reception desk.

* If you bring a disability certificate, you and one accompanying person are free of charge.

*This exhibition and the collection exhibition are common admission tickets.
address
3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima 730-0011 (in Central Park)
Phone Number
082-223-2530
remarks

Regular holidays/holidays: Open everyday during the exhibition

ACCESS

730-0011 Japan
3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima (inside Central Park)

About 5 minutes on foot from Hiroshima Station on the Hiroshima Electric Railway “Kamiyacho Higashi”

Or

Immediately after getting off at Hiroshima Meipuru-Pu Bus “Hiroshima Bijutsukan Mae (Shimin Byoin-mae)”

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