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Hizen Saga Bakumatsu-Meiji Restoration Expo.

When:March 17,2018 to January 14,2019
Where:Main venues in the Jonai area of Saga City

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Bakumatsu-Meiji Restoration Memorial Museum(Ichimura Memorial Gymnasium /Jōnai, Saga City)

This museum, set up in the Ichimura Memorial Gymnasium, serves as the central fixture of the Hizen Saga Bakumatsu-Meiji Restoration Expo. Here, the charms of Saga, including its great contributions and people at the end of the Edo period and start of the Meiji period, will be dynamically introduced using state-of-the-art video technology.

Bakumatsu-Meiji Restoration Memorial Museum

HAGAKURE MIRAIKAN (Former Sanshō Bank /Yanagi-machi, Saga City)

The Hagakure, originating in Saga, spelled out what it meant to be a samurai in the Edo period. Through getting to know and experiencing the still-relevant Hagakure at this museum, you can discover the determination to live a better life. A visit to this museum will change your view of the Hagakure.

HAGAKURE MIRAIKAN

Real Kōdōkan
(Former Koga Residence /Yanagi-machi, Saga City)

Experience the Legendary Domain School
At this museum, learn about Kōdōkan, the domain school that produced Ōkuma Shigenobu, Etō Shinpei and many others who went on to shape modern Japan. By experiencing for yourself the education they underwent, you will be all the more impressed by the forefathers that you learned about in the Bakumatsu-Meiji Restoration Memorial Museum.

Real Kōdōkan

USEUM SAGA(Saga Retrokan /Jōnai, Saga City)

In a western-style building erected in the Meiji period, you can enjoy a special meal served on both dishes with Meiji period designs and dishes made by three living national treasures and that were used in the Arita Porcelain 400th Anniversary Event (USEUM ARITA).

USEUM SAGA
Satellite Museum

Karatsu Satellite Museum (Former Karatsu Bank)

Coming soon

Karatsu Satellite Museum

Tosu Satellite Museum (Nakatomi Memorial Medicine Museum)

Coming soon

Tosu Satellite Museum

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Special Events
at prefectural cultural facilities
This list includes events under consideration and in the planning stage.

【Saga Prefectural Museum】

The Technology and History Fostered by Saga

  • Reinvestigating the Meiji Restoration: Beauty and Technology SAGA Exhibition (Mar. 17 to May 13, 2018)
  • Exhibition on Saga’s Medical and Pharmaceutical History (Jun. 1 to Jul. 13, 2018)
  • Saga Craftsmanship Exhibition (temporary name) (Oct. 19 to Dec. 2, 2018) And more

Large Flower Vase with Overglaze Polychrome Enamel Design of the Six Poetry Immortals and Dragon・“Berry” Woodblock Print Sarasa (Chintz) Kimono by Shigeto Suzuta

left:Large Flower Vase with Overglaze Polychrome Enamel Design of the Six Poetry Immortals and Dragon 1894 (Meiji 27) Owned by the Saga Prefectural Art Museum

right:“Berry” Woodblock Print Sarasa (Chintz) Kimono by Shigeto Suzuta 1999 (Heisei 11) Owned by the Saga Prefectural Art Museum

【Saga Prefectural Art Museum】

Saga Art from the Past to the Future

  • Reinvestigating the Meiji Restoration: Beauty and Technology SAGA Exhibition (Mar. 17 to May 13, 2018)
  • Okada Saburōsuke and the Women Painters (Mar. 17 to May 13, 2018)
  • Gochiku and Sōkai Honorable Calligraphy Exhibition (Jun. 6 to 23, 2018)
  • Tokujin Yoshioka Exhibition (temporary name) (Nov. 28, 2018 to Feb. 11, 2019) And more

Rebirth

“Rebirth” Pen, ink and water color on paper (300 x 400cm) by Manabu Ikeda 2013-2016 Photography by Eric Tadsen for Chazen Museum of Art ©IKEDA Manabu, Courtesy of Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo/Singapore Owned by the Saga Prefectural Art Museum

【Saga Castle History Museum】

Saga During the Bakumatsu-Meiji Restoration

  • Bakumatsu-Meiji Restoration “Technology” Exhibition (Mar.17 to May.13,2018)
  • Bakumatsu-Meiji Restoration “People” Exhibition (Jul.6 to Sep.9,2018)
  • Bakumatsu-Meiji Restoration “Ambition” Exhibition (Nov.1,2018 to Jan.14,2019)

Owned by the Nabeshima Houkoukai

(Owned by the Nabeshima Houkoukai)

Area map

Area map