Shinto: Discovery of the Divine in Japanese Art

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Presented by The Cleveland Museum of Art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland OH

Apr 09 2019
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Jun 30 2019
Shinto: Discovery of the Divine in Japanese Art

On view only in Cleveland, this exhibition features a selection of rare works that possess high historic, artistic and academic value and are designated by the Japanese government as Important Cultural Properties.

The veneration of deities called kami has been a central feature of Japanese culture for many centuries and the inspiration for a wide range of Japanese visual art. Most recently, kami veneration falls under the auspices of a diverse body of rites known as Shinto, or the “Way of the Gods.” The first exploration devoted to Shinto art from collections in both the United States and Japan, this exhibition introduces works exemplifying kami worship from the Heian period (794–1185) through the

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ADMISSION INFO

$10 adults; $8 seniors and students; $5 children age 6-17; $5 CMA member guests; free for CMA members and children ages 5 and under. 

Shinto: Discovery of the Divine in Japanese Art is presented in two rotations. The first rotation runs from Tuesday, April 9th to Sunday, May 19th. The second rotation runs from Thursday, May 23rd through Sunday, June 30th. The exhibition will be closed on Tuesday, May 21st and Wednesday, May 22nd to rotate the works of art. The exhibition reopens on Thursday, May 23rd.

Non-member tickets purchased during the first rotation (April 9 – May 19) can be redeemed to view the second rotation for free starting on May 23, 2019. Ticket holders should present their original tickets or order confirmation receipt on-site to redeem. CMA members can view the exhibition for free at any time.

Private groups of 10 or more can purchase tickets for a reduced rate of $7 per person. More details about group reservations can be found here.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Shinto: Discovery of the Divine in Japanese Art is presented in two rotations. The first rotation runs from Tuesday, April 9th to Sunday, May 19th. The second rotation runs from Thursday, May 23rd through Sunday, June 30th. The exhibition will be closed on Tuesday, May 21st and Wednesday, May 22nd to rotate the works of art. The exhibition reopens on Thursday, May 23rd.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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  • Treasures from Japan. Experience this once in a lifetime exhibition only in Cleveland. "Shinto: Discovery of the Divine in Japanese Art" is on view NOW. More info: clevelandart.org/shinto. 🌸

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The Cleveland Museum of Art

11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44106

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