MOOMIN THE ART AND THE STORY 展

MOOMIN
THE ART AND THE STORY

November 14(Sat.), 2020-January 11(Man.), 2021

The Moomin family and their friends – Their adorable looks and words full of humor continue to enchant many fans all over the world. The Moomin series created by Tove Jansson (1914-2001), a Finnish painter and novelist, are popular in various forms such as novels, picture books, newspaper comic strips, animations and products, etc. This is the definitive exhibition at which you can experience the fascination of its various arts and the profound world of the story via approximately 500 exhibits of Moomin. A carefully-curated selection from the Moomin Museum, located in Tampere, Finland, and the valuable works from the Moomin Characters’ collection are showcased. You can enjoy the representative scenes from the Moomin novels and picture books with original illustrations and various works such as original illustrations of Easter cards, posters for bank, advent calendars.

Exhibition Information

Dates

November 14(Sat.), 2020-January 11(Man.), 2021

Venue

Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Gallery I and II

Opening Hours

10:00-20:00 (admission until 19:30)

Closed

Tuesday (except December 29), December 31, 2020-January 1, 2021

Admission

Adult:
¥1300 (¥1100)
Seniors (65 and over):
¥1000 (¥800)
Students (High school students and over):
¥800 (¥600)
Junior high school students and under:
Free

*The admission given in parentheses are for advance tickets / group (20 or more) / with one-day ticket for tram or buss, etc.
**Advance tickets will be on sale until November 13(Fri.).

Ticket handling

Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Nagasaki Bookstore, TSUTAYA Bookstore Kumamoto Sannenzaka, Kumanichi Playguide, eplus (e+), Lawson Ticket [L Code: 81308]

Organizer

Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Kumamoto Asahi Broadcasting Co.,Ltd., The Asahi Shimbun

Cooperation

Rights and Brands Japan, S2, Finnair, Finnair Cargo

Sponsorship

NISSHA,youme-mart kumamoto,SEARS HOME GROUP

Support

Embassy of Finland, Kumamoto Prefecture, Kumamoto Prefectural Board of Education, Kumamoto City Board of Education, Kumamoto Ken Bunka Kyokai (Cultural Association of Kumamoto), Kumamoto Ken Bijutsuka Renmei (Artist’s Union of Kumamoto), Kumamoto International Convention and Tourism Bureau, NHK Kumamoto, J:COM, FM-Kumamoto, FM791

Official website

https://moomin-art.jp/