2020 Event Schedule
Saturday,January 11th to Sunday, April 5th
Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Traveling Exhibition “Carpentry Joints Deconstructed”
The Japanese have used carpentry joints to create everything from jewelry boxes to furniture and houses.
By taking them apart and putting them on display, we communicate the aesthetic sensibility and care of the craftsmen.
Saturday, April 25th to Sunday, June 14th
Toyota Collection Special Exhibition “The Challenges of Doctors Confronting Life and Death — Medicine and Craftsmanship in the Edo Period”
Japan has always adapted readily to new cultures. We reveal the lives and works of the Edo-period doctors who originated modern medicine.
Late September – November (Estimated)
Planned Exhibition “Nishijin Jacquard Weaving (Tentative)”
We introduce the techniques and artistry of Nishijin-ori textiles modified for Jacquard looms.
Saturday, January 4th and Sunday, 5th 2020
Winter Holiday Discovery and Experience Museum
We will be holding craft events for elementary and junior high school students for two days during the winter holidays.
・Perfect for smartphones☆Mini-bag weaving (first 130 applicants per day) For: elementary and junior high school students
・Coming back with the power of rubber!? Return car (first 200 applicants per day) For: elementary and junior high school students
・Make a cardboard G1 truck (first 70 applicants per day) For: elementary and junior high school students
Saturday, March 28th and Sunday, March 29th
Spring Vacation Discovery Experience Museum
We will be holding craft events for elementary and junior high school students for two days during the spring holidays.
• Race! Magnet Car (First 200 guests/day) Recommended for 6-15 year-olds
• Water Sensor with LED Light (First 100 guests/day) Recommended for 10-15 year-olds
• Make Your Own Bookmark (First 100 guests/day) Recommended for 6-15 year-olds
Saturday, June 6th and Sunday, June 7th
Museum Opening Anniversary Special Event
We will be holding fun events including the following program, with free admission.
◎Driving demonstrations of the Model AA passenger car and Model G1 truck
◎Test-ride event featuring the first-generation Crown, Corolla Sprinter, and first-generation Celica
◎Weaving experience workshop
◎Special guided tours
Saturday, August 22th and Sunday, August 23th
Summer Vacation Discovery Experience Museum
We will be holding an event which will allow visitors to experience the joy of crafting.