Yayoi Museum (弥生美術館) was established in 1984 by Takumi Kano in order to exhibit the works of Takabatake Kasho (高畠華宵, 1888-1966), a nihonga artist and illustrator especially famous in 1920s-30s. The 3rd floor of the museum is devoted to his works. The first two floors hold every three months exhibitions of illustrations, magazines, manga, and magazine supplements from the Meiji (1868-1912), Taisho (1912-26) and Showa (1926-89) periods.
It is located in the same building as the Takehisa Yumeji Museum and is a 7-minute walk from Nezu Station (Chiyoda Line, Exit 1).
Address: 2-4-2 Yayoi, Bunkyo City, Tokyo.
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