We are greatly saddened by the news that I. M. Pei, designer of the Miho Museum, passed away on May 16, 2019. He was 102 years old.

The Museum will be closed from May 20 through June 7, 2019.

The next opening term will be from June 8 through July 15, 2019.

Summer Special Exhibition

Note: This exhibit has closed.

Please note that this information pertains to an exhibition that has closed.


Exhibition Term
June 30, 2018 - August 26, 2018
North Wing


North Wing

Summer Special Exhibition

Red and Blue
Exploring the World of Sacred Colors

Welcome to the World of Red
The Beginnings of Red in Japan
Goddesses of Red
Red Lacquered Utensils and Daruma Doll Figure
Welcome to the World of Blue The Blue of Mesopotamia and Egypt
Alluring Blue Stone
Glass the Color of Heavens
Ceramics Decorated with Cobalt Blue
The Story of Another “Blue Rock” of China, Japan, and Korea