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Top > What's New > News > ILCL exhibition "A History of Japanese Picture Books―From picture scrolls to contemporary picture books" will be held. (International Library of Children's Literature)

2017-9-8 ILCL exhibition "A History of Japanese Picture Books―From picture scrolls to contemporary picture books" will be held. (International Library of Children's Literature)

The International Library of Children's Literature (ILCL), in collaboration with the Chihiro Art Museum, announces an exhibition entitled "A History of Japanese Picture Books―From picture scrolls to contemporary picture books" to be held at the ILCL from November 1 to 30, 2017.

Many historical Japanese picture books will be exhibited, including classical documents held by the National Diet Library and the Chihiro Art Museum. It will be an excellent opportunity to view historical picture scrolls as well as contemporary picture books.

During the exhibition, digital versions of historical picture scrolls (E-ingakyo, Taketori Monogatari and Tsukumogami-ki) will be featured in the Brick Building 3F Lounge at the ILCL.

Lecture meeting: "The World of Kusazoshi—Picture books in the Edo period" will be held on November 5, related to the exhibition.

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