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Ukiyo-e art of the floating world Exhibit

Presented by Centerville Historical Museum at Centerville Historical Museum, Centerville MA

Jul 01 2023
Sep 30 2023
Ukiyo-e art of the floating world Exhibit

Ohatsu a Onna-Bugeisha by Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 1851

On Exhibit from July 1 through September 30 are thirty-two 19th Century Japanese woodblock Ukiyo-e prints.

Toward the end of the Edo Period in Japan history an art form known as Ukiyo-e (art of the floating world) was created.

This method of wood block printing and artistic expression would have a lasting influence on European and American Impressionist artists.  Ukiyo-e spread from Japan when its art was represented at the World Exposition in Paris in 1867. Its soon influenced Western art and crafts and many Impressionist artist like Van Gogh, Degas, Lautrec, and Monet.  Internationally renowned ... view more »


General Museum Admission $10. Discounts for Seniors, Student under 18 and Vets $8.

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Centerville Historical Museum

513 Main St, Centerville, MA 02632