Cool Japan Tropenmuseum, where Amsterdam Meets Japan - Hello Amsterdam
/
/
/

14

Dec
PUBLICATION DATE: 23-09-2018

CalendarArt ExhibitionsAmsterdam East

Cool Japan – Tropenmuseum

An exhibition on the world’s fascination with all things Japanese


From September 28 on, De Tropenmuseum will showcase their new exhibition: Cool Japan Amsterdam. Japan is known for its traditions and culture but at the same time for its highly futuristic character. This new exhibition will dive into contemporary icons as well as long cherished tradition, using highlights from the Tropenmuseums world-famous Japan collection. From old masters, using visual tricks in historical paintings and woodcuts to contemporary animators and illustrators. It’s an eye-catching experience for long fans and new comers interested in the intriguing Japanese culture.

cool japan samurai tropenmuseum

Cool Japan Amsterdam so much to see

Cool Japan offers enough things to see and do for a full day of entertainment. From extraordinary kawaii (cute) fashion from the streets of Tokyo to Hello Kitty, Samurai and well-known Japanese horror. The centerpiece is a four-meter-high painting by artist Matsuura Hiroyuki, using a combination of traditional and modern elements. To top it off: the installation Colorful Rebellion – Seventh Nightmare by Sebastian Masuda will be showcased. After previously have been shown in big art cities like Tokyo, New York and Miami, this is the first time in the Netherlands.

tropenmuseum cool japan exhibition amsterdam

Browse through an immense collection of comic books or play your best game on one of the Japanese arcade machines. Cool Japan is an exhibition that will fascinate both for young and old.

The Tropenmuseum will host several events, like Manga drawing workshops, around the Cool Japan exhibition. Keep an eye on their website for the program.

 

 

Editor: Nina van Wijk


Location

Tropenmuseum

Address

Linnaeusstraat 2,

Start Date

28 September 2018

End Date

01 September 2019

Web

tropenmuseum.nl

Opening Hours

Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.



Location info

Tropenmuseum Amsterdam

Tropenmuseum

Museum of World Cultures

Amsterdam’s Tropenmuseum (Museum of the Tropics) is a museum about people, housed in an impressive listed building overlooking Amsterdam’s Oosterpark. The extensive permanent display and regularly changing exhibitions feature objects that all have a story to tell about humankind. Right now on display: Feel the rhythm and discover the roots! From jazz to salsa, from …

Read more about Tropenmuseum



Neighbourhood

Artis ZOOmeravonden

East

Discover Amsterdam

Amsterdam East is a new and upcomming neighborhood in the city. Cool places keep popping up. Find our hot-spot guide to this district here...

Explore East


You Might Also Like

Tropenmuseum Amsterdam

Tropenmuseum

Museum of World Cultures

Amsterdam’s Tropenmuseum (Museum of the Tropics) is a museum about people, housed in an impressive listed building overlooking Amsterdam’s Oosterpark. The extensive permanent display and regularly changing exhibitions feature objects that all have a story to tell about humankind. Right now on display: Feel the rhythm and discover the roots! From jazz to salsa, from …

Read more about Tropenmuseum




Louie Louie

Discover Amsterdam

With Louie Louie they have done it again! The entrepreneurs behind Bukoswki Bar, De Waterkant and De Biertuin – all of which are thriving businesses in Amsterdam East – recently opened their new bar near the Oosterpark. In this hotspot, the so-called “wise men from the East”, do not only offer breakfast and lunch, but …

Read more about Louie Louie


park amsterdam hotel arena restaurant

PARK at Hotel Arena

The ultimate hideaway, from breakfast to cocktails

Restaurant PARK is a perfect hideaway located in the Oosterpark in the vibrant Amsterdam East neighborhood. The vibe is laid back, with a cozy lounge area, spots to work at and a large terrace facing the park. Their lunch– and dinner menu focuses on full flavors, taking the season into account and using fresh herbs …

Read more about PARK at Hotel Arena