CAMK Collection vol.3

Merry-Go-Round -twinkling and twilight

 Exhibition Information

Term :
December 19, 2009-February 14, 2010
*Second venue opens until March 1, 2010
Closed :
Every Tuesday and from December 29, 2009 to January 3, 2010
Museum hours :
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. (No admission after 7:30 p.m.)
Entrance fees :
Adults 400yen (350yen)
University/high school students: 300 yen (250yen)
Junior high/elementary school students: 150yen (100yen)
Junior high/elementary school students in Kumamoto city, Fukuoka city, Kagoshima city: Free (With current ID)
Common ticket with Permanent Collection Exhibition:
Adults 800 yen (700yen)
University/high school students: 500 yen (400yen)
Junior high/elementary school students: 250yen(200yen)
Parentheses indicate reduced price for groups which in more than 20 people, (Only for adults and university/high school students) for those who are physically or mentally handicapped and for those over 70 years of age in Kumamoto city Place:Gallery II
Place :
Gallery I,III.

Organizer by :
Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Art and Culture Promotion Foundation , Japan Red Cross Society Kumamoto
Cooperated by :
Kumamoto Prefectural Board of Education, Kumamoto City Board of Education, Kumamoto Ken Bunka Kyokai (Cultural Association of Kumamoto), Kumamoto Ken Bizyutuka Renmei (Artists’ Union of Kumamoto), Kumamoto Kokusai Kancou Convention Kyokai, NHK Kumamoto, FM-Kumamoto Broadcasting Co., FM791
Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto
FAX. +81-96-359-7892
Merry-Go-Round -twinkling and twilight
Kumamoto Contemporary Art Museum (CAMK) presents Collection Exhibition, Merry-Go-Round -twinkling and twilight. This is the 3rd Collection Exhibition in four years. The works presented in this exhibition, focus on In this exhibition, we would like to show our works, especially which have collected since 2005.
Participating artists
Yayoi Kusama, Norio Sakata, Hiroshi Senjyu, Kazuyuki Takishita, Koki Tanaka, Yasukazu Tabuchi, Ayako Tsuji, Chinami Nakajima, Natsuyuki Nakanishi, Takeshi Honda, Nobuaki Maeda, Jun Nguyen-Hatsushiba, Milovan Markovic, Masaki Miyai, Hisaharu Motoda, Yasumasa Morimura, Kamehachi Yasumoto, Miwa Yanagi, Tadanori Yokoo (order of the Japanese syllabary)
December 19, 2009-February 14, 2010
*Second venue opens until March 1, 2010
Ryohei Koiso, Gathering, 1977, Collection: Japan Red Cross Society
Kaii Higashiyama, Dispeling the Moning Mist, 1979, Collection: Japan Red Cross Society
Red Cross Day Poster, Taisho Era, Collection: Japan Red Cross Society
Eitaku, Battle in Tabaruzaka (Seinan Civil War), 1877, Collection: Kumamoto City Museum

Related Events

Artist Talk
Guest: Miwa Yanagi(Participating artists)
Moderator: Aki Ashida (Exhibition Curator)
Date: Sunday, December 20, 2009
Time: 14:00-15:30
Place: Home Gallery
Admission: Free

CAMK Lecture College “Ikiningyo research report”
Haruko Tomisawa (Curator at CAMK)
Date: Sunday, January 31, 2010
Time: 14:00-15:30
Place: Home Gallery
Admission : Free

Common Events
Decemeber 19, 2009 (Sat) - February 14, 2010 (Sun)

Ohanashi Tamatebako LIVE vol.4
Recital of Literary Works
(1) Ryunosuke Akutagawa, mikan (Orange)
(2) Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Kumo no Ito (The Spider’s Thread)
(3) Charles John Huffam Dickens, Christmas Carol
Reciter: Shiro Honda and Emi Fukushima, RKK Announcers
Date: December 19, 2009(Sat)
Time: 14:00-14:45
Place: Home Gallery
Admission : Free

Poety Reading
Own Poety Reading.
Visitors can also attend it without prior application.
Theme: Time
Date: January 28, 2010 (Thu)
Time: 18:00-18:55
Place: Home Gallery
Admission : Free

Expectant Mother's Tour + Family Tour
Let's enjoy the exhibition with family or friends.
While enjoying art, we will show you convenient facilities for future mothers such as nursing room or play space for children. This offer is also for family consists of 0-6 year's old child and adult.
Date : January 30, 2010 (Sat)
Time : 10:30-11:30
Place : Exhibition Space
Capacity : 10 groups (bookings required)
Guide : Curator of CAMK

CAMK Puppet Play
The stage is Issun Boshi (One Inch Boy) by puppet play group Palette.
Date : February 7, 2010 (Sun)
Time : 14:00-14:45
Place : Art Loft
Admission : Free

Concert / Film Screenings

Monday Movies
Date&Time: Twice on Monday, 14:00~, 18:00~
Place: 5F Art Loft
Admission: Free
Dec 21 Christmas Carol (2004,U.S.A.,104min)
Dec 28 Yukie (1998,Japan, 93min)
Jan 4 Le Grande Epoque (1959,U.S.A .,78min)
Jan 11 FLIC STORY (1975,France/Itary,107min)
Jan 18 LA RAGAZZA DI BUBE (1963,Itary,106min)
Jan 25 Live Flesh (1997,Spain/France,96min)
Feb 1 The Charming Girl (2005,Korea,100min)
Feb 8 Duck and dabbler's baggage lockers*with Japanese caption (2006, Japan,110min)

Music Wave
Concert related to the exhibition or seasons.
CAMK Christmas Piano Concert
Performer: Piano Volunteer staff members of CAMK
Date: December 23, 2009(Wed, holiday)
Time: 14:00-15:30
Place: Home Gallery
Admission: Free
New Years Concert
Concert by Drum for “Noh Stage”
Performer: Shunichiro Hisada (The holder of important intangible cultural heritage)
Date: January 11, 2010 (Mon, holiday)
Time: 14:00-15:00
Place: Home Gallery
Admission: Free

Home Gallery Concert
Concerts daily in the home gallery at 7 p.m. 
Admission: Free
Piano Concerts by volunteer staffs of CAMK