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The Shibusawa Memorial Museum hosts various exhibitions and programs throughout the year. Special exhibitions are displayed in the special exhibition rooms and lectures are held in the conference room.
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Sep.9 - Dec.10 2017 Special Exhibition: “Shibusawa Eiichi Goes to the Paris Universal Exposition”(Part 2)
Mar.18 – Jun.25 2017 Special Exhibition: “Shibusawa Eiichi Goes to the Paris Universal Exposition”(Part 1)
Mar.12 – May.15 2016 Special Exhibition: “Shibusawa Eiichi and Shimizu Corporation”
Oct.3 – Nov.29 2015 Special Exhibition: “Abandoning Private to Embrace Public: Shibusawa Eiichi and the Banking Industry”
Mar. 14 - May. 31 2015 Special Exhibition: “The Advancement of Modern Spinning: Shibusawa Eiichi and Toyobo”
Oct. 4 - Nov. 30 2014 Special Exhibition: “Uniting the Minds of Merchants: Shibusawa Eiichi and the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce”
Jun. 14 - Sep. 7 2014 Exhibition from the Collections: “Shibusawa Eiichi and Ex-Bakufu Officials”
Mar. 15 - May. 25 2014 Special Exhibition: “The Hospitality of Businessmen: Shibusawa Eiichi and the Imperial Hotel”
Aug. 25 - Nov. 24 2013 Special Exhibition: Special Exhibition for the 50th Anniversary of Shibusawa Keizo’s Death “Saigyodo Festival”
Mar. 16 - May 26 2013 Special Exhibition“Shibusawa Eiichi and Oji Paper Co., Ltd.: A Venture for the Good of the Country”
Sep.29- Nov.25 2012 Special Exhibition: Rediscover Shibusawa Eiichi: The History of the Shibusawa Memorial Museum and Masterpieces from the Collections
Mar.17 - May. 27 Special Exhibition: The Shibusawa Warehouse Co., Ltd. and Shibusawa Eiichi
Oct. 1 - Nov. 27 2011 Special Exhibition: Shibusawa Eiichi and Jitsugyo no Nihon: Businessmen as Seen in Magazines
Jun. 11 - Sep. 19 Exhibition “Shibusawa Eiichi and Sun Yat-sen”
Mar. 5 - May 8 Extended to Mar. 5 - May 29 The Story of the Law Scholar Hozumi Nobushige and his Wife Utako: Based on an Oral History Project with Shibuswa Eiichi's Great-Grandson Hozumi Shigeyuki
February 19 - May 8 Shibusawa Family Hina Dolls
Oct. 2 - Nov. 23 2010 Shibusawa Eiichi and the Student Dormitory: The Establishment of the Saitama Gakusei Yueki-kai
Aug.t 7 - Sep. 23 Shibusawa Eiichi and the Great Kanto Earthquake: Looking to Reconstruction
Mar. 20 - May 5 Shibusawa Eiichi and Albert Kahn: Exchanges of Two Businessmen of Japan and France
Oct. 3 - Nov. 23 2009 Sarada Ichiro Collection - Plates Speak: Society and Trends in the Meiji, Taisho, and Showa Eras as Depicted on Plates
Aug 15 - Sep 23 Shibusawa Eiichi Goes to the U.S.A.: Private Economic Diplomacy of 100 Years Ago
June. 7 - July 31 Modernization and Entrepreneurs of Japan, China and America
Mar. 7 - May 30 Seien Cover Pictures
Mar. 3 - May 6 Mini Photo Exhibition: “Wow! Take a look ? that’s neat!” Unknown Views of the Bankoro and Seien Bunko
Feb. 21 - May 6 The Shibusawa Family Hinamatsuri
Dec. 6, 2008 -
Feb. 14, 2009
2008 Photo Exhibition: Lighting of the Bankoro and Seien Bunko
Oct. 11 - Nov. 29 Masuda Akihisa Photo Exhibition: Bankoro and Seien Bunko
Oct. 4 - Nov. 24 Enabling Japanese to Prosper in South America: Shibusawa Eiichi and Japanese Immigration to Brazil
Jul. 19 - Aug. 24 Shibusawa Eiichi and the Friendship Dolls: The Doll Project 81 Years Ago
March 8 - May 6 Shibusawa Eiichi in Oji and Takinogawa - His Residence, Public Space and the Local Area
Feb.1 - Feb. 13 Shibusawa Eiichi and the Ambassadors of Peace: Japanese Friendship Dolls Sent to the United States
Mar. 6 - May. 6 2007 Exhibition of New Acquisitions from Akiko Shibusawa Collection
Oct. 1 - Nov. 26 2006 Memorial Exhibition for the 120th Anniversary of Ryumonsha
Mar. 4 - May 7 Tanabe Junkichi: The Architect behind the Bankoro and the Seien Bunko
Oct. 2 - Nov. 27 2005 Different Lands/Shared Experiences: The Emergence of Modern Industrial Society in Japan and the United States
June 13 - July 29 The Birth of Modern Industrial Society in Japan (Toronto, Canada)
May 21 - May 23 Shibusawa Eiichi's Ninety-one Year Life (Nantong, China)
Apr. 1 - May 5 Nostalgic Memories of the Showa Era and Days Spent with Grandfather: Reminiscences by Shibusawa Eiichi's Granddaughter Samejima Sumiko
Nov. 13 - Dec. 12 2004 The Beginnings of Modern Industrial Society
Sept. 9 - Oct. 2 Different Lands/Shared Experiences: The Emergence of Modern Industrial Society in Japan and the United States (St Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.)
Oct. 11 - Nov. 24 2003 A Message from the Seien Bunko Library: An Invitation to an Elegant Taisho Era Building
Apr. 5 - May 5 Photography Exhibition: A Record of the Restoration Project
Oct. 12 - Nov. 24 2002 From Onna Daigaku to Women's Universities: Shibusawa Eiichi's Thoughts on Women's Education
Oct. 20 - Nov. 25 2001 Building a Museum of Japanese Business History: Shibusawa Keizo's Vision and Remaining Collection
Oct. 21 - Nov. 26 2000 The Tokyo Yoiku-in: Investigating the Origins of Japanese Welfare and Medical Services
Oct. 23 - Nov. 23 1999 The Shibusawa Residence in Asukayama: The Completed Restoration of the Bankoro Cottage
Mar. 28 - May 5 Blossoming Cherry Trees at the Shibusawa Memorial Museum
Oct. 24 - Dec. 6 1998 From the National Bank to the Japanese Financial Big Bang: The 125th Anniversary of the Modern Bank in Japan
Mar. 27 - June 28 Asukayama and Shibusawa Eiichi
March 28, 1998 Opening of the Main Building
Nov. 5 - Dec. 19 1991 Letters from the Iwakura Mission
Oct. 3 - Oct. 13 1990 Shibusawa Eiichi Exhibition: Commemorating 150 Years Since his Birth (Hokutopia, City of Kita)
Nov. 1 - Dec. 19 1989 The Dai-Ichi Kokuritsu Ginko As Seen in Color Woodblock Prints
Oct. 18 - Dec. 19 1988 The Attic Museum: Shibusawa Keizo and Folklore
Oct. 15 - Dec. 19 1986 The Development of the Ryumonsha in a Turbulent Society
Oct. 15 - Dec. 19 1985 Meiji Intelligentsia: The Reform Committee of the Ministry of People's Affairs
Oct. 2 - Dec. 19 1984 Encircled by Fame: Letters from the Shibusawa Eiichi Collection
Oct. 11 - Nov. 5 1983 Shibusawa Keizo Exhibition
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