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The Universe and Art: Princess Kaguya, Leonardo da Vinci, teamLab

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The Universe and Art

Source: Mori Tower

A First for Japan: Astronomy Manuscripts Penned by Genius Leonardo da Vinci, Plus The Latest, Immersive Installation by teamLab That Lets You Experience The Cosmos First Hand!

Mori Art Museum is proud to present “The Universe and Art” from Saturday, July 30, 2016 to Monday, January 9, 2017.

Our universe is of perennial interest, appearing in art all around the world as an object of worship and study over the centuries, and spawning countless stories. “The Universe and Art,” in just one exhibition, will offer a diverse selection of around 200 items from across the globe and down the centuries, in multiple genres, from meteorites and fossils to historic astronomical material by Da Vinci and Galileo; mandalas; Taketori Monogatari (The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter) which we may call Japan’s oldest sci-fi novel; installations by contemporary artists, and the latest from the frontline of space development. Comprising four sections: “How Have Humans through the Ages Viewed the Universe?” “The Universe as Space-Time” “A New View of Life – Do Aliens Exist?” and “Space Travel and the Future of Humanity,” the exhibition will offer novel, future-oriented views of the cosmos and mankind. Join us in the summer of 2016 on a journey exploring where we came from, and where we are going, as Roppongi turns into a portal to the cosmos…


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Event Name The Universe and Art: Princess Kaguya, Leonardo da Vinci, teamLab
Venue Mori Art Museum
Dates July 30, 2016 – January 9, 2017
Note During the exhibition days a week
Open Hours 10:00-22:00 * (10:00-17:00 on Tuesdays)
* Admission until 30 minutes before closing.
* Open everyday.
Admission Adult: 1,600 yen
University / highschool student: 1,100 yen
Child (age 4 up to junior highschool student): 600 yen
* All prices include tax.
* Additional entrance fee to the Tokyo City View observation deck, as well as the Sky Deck is required
Address 6-10-1 Roppongi Minato-ku, Tokyo 53F, Roppongi Hills Mori Tower
Contact 03-5777-8600

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