The National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) is a research center for ethnology and cultural anthropology.
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Africa in the Works of El AnatsuiA Fateful Journey

 

RELATED EVENTS

Film and International Symposium: The World of El Anatsui

Film and Symposium Finished
  • Date and Time: October 30 (Sat) 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    1. 1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. Film “The World of El Anatsui”
    2. 2:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Discussion “The World of El Anatsui”
  • Location: National Museum of Ethnology Auditorium
International Symposium: Art, Representations, World—On the occasion of the exhibition “Africa in the Works of El Anatsui”
  • Date and Time: October 31 (Sat) 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Location: Seminar Room No.4, National Museum of Ethnology

MINPAKU SEMINAR

Between Ethnological Museums and Museums of Fine Arts—The Place of Contemporary Africa from the Point of View of Its Art
  • Date and Time: September 18 (Sat) 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: National Museum of Ethnology Auditorium
  • Lecturer: KAWAGUCHI Yukiya (National Museum of Ethnology)
West Africa—At the Intersection of Art and History
  • Date and Time: October 16 (Sat) 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: National Museum of Ethnology Auditorium
  • Lecturer: TAKEZAWA Shoichiro (National Museum of Ethnology)
African Kings Now— The Politics and Culture of Nigeria
  • Date and Time: November 20 (Sat) 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: National Museum of Ethnology Auditorium
  • Lecturer: MATSUMOTO Hisashi (Yokohama National University)

GALLERY TALK

  • Date and Time: September 25 (Sat) 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. / October 23 (Sat)
    2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. / November 20 (Sat) 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Location: Special Exhibition Hall, National Museum of Ethnology

MINPAKU WEEKEND SALON

Between Art and History—. In association with the exhibition “Africa in the Works of El Anatsui”
  • Date and Time: September 26 (Sun) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Location: Special Exhibition Hall, National Museum of Ethnology
  • Lecturer: TAKEZAWA Shoichiro (National Museum of Ethnology)
The History of Africa and its Future as Told by Sculptor El Anatsui
  • Dates and Time: October 3 (Sun) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Location: Special Exhibition Hall, National Museum of Ethnology
  • Lecturer: KAWAGUCHI Yukiya (National Museum of Ethnology)

WORKSHOP

Workshop and Drum Performance by Chikyu-Ohanashimura
  • Date and Time: September 25 (Sat) and October 23 (Sat) 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Location: Open Field in front of the entrance to the National Museum of Ethnology (In case of rain: Entrance Hall of the Museum on the 1st floor)

Performance

Workshop and Performance “ Contemporary Music and Africa”

Special Menu

Minpaku Special Exhibition Menu
Ghanaian home-style dish
Enmomi floo (Okra Stew)
Enmomi means “okra” and floo means “stew”.
Enjoy this braised okra stew with “couscous” which is the smallest pasta in the world!
¥1300 (served with a salad)