Those Children Keep on Playing; Children’s Themes in the Works of the Brothers

Saturday, April 7, 2018 to Sunday, May 27, 2018

Josef Čapek and his younger brother Karel Čapek, known as the Čapek Brothers, were Czech artists active in the early twentieth century. Josef made a name for himself as a painter in turbulent Czechoslovakia, and Karel was active as a writer from a young age. From among the wide variety of works the brothers produced, this exhibit focuses on works dealing with children.


Duration Saturday, April 7, 2018 to Sunday, May 27, 2018
AdmissionGeneral: 1,000 yen (800 yen); University Students: 800 yen
(640 yen); High-School Students/Seniors 60 and Older: 500 yen (400 yen); Elementary/Junior-High-School Students: 100 yen (80 yen)
*Numbers inside parentheses ( ) are admission fees for groups of ten or more and for Shibuya residents.
*Elementary and junior-high-school students are admitted free of charge on Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays.
*Shibuya residents are admitted free of charge on Fridays.
*Persons with disabilities and up to one attendant are admitted free of charge.
Organized by: The Shoto Museum of Art
Cooperated with: Museum of Czech Literature, Slovak National Gallery in
 Bratislava, Prague 10 Municipal District, Karel Čapek Memorial, Strž,
 GASK- Gallery of the Central Bohemian Region, Chech Center Tokyo
Patronized by: The Embassy of the Czech Republic, The Embassy of the
 Slovak Repubic in Tokyo, Japanese Board on Books for Young People
Supervised by: Pavla Pečinková
Plannd and Coodinated by: I.D.F. Inc.