Traveling Exhibition "Japanese Dolls" at the Sighnaghi National Museum (August 24-October 17)

The Embassy of Japan in Georgia, in cooperation with the Sighnaghi National Museum and the Japan Foundation, is pleased to present the traveling exhibition "The Japanese Doll" at the Sighnaghi National Museum from August 24 (Thursday) through October 17 (Tuesday).Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth of Georgia and Georgian Natioan Museum also supports this exhibition. 

The exhibition will explore the dolls and their culture that have been nurtured throughout Japanese history. The exhibition includes "Sekku dolls," which originated in ceremonies to ward off evil spirits and pray for the healthy growth of children; "Bijutsu ningyo," or fine art dolls, which are refined in terms of craftsmanship and showcase the brilliant skills of craftsmen; and "Shohin ningyo," or common people's dolls, which are made from familiar materials and have a simple, cute charm. The exhibition will also feature the "expansion of doll culture" in Japan up to the present day.

On August 24, the Ambassador of Japan to Georgia H.E.Mr. Ishizuka Hideki, remarked the opening ceremony of the traveling exhibition "Japanese Dolls" at the Museum with Ms. Inanashvili, Director of the Museum. 

【Information on the exhibition】
Period: August 24 (Thursday) to October 17 (Tuesday), 2023
Venue: Signagi National Museum
Address: 8 Rustaveli blind-Alley, Signaghi