From Edo to Meiji: Transformation of Japanese Ceramics

Ceramic exhibition with ROM / ROMコレクション展示



This special presentation of the collection of the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, reveals that Western modernization and the demand for exports influenced Japanese ceramics during the transitional period of the late Edo period to the Meiji period.

An additional portion to the ceramic exhibition has arrived as of January 09, 2024.

Kutani-ware Display

With the contributions from Toronto Collectors

Dedicated to the Victims and Survivors of the Earthquake on January 1st ,2024 in Noto Peninsula, Ishikawa, Japan.

January 05 – June 28, 2024
Open: Tue., Thur., Fri.,
Saturday Open-to-public
January 06, 13, 20, 27, February 03, 10, 24, March 2, 9, 16, 23,
April 06, 13, 20, 27, May 04, 11, 25, June 01, 08, 15, 22, 2024
Open for Doors Open: May 25 and 26

Closed: Mondays, Wednesdays, Select Saturdays
Family Day weekend February 17-19,
Easter Closure March 29- April 01
Victoria Day weekend May 18-20

Library & Gallery Opening Hours

Tuesday11:30am to 4:30pm
Thursday11:30am to 6:30pm
Friday11:30am to 4:30pm
Saturday11:30am to 4:30pm *Closed on select Saturdays

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Enhance Your Gallery Experience: Dive Deeper into Japanese Ceramics with JFT Library!

Whether you are a future gallery-goer or have already been captivated by the exhibition “From Edo to Meiji: Transformation of Japanese Ceramics” at JFT Gallery, add an extra layer of appreciation by checking out JFT Library items! To enhance your understanding of this fascinating art form, we have curated a library item list (including physical books, DVDs, and ebooks in English and Japanese) on the history, craftsmanship, and cultural significance of Japanese ceramics. The physical items are currently on display in our library right next to the gallery and ebooks are available from JF Canada Digital Library 24/7. So, don’t miss this opportunity to delve deeper into the transformative world of Japanese ceramic art!

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