Hokusai's Great Wave at Worcester Art Gallery


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Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum
Foregate Street, Worcester, WR1 1DT


02 Jul 2022


10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Hokusai’s Great Wave: Reflections of Japan

Saturday 2 April – Saturday 2 July 2022

A major exhibition exploring the extraordinary influence of Japanese art and culture in the West. Hokusai’s Great Wave: Reflections of Japan brings together for the first time outstanding Japanese prints and Samurai armour from the Museums Worcestershire’s collection, alongside Hokusai’s Great Wave, and includes beautiful pieces from Tate and Museum of Royal Worcester.

Want to know more?

Discover more about the exhibition online: find blog posts, video content and our family trail here.

Book your place on the Hokusai’s Great Wave: Reflections of Japan Bite-size Talk on Tuesday 10 May [fully booked] or the Curator’s Introductory Tour on Friday 20 May [extra talk added].

Jump into Japan with our family trail!

You can:

  • Purchase the printed trail from the Museum Shop – £1
  • Download and print the trail before you visit – free
  • Scan the QR code in the gallery and follow the trail on your own device – free

Join us on the Jump into Japan Trail

Drop in on Monday 30 May for a family workshop – create your own prints inspired by the exhibition. Free; no need to book.

This exhibition is made possible with funding from the Weston Loan Programme with Art Fund.

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), The Hollow of the Deep-Sea Wave off Kanagawa, 1831, from the series ‘Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji’. Image courtesy of Bristol Culture, Bristol Museums & Art Gallery.

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