Adachi Keeps Alive Uniquely Japanese Traditional Woodcut Printing Techniques

The woodcut printing techniques that gave birth to ukiyo-e are appreciated even today as a highly advanced technology for printing that is rarely found in the world. We are passing on these techniques to the next generation and looking to the global audience as we explore new possibilities for traditional woodcut printing techniques.

About Woodcut Printing



The Adachi Foundation was established in 1994 to preserve the techniques of Japanese woodcut printin…

Contemporary Tokyo pictured by Italian photographer inspired by Hiroshige
東京百 Homage to Hiroshige 江戸百

Italian photographer Giuseppe DE FRANCESCO, fascinated by the masterpiece of Utagawa Hiroshige &#822…

Regular Printmaking Demonstrations in FY2018

At the request of people who wish to get a firsthand look at how woodcut prints are produced, the fo…



Supervision of Woodcut Prints Production Subsidies Cultivation of Successors Publicity Lending Materials and Providing Information Works Supervised by the Foundation

About Us

Our Objectives Greetings from the Chairman Overview of the Directors Location


Visitors can see permanent exhibits related to materials, tools and production processes of traditional woodcut printing techniques as well as works of woodcut printing supervised by the foundation.


The foundation has established a supporting member system
so that we may ask the general public to provide support for our activities.
We accept applications for membership throughout the year.

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