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.

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For the Adachi Contemporary Ukiyo-e Award 2023, we are looking for 21st century ukiyo-e artists that…

10th Anniversary of Inscription, Fujisan – A World Heritage Site “Fujisan in Ukiyo-e” produced by modern artisans

In June 2013, Fujisan (Mt. Fuji) was registered as a World Cultural Heritage Site for its reputation…

Special display of Ayako Rokkaku’s woodcut print

Ayako Rokkaku is an international contemporary artist well known for her unique hand-painting method…



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

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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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