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The only museum in Japanthat specializes in shibori

Valuable tools and video materials are displayed


Masterpieces created

with shibori

Exhibits are changed several times a year


Explanations by specialized staff

You can touch fabrics, tools, etc.

and learn about shibori from various perspectives

​Current special exhibition

Four series of huge silk screen

 "Four Seasons of Kyoto"

Until March 28, 2023

8 years to complete

​Kyoto's shibori craftsman's masterpiece is exhibited.

Cherry blossoms in Maruyama Park in spring.

In the summer, Gozan no Okuribi with Tsujiga-hana.

In autumn, Yasaka Tower, Kodaiji Temple, Chionji Temple, Eikando and autumn leaves.

In winter, the old plum trees of Kitano Tenmangu are fantastically floating in the moonlight.

Each kichō is very large with a width of 6.5m, and it is spectacular to see the spring, summer, autumn and winter lines.


[Four seasons in Kyoto] Special site


Explanations by specialized staff

Specialized staff will explain shibori in an easy-to-understand way so that even those who do not know shibori at all can enjoy the works.

If you understand how the work was completed, you can enjoy seeing the work more.


Valuable tools and


You can watch a video of the shibori ​ production process. Also on display are tools that were used in the past and tools that are currently in use. There are also exhibits that you can actually touch.

Past special exhibition

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