Seizo Tashima “Himitsu no Kaidan” original drawing exhibition


The exhibition presenting original drawings of a storybook, “Himitsu no Kaidan (secret staircase)”, based upon strange experiences in the old closed school, Sanada Elementary School.

Seizo Tashima


Born in 1940 in Osaka. Spent childhood in Kochi.
Received many awards including “Golden Apple” award at Bienále ilustrácií Bratislava in 1969.
Participated in ETAT2012 with Dorakujin and the Children.
Participated in Setouchi Triennale 2013 in “Blue Sky Aquarium” in Oshima, Kagawa in the former clinic for Hansen’s disease.


Date and time Saturday, September 21 2019 -
Sunday, October 20 2019
Opening hours: 10:00 - 17:00 (Close at 16:00 in October / November, last entry by half an hour before the closure time)

Museum of Picture Book Art

2310-1 Ko Sanada, Tokamachi-city, Niigata

Admission Adult JPY800 / Child age under 300 / Free for child before school age

Closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays (except for national holidays)

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