Musée Cernuschi - Musée des arts de l'Asie de la Ville de Paris | Exhibition

Voyage sur la route du Kisokaido. De Hiroshige à Kuniyoshi

from 19 May 2021 to 08 August 2021

7 avenue Vélasquez - 75008 Paris

Porte Maillot - Monceau - 8e Arrondissement

Musée Cernuschi


L'exposition, proposée au musée Cernuschi du 19 mai au 8 août 2021, invite à admirer un ensemble exceptionnel de près de 150 estampes japonaises inspirées de la route du Kisokaido, qui reliait au Japon autrefois Edo (aujourd'hui Tokyo) à Kyoto, siège de l'empereur. L'exposition rassemble deux séries complètes. La première, réalisée par Eisen et Hiroshige et issue de la collection Georges Leskowicz, est réputée pour être une des plus belles au monde. La seconde, réalisée par Kuniyoshi, appartient à la collection de Cernuschi et est exposée pour la première fois.

Musée Cernuschi - Musée des arts de l'Asie de la Ville de Paris

Henri Cernushi (1821-1896) bequeathed his private collections of Asian art and his mansion, located at the entrance of Parc Monceau, to the City of Paris.
The museum exhibits a remarkable collection of ancient Chinese art (pottery, jade items, ivories, bronzes, statuettes), and a beautiful collection of contemporary paintings. It often organizes exhibitions on art from the Far-East.
Library (by appointment), readings, literary meetings, calligraphy and oriental painting demonstrations.

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Musée Cernuschi - Musée des arts de l'Asie de la Ville de Paris

7 avenue Vélasquez
75008 Paris
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 53 96 21 50

  • Subway - Villiers
  • Bus - 30, 84, 94

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

  • Hearing Hearing
  • Mental Mental
  • Physical Physical
  • Visual Visual

Access facilities

  • Loan of wheelchairs
  • Free admission for disabled visitors on presentation of proof
  • Free admission for the accompanying person

Accessibility information

Physical disability:
- wheelchair users can visit the museum in its entirety thanks to 2 lifts, including 1 providing step-free entry to the museum.
- a wheelchair and folding seats are available on request at the museum's welcome desk.
- 2 seats are reserved for wheelchair users in the conference room.
- the majority of works on display are visible from a sitting position.
- a tactile table is located near the welcome desk, it is currently inaccessible to wheelchair users (reached by climbing steps).
- the pavement is lowered by 4 cm at its lowest between the disabled parking area and the museum entrance.
- some temporary exhibitions allow to turn back and travel back to the start of the visit.
- men's and women's disabled toilets are located on the below-ground floor of the building and are accessible by lift. To reach the lift and disabled toilets, visitors must leave the exhibition and be accompanied. Please note that the wall grab rail is currently out of place.

Visual impairment:
- a visit guidebook in large font (Arial 18) and booklets in braille are available for free at the welcome desk.
- multi-sensory visits.
- for security reasons, visitors should alert staff in order to be accompanied in the lift, as the stairs are not adapted.
- glass walls and cases at chest and head height may be dangerous.

Hearing impairment:
- an amplifier is installed at the museum's welcome desk.
- lip-reading visits/talks on the last Saturday of every month at 10am (lasts 1hr30, no reservation required).

Mental disability:
- the Musée Cernuschi follozs the 'Musées et Monuments en Liberté' guidelines created by the assocation PEP 75, and offers 2 bookets (children and adults), 1 walk card and 1 audioguide to download.
- multi-sensory visits.
- the museum is located along an alley leading to the Parc Monceau (closed space).

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