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Shizuoka Events: November 2017

French/British Art Exhibition
The Shizuoka City Museum of Art will host an exhibition called “France and Britain: Art for a New Age 1817-1917.”
This exhibition features approx. 70 pieces selected from The National Museum Wales in the UK, renowned for its collection of art by British masters J.M.W. Turner and John Constable as well as its collection of works by French artists Jean-Francois Millet, Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
The collection shows the transition in art in both countries between the 19th and 20th centuries. Take advantage of this rare chance to see great works of art from both sides of the English Channel.
When: Thur. Nov. 23 (nat’l holiday) to Sun. Jan. 28, daily 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (last admission at 6:30 p.m.). Museum is closed every Monday except Jan. 8, as well as Dec. 28-Jan. 1, and Tue. Jan. 9
Where: Shizuoka City Museum of Art (Koya-machi, Aoi ward)
How much: General admission \1,200 (\1,000), university students/seniors over 70 \800 (\600), free for junior high school students and younger. Prices in parentheses are for advance tickets and groups over 20. Persons with a disability handbook as well as one caretaker may also enter free.
Inquiries: SCMA, 054-273-1515
Juvenile Home Tour
When: Sun. Nov. 19; 1st: 9:30 a.m., 2nd: 11:00 a.m., 3rd: 1:30 p.m., 4th: 3:00 p.m. (1hr each)
Where: Shizuoka Juvenile Delinquent Home (Oshika 2-chome, Suruga Ward)
What: Mini lecture, facility tour, displays, personality test, etc.
Who: 50 people for each tour
To apply/Inquiries: Call the Shizuoka Juvenile Delinquent Home at 054-281-3208 (weekdays 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). Applications will be taken starting Wed. Nov. 1, in the order received.
Cosplay Event
“The 2017 Mt. Fuji Cosplay World Conference”
When: Sat., Nov. 18 10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Sun. Nov. 19 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Ginza Shopping Arcade outside JR Shimizu Sta.
What: A cosplay runway, a performance stage, talk shows, cosplay dress-up, group photos and more.
Inquiries: The Mt. Fuji Cosplay World Conference Executive Committee (inside Kyoritsu iCom, 054-635-4651)

Kambara New Year Walk
What: A community walk in the Kambara with three courses: 25km, 18km and 12km.
When: Sun. Jan. 21 from 9:00 a.m.
Where: Kambara Citizen Center (Kambara Shinden 1-chome, Shimizu Ward)
Who: Anyone
How much: Free
To apply: Call the City of Shizuoka Call Center at 054-200-4894 from now through Mon. Dec. 25.
Inquiries: Sports Promotion Div., 054-221-1038
Purple Light-up at Sumpujo Park
The period Sun. Nov. 12 to Sat. Nov. 25 is dedicated to the elimination of violence against women. To spread awareness, the Hitsujisaru Yagura in the southwest corner of Sumpujo Park will be lit up in purple from Fri. Nov. 10 through Sun. Nov. 26, every night from sundown to 10:00 p.m.
If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, please call the Spousal Violence Consultation & Support Center in your ward office.
Aoi Ward: 054-221-1274
Suruga Ward: 054-201-9126
Shimizu Ward: 054-354-2335
If it is an emergency, please visit your nearest police station.
Inquiries: Gender Equality & Multicultural Affairs Div., 054-221-1349

“Agri-Festa Shimizu 2017”
What: Produce promotions, sale of local products, and more
When: Sun. Nov. 19, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (will go ahead despite rain)
Where: Shimizu Marine Park (Hinode-cho, Shimizu Ward)




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