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The Dolls of Japan: Shapes of Prayer, Embodiments of Love

The exhibition introduces dolls representative of the country. In Japan, dolls have been a part of everyday life since ancient times. These miniature sculptures reflect national customs and the aspirations of its people, possess distinctive regional attributes, and over the centuries have developed in many diverse forms. Dolls also provide a showcase for traditional Japanese craft products, such as textiles.

We hope that the dolls on display will help visitors to appreciate these various aspects of Japanese culture.

PETALING JAYA MUSEUM
Jalan 10/7, Seksyen 10, Taman Jaya, 46000 Petaling Jaya
17 April–18 May, 2017
9 a.m.–5 p.m. daily except for Fridays and public holidays
Free admission

SABAH ART GALLERY
Jalan Muzium, 88000 Kota Kinabalu
29 May–30 June, 2017
9 a.m.–5 p.m. daily except for public holidays
Free admission

PENANG STATE MUSEUM
No. 57, Jalan Macalister, 10400 George Town (do not confuse with Penang State Gallery at Lebuh Farquhar)
12 July–28 August, 2017
9 a.m.–5 p.m. daily except for public holidays
Free admission

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