Live Events

Kansai TV presents an exciting line up of live events and performing arts. Over the years, Kansai TV has produced, organized and promoted large scale events and performing arts to cater for all audiences.

Kansai TV has organized ten Japan tours of the dynamic dance entertainment shows “Burn the Floor” and “Floorplay”, to a total audience of near 500,000!

Kansai TV also supports and sponsors the classic and traditional arts. We have organized Japan tours of the Paris Opera, Teatro San Carlo of Napoli and Teatro Verdi Trieste, and the "Osaka Heisei Nakamura-za" with star Kabuki actor Nakamura Kanzaburo in an Edo period Kabuki theatre.

We also hold the hugely popular Cirque du Soleil performances in Osaka, and recently held the immensely successful "Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs" exhibition in Osaka.

Kansai TV continues to bring you the best in live entertainment!

Claude Monet: The Journey to Series Paintings

February 10, 2024 - May 6, 2024

A project commemorating the 65th anniversary of Kansai TV and 90th anniversary of Sankei Shimbun.

It is with great pleasure that we present Claude Monet: Journey to Series Paintings, an exhibition that traces the career of the preeminent Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926), and commemorates the 150th anniversary of the First Impressionist Exhibition, held in Paris in 1874. Focusing on Claude Monet's "series paintings", this exhibition features representative works from more than 40 museums in Japan and abroad, all of which are Monet works.

Waterloo Bridge, Overcast Weather Waterloo Bridge, Overcast Weather, 1900, London
Collection & image © Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin

Nympheas, ca. 1897-98, Giverny,
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Mrs. Fred Hathaway Bixby Bequest, M.62.8.13, photo © Museum Associates / LACMA

Haystacks: Snow Effect, 1891, Giverny,
National Galleries of Scotland. Bequest of Sir Alexander Maitland 1965


February 10, 2024 - May 6, 2024
10:00 - 18:00 (last admission 17:30)
Mondays (Open February 12, April 1, 15, 22, 29, and May 6)
Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka 5F Galleries (
4-3-1 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka, 530-0005, Japan


Watanabebashi Station (Nakanoshima Line): 5-min. walk southwest from Exit 2.
Yodoyabashi Station (Keihan): 15-min. walk west from Exit 7, crossing over Tosabori River.
Osaka Metro
Higobashi Station (Yotsubashi Line): 10-min. walk west from Exit 4.
Yodoyabashi Station (Midosuji Line): 15-min. walk west from Exit 7, crossing over Tosabori River.
Fukushima Station (Osaka Loop Line)/Shin-Fukushima Station (Tozai Line): 10-min. walk south from Exit 2.
Osaka Station: 20-min. walk southwest.
Fukushima Station: 10-min. walk south.
Osaka-Umeda Station: 15-min. walk southwest.
Osaka-Umeda Station: 20-min. walk southwest.
Osaka City Bus
Take bus No. 53 or No. 75 from JR Osaka Station, get off at the Taminobashi bus stop, and walk south 2 min. (Watanabebashi is the nearest bus stop for the return trip back to JR Osaka Station.)


Admission Fees
Adults 2,500 yen (2,300)
University Students
High School Students
1,500 yen (1,300)
Elementary and Junior High School Students 500 yen (300)
Advance February limited tickets (Adults only) 2,000 yen
Advance Pair Ticket (Adults only) 4,400 yen
  • Tax included
  • Prices in parentheses ( ) are for advance sales, or groups of 20 or more.
  • Advance ticket sales period: October 26, 2023 10:00 - February 9, 2024 23:59.
  • Advance February limited tickets and advance pair tickets will be sold only at the following ticket sites (excluding the ticket site of Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka). The sales period is the same as that for advance tickets.
  • If the exhibition galleries become crowded, admission may be restricted or numbered tickets may be distributed.
  • Admission is free for preschool children.
  • For group tickets, please apply for a minimum of 20 people using the group registration form on the museum's website. (For school groups, please apply at least 4 weeks prior to your visit.)
  • Persons with a disability certificate (including one caregiver) can purchase tickets at the ticket counter on the 2nd floor for half the price of the Same-day ticket (proof of disability required). No advance reservation is required.
  • This exhibition also requires an admission fee (Adults) for residents of Osaka City who are 65 years old or older.
Ticket Site
The ticket site of Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka (
etix online ticket (
Lawson Ticket [54487], Ticket Pia [686-641], e-plus, Seven Ticket [102-833], CN Playguide, Asoview! etc.

Organized by
Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka, Kansai Television Co. Ltd., The Sankei Shimbun
Supported by
Embassy of France / French Institute of Japan
Planned by
HATA International
With the special sponsorship of
Nishitan Clinic
With the sponsorship of
Dai-ichi Life Group, Nissha Co., Ltd.
With the cooperation of
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, JAPAN AIRLINES, Lufthansa Cargo AG, Lufthansa German Airlines, YAMATO TRANSPORT
Exhibition Supervisor
Benno Tempel, Director of the Kunstmuseum Den-Haag
Editorial supervision and cooperation
Michael Clarke, former director of the National Gallery of Scotland
Japanese Supervisor
Norio Shimada, Professor Emeritus, Jissen Women's University
General Inquiries
Osaka City General Call Center, Naniwa Call
06-4301-7285 (8am-9pm)

Osaka in the Eyes of Women Painters

December 23, 2023 – February 25, 2024

One of the characteristics of modern Osaka is the success of many women Nihonga painters, a fact well known throughout Japan.
In 1912, at the age of 20, Shima Seien was accepted for the Ministry of Education Art Exhibition, and this success inspired her contemporaries such as Okamoto Koen, Kitani Chigusa, and Ikuta Kacho to follow suit. At a time when women’s activities in society were restricted, many women were inspired and awakened to the possibility of demonstrating their individuality and talent through painting, and being appreciated. In the field of “literati painting” (Nanga), which flourished in Osaka from the Edo period, artists such as Kawabe Seiran and Toru Koran were active. These artists taught younger women at painting schools and formed groups to strengthen their ties, further expanding the number of female painters.
17 years have passed since the “SHIMA Seien and Women Artists of Osaka in the Early 20th Century” exhibition was held in 2006. With great cooperation on uncovering works and extensive research, this exhibition introduces the activities of over 50 women Nihonga artists in modern Osaka through approximately 150 works and related materials.

SHIMA Seien, Untitled, 1918,
Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts

KITANI Chigusa, Ongoku (an old custom in Osaka), 1918,
Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka


December 23 (Sat), 2023 – February 25 (Sun), 2024
10:00~17:00 (last admission 16:30)
*February 10 (Sat)-25 (Sun) 10:00~18:00(last admission 17:30)
Mondays & December 31, January 1 (Open on January 8, February 12)
Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka


Admission Fees
Adults 1,800 yen (1,600)
College and high school students 1,000 yen (800)
Pair tickets 3,000 yen
(Two adult tickets / available from October 7 to December 22)
  • Tax included
  • Free admission for Junior high students and under
  • Prices in parentheses ( ) are for advance sales, or groups of 20 or more.
  • Half price of door ticket for a person holding a disability certificate and up to one accompanying person. Please ask at the ticket counter on the second floor.
  • Admission may be restricted if the exhibition is congested.
  • In case of disasters or hazards the museum may be temporarily closed.
Tickets on sale: 10am October 7, 2023


Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka, The Sankei Shimbun, Kansai Television Co. Ltd.
Osaka Broadcasting Corporation