PRIDE OF YOKOSUKA
Exhibition of Souvenir Jacket "Sukajyan"
2022 Sat November 19 〜 2022 Sun December 25
Closed: Mon Dec 5
Originally created as souvenir jackets for members of the American military, these jackets connected over time with Yokosuka’s distinctive culture, and a fashion item named after Yokosuka emerged: the Sukajan. This deeply popular Yokosuka original’s name, Sukajan, is a combination of Yokosuka’s “suka” and “jan” from janpaa, a Japanese word for jacket.
The core of this exhibition is TAILOR TOYO “TOYO ENTERPRISE CO., LTD.” exceptional vintage souvenir jacket “sukajan”collection.
The exhibition offers a comprehensive view of the fascinating sukajan, which is presently attracting considerable attention on the global fashion scene.It also introduces Dobuita Street, a nickname for the area in Yokosuka with rows of souvenir shops directed at the American military, as it was shortly after the war, through a variety of souvenirs, photographs, and other reference materials.
|Date||2022 Sat November 19 – Sun December 25|
|Hours||10:00 – 18:00|
|Closed||Mon December ５|
|Admission (tax included)||Day ticket (Group of 20 persons or more) Adults: ¥1,300 (¥1,040)
University Students/High School students/Senior over 65: ¥1,100 (¥880)
Junior high school students and younger: Free
＊Including the admission fee for Collection Gallery
＊Entry is free for high school students residing in Yokosuka or students attending high school in Yokosuka.
＊Free admission for persons with a disability pass and one accompanying caretaker.
|Organizer||YOKOSUKA MUSEUM OF ART|
|Special Cooperation||TOYO ENTERPRISE CO., LTD.|
|Cooperation||Dobuita Street Promotion Association|
|Planning cooperation||Dobuita Sukajan Research Society|
|Grant||2022 Community Grant Program (Grant Program for Creating Local Art Environment)|