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Special exhibitions and displays mounted in past years

April 2017 - March 2018

Title Dates
The 35th Special Display
The World of Insects
Jul 25, 2017 - Oct 21, 2017

Special exhibitions and displays mounted in past years

April 2016 - March 2017

Title Dates
The 23rd Special Exhibition
Mysterious spherical concretions - Ultimate fossil preservation system
March 14, 2017 - July 8, 2017
The 34th Special Display
Art without Exaggeration: Beauty in Scientific Record
Nov 15, 2016 - Jan 28, 2017
Jan 31, 2017 - Feb 25, 2017
The 33rd Special Display
Taiwan Chen-Nan Chu and His World of Shoga (Calligraphy and Painting)
Sep 13, 2016 - Oct 29, 2016
The 22nd Special Exhibition
Mongolian Natural History
April 19, 2016 - August 27, 2016

April 2015 - March 2016

Title Dates
The 32nd Special Display
Botanical Art / The 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Atsutaro Ito
February 4 - April 5, 2016
The 31st Special Display
Jomon Poeple of the North
November 10, 2015 - January 23, 2016
The 21st Special Exhibition
Yataro Sekido and Cosmic-Ray Telescope
May 26, 2015 - September 26, 2015

April 2014 - March 2015

Title Dates
The 30th Special Display
School of Medaka - Tokio Yamamoto and the Researches on Medaka in Nagoya University
Febrary 17, 2015 - March 9, 2015
The 29th Special Display
Botanical Art
December 13, 2014 - January 31, 2015
The 20th Special Exhibition
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014: The Development and Research of Blue LED
December 9, 2014 - April 11, 2015
The 19th Special Exhibition
Kinutani Kota's Stone Sculptures
July 24, 2014 - November 29, 2014

April 2013 - March 2014

Title Dates
The 18th Special Exhibition
Stone tools, making humans and epochs - Nagoya University African Prehistoric Research and Nanzan University Palaeolithic collection
March 4, 2014 - July 12, 2014
The 28th Special Display
Beyond the Ice Walls - "Nylon-Seil Case" and the life of Shigeo Ishioka
November 5, 2013 - January 30, 2014
The 27th Special Display
Moulage: the Educational Specimens
August 6 - October 19, 2013

April 2012 - March 2013

Title Dates
The 17th Special Exhibition
The World of Whales
Mar 25, 2013 - Jul 20, 2013
The 26th Special Display
Botanical Art and Natural History Illustrations of Meiji Era
Feb 9, 2013 - Mar 9, 2013
The 25th Special Display
"Nanja-monja" -Prof. Norio Takaki and his mossess
Nov 23, 2012 - Feb 2, 2013
The 24th Special Display
Yatsuka Saijo and History of Japanese Limnology
March 17 - August 31, 2012

April 2011 - March 2012

Title Dates
The 16th Special Exhibition
Mongolia the great
March 17 - August 31, 2012
The 23rd Special Display
Seaweeds Collection of Makoto Yoshizaki
March 10 - April 14, 2012
The 22nd Special Display
Genichiro Narasaka's "Illustrated Catalog of Insects and Fish" - the Museum about the Founder of Anatomy
December 6, 2011 - February 29, 2012
Student Mini-Exhibition: Forms and Interestingness of Life September 20 - October 15, 2011
The 21st Special Display
Museum of the Micro: The world of human organism through a microscope
September 13 - November 19, 2011
The 15th Special Exhibition
Deep-sea Animals: Their Ancient and Modern Lives
April 26 - August 31, 2011

April 2010 - March 2011

Title Dates
20th NUM Special Display (in commemoration of the 90th Anniversary of Kitan-kai, an alumni association of Nagoya Koto Shogyo Gakkou and the School of Economics)
Soto-Bell: 90 years from Nagoya Koto Shogyo Gakkou to the School of Economics
3 November - 18 December 2010
14th NUM Special Exhibition
Tropical Forest: the Cradle of Diversity
20 July - 23 October 2010
13th NUM Special Exhibition
Shell Mounds: Messages from the Jomon Period
23 March - 10 July 2010

April 2009 - March 2010

Title Dates
19th NUM Special Display (in commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of Nagoya University)
From the Dawn of Medical Education to the Nobel Prize
17 October - 26 December 2009
18th NUM Special Display
Antarctica: Place of Earth Exposed
13 October - 26 December 2009
17th NUM Special Display
Dragonflies - Living Jewels at the Waters Edge - from the Tokai-Konchu-Hozonkai Insect Collections
4 August - 3 October 2009
12th NUM Special Exhibition
Africa: 50 Years of Exploration by Nagoya University
24 March - 25 July 2009

April 2008 - March 2009

Title Dates
16th NUM Special Display
Birds in Aichi: Environment and Diversity
2 December - 31 January 2008
11th NUM Special Exhibition
Commemorative Exhibition of the 2008 Nobel Laureates in Physics and Chemistry
25 November 2008 - 28 March 2009
15th NUM Special Display
History of the 8th High School, an Antecedent of Nagoya University
7 October - 8 November 2008
14th NUM Special Display
A Computer-Simulated View of Science, based on Nagoya Universitys Frontier Researches
19 August - 27 September 2008
10th NUM Special Exhibition
Karakuri Ningyō (Mechanized Puppets): Continuing Tradition of Craftsmanship in Owari Province
30 May - 26 July 2008

April 2007 - March 2008

Title Dates
13th NUM Special Display
Sketches and Tanka from African Journeys by Kanenori Suwa
2 - 13 October 2007
12th NUM Special Display
Micro World
1 August - 26 September 2007
11th NUM Special Display
Birthstones: Earth's Jewel Box
10 April - 21 July 2007

April 2006 - March 2007

Title Dates
10th NUM Special Display
Birds in Higashiyama Campus
23 January - 24 February 2007
9th NUM Special Display
Ex Libris: An Artistic World of Fine Printing within Books
24 October - 23 December 2006
9th NUM Special Exhibition
Sports at Nagoya University: Get fit! Play, Watch, Create
22 March - 30 September 2006

April 2005 - March 2006

Title Dates
8th NUM Special Display
Chinese Woodcuts Depicting Peoples Wishes for a Better Life, Traditionally Displayed around the Beginning of the New Year
25 January - 26 February 2006
7th NUM Special Display
Anatomical Drawings and Specimens of Poultry Science
2 November - 16 December 2005
6th NUM Special Display
Nuclear Fission: a Picture Scroll / Berlin-Hiroshima-21st Century
6 August - 7 October 2005
8th NUM Special Exhibition
Accounting for Time: Research into Geological and Historical Dating at Nagoya University
23 March - 31 July 2005

April 2004 - March 2005

Title Dates
5th NUM Special Display
Conversation Piece: How to Create Family Stories and Portraits through Psychological Collaboration of an Artist and University Students
19 January - 18 February 2005
4th NUM Special Display
Life of Professor Makoto Saito: Pioneer of Brain Surgery of Japan
13 October - 12 November 2004
7th NUM Special Exhibition
Masterpieces of the Technicians Craft
17 March - 30 July 2004

April 2003 - March 2004

Title Dates
3rd NUM Special Display
Plants in the Nagoya University Museum Botanical Garden
21 January - 20 February 2004
2nd NUM Special Display
C. W. Hufeland and Japanese Medicine in Edo Period, with Supplementary Explanatory Notes
1 October - 3 November 2003
6th NUM Special Exhibition
Lost Heritage - Bamian in Afghanistan -
25 March - 31 July 2003

April 2002 - March 2003

Title Dates
5th NUM Special Exhibition
Afghanistan: Nagoya University Expedition in 1968
1 November 2002 - 31 January 2003
4th NUM Special Exhibition
Motoji Shibusawa and his Role in the Birth of Nagoya Imperial University
8 April - 31 August 2002

April 2001 - March 2002

Title Dates
1st NUM Special Display
Journey Sketches by a Scientist, Keiji Higuchi
29 January - 11 February 2002
3rd NUM Special Exhibition (in commemoration of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Chemistry)
Ryoji Noyori: a Road to the Nobel Prize
23 November - 27 December 2001
2nd NUM Special Exhibition
Medical Mind of the Nagoya University: Educational Tools from the School of Medicine
9 June - 3 October 2001

April 2000 - March 2001

Title Dates
1st NUM Special Exhibition
Nō bi Plain: Cultural and Natural Foundations of Nagoya
8 December 2000 - 24 March 2001