sendai mediatheque

past events

august, 2005


jean prouve : the poetic of technical objects

jean prouve exhibition (1901-1984), one of the innovative creators in the field of design, architecture and engineering.
aug. 6 sat. - 24 wed.
10:00 - 19:00 (entry by 18:30)
6f gallery 4200
adults - 600 yen
students (senior high school, university) - 400 yen
15 years old and under - free


a screening: labyrinth of the dreams (yume-no-ginga)

aug. 14 sun.
11:00 / 13:00 / 15:00
7f cinema
1program : 1,000 yen

smt library theatre - movies for families

animal animations - "tomodachi ya"(13 min.) "kuzunoha gitsune"(26 min.) "tsuki no mine no ookami"(15 min.) "nezumi kun no chokki"(19 min.) "yama no taroguma"(25 min.) drama - "boku no onesan"(36 min.) "gut oyaji to osamu"(56 min.)
aug. 19 fri.
10:00-12:00 (open 9:30) / 14:00-16:00 (open 15:30)
7f cinema
admission is free. seating capacity is 180; admittance will be declined if the cinema is full.

monthly library selection
theme for august : animal stories

smt multimedia library introduces some materials from our collections based on a monthly theme.
july 29 fri. - aug. 24 wed.
7f multimedia library

independent film theater - aug.

the executive committee, made up of groups, will conduct four-walling in sendai and the university film study groups will set up and run the independent film show in co with mediatheque. this event will be held 10 times per a year.
aug. 21 sun.
7f cinema


parent-child pc drawing and music class

why not join a pc drawing class and music class for children, with an adult companion?
1) drawing class
aug. 1 mon. and 2 tues.(2days)
morning class : 10:00 - 12:00
afternoon class : 13:00 - 15:00
target: pairs of an under 11 years old child and an adult companion. maximum : 10 pairs each class.
2) music class
aug. 4 thurs. or 5 fri.
10:00 - 12:00
target : pairs of an over 11 years old child and an adult companion. maximum : 10 pairs each day.
please apply to the sendai senior net club (or mediatheque) by july 15 (due nlt). include the name of the class and the ages of the children. if oversubscribed, participants will be decided by a lucky draw.

sendai children play field investigation group
- pet detective and lost pet -

let's play hide and seek in mediatheque and its vicinity. participants will be divided into two groups, a pet detective and a lost pet.
1) aug. 11 thurs. 13:30 - 15:30, aug. 12 fri. 10:00 - 15:00
2) aug. 18 thurs. 13:30 - 15:30, aug. 19 fri. 10:00 - 15:00
target : children over 11 years old
limited to 10 people
please apply to mediatheque by 1) july 28, 2) aug. 4 (due nlt), including the ages of the children.if oversubscribed, participants will be decided by a lucky draw.

kinkasan nature archive 2

explore the nature of kinkasan by sketching landscapes and trekking with the artist atsuhito sekiguchi.
aug. 13 sat. - 14 sun. (one night stay on kinkasan island.)
target : 18 years old and above. briefing session : 14:00 on aug. 7. workshop fee is free, but there is a fee for the boat to the island and lodging. maximum 10 people. apply before july 31. if oversubscribed, participants will be decided by lucky draw.

typographic printing workshop

participants make handmade cards with a printing press in the smt basement.
aug. 27 sat. - 28 sun.
10:00 - 17:00
b1f preparation room
maximum : 6 people.
booking in advance is required for the workshop but not for just viewing. a sign language interpreter is available.
please apply to mediatheque by aug. 15 (due nlt).


sendai streetscape album committee

the streetscape is changing imperceptibly. smt traces old memories of sendai city with photographs and films. let's think about what we should keep for our future.
july 29 fri. - aug. 4 thurs.
1f open square
admission is free (please order food if you use the tables).

smt children's tour

1) playing hide and seek
let's explore smt while playing hide and seek with the volunteers. we will be looking for some interesting targets.
aug. 6 sat. 14:00 - 15:30
target: lower grade elementary school students
2) preparing for summer holiday project
we tour each floor using a worksheet for children. join the tour if you have not decided on a summer holiday school project. let's finish the project in a joyful way. target : higher grade elementary school students
aug. 20 sat. 14:00 - 15:30
limited to 10 people on a first come, first serve basis.
please apply to mediatheque and join in with an adult companion.

jozenji street, the star festival plaza

aug. 5 fri. - aug. 8 mon.
1f open square


sendai art annual 2005

a competitive art and film work exhibition with the theme of "a beatific time."
please apply in advance between july 1 fri. and sep. 30 fri.(due nlt)
application guidebooks are available at mediatheque, 1f sendai city hall (citizen's room). ward office counters, community centers, lifelong learning section and at url :


story teller park

storytelling for a picture book, a paper play house etc.
aug. 13 sat.
2f meeting room
admission is free
limited to 20 people on a first come first served basis.

joyful cinema

come and enjoy andersen's picture book and film.
aug. 20 sat.
7f cinema
admission is free.