Organized by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Tokyo, The Japan Foundation, Sun & Star 1996, and the Dallas Museum of Art. The Founding Sponsors for Sun & Star 1996 were EDS and Hitachi, Ltd. Texas Instruments was the Major Sponsor of the exhibition. Additional funding was provided by Fuji Xerox; Occidental Chemical Corporation; the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, both federal agencies; the Japan-United States Friendship Commission; and an indemnity from the Federal Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Additional exhibition support was provided by Texas Commerce Bank; Maxroy Corporation; Sewell Lexus; Enron; Haynes & Boone; Halliburton, Thompson & Knight, A Professional Corporation; Sprint; KOAI 107.5 FM The Oasis; and WFAA-TV. The Official Carrier for "Japan's Golden Age: Momoyama" was American Airlines, and the Official Hotel was the Fairmont Hotel at the Arts District.
The Dallas Museum of Art is supported, in part, by the generosity of DMA Members and donors, the citizens of Dallas through the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, and the Texas Commission on the Arts.