Nihonbashi Takashimaya 8F Hall - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Nihonbashi Takashimaya 8F Hall. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for Manabu Ikeda “The Pen – Condensed Universe”

    Manabu Ikeda “The Pen – Condensed Universe”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2017-09-27 - 2017-10-09

    Manabu Ikeda creates vast worlds from lines of color pens not even one millimeter in width. He has been recognized internationally with exhibitions in South Korea, Germany, Canada, America, and Russia...More »

  • poster for Mingei Japan - Soetsu Yanagi and Japanese Folk Craft

    Mingei Japan - Soetsu Yanagi and Japanese Folk Craft

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    • Media: Nihonga - Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2017-08-30 - 2017-09-11

    The Japanese Folk Crafts Museum was established in Tokyo in 1936 and is dedicated to the “mingei” folk art movement that was advocated primarily by philosopher Soetsu Yanagi (1889-1961) from the late Taisho...More »

  • poster for Kyoichi Sawada Exhibition

    Kyoichi Sawada Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2017-08-16 - 2017-08-28

    An exhibition for Kyoichi Sawada, who received a Pulitzer Prize for his photojournalism during the Vietnam War.More »

  • poster for Agency for Cultural Affairs “Nurturing Upcoming Artists with Potentially Global Appeal” 50th Anniversary Art Department Exhibition

    Agency for Cultural Affairs “Nurturing Upcoming Artists with Potentially Global Appeal” 50th Anniversary Art Department Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Nihonga - Prints - Talks
    • 2017-08-03 - 2017-08-14

    Exhibiting 75 new works by 75 veterans of the Agency for Cultural Affairs’ 50 year-old “Nurturing Upcoming Artists with Potentially Global Appeal” program. More »

  • poster for Tetsuko Kuroyanagi + Keiji Tagawa “Su Te Ki!”

    Tetsuko Kuroyanagi + Keiji Tagawa “Su Te Ki!”

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    • Media: Fashion - Crafts
    • 2017-08-03 - 2017-08-16

    Actress and Unicef Goodwill Ambassador Tetsuko Kuroyanagi joins forces with her long-time friend, the embroidery and bead artist Keiji Tagawa. Here they present some of their favorite kimonos, fabrics,...More »

  • poster for Shinya Fujiwara “Okinoshima: Shosoin By the Sea”

    Shinya Fujiwara “Okinoshima: Shosoin By the Sea”

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    • Media: Photography - Talks
    • 2017-07-19 - 2017-08-01

    Eighty photographs by Shinya Fujihara documenting Fukuoka Prefecture’s Okinoshima Island, home to some 80,000 sacred items designated as National Treasures. Fujihara’s images capture the otherworldliness...More »

  • poster for This Road: 38th Traditional Japanese Craft Exhibition

    This Road: 38th Traditional Japanese Craft Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2017-05-26 - 2017-05-31

    See examples of craftsmanship that has been handed down through the generations in masterpieces created using these techniques. The items on show will refresh you like a cools breeze on a summer’s day....More »

  • poster for Kaiketsu Zorori’s Great Adventure: 30th Anniversary Exhibition

    Kaiketsu Zorori’s Great Adventure: 30th Anniversary Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Drawing - Manga
    • 2017-04-26 - 2017-05-08

    “Kaiketsu Zorori” staring the mischievous fox Zorori and his side-kick boars Ishishi and Noshishi debuted in 1987. Spanning 60 volumes (the latest published last December), it is Japan’s number-one selling...More »

  • poster for 50 Years of Riyoko Ikeda: “The Rose of Versailles” and Other Works

    50 Years of Riyoko Ikeda: “The Rose of Versailles” and Other Works

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    • Media: Drawing - Manga
    • 2017-03-08 - 2017-03-20

    The eternal masterpiece “The Rose of Versailles” stands out as one of the best-known titles in the shojo (girls) manga genre . This year, to commemorate its creator Riyoko Ikeda’s fifty year manga career,...More »

  • poster for Shoten 50th Anniversary Exhibition

    Shoten 50th Anniversary Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Product
    • 2016-04-27 - 2016-05-09

    Shoten, Japan’s longest-running variety TV program, celebrates 50 years of broadcasting this May with a free exhibition to say thank you to all of its viewers. Take a seat at the table and relive the fun...More »

  • poster for Sesame Street 45th Anniversary Fair

    Sesame Street 45th Anniversary Fair

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    • Media: Photography - Product
    • 2015-07-30 - 2015-08-10

    Takashimaya celebrates 45 years of Sesame Street with an exhibition of puppets and photo shoot corner.More »

  • poster for Rimpa - The Great Painters from the Hosomi Collection

    Rimpa - The Great Painters from the Hosomi Collection

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts
    • 2015-04-29 - 2015-05-11

    Rimpa is a distinctive style of Japanese Art that arose in the early Edo period. It has captured many admirers around the world with its elegance, sophisticated style and originality. This special exhibition...More »

  • poster for Koshu Endo “The Beauty of the Land and Sky”

    Koshu Endo “The Beauty of the Land and Sky”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2015-03-25 - 2015-04-05

    Taking up a position along the Tamagawa river Koshu Endo captures the rich beauty urban nature from the overarching sky to the plants beneath one’s foot, distilled in numerous variations of autumnal leaves,...More »

  • poster for Hasui Kawase 130th Anniversary - Nostalgic Scenes of Japan

    Hasui Kawase 130th Anniversary - Nostalgic Scenes of Japan

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    • Media: Drawing - Prints
    • 2015-01-02 - 2015-01-12

    A election of 250 works including woodblock prints, sketchbooks and drawings, traces travel and creative production.More »

  • poster for Sogetsu Ikebana

    Sogetsu Ikebana

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2014-10-29 - 2014-11-03
  • poster for Sumi-E Forefront 2014

    Sumi-E Forefront 2014

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-10-01 - 2014-10-20

    Sen-oku Hakuko Kan director Koichiro Kojiro produces an exhibition of contemporary ink painting introducing the work of three artists who base their practice in the medium Yoshinori Onga, Norihiko Saito...More »

  • poster for 130 Years of Yumeji Takehisa

    130 Years of Yumeji Takehisa

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2014-09-26 - 2014-10-06

    This year marks 130 years since the birth of leading figure of Taisho Romanticism Yumeji Takehisa(1884-1934), and provides an opportunity to reappraise the work and life of this poet and painter, who not...More »

  • poster for 120 Years Since the Birth of Designer Keisuke Serizawa

    120 Years Since the Birth of Designer Keisuke Serizawa

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2014-09-10 - 2014-09-23

    Keisuke Serizawa (1895-1984), a Living National Treasure in the the art of kataezome textile stencil dyeing, was drawn to the Folk Craft Movement after meeting Soetsu Yanagi. He became famous for developing...More »

  • poster for Folk Crafts— The Beauty and Soul of Function

    Folk Crafts— The Beauty and Soul of Function

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    • Media: Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2014-09-10 - 2014-09-23

    Celebrating the revival of folk craft exhibition held more than 70 years ago, Nihonbashi Takashimaya is displaying and selling handmade works from across Japan by Keisuke Serizawa, Sanshiro Ikeda, and...More »

  • poster for Eternal Sparkle— Baccarat 250th Anniversary Exhibition

    Eternal Sparkle— Baccarat 250th Anniversary Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2014-09-02 - 2014-09-08

    Celebrating the 250th anniversary of Baccarat, the renowned maker of fine crystal, this exhibition touring department stores across Japan presents some 1,000 famed works showcasing the company’s heritage...More »

  • poster for Momoko Sakura 30th Anniversary Exhibition

    Momoko Sakura 30th Anniversary Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Drawing
    • 2014-08-06 - 2014-08-20

    Sakura Momoko, creator of “Chibi Maruko-chan,” debuted as a manga artist 30 years ago. Over the course of her career she produced several series besides “Maruko-chan” such as “Coji-Coji,” as well as essays,...More »

  • poster for The Work of Yukio Yoshioka— Colors and the Japanese Calendar

    The Work of Yukio Yoshioka— Colors and the Japanese Calendar

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    • Media: Fashion - Crafts
    • 2014-05-21 - 2014-05-26

    Presenting the works of Yukio Yoshioka, a fifth generation artisan reviving the traditional colors of Japanese plant-based dyeing. Focusing on “the Japanese calendar”, these works express the beautiful...More »

  • poster for 100 Contemporary Female Calligraphers

    100 Contemporary Female Calligraphers

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2014-05-08 - 2014-05-12

    Unveiling the new work of female artists working at the forefront of calligraphy, in an exhibition spread across seven different styles and categories.More »

  • poster for The World of Takeo Takei - The Magician of the Children’s Land

    The World of Takeo Takei - The Magician of the Children’s Land

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration
    • 2014-03-26 - 2014-04-06

    Takeo Takei was a prolific picture book illustrator who produced a wide series of work through the Taisho and Showa periods and extending his influence upon future generations such as Testuko Kuronagi,...More »

  • poster for Seiseikai Exhibition: The Tradition and Future of Nihonga Painting

    Seiseikai Exhibition: The Tradition and Future of Nihonga Painting

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-01-02 - 2014-01-13

    This is the fifth exhibition for the Seiseikai, a collective of four artists started in 2005. Its members freely and boldly create works, demonstrating an outstanding awareness of Japan’s nature and aesthetics...More »

  • poster for Yonosuke Natori— Father of News Photography and Design

    Yonosuke Natori— Father of News Photography and Design

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2013-12-18 - 2013-12-29

    Displaying photography from 1930–1960 by Yonosuke Natori, a pioneer of Japanese news photography and design, as well as magazines worked on by Natori and his associates. [Related Event] Gallery Talks Speaker:...More »

  • poster for “95th Sogetsu Ikebana Exhibition - The Dance of Flowers”

    “95th Sogetsu Ikebana Exhibition - The Dance of Flowers”

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2013-10-31 - 2013-11-05

    750 leading members of Sogetsu Ikebana present an impressive array of flower arrangements based on the theme of “dancing flowers”. Part 1: 31st October(Thurs), 1st November(Friday) Part 2: 2nd November(Sat),...More »

  • poster for “Tango, Kyoto - The Art of a Silk Town”

    “Tango, Kyoto - The Art of a Silk Town”

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2013-10-23 - 2013-10-29

    The silk of Tango is commonly used in many Kimono, and is created through a technique passed down through generations, with highly skilled craftspeople still continuing to weave silk fabric to this day....More »

  • poster for “Eternal Beauty - 170 Years of Kawashima Textiles”

    “Eternal Beauty - 170 Years of Kawashima Textiles”

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2013-10-23 - 2013-10-29

    Celebrating 170 years of Kawashima textiles with an exhibition of artifacts from the Kawashima Textile Museum introducing the skillful art and tradition of textile making.More »

  • 36th Japan Ivory Sculpture Exhibiton

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2013-10-17 - 2013-10-23

    Highly detailed sculptures made with Japan’s world-renowned “left-blade” carving technique dating back to the late-Edo era. More »

  • poster for  “The Shining Century of Takarazuka Revue”

    “The Shining Century of Takarazuka Revue”

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    • Media: Photography - Fashion - Product
    • 2013-10-02 - 2013-10-15

    In 2014 Takurazuka Revue will celebrate its 100th anniversary, having built a long history as one of the world’s leading all female theatre groups with a unique aesthetic of its stage productions. This...More »

  • poster for Ken Domon “Children of Showa”

    Ken Domon “Children of Showa”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2013-09-11 - 2013-09-22

    Ken Domon, one of Japan’s leading photographers, and eyewitness to the Showa period. He made his name as a photo journalist, while making his life work to photograph the Buddhist statues and temples of...More »

  • poster for Mitsumasa Anno “Flowers of the Imperial Palace”

    Mitsumasa Anno “Flowers of the Imperial Palace”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-08-28 - 2013-09-09

    130 watercolors by the celebrated illustrator Mitsumasa Anno portraying seasonal flowers that bloom on the grounds of the Imperial Palace. [Image: Mitsumasa Anno]More »

  • poster for Kaga Akae Exhibition

    Kaga Akae Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2012-11-08 - 2012-11-26

    On display are some 150 pieces of Meiji Kutani "akae" style porcelain ware.More »

  • poster for Takaki Yamamoto "Showa Diorama"

    Takaki Yamamoto "Showa Diorama"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2012-10-18 - 2012-10-30

    On display are a variety of dioramas that depict Showa-era urban landscapes and the people who live there.More »

  • poster for Soin Furutani Exhibition

    Soin Furutani Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2012-10-03 - 2012-10-16

    This exhibition traces the artistic career of calligrapher Soin Furutani, the origins of the lyricism of the Japanese language, and a portrait of contemporary calligraphy.More »

  • Atsushi Uemura Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-09-12 - 2012-10-01

    Features the work of nihonga painter Atsushi Uemura, including many masterpieces and recent work.More »

  • poster for Marc Chagall Exhibition

    Marc Chagall Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2012-06-07 - 2012-06-25

    This exhibition showcases 39 paintings from private Swiss collections that have never been shown in Japan, and all 38 pieces from the "Circus" series of prints in the collection of the Gifu Art Museum. [Image:...More »

  • poster for "Echizen Washi: The World of Beauty and the Art" Exhibition

    "Echizen Washi: The World of Beauty and the Art" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Crafts
    • 2012-05-16 - 2012-05-21

    Looks at the world of Echizen Washi, Japanese paper made in Fukui prefecture, as seen through the lens of New York-based photographer Fumio Tanai.More »

  • poster for "Rokkakudo Reconstruction Commemoration: Izura and Tenshin Okakura's Legacy" Exhibition

    "Rokkakudo Reconstruction Commemoration: Izura and Tenshin Okakura's Legacy" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-05-09 - 2012-05-28

    Showcases artists whose work aims for the ideals of beauty of Nihonga pioneer Tenshin Okakura. [Image: Hideo Shiode (1970)]More »

  • poster for Kiichi Sumikawa Exhibition

    Kiichi Sumikawa Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2012-04-26 - 2012-05-07

    On display are some 40 recent and new works and photos and videos documenting the construction of the Tokyo Sky Tree by the artist who supervised the design of the city's newest monument.More »

  • "3.11 Kizuna" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2012-03-22 - 2012-03-27

    Charity auction for the benefit of children orphaned in the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.More »

  • poster for Prince Shotoku and Horyuji Temple Exhibition

    Prince Shotoku and Horyuji Temple Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2012-03-03 - 2012-03-20

    On display are 130 paintings, sculptures, crafts and fabrics from Horyuji, the world's oldest collection of wooden buildings in Nara that was designed by Prince Shotoku.More »

  • poster for Francois Fujii Exhibition

    Francois Fujii Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2012-02-29 - 2012-03-06

    New works that express the life force of all things with skillful composition. [Image: Francois Fujii]More »

  • poster for 38th Spring Soga Exhibition

    38th Spring Soga Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-02-24 - 2012-03-01

    Spring exhibition featuring 180 works by Tokyo and Kyoto members of the Soga-kai.More »

  • poster for "Totsuka Embroidery" Exhibition

    "Totsuka Embroidery" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2012-02-08 - 2012-02-14

    Embroidered works that depict street corners from around the world.More »

  • poster for "100 Contemporary Female Calligraphers" Exhibition

    "100 Contemporary Female Calligraphers" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2012-01-31 - 2012-02-06

    Works by leading female calligraphers in seven different styles and categories.More »

  • poster for "350th Anniversary of Opening of Mapukuji Temple" Exhibition

    "350th Anniversary of Opening of Mapukuji Temple" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2011-12-27 - 2012-01-16

    Celebrates the three and a half centuries of the Zen temple in Uji City, Kyoto. Features Buddhist treasures from the collection of the temple, including statues and classical Japanese paintings.More »

  • poster for Sachio Yoshioka Exhibition

    Sachio Yoshioka Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2011-12-20 - 2011-12-25

    Sachio Yoshioka is one of Japan's leading exponents of traditional dyeing techniques. This exhibition showcases various works including costumes borrowed from temples in Nara and banners displayed on auspicious...More »

  • poster for "Bead Accessories Festival" Exhibition

    "Bead Accessories Festival" Exhibition

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    • Media: Fashion - Crafts
    • 2011-12-14 - 2011-12-18

    Bead accessories and other handmade jewelry items.More »

  • poster for "Crafts by Young Creators" Exhibition

    "Crafts by Young Creators" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2011-11-17 - 2011-11-21

    On display are clothes, lacquerware, woodwork, metalwork and dyed fabrics by young creators and artists. [Image: Masato Kimura, Tsugaru Hotaru serving dish, iron and lacquer, 29×3cm]More »

  • poster for "Handkerchiefs for Tohoku Children" Exhibition

    "Handkerchiefs for Tohoku Children" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Product
    • 2011-11-10 - 2011-11-22

    A charity exhibition featuring around 100 handkerchiefs designed by members of Japan Graphic Designers Association Inc. (JAGDA).More »

  • poster for Akane Teshigahara Exhibition

    Akane Teshigahara Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2011-11-03 - 2011-11-08

    Features the ikebana work of Akane Teshigahara.More »

  • poster for "Beauty and Culture of Yamato Convents" Exhibition

    "Beauty and Culture of Yamato Convents" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2011-10-19 - 2011-11-01

    On display are crafts used in Japanese Buddhist nunneries and convents. More »

  • poster for "34th Japan Ivory Sculpture" Exhibition

    "34th Japan Ivory Sculpture" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2011-09-28 - 2011-10-02

    Features some 200 traditionally made, detailed and intricate sculptures made of ivory.More »

  • poster for Tsutomu Inuzuka "Pure Stillness"

    Tsutomu Inuzuka "Pure Stillness"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2011-09-07 - 2011-09-26

    Tsutomu Inuzuka (1949-1988) was a painter who lived in Okutama, Tokyo. His super realist style depicts nature suffused with a deep spirituality. On display are some 130 paintings and sketches.More »

  • "Sparkling Beads" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2011-08-24 - 2011-08-30
  • "Hayabusa and the Universe" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2011-08-17 - 2011-08-22

    Miniature models and replicas.More »

  • poster for "From Traditional Crafts to Creative Design: Illuminating by Dyes and Fabrics - 8th Japanese Silk" Exhibition

    "From Traditional Crafts to Creative Design: Illuminating by Dyes and Fabrics - 8th Japanese Silk" Exhibition

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    • Media: Fashion - Crafts - Talks
    • 2011-07-26 - 2011-08-01

    Features examples of traditional Japanese and innovative western-style clothing made using domestically manufactured silk.More »

  • poster for "Tokyo Miyuki Club 45th Anniversary: Miyuki Art Flower" Exhibition

    "Tokyo Miyuki Club 45th Anniversary: Miyuki Art Flower" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2011-06-22 - 2011-06-27

    This exhibition features white cloth cut into the shapes of flowers.More »

  • poster for "Zipangu" Exhibition

    "Zipangu" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2011-06-01 - 2011-06-20

    This exhibition aims to both transmit the power of Japanese contemporary art to the rest of the world, and also re-awaken Japanese audiences to it. With the exhibit taking place in the midst of the unprecedented...More »

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