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  • poster for Taisho Morita

    Taisho Morita

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    • at Gallery Iriya Tokyo
    • 2-30-2 Kita-Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0014
    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • Ends in 2 days

    Interested in themes of life, death, and decay, Taisho Morita has used animal bones and insect shells in his sculptures since 2006. To Morita, the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake was a reminder of humanity’s...More »

  • poster for A Celebration of Spring Colors

    A Celebration of Spring Colors

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    • at Geidai Art Plaza
    • 12-8 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8714
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Sculpture - Crafts - Ceramics
    • Ends in 3 days

    Geidai Art Plaza presents a festival of artworks in spring palettes. Paintings, prints, sculptures, ceramics, and other works in hues such as pink, purple, and green by Tokyo University of the Arts students...More »

  • poster for The 11th Japanese Pottery Glass Exhibition

    The 11th Japanese Pottery Glass Exhibition

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    • at Ueno Royal Museum
    • 1-2 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo,110-0007
    • Media: Crafts
    • Starts Today, Ends in 4 days
  • poster for Anish Kapoor + Toshikatsu Endo + Daisuke Ohba + Vajiko Chachkhiani Exhibition

    Anish Kapoor + Toshikatsu Endo + Daisuke Ohba + Vajiko Chachkhiani Exhibition

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    • at SCAI The Bathhouse
    • Kashiwayu-Ato, 6-1-23 Yanaka, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0001
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • Ends in 9 days
  • poster for Arika “ZCape: 000”

    Arika “ZCape: 000”

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    • at Mograg Gallery
    • 1-5-1 Motoasakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0041
    • Media: Drawing - Party
    • Ends in 10 days
  • poster for The 30th Anniversary of the Enthronement Cultural Exchanges of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress: Sharing the Beauty of Japan

    The 30th Anniversary of the Enthronement Cultural Exchanges of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress: Sharing the Beauty of Japan

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Nihonga - Sculpture - Product - Fashion - Crafts
    • Ends in 11 days

    This exhibition features artwork connected to the Imperial Family from the collection of the Imperial Household Agency. This artwork includes the folding screens, Poetry and Genre Scenes from Yuki and...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Independent 2019

    Tokyo Independent 2019

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    • at The University Art Museum - Tokyo University of the Arts
    • 12-8 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8714
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Sculpture
    • Ends in 17 days

    Tokyo Independent is a submission-based exhibition open to everyone, regardless of age, nationality, race, culture, creed, gender, sexual orientation, and regardless of an educational background in the...More »

  • poster for Hayashi Tadamasa: The Paris Art Dealer Who Promoted Japonisme

    Hayashi Tadamasa: The Paris Art Dealer Who Promoted Japonisme

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    • at National Museum Of Western Art, Tokyo
    • 7-7 Ueno-Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007
    • Media: Drawing - Prints - Party
    • Ends in 31 days

    Tadamasa Hayashi (1853–1906) was the first Japanese individual to trade in Japanese art in the West. Having learned French in his native country, he attended the 1878 Paris Exposition Universelle, or World’s...More »

  • poster for Le Corbusier and the Age of Purism

    Le Corbusier and the Age of Purism

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    • at National Museum Of Western Art, Tokyo
    • 7-7 Ueno-Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007
    • Media: Painting - Photography - Architecture - Sculpture - Product - Video and Film
    • Ends in 31 days

    The Main Building of the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo was designed by Le Corbusier (1887-1965), one of the 20th century’s greatest architects. The building was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage...More »

  • poster for National Treasures of To-ji Temple; Kukai and the Sculpture Mandala

    National Treasures of To-ji Temple; Kukai and the Sculpture Mandala

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Nihonga - Sculpture - Product - Crafts
    • Ends in 45 days

    The objects of Esoteric Buddhism associated with the priest Kukai are of immense artistic quality, with their rich variety and expressiveness holding an exceptional position among the Buddhist art of Japan....More »

  • poster for Beads: Uniting Nature, Uniting the World

    Beads: Uniting Nature, Uniting the World

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    • at National Museum of Nature and Science
    • 7-20 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718
    • Media: Fashion - Crafts - Talks
    • Ends in 59 days

    More than just decorations, beads are made with a variety of materials and fulfill a wide range of purposes. This exhibition looks back on their 100,000-year history from perspectives of anthropology and...More »

  • poster for Geidai Collection 2019

    Geidai Collection 2019

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    • at The University Art Museum - Tokyo University of the Arts
    • 12-8 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8714
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Nihonga - Prints - Sculpture
    • Ends in 59 days

    The Geidai Collection contains some 30,000 works of art and teaching materials by students, graduates, and instructors from Tokyo University of the Arts. This two-part exhibition introduces its masterpieces...More »

  • poster for Mammals 2 – Struggle for Life

    Mammals 2 – Struggle for Life

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    • at National Museum of Nature and Science
    • 7-20 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718
    • Media: Crafts
    • Ends in 59 days

    Following on the success of the popular 2010 exhibition “Mammals – Creatures of the Land/Creatures of the Sea,” the National Museum of Nature and Science in Ueno once again presents a mammal-themed exhibition,...More »

  • poster for Tokyo 100 Years Ago- from photos by plant hunter E. H. Wilson

    Tokyo 100 Years Ago- from photos by plant hunter E. H. Wilson

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    • at National Museum of Nature and Science
    • 7-20 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718
    • Media: Photography
    • Ends in 59 days

    The Wilson stump on Yakushima bears the name of English botanist Ernest Henry Wilson, a plant collector known for his exploration of Asia. Wilson visited Japan from 1914 to 1919 and introduced the sakura...More »

  • poster for 100-Year Chronicle of Uniforms in Japan

    100-Year Chronicle of Uniforms in Japan

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    • at Yayoi Museum
    • 2-4-3 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0032
    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Manga - Fashion
    • Ends in 73 days

    Since adopting Western-style school uniforms a century ago, Japan has made them fixtures of student culture. Their varieties include the long skirts of the 1980s, the checker patterned miniskirts of the...More »

  • poster for Yumeji Takehisa: A Romanticist in Three Eras

    Yumeji Takehisa: A Romanticist in Three Eras

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    • at Takehisa Yumeji Museum
    • 2-4-2 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0032
    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • Ends in 73 days

    The artist Yumeji Takehisa (1884–1934) lived through three eras of Japanese history: the Meiji, Taisho, and Showa periods. In addition to being an illustrator, he also produced works of poetry and design...More »

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Permanent events

  • poster for "Boro" Exhibition

    "Boro" Exhibition

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    • at Amuse Museum
    • 2-34-3 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0032
    • Media: Product - Fashion

    "Boro" is now becoming an international phrase, originated from Japanese snowy north area, meaning the patched clothes that people back then used for many generations in a household by adding stitches...More »

  • poster for Architectonica

    Architectonica

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    • at Koishikawa Annex, The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
    • 3-7-1 Hakusan, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0001
    • Media: Architecture

    This exhibition looks at the how the concepts of architecture are expanding through examples of academic research. From models to life-sized spaces, architectural study materials to ethnological research...More »

  • NMWA Museum Collection

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    • at National Museum Of Western Art, Tokyo
    • 7-7 Ueno-Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Sculpture

    The NMWA was established in 1959 around the core Matsukata Collection as Japan’s museum specializing in Western art. The galleries feature pre-18th century paintings including those by Ritzos, Van Cleve,...More »

  • Yokoyama Taikan Memorial Hall Permanent Exhibit

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    • at Yokoyama Taikan Memorial Hall
    • 1-4-24, Ikenohata, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0008
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Ceramics

    Works, studies, sketches, ceramics, kimonos, artworks by friends, letters, bamboo crafts, and other belongings of Yokoyama Taikan are on display. Exhibits will change every three months. Closed during...More »

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Upcoming events

  • poster for Pack Jyong Mun & Students: Selections

    Pack Jyong Mun & Students: Selections

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    • at Ueno Royal Museum
    • 1-2 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo,110-0007
    • Media: Painting
    • Starts in 2 days

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  • poster for Swiss-Japan Cultural Exchange Exhibition

    Swiss-Japan Cultural Exchange Exhibition

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    • at Ueno Royal Museum
    • 1-2 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo,110-0007
    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture
    • Starts in 2 days

    This exhibition is a cultural exchange between a Swiss artist from northern Switzerland and two Japanese artists, combining Swiss materials and aesthetics with Japanese mythology.More »

  • poster for Vincent Ruijters “Breathing IN/EX-terior”

    Vincent Ruijters “Breathing IN/EX-terior”

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    • at Komagome Soko
    • 2-14-2 Komagome, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 173-0003
    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Installation - Video and Film - Performance Art - Party
    • Starts in 2 days

    “Breathing IN/EX-terior” is a solo exhibition by Vincent Ruijters (b.1988, The Hague, Netherlands). Ruijters is an artist who architecturally models his inner affective space as material space to realize...More »

  • poster for Gustav Klimt: Vienna - Japan 1900

    Gustav Klimt: Vienna - Japan 1900

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • 8-36 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Painting
    • Starts in 5 days

    Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) was a leading figure in Viennese art at the turn of the 20th century. Klimt’s paintings, known for their opulent decorative character and fin-de-siècle eroticism, still enjoy widespread...More »

  • poster for The 37th Ueno Royal Museum Grand Prize Exhibition

    The 37th Ueno Royal Museum Grand Prize Exhibition

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    • at Ueno Royal Museum
    • 1-2 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo,110-0007
    • Media: Painting
    • Starts in 9 days

    These 142 works created with a wide range of painting materials and techniques were selected from 843 submissions. Four paintings by Misato Omura, Kumiko Sakagibara, Manami Sato, and Komomo Watanabe have...More »

  • poster for The Laureates Exhibition of the 36th Ueno Royal Museum Grand Prize Exhibition

    The Laureates Exhibition of the 36th Ueno Royal Museum Grand Prize Exhibition

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    • at Ueno Royal Museum
    • 1-2 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo,110-0007
    • Media: Painting
    • Starts in 9 days

    Exhibiting works by winners of last year’s Ueno Royal Museum Grand Prize .More »

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