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  • 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 »

  • 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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    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 »

  • poster for Through the Eyes of a Sculptor - The Fumio Asakura Collection

    Through the Eyes of a Sculptor - The Fumio Asakura Collection

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    • at Asakura Choso Museum
    • 7-18-10 Yanaka, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0001
    • Media: Sculpture - Workshops - Talks
    • Ends in 8 days

    Featuring the collection of artwork and hobby tools gathered by sculptor Fumio Asakura. Enjoy a diverse collection of items hand-selected with a sculptor’s eye for detail and beauty in an atelier and residential...More »

  • poster for Toshihiro Kuroyanagi “Eyes Turned Upward, I Gaze at the Sky”

    Toshihiro Kuroyanagi “Eyes Turned Upward, I Gaze at the Sky”

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    • at Space Dike
    • 2-18-4 Nihonzutsumi, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0022
    • Media: Photography - Installation - Video and Film - Talks
    • Ends in 8 days

    In the past, photographer Toshihiro Kuroyanagi has used a compass-indicated direction or a focal point such as the Tokyo Sky Tree viewed from his neighborhood as guides for his camera lens. This time his...More »

  • poster for Rubens and the Birth of the Baroque

    Rubens and the Birth of the Baroque

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    • at National Museum Of Western Art, Tokyo
    • 7-7 Ueno-Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007
    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • Ends in 35 days

    This exhibition focuses on Rubens’ relationship with Italy, where ancient and Renaissance art once thrived. Rome was also the center of Baroque art. Raised in Antwerp, Rubens became familiar with ancient...More »

  • poster for Ritsuko Takeda Engraving Exhibition

    Ritsuko Takeda Engraving Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Kingyo
    • 2-49-10 Sendagi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-0022
    • Media: Prints
    • Ends Today
  • poster for Contemporary Sho — See, Know and Feel Today’s Calligraphy

    Contemporary Sho — See, Know and Feel Today’s Calligraphy

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • 8-36 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Crafts - Talks
    • Ends in 21 days

    The second installment in the Ueno Artist Project series, this year’s exhibition aiming to share the wonder and excitement of calligraphy features artists active in calligraphy groups. The theme of the...More »

  • poster for New Year’s Celebration at the Tokyo National Museum

    New Year’s Celebration at the Tokyo National Museum

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Nihonga - Sculpture - Crafts
    • Starts in 17 days

    2019 is the Year of the Boar. To celebrate the New Year, we will hold a thematic exhibition featuring works of art with boar motifs, display selected masterpieces, and more. On January 2 and 3, traditional...More »

  • poster for Dramatic! Gorgeous! Hardboiled! 50 Years of Yukari Ichijo

    Dramatic! Gorgeous! Hardboiled! 50 Years of Yukari Ichijo

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    • at Yayoi Museum
    • 2-4-3 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0032
    • Media: Illustration - Manga - Talks
    • Ends in 8 days

    Since her debut in 1968, manga artist Yukari Ichijo has been telling popularly acclaimed dramatic stories with fantastic settings and wild-hearted, bad-girl protagonists who break the molds of shojo (girls’)...More »

  • poster for Doigahama Site Exhibition

    Doigahama Site Exhibition

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    • at National Museum of Nature and Science
    • 7-20 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718
    • Media: Photography - Crafts
    • Ends in 98 days

    Doigahama is a burial site in Yamaguchi Prefecture that dates back from the Yayoi period. This exhibition features important findings that detail the origins of the Japanese people. More »

  • poster for Qi Baishi: Master of Modern Chinese Painting

    Qi Baishi: Master of Modern Chinese Painting

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

    In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Japan and China, this exhibition presents for the first time in Japan the life and art of Qi Baishi (1864–1957)– a...More »

  • poster for The National Treasure “Illustrated Biography of Prince Shotoku”

    The National Treasure “Illustrated Biography of Prince Shotoku”

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Nihonga - Video and Film - Media Arts
    • Ends in 9 days

    See the panel painting “Illustrated Biography of Prince Shotoku” (1069), a National Treasure from Nara’s Horyuji Temple, in high definition on 70-inch 4K screen. More »

  • poster for Making the Difference: Vermeer and Dutch Art

    Making the Difference: Vermeer and Dutch Art

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    • at Ueno Royal Museum
    • 1-2 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo,110-0007
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 49 days

    Dutch golden age master Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) is beloved the world over but sadly only 35 of his works remain today. Eight of those works will be exhibited at this exhibition, making this the most...More »

  • Akane Ishiga “Tiny Zoo—Remix”

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    • at Wish Less
    • 5-12-10 Tabata, Kita-ku, Tokyo 114-0014
    • Media: Crafts - Party
    • Ends in 12 days

    New stuffed animals and accessories inspired by music and fashion.More »

  • poster for Pugment “Spring 2019”

    Pugment “Spring 2019”

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    • at KayokoYuki
    • 2-14-2 Komagome, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 173-0003
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Fashion
    • Ends Today

    KayokoYuki will hold the second show by Pugment for the fashion label’s 2019 Spring/Summer collection. Pugment has created and exhibited clothing collections by extracting the relationship between clothes...More »

  • poster for Art of 8K

    Art of 8K

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    • at The University Art Museum - Tokyo University of the Arts
    • 12-8 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8714
    • Media: Video and Film - Media Arts
    • Ends Today

    NHK begins 8K high-definition broadcasting in December, 2018. Learn about this cutting-edge technology in an exhibition by the educational program “Techne Eizo no Kyoshitsu” (Techne Video Class). It introduces...More »

  • poster for From Art Nouveau Beauties to Retro Landscapes

    From Art Nouveau Beauties to Retro Landscapes

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    • at Takehisa Yumeji Museum
    • 2-4-2 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0032
    • Media: Graphics - Illustration
    • Ends in 8 days

    The origins of postcards in Japan can be traced to the mid-Meiji era, taking off around the time of the Russo-Japanese War (1904–1905). The Takehisa Yumeji Museum’s second exhibition marking the 150th...More »

  • poster for Kengo Sato “Enclosure and Meddling”

    Kengo Sato “Enclosure and Meddling”

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    • at Toki-no-Wasuremono
    • Las Casas, 5-4-1 Hon-komagome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0021
    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture - Product
    • Ends in 6 days

    The first solo exhibition by architect Kengo Sato, whose creative endeavors span India, Tokyo, and Fukushima. The exhibition will feature “boxes” made by Sato such as furniture, a pinhole camera, photos...More »

  • poster for Wandering into the Rabbit Hole.

    Wandering into the Rabbit Hole.

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    • at Former Museum Zoo Station
    • 13-23 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007
    • Media: Installation - Talks
    • Ends in 70 days

    These installations let you experience stories based on research conducted in Ueno. Performer Shirotama Hitsujiya has transcribed original tales voiced by people in the Ueno Park area while stage artist...More »

  • poster for 60 Years of Baron Yoshimoto

    60 Years of Baron Yoshimoto

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    • at Yayoi Museum
    • 2-4-3 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0032
    • Media: Illustration - Manga - Talks
    • Starts in 18 days

    The manga artist Baron Yoshimoto debuted in 1959 and rode the “gekiga” dramatic manga wave of the ‘60s and ‘70s. His well-known works include the series “Jukyoden” about the scintillating adventures of...More »

  • poster for The Landscape of National Higher Education Buildings in the Meiji Era

    The Landscape of National Higher Education Buildings in the Meiji Era

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    • at National Archives of Modern Architecture
    • 4-6-15 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8553
    • Media: Photography - Architecture - Talks
    • Ends in 57 days

    Historical materials give an accurate picture of 19th century Japanese high schools, colleges, and universities under a previous school system during the Meiji era.More »

  • poster for The Le Corbusier of Chandigarh

    The Le Corbusier of Chandigarh

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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 - Talks
    • Ends in 57 days

    Designed by Le Corbusier, the planned city Indian city of Chandigarh is a vestige of the architect’s thinking about the possibilities of modern cities but in a context of culture, traditions, and environment...More »

  • poster for Boro – Real Astonishment

    Boro – Real Astonishment

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    • at Amuse Museum
    • 2-34-3 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0032
    • Media: Photography - Fashion
    • Ends in 105 days

    With this exhibition, “boro” garments are hung among 34 photos newly published by Kyoichi Tsuzuki (the photographer and author of “Boro Rags and Tatters from the Far North of Japan” released in 2009 when...More »

  • poster for Minoru Sinzow Show

    Minoru Sinzow Show

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    • at Minna no Gallery
    • 2F, 4-14-3 Higashi Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0015
    • Media: Painting - Party - Talks
    • Ends in 7 days
  • poster for Jouji Yasuda “Sumica”

    Jouji Yasuda “Sumica”

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    • at Gallery Maruhi
    • 2-33-1, Nezu, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0031
    • Media: Sculpture
    • Ends in 8 days
  • poster for Munch - A Retrospective

    Munch - A Retrospective

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • 8-36 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • Ends in 35 days

    Edvard Munch (1863-1944) is one of the great modern painters and creator of The Scream, one of the world’s best-known paintings. This large Munch retrospective will feature some 100 works primarily from...More »

  • poster for Yozi Shimoda “Noxxxism”

    Yozi Shimoda “Noxxxism”

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    • at Mograg Gallery
    • 1-5-1 Motoasakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0041
    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Party
    • Ends in 7 days
  • poster for Meiji Era 150th Anniversary “The 1000 Technologies That Changed Japan”

    Meiji Era 150th Anniversary “The 1000 Technologies That Changed Japan”

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    • at National Museum of Nature and Science
    • 7-20 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718
    • Media: Photography - Product
    • Ends in 77 days

    2018 marks 150 years since the start of the Meiji Era. Over 600 valuable pieces of technology that changed Japan have been gathered from universities, research centers, and companies throughout the country...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum Collection Exhibition - Joy, Anger, Sorrow and Pleasure in Contemporary Sho

    Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum Collection Exhibition - Joy, Anger, Sorrow and Pleasure in Contemporary Sho

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • 8-36 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Crafts
    • Ends in 21 days

    Ever since modern calligraphic expression has come to be exhibited in museums, it has developed into a form of “exhibition art”. This exhibition focuses on the expression of the human emotions of “joy,...More »

  • poster for Seven Luminaries

    Seven Luminaries

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    • at Gallery Iriya Tokyo
    • 2-30-2 Kita-Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0014
    • Media: Sculpture - Crafts - Party - Talks
    • Ends in 6 days

    The 17th edition of this group exhibition by metal sculptors started in 2001 by Takenori Hara.More »

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