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  • poster for Satoru Tamura Exhibition

    Satoru Tamura Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Q
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 2 days
  • poster for Yumie Saito “Haze”

    Yumie Saito “Haze”

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    • at Gallery Yuki-Sis
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 2 days

    Yumie Saito presents ceramic pieces such as incense burners and urns produced from black clay, and pure white eggshell-like porcelain works that appear somewhat scared and cloaked in enigmatic mystery....More »

  • poster for Artists’ Book Exhibition Sendai ⇄ Tokyo Chapter 1

    Artists’ Book Exhibition Sendai ⇄ Tokyo Chapter 1

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    • at Loophole
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 3 days

    In order to explore the expressive platform known as the “Artist Book,” this event will bring together artists working in various fields who have employed their own unique methodology to create one of...More »

  • poster for Quai Branly Tokyo “Treasures from Foreign Lands – The Jewelry of Desert Tribes”

    Quai Branly Tokyo “Treasures from Foreign Lands – The Jewelry of Desert Tribes”

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    • at Intermediatheque
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 3 days

    JP Tower Museum Intermediateque (IMT) presents “Treasures from Foreign Lands – The Jewelry of Desert Tribes,” the fifth installation of its Quai Branly Tokyo project jointly organized with the Musée du...More »

  • poster for Tying as a Spiritual Act: New Year and Five Festivals Decorations

    Tying as a Spiritual Act: New Year and Five Festivals Decorations

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    • at Matsuya Design Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 4 days

    The act of “tying” is something very primitive to humanity that has featured as a practical technique throughout human history. For example, it allowed humans to attach stones to other components in order...More »

  • poster for Meiji-era Crafts

    Meiji-era Crafts

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    • at Isetan Shinjuku Store
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 5 days

    Meiji-era crafts display astonishing levels of precise skill, and their remarkableness given the difficulty of continuing their traditions has captivated people around the world. This exhibition displays...More »

  • poster for Traditional Kogei in Everyday Life

    Traditional Kogei in Everyday Life

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    • at MOA Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 5 days

    National Treasures, demonstrate the beauty and utility of kogei (traditional Japanese crafts). From textiles to lacquer ware to ceramic tea bowls and sake cups, these 60 diverse works bring traditional...More »

  • poster for Yuta Nakamura “Willow Festival Little Willow Festival”

    Yuta Nakamura “Willow Festival Little Willow Festival”

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    • at Gallery Koyanagi
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 9 days

    Gallery Koyanagi is proud to present a solo show by Yuta Nakamura, titled “Willow Festival Little Willow Festival” from Nov.18 (sat) 2017 to Jan. 27 (sat) 2018. He will construct a metaphorical cityscape...More »

  • poster for Everything New Year’s Cards!

    Everything New Year’s Cards!

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    • at Fei Art Museum Yokohama
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 10 days

    Displaying and selling a wide variety of New Year’s cards by 24 artists working in genres as diverse as Nihonga painting, printmaking, sculpture, and crafts.More »

  • poster for New Year Art Collection 2018

    New Year Art Collection 2018

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    • at Gallery Yume
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 10 days

    At the start of each year, Gallery Yume holds a New Year exhibition. For the 2018 event, paintings, prints, photographs, glass works, ceramics, and sculptures by around 80 artists active in the both the...More »

  • poster for René Lalique Perfume Bottles - Art Deco, The Beauty of Fragrance and Adornment

    René Lalique Perfume Bottles - Art Deco, The Beauty of Fragrance and Adornment

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    • at The Shoto Museum of Art
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 10 days

    In nineteenth-century France, as fragrance culture was reaching its height, René Lalique (1860-1945) exquisitely captured the invisible world of “scent” through sophisticated glasswork embellished with...More »

  • poster for The Oldest Stone Tools and Handaxes - The Dawn of Design

    The Oldest Stone Tools and Handaxes - The Dawn of Design

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    • at University Museum, The University of Tokyo
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 10 days

    Africa, and Ethiopia in particular, has produced some of the best fossil records in the world when it comes to human evolution and the dawn of civilization. In this exhibition, based on the findings of...More »

  • poster for Junko Sato Exhibition

    Junko Sato Exhibition

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    • at Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 12 days

    Naturally colored knitted, scarves, hats, and other items dyed with plants found in Nasu, Tochigi Prefecture.More »

  • poster for Search for Artistic Gifts, Become an Art Collector

    Search for Artistic Gifts, Become an Art Collector

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    • at On Sundays
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 13 days

    Enjoy art pieces by 20 artists hand-picked by On Sundays, and treat yourself to some presents by which to remember 2017! Venue: On Sundays, 1F Entrance, BF Book ShopMore »

  • poster for Children in Meguro

    Children in Meguro

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    • at Meguro Museum of Art
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 14 days

    Exhibition presenting beautiful and surprising artworks, crafts, calligraphic works and other pieces produced by kindergarten, elementary school and junior high school students in Meguro Ward, Tokyo during...More »

  • poster for Journeys in Red: Mizuhiki Knots

    Journeys in Red: Mizuhiki Knots

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    • at Setagaya Culture Life Information Center, Seikatsu-Kobo
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 17 days

    This exhibition curated by Takehiko Sanada considers the relationship between celebration and the color red with displays of mizuhiki knots given in Japan on happy occasions.More »

  • National Treasure “Pine Trees in the Snow” and Birds in Japanese Art: Bird-watching in the Museum

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    • at Mitsui Memorial Museum
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 17 days

    Exhibiting the National Treasure folding screen “Pine Trees in the Snow” along with paintings and crafts from the museum’s collection that feature “kacho” (bird and flower) motifs, with a special focus...More »

  • poster for Around Lake Biwa Vol. 2

    Around Lake Biwa Vol. 2

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    • at Our Favourite Shop
    • in the Shirokane, Hiroo area
    • Ends in 25 days

    Around Lake Biwa vol. 2 presents woodcraft and ceramic products inspired by the charms of life in Shiga Prefecture. More »

  • poster for Clothing and the Cold

    Clothing and the Cold

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    • at Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 28 days

    Introducing folk clothing for cold-weather regions in Asia and Europe and their designs with hints for beating the chill in our own lives. [Event] Winter Corduroy Workshop Date: Feb. 3 (Sat) 13:15~15:00 Please...More »

  • poster for Ancient Civilization of the Andes

    Ancient Civilization of the Andes

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    • at National Museum of Nature and Science
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 31 days

    The Ancient Civilization of the Andes exhibition examines several cultures, spotlighting the myths and religious beliefs their influences have brought about, the superior technology that allowed them to...More »

  • poster for Cherishing Nature

    Cherishing Nature

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    • at Crafts Gallery at the National Museum of Modern Art
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 31 days

    Japanese culture loves changes and beauty in nature, and nature features prominently in its lifestyles and living enviroments. Japanese craft artists use natural materials to create beautiful forms as...More »

  • poster for Takuo Nakamura ≒ Kanazawa Crafts Exhibition

    Takuo Nakamura ≒ Kanazawa Crafts Exhibition

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    • at Park Hotel Tokyo
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 31 days

    “Takuo Nakamura ≒ Kanazawa Crafts Exhibition” will be held as the 23rd event in the Art colors exhibition series, which celebrates Japan’s four distinct seasons through art. Kanazawa is a castle town...More »

  • poster for Early Cloth: Tapa and Felt

    Early Cloth: Tapa and Felt

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    • at LIXIL Gallery 1 & 2
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 37 days

    Tapa and felt are early types of fabric that were made by hand and utilized commonly available plants or wool. It is believed that they were used long before the technology for weaving was developed. This...More »

  • poster for Ushio Takumi “Shelter”

    Ushio Takumi “Shelter”

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    • at Tokyo Garden Terrace Kioicho
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 41 days

    Ushio Takumi’s textile installations consider the meaning of shelter in our lives.More »

  • poster for History and Folklore of Musashino: From the Collection of the Former Musashino Folk Museum

    History and Folklore of Musashino: From the Collection of the Former Musashino Folk Museum

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    • at Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 45 days

    In 1993, Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum took over the collection of the Former Musashino Folk Museum, which was located on the Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum’s site from 1954 to 1991....More »

  • poster for Miyako Ishiuchi “Grain And Image”

    Miyako Ishiuchi “Grain And Image”

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    • at Yokohama Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 45 days

    Leading Japanese photographer Miyako Ishiuchi has consistently addressed themes such as existence and absence, people’s memories, and vestiges of time through her images of abandoned buildings, scars,...More »

  • poster for Kei Takemura “Which moment is the most exciting?”

    Kei Takemura “Which moment is the most exciting?”

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    • at Pola Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 52 days

    Kei Takemura is an artist who attributes new aesthetic value to forgotten objects, past memories, and personal stories through his works such as those comprising the “Restored” series. Here he combined...More »

  • poster for My Favorites: Toshio Hara Selects from the Permanent Collection (Part 1)

    My Favorites: Toshio Hara Selects from the Permanent Collection (Part 1)

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    • at Hara Museum of Contemporary Art (Tokyo)
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 52 days

    Since he started the Hara Museum in 1979 as one of Japan’s first museums dedicated to contemporary art, the director Toshio Hara has devoted himself to the promotion of international exchange and the advancement...More »

  • poster for The Empire of Imagination and Science of Rudolf II

    The Empire of Imagination and Science of Rudolf II

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    • at Bunkamura Museum of Art
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 52 days

    Rudolf II (1552-1612) reigned as the Holy Roman Emperor and is known as an unrivalled collector and patron of art. He made major contributions to European artistic culture during the late-16th and early-17...More »

  • poster for The Modern Minstrels in Metalworking

    The Modern Minstrels in Metalworking

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    • at LIXIL Gallery 1 & 2
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 61 days

    Lixil’s Future of Creation series presents exhibitions directed by art director Toshio Shimizu, metal craft artist Ryohei Miyata, and architect Kengo Kuma. Each three-month show features works representing...More »

  • poster for Beautiful Glazes in Ko-Imari Ware

    Beautiful Glazes in Ko-Imari Ware

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    • at Toguri Museum of Art
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 62 days

    Glaze is the glass-like layer that covers the surface of a piece of ceramics. In Japanese, glaze is generally called uwagusuri or yūyaku. Applying glaze does more than simply make the dish more durable...More »

  • poster for Herend: Porcelain from Hungary

    Herend: Porcelain from Hungary

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    • at Shiodome Museum | Rouault Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 62 days

    Visitors are invited to explore the art of Hungary’s legendary Herend porcelain works, treasured by Europe’s heads of state since the 19th century. Founded in 1826 in the small town of Herend, about 110...More »

  • poster for Shiko Munakata and Soetsu Yanagi

    Shiko Munakata and Soetsu Yanagi

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    • at Japan Folk-Craft Museum
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 66 days

    This exhibition sheds light on the relationship between Shiko Munakata, a woodblock maker and important 20th century Japanese artist, and Soetsu Yanagi, leader of the Mingei folk-craft movement. Munakata...More »

  • poster for La Parisienne: Portraying Women in the Capital of Culture, 1715-1965 from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    La Parisienne: Portraying Women in the Capital of Culture, 1715-1965 from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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    • at Setagaya Art Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 73 days

    The word “Parisienne” refers to women who live in the alluring city of Paris. This traditionally included refined hostesses who oversaw salons, women who sported novel hairstyles and trendy attire, models...More »

  • poster for Ninsei and Kenzan – Kyoto Pottery and Painting

    Ninsei and Kenzan – Kyoto Pottery and Painting

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    • at Okada Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 73 days

    Ninsei Nonomura and Kenzan Ogata were two important ceramics artists during the Edo period. The former perfected the Kyoto Kyoyaki style of painting in color on fired ceramics, creating masterpieces of...More »

  • poster for Special Exhibition “The Dawn of Design – From the Oldest Stone Tools to Handaxes”

    Special Exhibition “The Dawn of Design – From the Oldest Stone Tools to Handaxes”

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    • at Intermediatheque
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 80 days

    On the occasion of collaboratively exhibiting in Japan some of the oldest stone tools discovered in Ethiopia, Intermediatheque is holding a special exhibition focusing on the design of the stone tools...More »

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Permanent events

  • poster for Metal Art Museum Hikarinotani Permanent Exhibition

    Metal Art Museum Hikarinotani Permanent Exhibition

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    • at Metal Art Museum Hikarinotani
    • in the Greater Tokyo area

    Our permanent exhibition, held on the first floor, features the work of metal-cast artists Hotsuma Katori and Shinobu Tsuda. Both being born in the same period, in the Hokuso area of Chiba Prefecture,...More »

  • poster for Picasso Pavilion

    Picasso Pavilion

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    • at Hakone Open Air Museum
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area

    The Hakone Open-Air Museum’s Picasso Collection consists of a substantial number of Picasso’s ceramic creations, purchased from his eldest daughter Maya Picasso, as well as his paintings, prints, sculptures,...More »

  • poster for “Time-Travel! The World of the Ancient Orient”

    “Time-Travel! The World of the Ancient Orient”

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    • at Ancient Orient Museum
    • in the Tokyo: Others area

    A variety of cultures and civilizations have emerged since humans first walked the lands of the ancient Orient 1.8 million years ago. When thinking about the history of the world and its ties to contemporary...More »

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Upcoming events

  • poster for Tori no Ichi (Days of the Rooster)

    Tori no Ichi (Days of the Rooster)

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    • at Shinjuku Ophthalmologist Gallery
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Starts tomorrow

    Venue: Space OMore »

  • poster for Decorative Greetings

    Decorative Greetings

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    • at Dazzle
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 5 days

    This exhibition presents various decorative greetings cards that provide the perfect alternative to an email or quick message sent via a social network to wish someone a “Happy New Year” or “Congratulations...More »

  • poster for Gift: What Design Offers Us – The Keiji Nagai Collection

    Gift: What Design Offers Us – The Keiji Nagai Collection

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    • at Atelier Muji
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Starts in 8 days

    In this exhibition, “gift” themed products have been specially selected from Keiji Nagai’s vast product design collection that looks to enrich everyday life. In the last 50 years, he has traveled all around...More »

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