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  • 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 »

  • 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 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 8 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 15 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 15 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 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 29 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 The 40-Year History of Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art

    The 40-Year History of Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art

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    • at Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 8 days

    This exhibition examines the 40-year history of Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art, which opened in 1978, through various collections and materials organized into four chapters. The first section focuses...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 36 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 Yoko Tamura “Shoes with the Memories of 90 People”

    Yoko Tamura “Shoes with the Memories of 90 People”

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    • at Case Gallery
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 8 days

    The first exhibition in Tokyo for Yoko Tamura, a fiber artist from Hokkaido whose sculptures take the form of “shoes representing the compilation of human memories.” The works on display here represent...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 25 days

    The town of Herend in western Hungary became a legendary site of porcelain production in the 19th century as it flourished under the patronage of the Habsburg Dynasty with works treasured by European heads...More »

  • poster for Tohoku University of Art and Design Graduation Exhibition [Tokyo Exhibition]

    Tohoku University of Art and Design Graduation Exhibition [Tokyo Exhibition]

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 2 days

    Here selected works from the Tohoku University of Art and Design Graduation Show are presented in Tokyo. This is a rare opportunity to see unique, large-scale dynamic works by graduates of this university...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 43 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 »

  • poster for The Hinamatsuri Doll Festival

    The Hinamatsuri Doll Festival

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    • at Donichi Garoh
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 15 days
  • poster for The Hosokawa Clan and Chinese Ceramics

    The Hosokawa Clan and Chinese Ceramics

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    • at Eisei-Bunko Museum
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 46 days

    Chinese ceramics have been held in high esteem in Japan since ancient times, considered works of superior quality and quantity. Eisei-Bunko Museum is home to more than 100 Chinese ceramic items produced...More »

  • poster for Seiki Kikuchi + Kinya Koyama “Encounters with Nishinouchi Paper”

    Seiki Kikuchi + Kinya Koyama “Encounters with Nishinouchi Paper”

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    • at Tachikawa Blind Ginza Space Åtte
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 8 days

    Nishinouchi Washi, a type of paper created by the Mito domain during the Edo period (1603–1868), is an Intangible Cultural Property of Ibaraki Prefecture. This exhibition presents collaborations between...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
    • Ends in 50 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 »

  • poster for KUAD Annual 2018: Schrödinger’s Cat

    KUAD Annual 2018: Schrödinger’s Cat

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 2 days

    Displaying works by 23 individuals and one seven-person team selected from the undergraduate and graduate schools of Kyoto University of Art and Design by professor Kataoka. These works represent a wide...More »

  • poster for Yuki Kawado  “A Parade of Mouse-like Characters from the US”

    Yuki Kawado “A Parade of Mouse-like Characters from the US”

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    • at Megumi Ogita Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends Today

    Yuki Kawado (b. 1984), who began her artistic work with a pair scissors at the age of 3, has been affiliated with the social welfare corporation Art Karen since 2003. She uses embroidery to express the...More »

  • poster for Delicate Crafts

    Delicate Crafts

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    • at Matsuya Design Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 23 days

    The woodcraft artisan Ryuji Mitani, respected among the Japanese design community for his fine taste, introduces the work of five selected artisans and antique dealers in an exhibition asking how crafts...More »

  • poster for Roads of Arabia: Archaeological Treasures of Saudi Arabia

    Roads of Arabia: Archaeological Treasures of Saudi Arabia

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 22 days

    The Arabian Peninsula has been intersected by trade routes since ancient times, acting as crossroads of diverse peoples and civilizations. This exhibition will, for the very first time in Japan, display...More »

  • poster for Splendid Form – Five Artists

    Splendid Form – Five Artists

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    • at Wako Hall
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 8 days

    Exhibiting works by five leading practitioners of traditional Japanese crafts.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 24 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 The World of Saeko Yamazaki

    The World of Saeko Yamazaki

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    • at Jike Studio
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends tomorrow

    Painting straight onto denim and producing semi three-dimensional works, through her practice Saeko Yamazaki brings to life what is best described as her own unique world. 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 8 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 A Bouquet of Incense Containers

    A Bouquet of Incense Containers

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    • at The Nezu Museum
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 35 days

    Lidded containers for incense known as kogo are one of the most popular utensils used at tea gatherings. Chinese lacquerwares were initially used as incense containers, but with an increase in the popularity...More »

  • poster for Treasures from Ninnaji Temple and Omuro

    Treasures from Ninnaji Temple and Omuro

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 15 days

    Ninnaji, the head temple of the Omuro branch of the Shingon sect, was founded by the devotion of Emperor Koko in 886 (Ninna 2), and completed under the following Emperor Uda in 888 (Ninna 4). Subsequent...More »

  • poster for Hina Dolls of the Mitsui Family

    Hina Dolls of the Mitsui Family

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    • at Mitsui Memorial Museum
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 43 days

    “Hina Dolls of the Mitsui Family” is an annual event marking the coming of spring in Nihonbashi. In this exhibition, Hina dolls and miniature furniture treasured by the wives and daughters of the Mitsui...More »

  • poster for Ushio Takumi “Shelter”

    Ushio Takumi “Shelter”

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    • at Tokyo Garden Terrace Kioicho
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 4 days

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

  • poster for Hyakudan Hinamatsuri: Vintage Ornamental Dolls from Omi, Mino and Hida

    Hyakudan Hinamatsuri: Vintage Ornamental Dolls from Omi, Mino and Hida

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    • at Hotel Gajoen Tokyo
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 15 days

    Meguro Gajoen’s celebration of Hinamatsuri, also known as Girls’ Day, has become a popular annual event. This year marks the ninth time this exhibition has been held. It will highlight antique “hina” dolls...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 15 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 Tama Art University Department of Ceramic, Glass and Metal Works Graduation Exhibition 2018: Kagari

    Tama Art University Department of Ceramic, Glass and Metal Works Graduation Exhibition 2018: Kagari

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    • at Spiral
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 9 days

    Two-part exhibition of graduation works by students of Tama Art University Department of Ceramic, Glass and Metal Works. See how each of these graduates approaches materials in their artistic process. Part...More »

  • poster for Break Zenya - The Next Generation of Artists

    Break Zenya - The Next Generation of Artists

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    • at Bunkamura Gallery
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 8 days

    “Break Zenya - The Next Generation of Artists” is the name of a 5-minute television program that airs each Friday from 21:55 on BS Fuji and introduces artists who are about to take the art scene by storm....More »

  • poster for 3331 Art Fair

    3331 Art Fair

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    • at 3331 Arts Chiyoda
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Starts in 11 days

    3331 Art Fair is Tokyo’s “alternative art fair” spotlighting an exciting and varied lineup of young creators to artists with well-established careers. The main gallery features works by notable artists...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 25 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 Silk Crepe Handiworks

    Silk Crepe Handiworks

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    • at Tobacco & Salt Museum
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 43 days

    Chirimen, also known as crepe, is a delicate and fine silk fabric with a bumpy texture that has been valued since the Edo Period (1603-1868) right up to the present day as a material for kimono production...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 Today

    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 Miho Katsuragawa “Eye to Eye”

    Miho Katsuragawa “Eye to Eye”

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    • at Flew Gallery
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 4 days

    Eye to eye, hand and hand, heart and heart. Miho Katsuragawa looks to connect people through her works comprised of dyed textile hangings.More »

  • poster for Female Gaze: Arts Maebashi Collection

    Female Gaze: Arts Maebashi Collection

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    • at Arts Maebashi
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 8 days

    This exhibition gathers artworks selected from our museum collection including both western-style and Japanese-style works that have women as their motif, as well as other works by female artists who have...More »

  • poster for ART in PARK HOTEL TOKYO 2018 (AiPHT)

    ART in PARK HOTEL TOKYO 2018 (AiPHT)

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    • at Park Hotel Tokyo
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Starts in 13 days

    The third annual Art in Park Hotel Tokyo (AiPHT) co-hosted by Park Hotel Tokyo and Art Osaka features works from 42 galleries in places including Osaka, Tokyo, South Korea, and Taiwan. The hotel’s guestrooms...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 36 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 Our Favorite Shop’s Hinamatsuri: Goten Decorations and Hina Dolls

    Our Favorite Shop’s Hinamatsuri: Goten Decorations and Hina Dolls

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    • at Our Favourite Shop
    • in the Shirokane, Hiroo area
    • Ends in 15 days

    This year’s annual event celebrating “Hina Matsuri,” also known as Girls’ Day, will present a colorful array of handmade Hina dolls designed by Kigi and produced by Mataro Doll, Kigi and Pass the Baton....More »

  • poster for Hina Dolls of the Sano Art Museum Collection

    Hina Dolls of the Sano Art Museum Collection

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    • at Sano Art Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 36 days

    Sano Art Museum presents Hina dolls and accessories from its collection for Girls’ Day on March 3rd.More »

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