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  • poster for Axiom Selection 02

    Axiom Selection 02

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    • at Art & Science Gallery Lab AXIOM
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 3 days

    Axiom introduces work by four groups of artists.More »

  • poster for Ahhhhhhrrrttt!!!

    Ahhhhhhrrrttt!!!

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    • at Seibu Shibuya
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 4 days

    21 young artists let out primal cries expressing the shock, emotion, and amazingness of creativity. More »

  • poster for Hiroshi Nagai “Late Summer, Long Sunset”

    Hiroshi Nagai “Late Summer, Long Sunset”

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    • at Daikanyama T-Site, Tsutaya Books
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 4 days

    “Late Summer, Long Sunset” is Hiroshi Nagai’s summertime exhibition of original work. On exhibit and for sale will be Nagai’s recent work created during the 2017-18, along with his past work. Enjoy Nagai’s...More »

  • poster for Special Event Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of Artist Keith Haring’s Birth: “Pop, Music & Street, Omotesando, The Street Keith Haring Loved”

    Special Event Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of Artist Keith Haring’s Birth: “Pop, Music & Street, Omotesando, The Street Keith Haring Loved”

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    • at Space O in Omotesando Hills
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 4 days

    Like Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring is an artist who typifies American art of the 1980s. Thrust into the spotlight after his graffiti art known as the Subway Drawings covered up advertisements...More »

  • poster for TCC Tokyo Copywriters Club Exhibition 2018

    TCC Tokyo Copywriters Club Exhibition 2018

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    • at The Ad Museum Tokyo
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 7 days

    This year the TCC (Tokyo Copywriters Club) Advertising Award Grand Prix was awarded to UHA Mikakuto String Gummy Long Long Man (Mitsuaki Imura/Hakuhodo). Furthermore, TCC’s newcomer prize went to Hakuhodo’s...More »

  • poster for Fresh Arrival

    Fresh Arrival

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    • at Mihoncho Honten
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 9 days

    Presenting 16 new products and re-issued brands from Takeo Fine Paper.More »

  • poster for Harumi Yamaguchi + Yoshirotten “Harumi’s Summer”

    Harumi Yamaguchi + Yoshirotten “Harumi’s Summer”

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    • at Ginza Graphic Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 10 days

    Harumi Yamaguchi brought her career into the limelight an advertising illustrator for Parco department store. The women she depicted—“Harumi Gals”—while comprising an integral part of Parco’s advertising...More »

  • poster for Morris & Co. and The Art of Wallpaper from The Sanderson Archive

    Morris & Co. and The Art of Wallpaper from The Sanderson Archive

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Gunma
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 11 days

    William Morris (1834-96) was a designer, poet, thinker, craft artist, and more of the mid to late Victorian era. In an age where the industrial revolution was leading to mass production, Morris loved painstaking...More »

  • poster for Rebel Without a Cause

    Rebel Without a Cause

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    • at Watari-um, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 11 days

    “The history of art is the history of the fight for freedom.” Rebel Without a Cause, the second exhibition of 2018 at Watari-um, features Andy Warhol’s iconic work as its main visual and displays of around...More »

  • poster for Books as Crafts – Collection and Creativity from Yanagi’s Library

    Books as Crafts – Collection and Creativity from Yanagi’s Library

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    • at Japan Folk-Craft Museum
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 18 days

    For over 50 years, Muneyoshi Yanagi, the first chief curator of the Japan Folk Crafts Museum, collected various craft items, including antique books. This exhibition showcases books from the Muromachi...More »

  • poster for Hiroshima Appeals Exhibition

    Hiroshima Appeals Exhibition

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    • at 21_21 Design Sight
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 18 days

    “Hiroshima Appeals” is a poster series produced by the Japan Graphic Designers Association Inc. (JAGDA), the Hiroshima Peace Creation Fund, and the Hiroshima International Cultural Foundation to keep the...More »

  • poster for Chihiro Iwasaki, Painter

    Chihiro Iwasaki, Painter

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    • at Tokyo Station Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 25 days

    Chihiro Iwasaki was both a painter and a picture book illustrator. This retrospective commemorating the 100th anniversary of her birth reappraises her paintings while considering the cultural context of...More »

  • poster for Moto Hagio Sci-Fi Art

    Moto Hagio Sci-Fi Art

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    • at Takasaki Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 25 days

    Manga artist Moto Hagio is known for her popular works including sci-fi series such as “They Were Eleven,” “Star Red,” and “Otherworld Barbara.” This exhibition features 400 original illustrations from...More »

  • poster for Be My Baby - Mitsuo Shindo Retrospective

    Be My Baby - Mitsuo Shindo Retrospective

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    • at Setagaya Literary Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 33 days

    Venue: Setagaya Literary Museum 2F Exhibition RoomMore »

  • poster for Graphic Trial 2018: Passion

    Graphic Trial 2018: Passion

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    • at P&P Gallery
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 33 days

    Graphic Trial 2018 represents an attempt to explore the relationship between graphic design and the art of printing in order to discover new forms of expression. Every year, artists on the cutting edge...More »

  • poster for The Russian Revolution and Graphic Expression - Soviet Era Picture Books

    The Russian Revolution and Graphic Expression - Soviet Era Picture Books

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    • at Kawasaki City Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 33 days

    An exhibition of 1920s and 30s Soviet era picture books and posters. Venue: Art Gallery 3More »

  • poster for Kurosawa Travels around the World: The Masterworks in Posters from the Collection of Toshifumi Makita

    Kurosawa Travels around the World: The Masterworks in Posters from the Collection of Toshifumi Makita

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    • at National Film Archive of Japan
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 39 days

    Film director Akira Kurosawa’s work is appreciated all over the world. After Rashomon was awarded the Golden Lion at the Venice International Film Festival in 1951, Kurosawa became a sensation in the international...More »

  • poster for Kunié Sugiura: Aspiring Experiments, New York in 50 years

    Kunié Sugiura: Aspiring Experiments, New York in 50 years

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    • at Tokyo Photographic Art Museum
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 40 days

    Spotlighting Kunié Sugiura, a pioneering photographer who first encountered the medium as a student at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1963. Sugiura was quick to focus on the expressive potential of photography,...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Pixel. “Pixel Art Museum”

    Tokyo Pixel. “Pixel Art Museum”

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    • at SFT Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 40 days

    Centered around cross-stitch/pixel art designer Makoto Oozu and celebrating 8bit culture is Tokyo-born pixel art brand Tokyo Pixel. This exhibition at SFT will feature the brand’s badges, posters, and...More »

  • poster for The Dawn of Nippon Rail

    The Dawn of Nippon Rail

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    • at The Railway Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 46 days

    2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Meiji period (1868–1912). As Japan entered a new era and opened itself up to the world, Japanese people took an interest in the steam trains of the...More »

  • poster for The Meiji Era in Newspapers – Records and Memories of Modern Japan

    The Meiji Era in Newspapers – Records and Memories of Modern Japan

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    • at Newspark - The Japan Newspaper Museum
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 46 days

    With this year marking the 150th anniversary of the start of the Meiji period (1868–1912), the era during which Japan become a modernized nation, Newspark looks back on the important events of this period...More »

  • poster for Weekly Shonen Jump Exhibition Vol. 3:  The 2000s - The Ever-Evolving Ultimate Magazine

    Weekly Shonen Jump Exhibition Vol. 3: The 2000s - The Ever-Evolving Ultimate Magazine

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    • at Mori Arts Center Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 46 days

    In celebration of 2018 marking the 50th anniversary of Weekly Shonen Jump will hold Manga Festival Part 3. “Weekly Shonen Jump Exhibition Vol. 3: The Ever-Evolving Ultimate Magazine” begins in July, the...More »

  • poster for Bento—Design for Eating, Gathering and Communicating

    Bento—Design for Eating, Gathering and Communicating

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 54 days

    From picnic meals to our daily lunchbox, the bento (a Japanese-style meal-in-a-box) is part of the fabric of everyday life in Japan. Sometimes they are communally eaten, such as those prepared for picnics...More »

  • poster for Shinjuku Creators Festival 2018

    Shinjuku Creators Festival 2018

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    • at Shinuku NS Building
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 54 days

    Shinjuku Creators Festival is a large-scale art event that takes advantage of Shinjuku’s multicultural and artistic heritage. Taking place for almost two months from August 1st until October 8th, this...More »

  • poster for Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2018

    Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2018

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    • at Bandaijima Multipurpose Plaza
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 54 days

    The Water and Land Niigata Art Festival launched in 2009 is held once every three years in Niigata City. Focusing on the environments and culture shaped by water and land, this year the art festival returns...More »

  • poster for 20 Years Posthumous - Industrial Designer Yasuyoshi Kuroiwa

    20 Years Posthumous - Industrial Designer Yasuyoshi Kuroiwa

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    • at Railway History Exhibition Hall, former Shimbashi car park
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 60 days

    This year marks the 20th anniversary of the passing of Yasuyoshi Kuroiwa (1921-1998). Kuroiwa was a designer with Japan National Railways (the current Japan Railways) and his work includes the name plate...More »

  • poster for Audio Architecture: The Architecture of Sound

    Audio Architecture: The Architecture of Sound

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    • at 21_21 Design Sight
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 60 days

    This exhibition, under the direction of Yugo Nakamura- renown for his work in web, interface, and video- will feature video work by nine artists and groups interpreting musician Keigo Koyamada’s (Cornelius)...More »

  • poster for Viewing Words, Walking with Words - Scenes of Poetry

    Viewing Words, Walking with Words - Scenes of Poetry

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    • at Art Museum & Library, Ota
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 67 days

    This exhibition, held at Art Museum & Library, Ota, is the second event with the aim of bridging “books” with “art”. The theme of this year’s event is poetry and Japanese tanka (short poems). Just...More »

  • poster for Keith Haring “Drawing Social Impact”

    Keith Haring “Drawing Social Impact”

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    • at Nakamura Keith-Haring Collection
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 88 days

    In 1978, twenty-year-old Keith Haring moved from Pennsylvania to New York City in the midst of its recession, plagued by violence and discrimination. Despite this, street culture, such as hip-hop and graffiti,...More »

  • poster for Open Space 2018: In Transition

    Open Space 2018: In Transition

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    • at NTT ICC Inter Communication Center
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 207 days

    Open Space is an exhibition introducing works of media art and other forms of artistic expression born out of today’s media environments to a broad audience. On display along with explanatory notes are...More »

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Upcoming events

  • poster for Kei Nojima “Jam”

    Kei Nojima “Jam”

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    • at Rocket
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts tomorrow

    Rocket presents a solo exhibition for the collage artist Kei Nojima, a graduate school student who received the 15th 1_WALL Jury Prize. Nojima creates a sense of rhythm and musicality in his works through...More »

  • poster for Kayo Kaneko “Dangling in the Air”

    Kayo Kaneko “Dangling in the Air”

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    • at OPA gallery/shop
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 2 days
  • poster for 2018 Summer House Collection

    2018 Summer House Collection

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    • at Tir na nog Gallery
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Starts in 3 days

    Donating a share of the sales from the house collection, featuring works by some 30 popular contemporary artists.More »

  • poster for Hirohiko Araki Jojo Exhibition - Ripples Of Adventure

    Hirohiko Araki Jojo Exhibition - Ripples Of Adventure

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    • at The National Art Center, Tokyo
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Starts in 9 days

    Having first been serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 1987, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventures, created by the manga artist Hirohiko Araki, marked its 30th anniversary in 2017. This exhibition, a comprehensive...More »

  • poster for Minoru Niijima and The Graduates - Thoughts and Practices of Visual Communication Design 1981-2018

    Minoru Niijima and The Graduates - Thoughts and Practices of Visual Communication Design 1981-2018

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    • at Musashino Art University Museum & Library
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Starts in 19 days

    Niijima was one of the first designers who studied design theory developed by Paul Rand (1914-96) at Yale University. After returning to Japan, he pioneered the application of Rand’s visual semantics in...More »

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