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  • poster for Beautiful Books Can Change the World: The Universe of Tara Books, India

    Beautiful Books Can Change the World: The Universe of Tara Books, India

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    • at Itabashi Art Museum
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 21 days

    Tara Books is an independent publishing house based in Chennai, South India that creates handmade picture books akin to crafted objects. Since its establishment in 1994, it has published a number of titles,...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
    • Starts tomorrow

    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 Delicious! Animating Memorable Meals

    Delicious! Animating Memorable Meals

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    • at Ghibli Museum, Mitaka
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 134 days

    Studio Ghibli films are renowned for depicting daily life in great detail. What often lingers in the memory of viewers are scenes of food and meals: Pazu and Sheeta sharing a fried egg on toast in “Castle...More »

  • poster for Yasuko Watanabe Exhibition

    Yasuko Watanabe Exhibition

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    • at Closet
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • 2017-12-13 - 2017-12-17

    Book covers, wool slippers, postcards, and other accessories.More »

  • poster for Alessandro Bioletti “Tiger and Woman”

    Alessandro Bioletti “Tiger and Woman”

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    • at Makii Masaru Fine Art
    • in the Bakurocho area
    • 2017-12-01 - 2017-12-17

    This exhibition explores the differences between men and women, their views on love, their strengths, and their weaknesses through pop-inspired works. Alessandro Bioletti believes in a yin and yang world,...More »

  • poster for Akihiro Watabiki “The Hill of Bulbul”

    Akihiro Watabiki “The Hill of Bulbul”

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    • at Gallery Tsubaki / GT2
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 5 days
  • poster for Gaku Onogi “Picture Book Illustrations – Inner Child”

    Gaku Onogi “Picture Book Illustrations – Inner Child”

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    • at Nerima Art Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 55 days

    Gaku Onogi (1924–1976) was an award-winner children’s book illustrator and painter who lived in Nerima Ward. The Nerima Art Museum’s collection contains more works by him than any other artist. Focusing...More »

  • poster for World Book Design 2016-17 feat. Book Design of the Czech Republic in the 21st Century

    World Book Design 2016-17 feat. Book Design of the Czech Republic in the 21st Century

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    • at P&P Gallery
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 76 days

    This exhibit features some 200 books, including books of superior design from Japan, Germany, Holland, Switzerland, Canada, China, and the Czech Republic, as well as books accepted for the “Best Books...More »

  • poster for Tadashi Nishiwaki Picture Book Exhibition

    Tadashi Nishiwaki Picture Book Exhibition

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    • at Niji Gallery
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 8 days

    Displaying picture books, other titles, and merchandise by illustrator Tadashi Nishiwaki, the artist behind books like “Ehon de Miru Aiueo Sakubun” (Japanese Alphabet in Pictures) and “Bokuno Tommodachi...More »

  • poster for 90 Years of Kinder book - The world of children traced through pictures and songs

    90 Years of Kinder book - The world of children traced through pictures and songs

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    • at Printing Museum
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 27 days

    Kinder book was born as “Observational Picture Books Kinder Book” in November 1927 and will be turning 90 years old in 2017. It was an early forerunner of monthly childcare picture books that were distributed...More »

  • poster for Miró, Calder and Steinberg on the pages of “Derriere Le Miroir”

    Miró, Calder and Steinberg on the pages of “Derriere Le Miroir”

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    • at Gallery Fukka
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 31 days

    “Derrière le Miroir” was an art magazine published in France between 1946 and 1982. A large format print collection featuring original print works will be on exhibit here. A small craft works exhibition...More »

  • poster for Let’s Celebrate New Year 2018 with Art Featuring Dogs!

    Let’s Celebrate New Year 2018 with Art Featuring Dogs!

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    • at Itochu Aoyama Art Square
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • 2017-12-04 - 2017-12-17

    Together with Hakkendo Inc., an art gallery which provides support for young artists, Itochu will jointly organize a large-scale exhibition to showcase artworks featuring dogs, which is the animal of the...More »

  • poster for People Who Draw: The World of Jiro Taniguchi

    People Who Draw: The World of Jiro Taniguchi

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    • at La Maison Franco-Japonaise
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 4 days

    Manga is sometimes called the “ninth art.” Jiro Taniguchi (1947–2017) brought new expressions to the ever-evolving world of Japanese manga with works displaying an original style within orthodox conventions....More »

  • poster for Orbis 30th Anniversary Exhibition: The Beauty of Everyday Life

    Orbis 30th Anniversary Exhibition: The Beauty of Everyday Life

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    • at Pola Museum Annex
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 6 days

    Haré and Ke form a duality within traditional Japanese culture: Haré is the remarkable and Ke is the usual. Moments of Haré are transformative and celebratory, when occasions rise, whereas Ke are the routines...More »

  • poster for Kyoko Ando “Cats in Haiku”

    Kyoko Ando “Cats in Haiku”

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

    An exhibition to mark the release of an illustrated book of haikus about cats with English translation by Kaoru Kondo. More »

  • poster for Exhibition of original artwork from “Okashina mendori (Silly hen)”

    Exhibition of original artwork from “Okashina mendori (Silly hen)”

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    • at Aoyama Book Center, Aoyama
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 9 days

    This exhibition marking the release of “Okashina mendori (Silly hen)” - the latest picture book publication by Natsuko Hayashi, an author rapidly rising in popularity - will present 15 original drawings...More »

  • poster for Livres d’enfance français, Collection Kashima Shigeru

    Livres d’enfance français, Collection Kashima Shigeru

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    • at Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 6 days

    This is the first time for these French picture books treasured for many years in the collection of rare Western books belonging to Shigeru Kashima, a scholar of French literature, to be shown in public....More »

  • poster for Imaginary Adventures

    Imaginary Adventures

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    • at Jike Studio
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 7 days

    The Cabin Company exhibits and sells many paintings of animals and exotic landscapes, but the focus on this event is on illustration cut outs. With “Imaginary Flowers,” for example, you can cut out and...More »

  • poster for Pictures and Books Vol. 4 “World of Dream Books”

    Pictures and Books Vol. 4 “World of Dream Books”

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    • at Fei Art Museum Yokohama
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 6 days

    Once again this event presents a huge selection of picture books and original illustrations by various artists. There are plenty of colorful works on show, including miniature books, handmade publications,...More »

  • poster for Setsuko Tamura +  Nobuhiko Yabuki + Chika Takei “Three-Person Winter Show”

    Setsuko Tamura + Nobuhiko Yabuki + Chika Takei “Three-Person Winter Show”

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    • at Space Yui
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 5 days

    For their third group show, Setsuko Tamura, Nobuhiko Yabuki, and Chika Takei present works featuring the color white. Tamura’s works are rooted in “cuteness,” Yabuki’s landscapes have a calm but unwavering...More »

  • Movie Posters from the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo Film Center Collection

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    • at Gyoko-dori Underground Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 7 days

    Established in 1970, the Film Center at National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo is the only national film organization in Japan that actively collects and preserves films as cultural property, while also...More »

  • poster for 10th Anniversary Exhibition

    10th Anniversary Exhibition

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    • at Shonandai Gallery Tokyo
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 5 days

    An exhibition to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Shonandai Gallery Tokyo.More »

  • poster for Shutoko Expressway Fine Art Collection

    Shutoko Expressway Fine Art Collection

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    • at O Art Museum
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 2 days

    This show celebrating the 55th anniversary of the Shutoko Expressway that weaves throughout Tokyo will display artworks that depict this iconic road.More »

  • poster for Love is Wonderful

    Love is Wonderful

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    • at Snoopy Museum Tokyo
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 111 days

    In the comic strip “Peanuts,” there are various romantic episodes that excite the heart; Charlie Brown lets out a sigh upon seeing the Little Red Haired Girl in front of him, the crabby Lucy struggles...More »

  • poster for The Big Kumamon Show

    The Big Kumamon Show

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    • at Matsuya Ginza
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 10 days

    This exhibition celebrates the birthday of Kumamoto Prefecture mascot Kumamon the bear with around 150 items including original illustrations, clothing, photographs, and more. Beloved by Kumamoto natives...More »

  • poster for Beautiful Words

    Beautiful Words

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    • at Gallery House Maya
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 5 days

    The Japanese have believed since ancient times that each individual word possesses a soul. These works by 40 artists reveal the visions and ideas of words passed down through the generations. More »

  • poster for 10 Picture Books based on stories by Nankichi Niimi

    10 Picture Books based on stories by Nankichi Niimi

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    • at Galerie Malle
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 6 days

    This exhibition will present original illustrations from ten bespoke picture books based on stories by Japanese author Nankichi Niimi. The picture books themselves, which are in limited editions of 100...More »

  • poster for Moto Hagio Science Fiction Works - Exploring the universe, visiting other worlds

    Moto Hagio Science Fiction Works - Exploring the universe, visiting other worlds

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

    Manga artist Moto Hagio has worked on a wide range of genres since making her debut with “Ruru to Mimi (Ruru and Mimi)” in 1969, some of her best known masterpieces being “Poe no Ichizoku (Poe’s Clan)”...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Junction

    Tokyo Junction

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    • at Block House
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 9 days

    Introducing six genre-straddling artists for the fifth annual Tokyo Junction at Block House.More »

  • poster for Sachiko Yamamoto “Musashi vs. X”

    Sachiko Yamamoto “Musashi vs. X”

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    • at Dazzle
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • 2017-12-12 - 2017-12-17

    Illustrations of author Eiji Yoshikawa’s hero Musashi Minamoto taking on the world. More »

  • poster for Wild: Untamed Mind

    Wild: Untamed Mind

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    • at 21_21 Design Sight
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 48 days

    The base of our culture and life lies in the “untamed mind.” This mind affects both human instinct and intellect, and it is the trigger and stimulant for creativity. What does the “untamed mind” mean...More »

  • poster for Small Wonders Art Show

    Small Wonders Art Show

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    • at Clouds Art + Coffee
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Starts tomorrow

    Displaying and selling abstract and representational paintings, illustrations, and prints by 60 artists in Clouds Art + Coffee’s last show of 2017 and first show of 2018.More »

  • poster for Kiyoshi Kuroda “Paper”

    Kiyoshi Kuroda “Paper”

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    • at hpgrp Gallery Tokyo
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 20 days

    While visiting New York this summer, Kiyoshi Kuroda was struck by what he saw: scenes including plants, food packaging, crafts and taxidermy displays at museums, things thrown out on the street. His paper...More »

  • poster for Kunomari “Somewhere I Belong”

    Kunomari “Somewhere I Belong”

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    • at HB Gallery
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 2 days

    Selection of paintings by Kunomari that conjure up distant lands.More »

  • poster for The Iris of a Wolf

    The Iris of a Wolf

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    • at Block House
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 9 days

    Blue-eyed wolves do not exist in the natural world but frequently appear in anime, manga, and other popular depictions and works of art. If they do not exist, then what is non-existence for them? How could...More »

  • poster for Kazuhiro Nishiwaki Exhibition

    Kazuhiro Nishiwaki Exhibition

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    • at Haden Books
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 10 days

    [Event] Pocopen Solo Performance Date: Dec. 16 (Sat) 19:00 Admission: 2800 yen Please see the official website for details.More »

  • poster for The 100-Year History of Japanese Picture Books

    The 100-Year History of Japanese Picture Books

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    • at Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 44 days

    In the 1910s, several Japanese magazines for children, such as “Kodomo no Tomo (The Children’s Companion)” and “Akai Tori (Red Bird),” were launched one after the other. Against the backdrop of the prosperity...More »

  • poster for Kyoko Tanaka “Colorful Street Scenes”

    Kyoko Tanaka “Colorful Street Scenes”

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    • at Gallery 219
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts tomorrow

    New illustrations and handmade objects inspired by European towns and cozy Christmas markets. More »

  • poster for Yui Usui “From Our Room”

    Yui Usui “From Our Room”

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    • at Gakushuin Women's College
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 4 days

    Yui Usui’s works use women’s clothing and everyday items from different eras in history through the present to shed light on women’s lives and their roles in society. Her works reflecting her experiences...More »

  • poster for 10th Anniversary Exhibition “Keith Haring and Japan: Pop to Neo-Japonism”

    10th Anniversary Exhibition “Keith Haring and Japan: Pop to Neo-Japonism”

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    • at Nakamura Keith-Haring Collection
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 21 days

    The Nakamura Keith Haring Collection, the only museum in the world dedicated to the collection of Keith Haring’s artwork, celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2017. This exhibition focuses on the footprints...More »

  • poster for Bumpodo Gallery CG-i Exhibition Winter 2017

    Bumpodo Gallery CG-i Exhibition Winter 2017

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    • at Bumpodo Gallery
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 5 days

    Displaying and selling works of CG-i illustration.More »

  • poster for Showa × Tokyo Shitamachi Serenade: Yu Takita Exhibition

    Showa × Tokyo Shitamachi Serenade: Yu Takita Exhibition

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    • at Yayoi Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Starts in 16 days

    In the prewar Showa years, the voices of old men hawking freshly steamed brown rice bread would echo through the streets of Terajima-cho in Tokyo’s shitamachi (downtown) Mukojima Ward. It was around this...More »

  • Maya Takahashi Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Art Point
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 5 days
  • poster for Humpty Dumpty Sat in a Box!

    Humpty Dumpty Sat in a Box!

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    • at Pinpoint Gallery
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 5 days

    The last exhibition of the year for a group of 30 illustrators who have prepared a paper box with wooden eggs inside. What will emerge?More »

  • poster for Shinkai Makoto “From “Voices of a Distant Star” to “Your Name””

    Shinkai Makoto “From “Voices of a Distant Star” to “Your Name””

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    • at The National Art Center, Tokyo
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends Today

    This exhibition presenting a range of works by Makoto Shinkai, from “Voices of a Distant Star” to “Your Name,” marks the 10th anniversary of The National Art Center, Tokyo. Shinkai debuted commercially...More »

  • poster for Physical Tempo Hentai

    Physical Tempo Hentai

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    • at Tokyo Cultuart by Beams
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 23 days

    Physical Tempo returns to Tokyo Cultuart by Beams for the first time in 2 years. Based around the theme “hentai” - a word meaning both “perverse desire” and “transformation” - a unique range of weird and...More »

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