TAB News

Summer Night Museum

TABlogEditors 2017-07-28

Tokyo art museums are open late this summer!


A New Tokyo Art Beat App and the End of MyTAB

TABlogEditors 2016-12-01

Announcing: the new and improved TAB app will relaunch in January 2017!


*Calling Tokyo-based Translator-Editor!*

TABlogEditors 2016-10-14

A great opportunity to join the Tokyo Art Beat translation team!


«MuPon» 2016 Release – An App for Art Event Discounts

Natsuki 2015-12-09

Take the chance to download the app at a specially discounted price throughout December and begin your days of ready access to art museums and art events!


Kyoto-based translators Wanted!

Paul Baron 2013-09-29

Gadago NPO is currently seeking to hire one part-time translator to help translate and edit our bilingual event listings in Kansai.


GADAGO NPO is headed to MuseumNext, Europe’s big conference on the digital side of museums

Paul Baron 2012-04-18

We’re going to Barcelona to speak about Tokyo Art Beat’s services!


TAB Survey Results: Who are Tokyo’s art-lovers?

William Andrews 2011-12-08

Looking at the results of Tokyo Art Beat’s user survey

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Metabolism Fashion! Event

Saka Matsushita 2011-10-04

Fancy joining the TAB team in heading to the Mori Art Museum wearing an original costume inspired by the Metabolism exhibition?


Survey: Art-going in Tokyo

Paul Baron 2011-03-29

Help us better understand how to promote Tokyo’s art and cultural events to a global audience. For every completed survey, we’ll make a donation of 500 yen to Second Harvest disaster relief organization (up to 50,000 yen in total).


Introducing the Tokyo Art Beat Official iPhone and iPod touch app

Paul Baron 2010-02-25

Our goal: a simple, clean way to reveal the art events happening around you as you move through Tokyo. No need to plan your gallery visits from home anymore: the app gives you instant access to more than 400 art and design events, available at all times via the phone in your pocket.

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Onitsuka Tiger turns 60, releases “Made of Japan” book

Paul Baron 2009-09-01

Onitsuka Tiger is celebrating its 60th anniversary on September 1st with the release of a 260-page book, and a limited edition set only available online from our TAB Shop.


Ready for some remix fun! Creative Commons style!

Paul Baron 2009-01-16

2009 starts with a new design remix project by Illustrator/VJ Shantell Martin.


TAB event data on your Sony TV!

Paul Baron 2009-01-07

Another new application built using TAB’s event data made available via our recently released API. We love our users creativity and support and are looking forward to more apps like this in 2009!


TAB & NYAB at Scope Miami

Kosuke Fujitaka 2008-11-26

Stop by Scope Miami, and TAB’s media booth, from December 3-7, 2008 to say hello to Tokyo Art Beat and New York Art Beat.


TAB at Asian Contemporary Art Fair New York

Kosuke Fujitaka 2008-10-28

Stop by the ACAF NY, and media booth 106, from November 6-10, 2008 to say hello to New York Art Beat and Tokyo Art Beat.


New Tokyo Art Beat T-shirts: Fall 2008

Paul Baron 2008-10-23

2 duos of artists and designers, one from Japan and one from Switzerland but based in Tokyo, share their intricate views of the city that we love with 2 new great TAB T-shirt designs.


Tokyo Art Beat: now with an API!

Olivier Thereaux 2008-08-27

As a way to celebrate the upcoming 4th birthday of Tokyo Art Beat, on October 4th, we decided to give away TAB’s most fiercely guarded secret.
Ready? Here it goes: all we are doing is setting information free.


Tokyo Art Map #3 is out now!

Paul Baron 2008-08-05

The August-September issue of the art map is out. It introduces 50 popular events in Tokyo, with a preview of the Yokohama Triennale starting in September.


Tokyo Art Map – Neighborhood distribution campaign!

Paul Baron 2008-06-18

Have you seen the 2nd issue of the Tokyo Art Map for June-July? Since early June, we’ve given away 80,000 of them at 200+ locations in Tokyo, up from 120 for the 1st issue.


Rough Guides to Tokyo – Giveaway!

Paul Baron 2008-05-23

Rough Guides publish 300 travel titles, maps and phrasebooks and over 60 reference books on topics ranging form Climate Change to Classical Music. And Yes, Tokyo is no exception to their wide range of topics!


Newborn for New York

Olivier Thereaux 2008-04-26

After nearly four years of beta-testing in Tokyo, today, we gave birth to a new Art and Design guide to freedom, just for New York. With 850 venues worth of events and exhibitions, this is a very healthy baby. Welcome to NYArtBeat!

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Tokyo Art Beat on Paper? Introducing the Tokyo Art Map

Paul Baron 2008-04-02

Please make the most of our new bilingual art map that introduces a selection of events happening in Tokyo.


Help wanted! New York Art Beat

Kosuke Fujitaka 2008-02-29

Do you love NY and TAB? Here you go.

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Introducing TAB Talks

Paul Baron 2008-02-18

Join us at our new series of bilingual, cultural talk events in Tokyo.


Time Out Guide to Tokyo – Giveaway Results!

Paul Baron 2007-12-19

This fall, Time Out released the 2007 update of the Tokyo version of their famous city guide series. TAB contributed a small column and was given 5 guides to give away. The winners get a guide and are offered lunch with the TAB team. So, who are the winners!?


Time Out Guide to Tokyo – Giveaway

Paul Baron 2007-12-02

This fall, Time Out released the 2007 update of the Tokyo version of their famous city guide series. These are great guides with a more cultural angle than others and the only ones to actually cover the subject of galleries and museums over more than a single page.


Love Your Earth – “All Rise”

Paul Baron 2007-09-03

Tokyo Art Beat will form part of the jury of the international “eco”-design competition ‘Love Your Earth’ organized by designboom and Design Association Japan.


TAB is Hiring!

Paul Baron 2007-07-27

Tokyo Art Beat is searching for a part-time editor to join the TAB team.


New Skin, New TABlog

Paul Baron 2007-07-03

After two and a half years, TAB gets a change of look.

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Advances in the Openness of Art Information

Dominick Chen 2007-06-06

We are proud to announce the release of our first subtitled videos of DIVVY/dual’s first symposium Is Open Source Art Possible? held in September 2006.


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