As if Listening: Komako Sakai


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[Image: Komako Sakai "Blink" (2014) Iwasaki Shoten]

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*Play! is temporarily closed from April 26 (Mon) until the state of emergency is lifted.

Featuring some 200 original illustrations by the award-winning picture book artist Komako Sakai, known for illustrating titles such as “The Velveteen Rabbit.” Sakai’s work is explored through the key words of “secrets,” “fields,” “darkness,” and “children.” Video and sound installations recreate the area surrounding her mountain atelier, while toys and objects from Sakai’s childhood offer a further glimpse into her world. Poster and book design in by cozfish. The exhibition will also be held at the Yokosuka Museum of Art in the summer of 2021.



from April 10, 2021 to July 04, 2021
Open 10:00-17:00 on Weekdays.


Komako Sakai


Adults ¥1500, University Students ¥1000, High School Students ¥800, Junior High and Elementary School Students ¥500

Venue Hours

From 10:00 To 18:00
Note:Closed in between exhibitions and during the New Year holidays.


Address: W3 GREEN SPRINGS, 3-1 Midori-cho, Tachikawa-shi, Tokyo 190-0014
Phone: 042-518-9625

6 minute walk from the North exit of Tachikawa-Kita Station on the Tama Monorail line, 10 minute walk from the North exit of Tachikawa Station on the JR Chuo, Ome and Nambu lines.

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