【Exhibition】Washoku. Nature and Culture in Japanese Cuisine. National Museum of Nature and Science, Ueno, Tokyo. March 14th – June 14th 2020.
＜Event＞ Art Mix Japan 2020. Niigata’s largest ever Art Mix Japan event, featuring a huge range of traditional Japanese art forms. April 18th and 19th, 2020.
Event 23rd Hina no Tsurushi Kazari Festival. Izu Inatori Onsen. Until March 31st.
【Exhibition】 History of Japanese Early Photography: Kantō Region. Images of Japan, 1853-1912. Tokyo Photographic Art Museum. March 3 – May 24, 2020.
＜Exhibition＞ “Izumo and Yamato: The Birth of Ancient Japan”. Marking 1300 years since the compilation of the Nihon Shoki. Tokyo National Museum. January 15 – March 8, 2020.
＜Exhibition＞ Visual Magic: Masterpieces from Hokusai Museum, Obuse. Commemorating the 170th Anniversary of Hokusai’s Death. Sumida Hokusai Museum until January 19, 2020.
＜Exhibition＞ Taro Okamoto. The Original Image of Japan. Taro Okamoto Memorial Museum until February 24, 2020. Photos by the artist of his journey through Jōmon, Tōhoku and Okinawa.
＜Exhibition＞ Five Ukiyo-e Favorites: Utamaro, Sharaku, Hokusai, Hiroshige, and Kuniyoshi – Tokyo, Fukuoka and Nagoya
Digitized Forest at the World Heritage Site of Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto Art by teamLab - TOKIO INKARAMI
World Heritage Tadasu no Mori Forest at Shimogamo Shrine Transforms into an Interactive Digital Art and Light Space
【Event】Kyoto Geijutsu Hanabi Fireworks – Dedicated to the Celebration of the Enthronement of the Emperor. May 29, 2019, Kyoto Racecourse.
【Exhibition】 “Hokusai Updated”. The whole story, told through masterpieces from Japan and abroad, recently discovered works, and works on public display for the first time. Mori Arts Centre Gallery, Tokyo, until March 24, 2019.
【Festival】 “Hina no Tsurushi Kazari Matsuri” in Inatori Onsen. The Gentle Tradition of Wishing for Girls’ Health and Wellbeing. Izu Peninsula, Inatori Onsen. Jan. 20 – Mar. 31.
【Exhibition】 “Unrivaled Calligraphy: Yan Zhenqing and His Legacy” – Tokyo National Museum Special Exhibition. January 16, 2019 (Wed) – February 24, 2019 (Sun)
“Unbelievable Floriculture in Ukiyo-e” Exhibition Reveals the Edo Period Passion for Gardening. Tobacco and Salt Museum until March 10th, 2019.
Modern-day Terakoya: “School Nalanda, Volume 4, Kyoto” – Wisdom for Now and into the Future. At Nishi Honganji Temple, Dendōin. February 9-10.
【Event】February 4, 2019. Considerations for a changing era. “Japan’s Traditional Rice Terraces and the Ancient Kyūreki Calendar”. Talk, Slideshow and Food Sampling Event.
【Exhibition】 Japan’s Modern Beauty. Okada Saburosuke and his Contemporaries in the Era of Japanese Modern Style. Until March 17th.
【Exhibition】Yuriko Aso and Seiji Watanabe. Two-Person Exhibition of Watercolours and Pottery. Gallery Shichimen-zaka Tochū. February 7 – 12, 2019. Tokyo.
【Exhibition】Mutsumi Ishibashi Photography Exhibition – Nikkō: A Holy Land. Canon Gallery, Ginza. January 7 – 16, 2019. Tokyo.
【Exhibition】A Thousand Wonders of Japanese Technology: A brief 150 year history of Japanese modernisation. 30 October – 3 March 2019, Tokyo.
Hotel Gajoen Tokyo 90th Anniversary Celebration “HYAKUDAN KAIDAN Exhibition – Glory of Japanese Art”. November 29 〜 December 24, 2018.
【Festivals】Chichibu Night Festival 2018, December 2nd & 3rd (Chichibu City, Saitama Prefecture)
【Exhibition】Foujita: A Retrospective - Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of his Death. Kyoto National Museum of Modern Art
【Exhibition】Teiji Morii Photography Exhibition. Festivals of the Old Tōkaidō: A Journey through the 53 Stations.
Art and Design
The Japanese House: The Basic Elements of Traditional Japanese Residential Architecture.
Is it true that Japanese dog breeds are genetically closer to the wolf than any other breeds? Manabi Japan visited Azabu University’s Professor Takefumi Kikusui to unravel the mystery surrounding the origin of Japan’s iconic canines.
Behind Every Great Sake, There’s a Story. Yachiyoden Shōchū Distillery
See Japan! The Shikoku Pilgrimage and O-Settai, the Culture of Charitable Giving
Getting the Most out of that Art Exhibition, Vol. 11. Perverse Japanese Art: From Zen Painting to Heta-uma