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The World of Traditional Performing Arts

UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Special Exhibition, The World of Traditional Performing Arts — Kabuki, Bunraku, Noh, Kyogen, Gagaku, Kumi-odori, previously canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will be finally held from November until March 2022. Each traditional performing art will…

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Handcrafting Experience of Yosegi Zaiku Coaster

The Japanese traditional hotel, Karaku, from ORIX HOTELS & RESORTS located in a town called Gora, Hakone is presenting the experience workshop of Yosegi Zaiku (wooden mosaic work) handcrafting starting from Nov 25. This is to introduce the charms of…

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TRIALOGUE

Explore 20th century art through the collections of some 70 highly accomplished and diverse artists including Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol. Appropriately named “TRIALOGUE,” this is a collaborative project between three public museums representing their respective regions. The…

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Music for Environment

“Music for Environment -Sprout sounds, Resonate scapes-“, which will be held at the Art Tower Mito as a coinciding program of “Michikusa: Walks with the Unknown” is an event that reconsiders the relationship between music and the “environment” that surrounds…

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Bauhaus: 100-year Anniversary Screening

Discover how the Bauhaus School, in just fourteen years, transformed Art from an elite luxury to a classless pleasure. Consider the movement’s marks on people’s lives today. Learn about its history and forerunners from the seven-documentary screening. Each documentary plays…

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Art Aquarium Museum

Come and admire the unique, living artworks displayed at Art Aquarium Museum, like the structure above that contains over 30,000 goldfish. The museum will take visitors on a journey that explores “life,” “light,” “sound,” “smell,” and “taste.” Pre-purchase tickets before…

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ART in LIFE, LIFE and BEAUTY

Enjoy the displays of Japanese artifacts at ART in LIFE, LIFE and BEAUTY, the first exhibition hosted by the Suntory Museum of Art since its reopening. Among the displays are national treasures, ancient kimonos, and precious artworks. Costs: ¥1,500 for…

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Olafur Eliasson: Sometimes the river is the bridge

Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson, whose works are exhibited in venues worldwide, opens an exhibition in Tokyo. “Sometimes the river is the bridge” showcases several new works that span the fields of photography, sculpture, and design, and allude to environmental sustainability….

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Art & Power: From Pharaohs to Daimyōs

Art has always been used as means to display and maintain power. Portraits of powerful figures was sought to reinforce authority of the depicted, and was also commonly used as valuable gifts. Paintings by famous artists also played a significant role in…

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