Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibition

INTERNATIONAL HOKURIKU KOGEI SUMMIT “WORLDS KOGEI (artisan crafts) 100” Exhibition

November 16, 2017 - January 8, 2018

INTERNATIONAL HOKURIKU KOGEI (artisan crafts) SUMMIT is held under the theme of "THIS IS KOGEI ― TRADITION AND INNOVATION" and through a wide range of programs during the summit, aims to discover and learn about the current situation and new trends surrounding the artisan crafts of the world, and reveal the Japanese kogei to the rest of the world. Further, the summit will provide an opportunity for everyone to work together to generate a future and possibilities for KOGEI and to launch a new movement from the Hokuriku region. The INTERNATIONAL HOKURIKU KOGEI SUMMIT “WORLDS KOGEI (artisan crafts) 100” is an exhibition with the theme of "THIS IS KOGEI ― TRADITION AND INNOVATION" that examines the progression and movement of KOGEI around the world, exploring the meaning of the culture of KOGEI and its future possibilities through over 100 pieces of artwork. Winning works from the "U-50 INTERNATIONAL HOKURIKU KOGEI (artisan crafts) AWARDS" as well as work curated by the world-renown committee of the "INTERNATIONAL HOKURIKU KOGEI SUMMIT", and works by KOGEI artists representing Toyama and Hokuriku will be displayed. What kogei "conveys", and what it "creates". See with your eyes, feel, and think...and please thoroughly enjoy the charm of KOGEI. https://kogeisummit.jp/en/#exhibition

Details

Period November 16 (Thu), 2017- January 8 (Mon / public holiday), 2018
Opening Hours 9:30 - 18:00 (Last admission is 30 minutes before closing.)
Closed November 22, 29 / December 6, 13, 20, 27 and New Year holidays (December 29, 2017 - January 3, 2018)
Admission Adults 1,300yen (1,000yen*) , University students 950yen (750yen*), Advance ticket 1,000yen
  • Tickets for this exhibition include admission to Exhibition “Art and Design, dialogue with materials”.
  • *For groups of 20 people or more, admission fees in ( ) are applied.
  • Advance tickets are available from October 4 to November 15, 2017. (But it will be sold at Toyama Prefectural Museum of Art and Design only until November 14, 2017)
Venue 2F exhibition room 2
Supported by Toyama Prefecture

Images

ADACHI, Daigo / result of scaling-vitality 

ADACHI, Daigo / result of scaling-vitality    

LEE, Jong Min / Untitled

LEE, Jong Min / Untitled   

NIISATO, Akio / luminescence... 

NIISATO, Akio / luminescence...    

KAWAHARA, Takakuni / Continuation of non-continuation 

KAWAHARA, Takakuni / Continuation of non-continuation    

HOFMAN,  Esmé / 2

HOFMAN, Esmé / 2   

RUSAK, Marcin / Perishable Vases

RUSAK, Marcin / Perishable Vases