The National Museum of Western Art was set up in 1959 to provide the Japanese public with a chance to view Western art. Its collection includes paintings from the late medieval period through to the 20th Century and modern French sculpture. Artists include Ruebens, Renoir, Monet, Van Gogh, Picasso, Pollock and many more—the museum has added to its collection every year since it opened. The permanent collection is free to view on both the second and fourth Saturdays of every month.
For nearly a decade now, This&That Café has been an opportunity for creative minds to converge and collaborate. People come for the art, the music, the good vibes, and the serendipitous interactions. It seems like ages since we have been […]
The Kamakura Fireworks Festival takes place at Yuigahama on the coast of Kamakura City. This would probably be a good finish to a day trip to the area to either enjoy the beach or visit the various historic temples and […]
ØL Oslo Brewing Co., a Norwegian craft beer, is hosting Tokyo Jokeyo, an open-mic English-language standup comedy show in Shibuya. Oslo Brewing Co. is just a short walk from Shibuya train station. Get in touch via their Facebook page or […]
This is the big daddy of summer fireworks festivals in Tokyo. The Sumida River Fireworks show kicks off at 7pm and runs for a full 90 minutes. This festival attracts massive crowds. Check out our guide to surviving the Sumidagawa Fireworks […]
Peruse over 100 shops offering antiques and vintage items from Japan and afar alongside handicrafts, accessories, fine art, organic foods and plants. Held in the green surrounds of Shibuya Garden Tower’s gardens, the market offers a relaxed Sunday spot for […]