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 […]
Berlin party is back on July 16 with a line-up of talented live bands and DJs. On the roster is Japanese funk band MÉLANGE with Nao Right Nao on the talkbox and some local DJs playing techno, house, and indie. […]
A chance to do something good, meet new people and have a great day out in Tokyo. The river clean-up project focuses on the Arakawa and Edogawa rivers and gets together on a monthly basis. As well as helping the […]
The Festival Brazil returns to the Event Square of Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park in mid July. Brazilians make up the third biggest immigrant population in Japan, so this festival is huge for the community as well as with non-Brazillians. Attendance estimates […]
It requires a little adventure beyond Tokyo to get to this annual festival of Japanese wind chimes (fuurin). Craftsmen from all over Japan gather to display and sell thousands of these chimes, which sooth your soul as they ring in the summer breeze. […]