Review: The Contemporary Art Scene in Yokohama
Address: 3-9 Kaigan-dori, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231-0002 [map]
Phone: 045-663-2812 045-663-2812
Access: 328 m from Bashamichi Station Minatomirai Line (MM4)
436 m from Nihon-ōdōri Station Minatomirai Line (MM5)
0.8 km from Kannai Station Blue Line (B16)Negishi Line (JK3)

BankART1929 is a converted dockside warehouse with a gallery, cafe, bar, studios and more. The cafe is open from 11:30am to 5:30pm serving reasonable drinks including Yokohama Port Cider (lemonade to you and me, not cider-cider). Between 5:30pm and 11:30pm it becomes a pub with a selection of beers you can enjoy on the terrace or the installation seating by the red-brick outdoor kitchen. There is a school running classes from Monday through Saturday with postgraduate classes available with over 600 staff members and over 3000 students.


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