Hakata Traditional Craft Center Event

Students from Kyushu Sangyo University spent nine months making some of Hakata’s unique traditional crafts including the famous Hakata-goma (top), Hakata-hariko (paper-mache), and Hakata-magemono (lunch box made of thin layers of wood, also known as magewappa). All items are available for viewing so come on down to learn how these locally made crafts are created.

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“Meow in Manu Coffee” in Daimyo

A pop-up shop lasting only five days is taking place now inside the Manu Coffee Daimyo cafe by Meow.

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Wine & Gallery Hopping Event

Nothing pairs with wine quite as well as good art. Now you can enjoy these two cultured pursuits at one event.

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Louvre Museum Special Exhibition ‘Louvre No. 9’ ~Manga, The 9th Art~

The beginning of comics as an art form in France can be traced back to the 19th century but it wasn’t until the mid 20th century that they really started to take hold in the culture with titles like ‘The Adventures of Tintin’ (1929).

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Fukuoka Ceramic & Porcelain Fair 2017

Around 40,000 art-lovers flock to this event annually, at which 200 of Japan’s best craftsmen exhibit and sell ceramics, lacquerware and glassware.

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Yoshida Hiroshi Exhibition at Kurume City Art Museum

Yoshida Hiroshi (1876~1950) spent his time wandering the mountains and fields of Japan in search of natural beauty to paint. His friends called him ‘the demon of painting’ because of his uncompromising attitude as an artist. This exhibition celebrates the 140th anniversary of his birth and will showcase his main body of work which consists […]

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Chikugo Art Farm ~Playing with Earth in Art~

The 3rd ‘Chikugo Art Farm’ event will be held at Kyushu Geibun Kan, the cultural institution in Chikugo. This year’s free exhibition is held on the theme ‘playing with the earth through art’ and is designed for both adults and children to enjoy!

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Makoto Kagoshima Exhibition at Artium

Makoto Kagoshima is a Fukuoka-based artist who has hosted exhibitions in L.A., Taiwan, and London…

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Photo Exhibit: ‘Enchanting Winter Museum “Real Fiction”’

This event is a collaboration between the temporarily closed Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka City Museum and the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum. With over thirty exhibits by visual artists on display, this exhibition is sure to capture the imagination with its premise, ‘explore another world, disguised as someone else’.

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February Kabuki at Hakataza 2017

A striking series of performances starring Ennosuke Ichikawa, a revered Japanese kabuki actor. Three classics will be…

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