The 70th anniversary of the city's incorporation "Art Festival Okawa - Enjoy Town Art Museum"

Pink Sky, 2019, tempera on nettle, 80 x 60 cm. © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2024./ Photo: Jörg von Bruchhausen

Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the city's incorporation, this exhibition features 18 contemporary artists active in Japan and abroad, including Leiko Ikemura, an international artist living in Germany.

This year's exhibition will be held in an attractive space that will utilize cultural facilities such as the Seiriki Art Museum, the former Yoshihara Family Residence, the Kyushu Fittings and Vinegar Brewery Shobunsu Meiji Warehouse, all of which are historical buildings in Okawa City, to create a townscape that combines cultural assets and art as a single museum.

Artists:
Leiko Ikemura, Kakuko Ishii, Kuniyoshi Ixima, Yasuko Iyanaga, Beanie Kaman, Kota Kotabe, Noriaki Maeda, Hideaki Nakanishi, Namonakisanemasa, Mio Nakahara, Satoru Ohmori, Yu Shiotsuki, Akio Tokoda, Yuma Tomiyasu, Taishi Urakawa, Kohei Yamashita, Kenji Yanagi, Takashi Yatouji


Venues:
Okawa City Seiriki Art Museum (Kanegae 77-16, Okawa)
The former Yoshihara Family Residence (Kobo 136-17, Okawa)
The Kyushu Fittings (Enokizu 548, Okawa)
Vinegar Brewery Shobunsu Meiji Warehouse (Kobo 123, Okawa)

Sources: Okawa City, kurumenavi.com, Flyer front - Flyer back

 

 

 

Okawa City Seiriki Art Museum
Kanegae 77-16, Okawa
Fukuoka 831-0008

Tel: +81 (0) 944-86-6700
Fax: +81 (0) 944-86-6700

https://www.city.okawa.lg.jp/050/050/030/