10 Exhibitions To Catch This Summer In Tokyo

A Must-See Guide for Lovers of Art and Culture

By Christy Anne Jones
May 15, 2018
Art & Culture

Looking to spend the summer soaking in new cultural experiences, immersing yourself in artistic beauty, and staying in-doors in merciful air-conditioning? Here is your essential guide to the best of the city’s exhibitions over the next few months.

Tokyo is home to a great number of wonderful art galleries, museums and places to soak in new artistic and cultural experiences, so it can be difficult to know where to start. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up the ten best and most interesting exhibitions for the summer so that you can spend less time searching for things to see and do in the city and more time experiencing them. Travel back in time to the prehistoric days of the Jomon period or fly forward and step into a futuristic wonderland of immersive digital art; learn the simple, communicative beauty of the bento (lunch box) or explore the power of uplifting, socially positive advertising. Happy museum hopping!