Sayoko Yamaguchi Exhibit at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

Attention fashion followers and art buffs: a new and exciting exhibit is now on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, and it's a...

By Chanyn Kirtman
May 29, 2015 | Art & Culture, Fashion

Learn About and Make Your Own Japanese “Wagara” Patterns

The next time you see a traditional kimono, a Japanese hand towel or a purse, take a close look at the patterns. Notice anything familiar?...

By WaNavi Japan
February 11, 2015 | Art & Culture

Yokohama’s Art Deco Walk

The Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 was devastating for the booming cities of Tokyo and Yokohama. In particular Yokohama, which had hitherto seen fabulous growth...

By Cheryl White
January 15, 2015 | Art & Culture, Out & About

Tokyo Traditional Crafts Fair

Starting next week, the Takashimaya Shinjuku store will be hosting the 58th Tokyo Traditional Crafts Fair, where visitors will be able to shop gorgeous, handmade...

By The Savvy Team
January 14, 2015 | Art & Culture

Wa Space Christmas Gift Ideas

Have you started to hear the ting, ting-ting-a-ling of sleigh bells a-ring-a-ling? Perhaps you’ve been dreaming of a white Christmas or is jack frost nipping...

By Cheryl White
December 3, 2014 | Art & Culture

Kasama: Getting Crafty in Ibaraki

Japan is a nation of craftspeople: brushmakers, food artists, textile and laquerware masters, papermakers, woodblock carvers, ceramicists. And while Japanese ceramics certainly need no introduction...

By Cynthia Popper
November 6, 2014 | Art & Culture, Out & About

Modern Japanese Art at Wa Space, Akasaka

Wa Space is an exciting new gallery in Tokyo. Conceived and designed by the effervescent Dominic Carter, it is located just off the beaten path...

By Cheryl White
October 31, 2014 | Art & Culture

Toklyon Art Exhibit by Khwezi Strydom

For the first time in Japan, art lovers can check out the works of Khwezi Strydom at a special solo exhibition. The artist was born...

By The Savvy Team
August 6, 2014 | Art & Culture

Visit Tokyo’s Top Museums and Attractions with the 2014 Grutto Pass

Tokyo is chock full of interesting things to do, but often those of us who live here take these things for granted, only really seeing...

By The Savvy Team
May 14, 2014 | Art & Culture

A Private Tour of the Andy Warhol Exhibit at Mori Art Museum

Being a Mori Living resident certainly has its perks, and one of my favorite things about living where we do is the number of community-building...

By Mia Moranza
April 21, 2014 | Art & Culture

Cirque du Soleil Returns to Japan with Ovo

Ever since I caught a performance of Dralion during a trip to Denver several years ago, I have been hooked on the amazing acrobatics, gorgeous...

By Kelly Wetherille
April 7, 2014 | Art & Culture

Event Report: Art Fair Tokyo Tour

Savvy recently teamed up with online art gallery Azito to offer readers a chance to join the only English tour available of Art Fair Tokyo,...

By The Savvy Team
March 12, 2014 | Art & Culture