This Weekend: Tokyo Area Events For Jan 21-22

Movie Releases, Exhibitions, And Fun In The City

By The Savvy Team
January 16, 2017
What's Happening

It's getting colder in Tokyo, but don't let that stop you from going out and exploring the city. This week, there are two movie releases portraying strong-willed women; a major organic festival; a hot pot gathering at the port of Yokohama, three unique exhibitions exploring the delicate details of traditional art and more. Enjoy!

Muji-Style Simplicity

Paper Art Madohana Exhibition

Madohana is a thin paper art originated in the rural area of China, where women cut out colorful paper into delicate shapes to celebrate and hope for a prosperous year. An exhibition to get a closer look at the beauty of madohana is taking place at Atelier Muji, renowned for its simplicity in design and high quality products.

Date
Now through Sun, Jan. 22, 2017
Time
10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Location
Mujirushi Yurakucho 2F Atelier Muji, 3-8-3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda, Tokyo
Fee
Free admission

History in Pottery

Jomonesque Japan 2016

What is more Japonesque than a collection of ancient pottery from the Jomon Era? The exhibition, held at the Kokugakuin University museum, displays important collections and national treasures. A great opportunity to brush up on your ancient Japanese history knowledge.

Date
Now through Sun, Feb. 5, 2017
Time
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location
Kokugakuin University Museum, 4-10-28 Higashi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Fee
Free admission

What are your plans for the weekend? If you’re organizing a fun or interesting event, or you know someone who is, contact us to get it listed!