10 Exhibitions To Catch This Summer In Tokyo

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!

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Delicious! Animating Memorable Meals

Studio Ghibli is famous for many things—enthralling stories, enchanting artwork, complex and emotive characters—but one of the things the studio is best known for is its depiction of food. The studio has a talent for making simple animations of food appear magical and absolutely mouth-watering. Extended due to popular demand and curated by Goro Miyazaki, “Animating Memorable Meals” celebrates these edible moments throughout Studio Ghibli’s film history. Just remember to buy tickets in advance because the famous museum can sell out very quickly!

Date
Now through November, 2018
Time
10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Closed Tuesdays)
Location
Ghibli Museum, 1-1-83 Shimorenjaku, Mitaka-shi, Tokyo
Fee
Adults (Over 19): ¥1,000, Teens (13-18): ¥700, Kids (7-12): ¥400, Kids (4-6): ¥100, Kids (under 4): Free

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