Kyoto Travel Guida


Asia Corridor Contemporary Art Exhibition at Nijo Castle (UNESCO World Heritage Site) as Part of Culture City of East Asia 2017 Kyoto

August 19 , 2017

Asia Corridor Contemporary Art Exhibition will take place at Kyoto Art Center and Nijo Castle
(the UNESCO World Heritage site) this Summer as part of a three-nation project "Culture City of
East Asia” based on an agreement reached during the meeting of the culture ministers of
Japan, China and South Korea.

Representing the most established generation of artists in Japan, China and South Korea today,
Kusama Yayoi, Cai Guo-Qiang and Choi Jeonghwa join other internationally renowned artists
from the three nations, including those based in Kyoto. Approximately 80% of the artworks
presented by the 25 exhibitors will be newly created for the event.

This exhibition will allow visitors to experience the quality and intensity of contemporary art in
the cultural city of Kyoto as well as come into contact with the passion and endeavors of artists
from Japan, China and South Korea that pioneer new frontiers and transcend national identities
through the universal approaches of art.

Date, Hour
August 19th – October 15th, 2017
Hours: Nijo Castle open every day from 8:45 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Last admission: 4 p.m.)
            Kyoto Art Center open every day from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Nijo Castle (Nijo-jo)
Kyoto Art Center

Access to Nijo Castle:
Access to Kyoto Art Center :

A ticket (¥600) is required for admission to the grounds of Nijo Castle to see the
A second ticket (in advance ¥400/ on the day ¥600) is required for admission to the
special areas of the castle not ordinarily open to the public. 

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