• The Japan Foundation, Manila carries out different types of arts exchange programs in its misison to deepen mutual understanding between Japan and the Philippines.

      • Japanese Contemporary Art Exhibit at the MET Museum

        The Japan Foundation, Manila in cooperation with the Metropolitan Museum of Manila is proud to present the traveling exhibition Winter Garden: The Exploration of the Micropop Imagination in Contemporary Japanese Art at the Tall Galleries of the MET Museum from February 19 to April 15, 2014.

        Winter Garden is curated by art critic Midori Matsui and features 35 works – drawings, paintings and video works of fourteen (14) young Japanese artists active from the latter half of the 1990s throughout the first decade of the 21st century.  Participating artists include:  Ryoko...

      • Media/Art Kitchen Manila activates the senses through art and technology with program called SENSORIUM

        SENSORIUM Media/Art Kitchen Manila Exhibition, Labs, Workshops & Talks, Screenings

        November 8 – 24, 2013 Ayala Museum, Green Papaya Art Projects, 98B COLLABoratory, Benilde School of Design & Arts FDCP cinematheques (Baguio, Ilolio, Davao)

        Press Conference: Ayala Museum, Thursday, November 7, 2013, 3pm

        Opening Reception: Ayala Museum, Thursday, November 7, 2013, 6pm

        Japan Foundation is proud to presentSENSORIUM, Media/Art Kitchen Manila, a multi-site media and technology exhibition geared to engage the viewers with contemporary art and technology that interacts with the human senses. Featuring artists from Japan and Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand,...

      • Traditional Woodcut Print Exhibition at the Museo Pambata

        Join the Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) as they celebrate Philippines-Japan Friendship Month and the 40th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation with the opening of the exhibition, Ukiyo-e: Art and Tradition on July 17 (Wednesday), 10:00 a.m. at the Museo Pambata in Manila. Traditional woodcut print making is a composite art form in which the individual, specialist skills of artists, wood carvers and print makers are combined to create a delicate and beautiful work of art known as ukiyo-e (pictures of the modern world). The world of woodcut printmaking is...

      • Behold the grandeur of Japan World Heritage Sites captured on camera via a week-long exhibit at the Shangri-La Plaza Mall

        Journey to the world’s amazing and breath-taking places and spaces as Japan Foundation, Manila brings you up close to several UNESCO-enlisted Japan World Heritage Sites through a week-long photo exhibit at the East Wing, Level 1, Shangri-La Plaza Mall, from July 3 until July 26.

        Enjoy a glimpse of Japan’s national and cultural treasures belonging to the World Heritage Sites List as early as 1993, captured and immortalized in photographs by renowned Japanese travel photographer Kazuyoshi Miyoshi.  The World Heritage List is an inventory of natural and cultural sites deemed by...