The whole city is an art museum! Held “Faret Tachikawa Art Museum Day 2017 Spring”

TOPICS 2017.02.28

The “Faret Tachikawa”, where has 109 public art works by 92 artists from 36 countries around the world, will be considered as an art museum, and various programs such as symposia and exhibitions will be held. Please visit the venue with your friends and family.

Symposium “Faret Tachikawa A city that reflects the world-The departure of public art in the 21st century is here”

“The Faret Tachikawa Public Art Project. Art has changed the town of base” (written by Fram Kitagawa) will be published. A symposium will be held based on this book that talks about the history of Faret Tachikawa and its future prospects over 20 years. On the day, the participating artist Felice Valini of Faret Tachikawa will also be invited, and the North Alps International Art Festival will be held in June this year in the sister city Omachi, Nagano Prefecture, and a mayor of Omachi will also participate.


Date adn Time:March 18 (Sat) 14: 00-16: 00
Place:Women’s General Center Aim First Floor Hall (participation free)
Capacity:120 people (on a first-come-first-served basis)
Keynote lecture:Fram Kitagawa (Art director)
Invited lecture:Felice Valini (artist)
Report:Faret Club (Art guide by citizen volunteers)
Message:Toru Ushikoshi (Mayor of Omachi, Nagano Prefecture)
Talk:Fram Kitagawa,Kazunari Kitagawa (Communication Designer),Kohei Shimizu (Mayor of Tachikawa)
Application and Contact:Please write the names and phone numbers (fax numbers) of all the participants and send them by fax or email to the Faret Tachikawa Art Management Committee Secretariat below.
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Outdoor Installation & Art Workshop

「Relational air / sky ~Tachikawa ∞ Ohmachi」on Faret Tachikawa
Artist: Airflow Club, Koji Morino
We will transform the outdoor installation and workshop held at the pre-event of the “North Alps International Art Festival” into a form unique to Faret Tachikawa as the first phase of exchange with art from Omachi City, a sister city. The works created in this workshop will be exhibited at the “North Alps International Art Festival”, and art will connect the sky of Tachikawa and Omachi.

Outdoor installation

Date: March 13 (Mon)-20 (Mon)
Place: Tachikawa Takashimaya north side road (appreciation free)


Lets’s draw pictures and a characters freely to a propeller on a white background and give a color to Tachikawa city.
Date: March 18 (Sat) and 19 (Sun) 10:00 to 16:00
Place: Tachikawa Takashimaya north side, around the red flower pot work (participation free)
Capacity:200 people (on a first-come-first-served basis)

Exhibit “Faret Tachikawa Archive, Connect to the Future”

We display works of workshop by Hirotoshi Sakaguchi (Faret Tachikawa Artist), a special exhibition of sketches and models of artists at the time of Faret Tachikawa Project and activity record of the volunteer group “Faret Club” reaching its 20th anniversary this May.We will also introduce the “North Alps International Art Festival” held this summer in Omachi City, a sister city of Tachikawa.
Date: March 14 (Tue) to 20 (Mon) 9:00 to 22:00 ※Closed on Mar 16th (Thu)
Place: Women’s General Center Aim First Floor Gallery (Admission Free)

Faret Club Special Art Tour

It is an art guide tour by the volunteer group “Faret Club”. A guide who is familiar with Faret Tachikawa Art guides the work. This time, a work commentary by a special guest, popular artist Ferrece Valini of Faret Tachikawa Art is also available on the Art Museum Day.
Date: March 18 (Sat) 10:30 at Women’s General Center-1st floor lobby (participation free)
※ About one hour required



For a limited time, Faret Tachikawa Neighborhood Hotels and cafes sell menu which imaged Faret Tachikawa art.

MuseumartMuseum Art ¥518
Period: 1 March to 31 March
Place: Palace Bakery (2-40-15, Akebono-cho,Palace Hotel Tachikawa 1st floor)
A cake imitating the red flowerpot of Jean-Pierre Reynot. It will also be provided at the lounge “Salon de Cafe” of Palace Hotel Tachikawa 1F (¥594).
アートカクテルArt Cocktail Fresh Grapefruit MIMOSA ¥500
Period: 1 March to 31 March
Place: MOTHERS ORIENTAL (2-8-5 Akebono-cho,Cinema City 1st floor)
A cocktail named after the women of Tachikawa and Esther Albardane’s International Women’s Day (Mimosa Day)
pizzaSuper hot faret pizza set ¥1,620
Period: 1 March to 24 March
Place: Cinema Cafe PIZZARIA BAR NAPOLI Tachikawa (2-42,Akebono-cho,CINEMA TWO 1st floor)
A set of hot pizza,salad,latte and dolce that feel the sun after Rebecca Belmore’s work
ファーレ・コーヒーセットFaret Coffee Set ¥1,020
Period: 10 March to 24 March
Place: Charcoal-roasted coffee Sakurano Tachikawa store (2-4-23,Akebono-cho,Urban life Tachikawa the first floor)
Hirotoshi Sakaguchi “Bar Code Bridge” -style baked sweets expressed with powdered sugar and a drink.
立川アートラテTachikawa Art Latte ¥550
Period: 1 March to 31 March
Place: Akari cafe (2-24,Akebono-cho,Urban Life Tachikawa, 1st floor) Art latte that Jonathan Borovski’s “Latte with a briefcase” shaped with cocoa powder.

Accessto Faret Tachikawa

Directly connected by pedestrian deck from JR Tachikawa Station north exit and Tama monorail Tachikawakita Station
3 minutes on foot from Tachikawa Station North Exit and 2 minutes from Tachikawa Kita Station

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