Faret Tachikawa Art Museum Day 2023 Spring

EVENT 2023.02.22

The Faret Tachikawa district at the north exit of Tachikawa Station, which has 109 pieces of public art by 92 artists from 36 countries around the world, will be transformed into an art museum, and various programs will be held.
Please come and visit Faret Tachikawa Art, Tachikawa’s world-class public art town.

Date : Sunday, Mar 12th, 2023.
Exhibition : Tuesday, Mar 7th – Sunday, Mar 12th, 2023.
Organizer : Faret Tachikawa Art Management Committee

*The event may be subject to change in response to the COVID-19.
The latest information will be announced on our website, Facebook, and Twitter, so please check it.


■ Special exhibition

① “Elementary School Faret Tachikawa Art Appreciation Class” Report Exhibition

The “Elementary School Faret Tachikawa Art Appreciation Class” is held as part of art classes at Tachikawa City Elementary School.
After the on-site tour, works created by the children will be displayed as part of their learning experience.

②Recruitment for “9th Faret Tachikawa Art Photo Contest”

Would you like to submit a photo that includes Faret Tachikawa Art? There will also be a cash prize for the grand prize. Winning works from the first round will be exhibited.

Date and time : Tuesday, Mar 7th – Sunday, Mar 12th.
9:00-19:00 (until 16:00 on the last day)
Meeting place : Women’s General Center AIM 1st floor gallery
Admission fee : Free


■ Art tour

An art guided tour where the Faret Tachikawa Artworks are explained by the volunteer group “Faret Club.”

〇 Select tour (advance application required)
Date and time : Sunday, March 12th.
①11:00-11:40 (Japanese guide) ②13:30-14:10 (English guide) ③13:30-14:10 (Japanese) Guide)
Meeting place : North side of Tachikawa Takashimaya SC, around the red flower pot
Capacity : Limited
Participation fee : Free

*Rain or shine, canceled in case of stormy weather

Application : Please write the event name, desired date and time, names, number of people, and phone number by Tuesday, Mar 7th, and send by mail, fax, or email to the Faret Tachikawa Art Management Committee Secretariat .

■ Workshop

① “Art Na Ribbon Installation” We put ribbons up in our own town

Artist TONOHARUNA of Ishida Soko Atelier created an installation in which colorful ribbons are tied around the city and swayed in the wind, creating a vibrant space. Why not tie your favorite ribbon and join us in creating your work?

Date and time : Sunday, Mar 12th, 11:00-16:00
*Ends as soon as materials run out
Location : San San Road
Participation fee : Free
Application : Not required
*Cancelled in case of stormy weather

<Currently recruiting ribbons to use in works>
Your ribbon will become part of the work.
If you have ribbons made of shiny fabrics (satin, etc.) or transparent fabrics (organdy, etc.), please donate them.
Color, thickness, and length don’t matter.

  • Bring or mail to Tamashin RISURU Hall
    Address: Tamashin RISURU Hall (Tachikawa City Civic Hall) 2F Office, 3-3-20 Nishikicho, Tachikawa City
  • Bring directly to the venue on Museum Day


②Japanese rock balancing “Ishihana

You can enjoy the collaboration between rock balancing (stone balancing), the art of piling up rocks and stones, and Faret Tachikawa Art. Mr. Chitoku Ishihana, a master Ishihana master, will teach you some tips. Why not immerse yourself in stones?

Date and time : Sunday, Mar 12th, 11:00-16:00
Location : North side of Tachikawa Takashimaya SC, in front of the red flowerpot * Subject to change in case of rain, etc.
Participation fee : Free
Application : Not required

■ Art market

A market selling craft art and handmade goods has opened on Sansan Road.

Date and time : Saturday, Mar 11th, Sunday, Mar 12th, 11:00-16:00
Location : San San Road
*Cancelled in case of rain


■ Tachikawa local vegetable market

Koyama Farm, which mainly produces rare and colorful vegetables, Ami-chan Farm, which is famous for its edible flowers and strawberries, and Nokaru, which sells seasonal vegetables and processed products from local farmers, will have stalls. Enjoy Tachikawa’s fresh vegetables and carefully selected specialty products.

Date and time : Sunday, March 12th, 11:00-16:00
Location : Around the north side of Tachikawa Takashimaya SC

■ Cafe


Mulberry Field, a book cafe loved by locals in Akishima, has opened at Faret Tachikawa. Focusing on books about art, you can find books that stimulate your desire for knowledge and color your life. Why not relax and enjoy a book with hand-drip coffee or an original sandwich only available at the mobile book cafe?


Date and time : Sunday, March 12th, 11:00-16:00
Location : Tachikawa Takashimaya SC north side, in front of the red flowerpot
*Cancelled in case of rain

■ Collaboration menu

Hotels and cafes near Faret Tachikawa will be selling collaboration menus inspired by Faret Tachikawa art for a limited time.

○Museum Art
Palace Hotel Tachikawa (2-40-15 Akebono-cho, Tachikawa City)

The red flower pot cake “Museum Art” has been renewed.
Raspberry jelly and pistachio brûlée sponge are trapped inside raspberry mousse.
You can take it home or enjoy it with coffee or tea in the lounge.

Sales price : ¥850 (tax included)
Sales period : Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from Mar 4th, to Mar 26th.

Faret Glass Cookies
Adams Awesome Pie (2nd floor, Kotobukiya Building, 4-5 Midoricho, Tachikawa City)

Introducing glass cookies made with candy, named after Jonathan Borofsky’s The Man with the Briefcase.

Sales price : ¥380 (tax included)
Sales period : Saturday, Mar 4th, Sunday, Mar 26th.


■ Faret Tachikawa district Stamp Rally

If you collect stamps by participating in Museum Day events or purchasing collaboration menus, you will receive original Faret Tachikawa Art goods on a first-come, first-served basis.

■ Presents for visitors

Those who download and present the Faret Tachikawa Art Navi app on their smartphones or those who donate money to preserve and utilize Faret Tachikawa Art will receive original goods at the headquarters booth. Masu.

*COVID-19 countermeasures and requests to visitors

  • On the day of your visit, please take your temperature and monitor your health status.
  • Please refrain from visiting if you have a fever of 37.5 degrees or higher, a cough, cold symptoms (fever, cough, sneezing, sore throat, etc.), fatigue, or other concerns about your physical condition.
  • Please cooperate by wearing a mask, practicing cough etiquette, and washing and disinfecting your hands. (If you are not wearing a mask, you may be refused entry.)



Faret Tachikawa Art Management Committee Secretariat (Tachikawa City Industry, Culture and Sports Department Regional Culture Division)
3-3-20 Nishikicho, Tachikawa City 190-0022 Tamashin RISURU Hall (Tachikawa City Civic Hall) 2nd floor
TEL : 042-523-2111 Ext. 4501
FAX : 042-525-6581
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