Second open call of fiscal year 2023
[Thailand Biennale (Chiang Rai), Bangkok]

  • Visual Art / Media Art ,
  • Others

On this program, we will send young arts management professionals, who will in future play a role in connecting artists and society, on short term study visits to arts festivals etc. providing opportunities to develop network with the global arts sector as a first step to working on the world stage. In addition, by offering direct contact with pioneering works from overseas and the international creative frontlines, the hope is to foster production of art works with an international perspective.

-Return air ticket between Japan and destination (Economy Class)
-Expenses (local accommodation)
-Daily allowance (10,000 yen per day)
-Additionally, participants can access guidance and programmatic support; for example coordination of schedules and programs, introductions to relevant people at the destination, etc.

Program overview

Thailand Biennale (Chiang Rai), Bangkok (scheduled)

Program participants will be posted in time for Thailand Biennale 2023, which starts on December 9th. The theme of this year’s event is “The Open World.”
Set in an ancient city with a diverse culture and rich history, the event offers an opportunity to engage in global issues through art, and to network with art professionals from around the world attending the Biennale. We are also planning an observation tour of Bangkok.

Program advisor
Mami Kataoka (Director of Mori Art Museum)

Program period
Early December 2023 (Maximum 7 days at local destination)

Target participants and Number of program participants

Target participants
Young arts management professionals including directors and curators involved in the field of visual arts

Number of program participants
2-3 participants

Application period

Tuesday, September 19, 14:00 – Tuesday, October 10, 17:00, 2023

How to apply

Please apply from the website for the Overseas Study Visit Program for Arts Management Professionals.

Application guidelines for 2nd Overseas Study Visit Program for Arts Management Professionals

PDF](Only available in japanese)


Overseas Study Visit Program for Arts Management Professionals Administrative Office
*Please direct any enquiries about the program to the email address below.


Thailand Biennale (Chiang Rai), Bangkok (scheduled)


Organized by
Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)