The city of Roppongi will be the stage for this one night only art extravaganza, Roppongi Art Night 2019, with the main event taking place over the course of two days from May 25 (Sat) – May 26 (Sun) 2019. Roppongi Art Night aims to create a model for community development within the Tokyo metropolis, and it has grown to become an arts festival representative of Tokyo.
Following this year’s theme of “Night Journey, Daydream,” the program features Choi Jeong Hwa, a leading artist of contemporary Asian art. A number of artists will join in to create works of art scattered throughout the city. In addition to numerous works of contemporary art, design, film, and performance, there will be a range of participatory and experiential programs taking place throughout the night. For the duration of Roppongi Art Night 2019, various art museums and galleries will offer collaborative programming, including special events tied to current exhibitions and extended opening hours.
Art from both near and far will assemble in this city of Roppongi, where you can enjoy gourmet dining, shopping, and films. Come with a date, with your family, or with your friends,and as you walk through the city, see, feel, and touch the art throughout Roppongi to spend a weekend of art that sparks your heart.
*The 2011 event was cancelled due to the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Full press release is available here.
With this year’s theme of “Night Journey, Daydream” Roppongi Art Night 2019: An art festival staged across Roppongi
Please see here for more information about the program.