Delve into the exquisite world of Japanese contemporary decorative arts and design to discover imaginative textile production, refined ceramic work and cutting-edge architecture.
At the Japan Foundation understand how Japanese artists and creators incorporate contemporary influences into their inherited cultural traditions, before taking an in-depth behind-the-scenes tour of the Japanese decorative arts collection in the basement of the Powerhouse Museum.
Explore Japanese influence on the newly-developed Darling Quarter with public art by artist Ryoji Ikeda, and Kengo Kuma’s striking urban landmark, The Exchange. Enjoy contemporary Japanese dining with lunch at a local restaurant.
This tour is part of the World Art Tours program organised by the Art Gallery Society of NSW in partnership with Renaissance Tours.