News | Tue, Jun 1, 2021

Art Square Access Limited to Accommodate Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay June 9 (Wed) – 12 (Sat), 2021

Access to the outdoor restrooms and other parts of the Towada Art Center Art Square will be partially restricted as detailed below.
We appreciate your understanding.

Restricted Artworks
KUSAMA Yayoi, Love Forever, Singing in Towada; Jaume PLENSA, EVEN SHETIA; inges idee, Ghost & Unknown Mass

– June 9 (Wed): Access to the works will be limited, and some areas will be off-limits due to torch relay preparations.
– June 10 (Thu) & 11 (Fri): The works will be fenced off and inaccessible throughout the day.
– June 12 (Sat): Due to relay cleanup, access to the artwork will be limited, and some areas will remain off-limits. Art Square will be accessible as usual after cleanup and removal.

*Access to Erwin WURM’s Fat House & Fat Car and R&Sie(n)’s Hypnotic Chamber will not be affected.

*For inquiries regarding the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay (Art Square), please contact the Towada City Planning and Finance Department in the Policy and Finance Division. (Tel: 0176-51-6710)

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Tue, Aug 31, 2021

Temporary Closure of the Towada Art Center (September 1–30, 2021)

The Towada Art Center will remain closed for the following period to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Dates Closed
Wednesday, September 1 – Thursday, September 30, 2021

The opening date for Arts Towada 10th Anniversary Exhibition: Inter+Play Season 2 has been moved to Friday, October 1, 2021.

Changes to the events scheduled for September are as follows.

– Curator Gallery Talk scheduled for Friday, September 10: Cancelled
– Performances by Behaviour Problem Trio scheduled for Saturday, September 25 and Sunday, September 26: Postponed

New dates for postponed events will be announced at a later date as we closely monitor the situation and comply with measures taken by Towada City and Aomori Prefecture.

Please note that this temporary closure may be extended as the situation continues to develop.
An update regarding the reopening of the Towada Art Center will be posted here on our website on Friday, October 1, 2021.

On behalf of the Towada Art Center, we appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

Sun, Apr 25, 2021

Parking Lot Limited to 4 Spots (Normally 10)

Due to construction, the parking lot located directly behind the Towada Art Center will be limited to 4 spots (including 1 disabled parking spot) beginning Monday, April 26, 2021.

Thu, May 21, 2020

Towada Art Center to Reopen June 9

The Towada Art Center, which has been temporarily closed since Saturday, April 11, will reopen on Tuesday, June 9. For the time being, only our permanent collection will be on display.
Upon reopening, we will take be taking precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The opening date for Inter+Play #001: Arts Towada 10th Anniversary Exhibition will be announced here on our website once it has been decided.
Our schedule is subject to change as the situation continues to develop. We will be updating our website as new information becomes available, so please check back regularly.

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