Exhibitions

The Japan Foundation, Toronto’s free public gallery hosts exhibitions of Japanese and Japan-related graphic design, fine arts, handicrafts and more, as well as artist talks, demonstrations and group tours.

calligraphyDIGITAL EXHIBIT: 30th Anniversary Logo Contest

May 25, 2020 – November 6, 2020
calligraphyFANS ONSTAGE

October 17, 2019 – January 11, 2020
calligraphyCeramic Design For Sake Exhibition

August 7 – October 9, 2019
calligraphyFour Seasons of Gardens in Kyoto: Photographs by Katsuhiko Mizuno

April 25 – July 31, 2019
calligraphyLandmarks From Before It Was Called Tokyo: Hiroshige’s One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

January 18 – April 13, 2019
calligraphyNoriko Maeda: Foundations

October 16 – January 11, 2018
noh maskMasks Onstage: Noh Theatre Photography Exhibition

July 19 – October 5, 2018
tokyo before and afterTokyo BEFORE/AFTER Photography Exhibition

April 11 – July 11, 2018
untitled designVariation and Autonomy: The Prints by Contemporary Japanese Painter

January 10 – March 29, 2018
eiko_ishiokaGRAPHIC LIBERATION OF GENDER: EIKO ISHIOKA POSTER EXHIBITION

September 6 – December 20, 2017
untitled designTAKASHI HIRAIDE—-AIRPOST POETRY
BOOK DESIGN FOR ONE FROM ONE
October 4 – November 5, 2016
69 (4)YAKISHIME- Earth Metamorphosis
May 24 – August 18, 2016
Hyogo Aid Poster by YokooReflecting on the Past/ Reflecting on the Future: Hyogo Aid ’95 Revisited
April 13 – May 13, 2016
ceramic bowlHandcrafted Form: Tradition and Techniques
October 17, 2015 - January 12, 2016
FREAKS Shin MatsunagaGetting the Big Picture in B-Zero
May 6 - June 30, 2015
“Tiger” 2011Byobu Screen Exhibition by Alejandro Bertolo
February 5-April 30, 2015

Simple Diagram, Walter JuleRyoji Ikeda and Walter Jule: Threshold
November 5, 2014 – January 29, 2015
mt-masking tape, Kamoi Kakoshi Co., 2008Japanese Design Today 100
August 6 – October 30, 2014
Seiji Ozawa, 1969
Seiji Ozawa in Toronto
May 6 - July 31, 2014
Danjuro IXThe Many Faces of Danjuro IX
February 6 – April 30, 2014
2013Noh_indexYokohama Noh Theatre Photography Exhibition
October 15, 2013 – January 31, 2014
2013Tohoku_Masatoshi_NaitoTOHOKU Through the Eyes of Japanese Photographers
June 14 – October 6, 2013
2013Matsumoto01The World of Taiyo Matsumoto
May 10 - June 7, 2013
20130426Nihongo_ArtNihongo Art Contest 2013
April 17-30, 2013
20130417IkebanaCeramics for Daily Comfort
January 4 - April 24, 2013
Kisoji1Travel Road of Kiso: Photographs by Jeff Kucharski
November 1 - December 12, 2012
2012Katsuya1Yumiko Katsuya Ceramic Exhibition
October 19-27, 2012
2013Noh_indexTamasaburo Bando Poster Exhibition
February 1-June 22, 2012
2013Noh_indexStruggling Cities: from Japanese Urban Projects in the 1960s
August 19, 2011 - December 9, 2011