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TOYAMA INTERNATIONAL GLASS EXHIBITION 2021


TOYAMA INTERNATIONAL GLASS EXHIBITION 2021

This exhibition is an international, open-submission triennial that showcases outstanding works of contemporary glass art from around the world. Bringing together the latest achievements in glass art, it contributes to that art’s further development throughout the world. The first competition and exhibition were held in 2018. This year, the second of these competitions attracted 1,126 entries, from fifty-one countries and regions throughout the world. The exhibition presents 45 works selected through the first and second judgings. This exhibition will showcase new perspectives in this form of artistic expression and offer a new opportunity to establish Toyama, the Glass Art City, as a global center for glass art. Contemporary glass art has infinite possibilities—enjoy exploring them in this exhibition.

Venue:

Toyama Glass Art Museum 2,3F Exhibition Room 1-3

Dates:

Saturday, July 10 – Sunday, October 3, 2021

Hours:

9:30-18:00 (until 20:00 on Fridays and Saturdays)

*Latest admission is 30 minutes before closing.
*On the opening day, the exhibition will open after the opening ceremony (starting at 11:00)

Closed:

Jul. 21, Aug. 4, 18, Sept. 8, 15

Organizers:

The Executive Committee of The Toyama International Glass Exhibition, Toyama City,Toyama Glass Art Museum

Co-organizer:

THE KITANIPPON SHIMBUN

Supporters:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Agency for Cultural Affairs, Toyama Prefecture, Japanese National Committee for ICOM, Association for Glass Art Studies, Japan, JAPAN GLASS ARTCRAFTS ASSOCIATION, Czech Centre Tokyo, Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Glass Art Society, Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg, Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, Pilchuck Glass School, Shanghai Museum of Glass, The Corning Museum of Glass, The Toledo Museum of Art, NHK Toyama Station, Kitanihon Broadcasting Co., Ltd., TULIP-TV INC., TOYAMA TELEVISION BROADCASTING CO., LTD., Cable Television Toyama Inc.,

Special Sponsor:

IZAK CO., LTD.

Sponsors:

The Toyama Chamber of Commerce and Industry, UNIZONE Co., Ltd., ASAHI PRINTING CO., LTD., DAIICHI RENTAL CO., LTD., TOYAMA SUGAKI Co., Ltd., The First Bank of Toyama, Ltd., Yamada Photo Process Co., Ltd., Lead Chemical Co., Ltd.

Number of exhibits:

45 works



Admission

Adults 1200 yen (1000 yen)/College Students 1000 yen (800 yen) Elem/JH/HS: free

*Price in brackets for group of 20 or more.

*The ticket also gives admission to the Permanent Exhibition.


Entries

1,126 entries from fifty-one countries and regions and 756 applicants


Selected Works

45 works
*Selected Rate 4.0% (Ratio of the number of the selected works to the total number of entried works)


Related Program

Opening Ceremony, Announcement of the Results

Date & time: Saturday, July 10, 2021 11:00-

Venue: Toyama Glass Art Museum 2F Lobby *Free admission

Opening Special Event: Jury’s talking session

Speaker: Second-round Judging panel

Date & time: Saturday, July 10, 2021 14:00-16:00

Venue: Toyama Glass Art Museum 2F Lobby
Capacity: approx. 30 people
*Free admission / No reservation
*Talk is given in Japanese

Award Ceremony

Date & time: Saturday, August 7, 2021 11:00-
Venue: Toyama Glass Art Museum 2F Lobby
*Free admission
*Talk is given in Japanese.

Prize winners’ talking session

Lecturer: Exhibition Artist
Date & time: Saturday, August 7, 2021 14:00-15:30
Venue: Toyama Glass Art Museum 2F Lobby
Capacity: approx. 30 people

*Free admission / No reservation
*Talk is given in Japanese.

Online Museum with Babies

Date & time: Wednesday, September 8 and 15, 2021

Capacity: 6 groups each

*Prior reservation is required.
*Talk is given in Japanese.
*Please refer to the museum website for the detailed information.

Collection Exhibition: Towards the Toyama International Glass Exhibition

Period: Saturday, 19 June – Sunday, December 12, 2021

Venue: Toyama Glass Art Museum 4F Exhibition Room 4 & Transparent Storage

Curator’s Talk

Speaker: Asada Maho (Curator of the exhibition)

Date & time: July 24, 31, August 29, September 11, 19 and October 3, 2021 14:00-

Venue: Toyama Glass Art Museum 2F Conference Room 1&2

Capacity: approx. 17 people
*Free admission / Exhibition ticket is required / No reservation
*Talk is given in Japanese.

Evening Talk

Speaker: Asada Maho (Curator of the exhibition)
Date & time: August 20 18:00-
Venue: Toyama Glass Art Museum 2F Conference Room 1&2
Capacity: approx. 17 people

*Free admission / Exhibition ticket is required / No reservation

*Talk is given in Japanese.

*Exhibition-related programs are subject to change or cancellation. Please refer to the museum website(https://toyama-glass-art-museum.jp/en/)or the special website of the exhibition (https://toyama-glass.jp) for the latest information.

*Members of the press can be covered all of the related programs. Please contact us to cover request in advance.


Access

From Toyama St.

20 minutes walk

From Toyama St., take the Tram (Shinaidensha) for Minami-Toyama-Eki-Mae and get off at "Nishicho". 1 minute walk.

From Toyama St., take City Loop Line (Shinaidensha Kanjo-sen) and get off at “Grand Plaza Mae”. 2 minutes walk.

Required time

Approx. 10 minutes from Toyama St. by Tram (Shinaidensha)

From Toyama Airport

From Toyama Airport, take a local bus called Toyama Kuko-sen (Toyama Airport Line) and get off at “Sogawa”. 4 minutes walk.

〒930-0062

5-1 Nishicho, Toyama City, Toyama 930-0062, Japan

TEL 076-461-3100

FAX 076-461-3310

https://www.toyama-glass-art-museum.jp/en/