Gallery Yamaki Fine Art (GYFA)

3-9-5 Motomachi Chuo-ku KOBE / 8178.391.1664 / gyfa.co.jp

The gallery specializes in postwar art from Japan and Europe, including works by former members of Japanese groups such as "the Gutai Art Association," "Mono-ha/ School of Things," and the French simultaneous movement, "Support / Surface" that were active from the late 1960s to the early ’70s. Gallery Yamaki Fine Art strives to provide collectors and art enthusiasts with a truly unique selection of works in each of our exhibitions, which number five or more each year.


Tanto Tenpo
650-0024 Hyogo ken Kobe city Chuo-ku 2-4-8 Kaikosan B1F, Kobe, Japan/ 8178.3356.510/ tantotempo.jp

Gallery TANTO TEMPO created a program where recipients are interested in art by delivering a work that is strongly messageed to society, not simply presenting the work for the reason that it is beautiful.  TANTO TEMPO creates many of the exhibitions for established photographers and emerging artists with strong vision of fostering photography communication/art education through the strong photographic stories. TANTO TEMPO takes part in many of the photo festivals and reviews to find artist who are trying to produce story telling photo series.Photo book publishing is the most powerful way for the photographers to bring their works in public. TANTO TEMPO creates photo books with UTAKATADO Publishing.



3-19-8 Yamamoto-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan/ 8107.8222.1003/ www.cap-kobe.com

STUDIO Y3 is an art project operated by CAP at Kobe City International Relocation and Cultural Exchange Center. Here, various artists have opened the doors of the studio and are publishing their activities. STUDIO Y3 also have programs such as workshops and exhibitions centering around the artists of this studio. Open: 10:00 - 19:00, closed on Monday.


Sakoda Art Gallery
19-12,Tashirocho, Nishinomiya,Kobe, Hyogo, 663-8201, Japan/ 8179.866.0667/ www.sakoda-art.com

Sakoda Art Gallery was started as contemporary gallery in 2007. It is located in the Nishinomiya (near Kobe) area of Hyogo prefecture. The gallery managed by auction company presents a wide range of contemporary artists with a focus on those merging western ideas and Japanese culture. Open: 10:00 - 18:00, closed on Sunday and national holidays.


Kobe Art Village Center
5-3-14, Shinkaichi, Hyogo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan/ 81078.512.5500/ kavc.or.jp

The Kobe Art Village Center is a creative arts and culture facility established for the purpose of fostering young artists, building the newly opened area as a village of art, and revitalizing the town. A city that once supported Kobe's mass culture, a new opening place. "Kobe Art Village Center (KAVC)" opened in April 1996. As a place of production, practice and presentation of various artists related to theater, art, video, music, etc., KAVC is active as a base of 'art' where many people can feel free to visit and interact easily. Open: 10:00 - 22:00, closed on Tuesday.


Kawada Gallery
Tanaka-cho 1-13-22-102, Higashinada-ku, Kobe 658-0081, Japan/ 8107.8451.1154/ www.kawata-gallery.com

Kobe Kawada Gallery is a gallery dealing mainly with Japanese paintings and Western paintings of contemporary popular writers from the modern masters artist from Showa era, and also focusing on excavation of young artists. In addition, Kawada Gallery has consulted on art objects such as purchase of general arts, disposal sale, free assessment, restoration, auction exhibition, appraisal. Working time: 10:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m. (closed on Wednesdays, Sundays, and holidays).


Gallery Shimada
Yubinbango 650-0003, Chuo-ku, Kobe Yamamotodori 2-4-24 Riranzugeto, Kobe, Japan/ 8107.8262.8058/ gallery-shimada.com

Gallery Shimada celebrated its 35th anniversary thanks to all the writers and customers. Exhibitions department (Gallery Shimada B1F) has 2 times a month as a conventional planning professional gallery ( Gallery Shimada will work to further enhance the 23 times of the exhibition year). Planning and rental gallery department (Gallery Shimada 1F deux), Shimada use it as a rental while carefully selected content gallery (according to plan). About 30 exhibitions are held annually.


Ashiya Schule
3-11 shinnouzuka-cho, Ashiya, Hyogo, Kobe 659-0016, Japan/ 8107.9720.6629/ ashiyaschule.com

Gallery Tohru and Shoure show art works that reconsider the diverse changing contemporaries from a new perspective. Architectural design is Naoko Horibe architectural design office. The exterior of the building is characterized by a large wooden door which is also a symbol. Ashiya who inherited the Hanshin modernism is the birthplace of the "concrete" art movement of the avant garde after the war. In a quiet residential area, there are many scattered museums and art spots with presence. Open: 12:00-19:00, closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.