Echigo-Tsumari Art Field

Matsudai Nohbutai: Beautiful embroideries and colouring in of satoyama of Matsudai

posted July 22, 2019
A special exhibition and related events which help visitors to fully appreciate and enjoy landscape and living creatures in Satoyama in Matsudai.
Participating artsits include Shinsaku Nagata, Yanako Hayashi
Colouring-in Satoyama (gallery space)
"Terraced rice field in autumn" by Shinsaku Nagata, a picturebook artist and "Summer insects" by Yanako Hayashi, an illustrator will be presenting colouring-in papers for visitors which will be displayed on the wall as they are completed.
Lace curtain featuring spring and summer of Satoyama (gallery space)
Presenting the beautifully crafted curtain with a pattern of Satoyama which was produced in co-operation with the best lace maker in Tokamachi.
Broach with insects embroidaries
Beautifully embroided unique insects broaches will be available for purchase. Prices below exclude tax.
Longicorn beetle JPY1,100
Satoyama Stamp Rally (outdoor)
Collect six insects stamps as you explore artworks dotted in the field of Satoyama.
※ We may have to cancel the event due to bad weather.
Click ≫here for booking.
Satoyama Buffet (Echigo-Matsudai Satoyama Shokudo on the first floor)
Enjoy eat-as-much-as-you-like filled with summer vegetables in August.
Opening duration: Thursday 1 August - Sunday 1 September 2019. Regular lunch menu resumes from Monday 2 September
Opening hours|Lunch 11:00-14:00 ・ Cafe 14:00-17:00 Closed on Wednesdays (except for 14 August 2019)
Price|Lunch buffet Adult JPY1,700 / Child age under 12 JPY1,000 Toddler JPY500

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Joyama Stamp and Picking up Vegetables

The tour takes you to visit artworks including "The Rice Field" by Ilya and Emiliya Kabakov and "Tsumari in Bloom" by Yayoi Kusama while follow Kakashi-tai member (local guide) to pick up summer vegetables growing in the filed.
Dates Sun 11, Mon 12, Sat 17, Sun 18 August 2019
Time 9:30 - 12:00
Participating fee Adult JPY500 / Children age under 15 JPY200
Where to meet Piloti, Matsudai Nohbutai
Booking Click ≫here for booking.

Joyama Club

Join a monthly walk, exploring Joyama with the local expert and discover plants, insects, small living creatures and birds.
Date Saturday 10 September 2019
Time 9:15-11:15
料金 Adult JPY500 / Child age under 15 JPY free
Where to meet Piloti, Matsudai Nohbutai
Booking Click ≫here to make booking.
Events Calendar

Event Information


Saturday, August 3 2019 -
Monday, September 23 2019
10:00 - 17:00
※ Closed on Wednesdays


Matsudai Nohbutai Gallery

(3743-1 Matsudai, Tokamachi-city, Niigata Prefecture)


Adult JPY600 / Child between 7 and 15 JPY300 (ticket includes admission to Matsudai History Museum)

※ Echigo-Tsumari Art Field 2019 Summer special ticket holder has access to the exhibition between Saturday 10 and Sunday 18 August 2019.

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