Echigo-Tsumari Art Field

“Rolling-Rock Fair”: a summer exhibition at Matsudai Nohbutai Gallery

posted May 5, 2017
Summer lights up Satoyama with greens and Matsudai Nohbutai and Joyama area will presents a special exhibition this summer for you to experience play in nature and mountains. Try Bouldering Gym Share's bouldering produced by asoview! or put yourself together to jump as high as 7 meters! Listen to a music played by rolling wooden bolls over "Yama-asobi xylophone” by Shinya Kiyokawa (invisi dir.) in Joyama.
Don't forget sneak-peek one of the new artworks for ETAT2018 "hi 8 way" by John Körmeling called who is known for his artwork "Step in Plan" in Matsunoyama. You will enjoy the fantastic view of satoyama landscape in summer (to be open from end of July).
You can also join "stamp-rally" to collect stamps as you explore artworks and nature around Nohbutai and Joyama area. We look forward to your visit to Matsudai Nohbutai this summer.

Participating artists / groups


asoview is the largest platform providing opportunities for play under the overarching mission "bring excitment (wakuwaku) to everyone". The company allocated shared to JTB, YJ Capital, Globis Capital Partners and Jafco Co., Ltd on 22 April 2015 and entered into business alliance with JTB.
Click ≫here to visit the official website of "asoview!"

Bouldering Gym Share

The largest space in Kanagawa prefecture with bouldering for beginners (including small children as young as 4 year) as well as well-experienced. Click ≫here for the official website of Bouldering Gym Share.

Shinya Kiyokawa (invisi dir.)

Music composer. He is specialised in sampling (a music collecting environmental sounds and reconstruct them) and creates music piece consisting of filming and recording of sounds. He explores alternative expressions and produces many works for advertisements under the concept of "expanding music" and pursues creativity that exsits in visions as well as unexplored functions of music. His work, "TOUCH WOOD SH-08C" in 2011 for NTT docomo won three awards in Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

Events Calendar

Event Information


Saturday, July 22 2017 -
Sunday, September 24 2017
10:00 - 17:00
※ Closed on Wednesdays (except for Wednesday 9 and 16 August 2017)


Matsudai Nohbutai Gallery

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


Adult JPY600 / Children under 15 JPY300
※ Admission includes entry to Matsudai History Museum.

※ Echigo-Tsumari 2017 Summer special ticket holder has an access to the museum once from Sat 5 to Sun 20 August 2017.

Ayumi Yanagi
Events Calendar