Autumn 2019: Visit must-see artworks in one-day

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9:00-17:00
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Kyotsukyo Tunnel/
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SoKo Museum
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Car

Let your exploration begins with "Tunnel of Light" at Kiyotsukyo. This itinerary helps you visit most of the must-see artworks in Echigo-Tsumari Art Field in one day.

Kiyotsukyo Tunnel

Start early in the day to visit the very popular spot, Kiyotsukyo Tunnel. Walk through the tunnel to see "Tunnel of Light" by Ma Yangson / MAD Architect, one of the artworks from ETAT2018.

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"The Last Class" by Christian Boltanski and Jean Kalman

A large-scale installation in an entire building of a closed school by Christian Boltanski and Jean Kalman,

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NUNAGAWA Campus

NUNAGAWA elementary school closed in March 2014 has been transformed to a place where people learn and appreciate local wisdoms based upon creative activities such as farming, play and dance. Lunch is available at TSUMARI KITCHENTsumari Kitchen

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"Shedding House" by Junichi Kurakake

An abandoned minka house has turned into an artwork by curving every surface of the house inside. It is available for staying overnight on the following dates: 12, 13, 19, 26 Oct / 2, 3 Nov 2019. Click here for booking.

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"Matsudai Nohbutai" by MVRDV

Matsudai Nohbutaiis a cultural hub to promote exchange between region and city. The autumn exhibition, Okome Expois on and Echigo-Matsudai Satoyama Shokudo is famous for buffet lunch using locally grown ingridients.

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"Museum of Picture Book Art" by Seizo Tashima

A walk-in museum featuring a story of the last three students of this closed school by Seizo Tashima. The autumn special exhibition Original Drawings form Himitsu no Kaiden is on.

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Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemoprary Art, KINARE

Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemoprary Art, KINARE is a hub facility with permanent collections. During autumn, "I have a dream-Tango manga drawings"will be presented. If you take R117 and then R284 you will be able to see
"For a lot of lost windows, POTEMKIN" from car window.

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This Course Program

Get off Kanetsu Jidoshado at Shiozawa Ishiuchi Interchange to R353
From Echigo-Yuzawa station, take R353
20 min
9:00 "Tunnel of Light" at Kiyotsukyo Tunnel (45 min)
Toilet on site
"Tunnel of Light" by Ma Yangson / MAD Architects
15 min
10:00 "The Last Class" (30 min)
Toilet on site
"The Last Class" by Christian Boltanski and Jean Kalman
20 min
10:50 NUNAGAWA Campus (20 min)
Toilet on site
NUNAGAWA Campus
10 min
11:20 "Shedding House" (15 min)
No toilet on site
"Shedding House" by Junichi Kurakake and Nichigei Sculpture Course
20 min
11:55 Matsudai Nohbutai (85 min, including lunck break)
Toilet on site
"Matsudai Nohbutai" by MVRDV
20 min
13:40 Museum of Picture Book Art (40 min)
Toilet on site
"Museum of Picture Book Art" by Seizo Tashima
20 min
14:40 Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE (60 min)
Toilet on site
"Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE" by Hiroshi Hara and Atelier Φ
30 min Take R284 and see "For Lots of Lost Windows" and "POTEMKIN" from car window.
16:10 Echigo-Tsumari Kiyotsukyo Warehouse Museum (SoKo) (30 min)
Toilet on site
"Echigo-Tsumari Kiyotsukyo Warehouse Museum (SoKo) "

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Day trip to art world: explore Echigo-Tsumari by car (19 Jan - 24 Mar)

period : Day trip

start point : Echigo-Yuzawa station