Only two months to go until the show closes! Enjoy the easy-to-move-around fall (Sep 5- Nov 13).


After a scorching summer, the fall season has begun, the perfect time to visit the works. What kind of artworks are available? How to visit the works? We will introduce the contents you can enjoy from September 5 to November 13, the last day of the festival.

⑴ Check the opening date of each artworks in advance!

Annette Messager, “Les spectres de la maison Tsunné”, Photo Nakamura Osamu (Weekends & Holidays/ 5 Sep-13 Nov)

Please note that “Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2022” will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the entire period of the Triennale, and with the exception of some facilities, almost all works will be closed to the public.

【Dates】29 Apr (Fri. Holiday) – 13 Sep(Sun.), 2022
【Closed on】Tuesdays and Wednesdays

*Some works are open only on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Please check the public calendar in advance.

(2) Prepare your passport for viewing artworks!

A Passport is required to view all the artworks. It is definitely more economical to purchase a passport and visit each facility or artwork, rather than paying individual fees.

Passport sales and exchange locations have been added since the summer. Please note, however, that there are a limited number of “exchange” locations for the passport if you purchase online or pay at a convenience store. Below is a list of sales and exchange locations, so please check in advance.

[Passport exchange offices]

① Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale Information Center
Tokamachi City Tourist Information Center (on the 2nd floor of the west exit of Tokamachi Station) / Museum on Echigo-Tsumari (MonET) / Tokamachi City Risetsu Chikasetsu General Center / Yukihisa Isobe Memorial Echigo-Tsumari Kiyotsu Soko Museum [SoKo] / Kiyotsukyo Gorge Tunnel / Matsudai & Matsunoyama Onsen Tourist Information Center (inside Matsudai Station) / Matsudai “Nobutai” Information Center (1st floor pilotis) /Matsunoyama Onsen (Touji BAR / Satoyama Visitor Center) / Naeba Sake Brewery Information Center / Wide-area Tourist Information Center (Echigo-Yuzawa Station) / Roadside Station Minamiuonuma Snow Light (Imaizumi Memorial Hall)

(3) Featured Special Exhibits

Kuwakubo Ryota, “LOST#6” , Photo Nakamura Osamu

(4) How to explore

Tanya Badanina, ”Reminiscence- Vague Memory -”,  Photo by Nakamura Osamu

Official Guided Tours

A perfect solution for those who are less confident in driving – these official guided tours, including lunch, depart and complete at Echigo-Yuzawa station. Participants will explore the festival with knowledgeable guides and visit hub facilities as well as new artworks for ETAT2022.

Gliding Momonga Course (9/5-11/13 Weekends & Holidays)
Oniyanma Flying Course (9/5-11/13 Weekends & Holidays)

Selected But Tours

Offering convenient means to visit artworks in the same area.

Kawaguchi Tatsuo, “Time of Farm Tools”, Photo by Nakamura Osamu

◆Autumn Course A【Weekends & Holidays / AM-PM】
10:00 Depart from Tokamachi Station West Exit — Tsumari Fumio Tanaka Library — Tokamachi City Risetsu Chikyusetsu General Center — Hikari no Yakata — Hachi & Seizo Tajima Museum of Picture Books and Fruits — 12:45 Arrive at Tokamachi Station West Exit

◆Autumn Course B【Weekends & Holidays / PM】
14:10 Departure from Tokamachi Station West Exit — Doichi Station — Ryugakubo Hot Spring — Kiyotsu Soko Art Museum — “For Many Lost Windows” — Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art MonET — 17:05 Arrive at Tokamachi Station West Exit

◆Autumn Course C【Weekends & Holidays / PM】
14:25 Departure from Matsudai Station — Nunagawa Campus — Shedding House — “The Last Classroom” — “Forest School” Kyororo — Matsudai Station — 17:10 Arrival at Noubutai

Recommended Itineraries

Recommended itineraries for a day trip (5 Sep- 13 Nov) help you build your itinerary to enjoy the festival by yourself or with your family and friends with information on opening details of the artworks.

Other information on transportations

If you want to explore by renting a bicycle or taxi, please check Satoyama-Meguri-Guide for details.

(6) Food and drinks

Ubusuna House (Saturdays, Sundays and holidays only / reservation required)

In addition to artworks, discover where to find local delicacies as you explore Echigo-Tsumari. You will enjoy traditional local food cooked and served with a modern twist in ETAT restaurants and cafes.

(6) Official Merchandise

Design: Kawakami Eriko / Artist goods featuring new artists from MonET

A must-stop spot for merchandise sales, including official Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale  logo goods and goods created by artists! For the summer season, art director/graphic designer Eriko Kawakami will be offering a selection of artist goods featuring the newest artists from MonET. We will bring you wonderful goods that you will want to buy as souvenirs for yourself and your friends.

(7) Accommodations

Katakuri House

Sansho House (29 Apr – 13 Nov, EXCLUDING Tuesdays and Wednesdays)
Katakuri House (29 Apr – 27 Nov, EXCLUDING Tuesdays and Wednesdays)
Shedding House (29 Apr – 13 Nov, EXCLUDING Tuesdays and Wednesdays)
Ubusuna House (29 Apr – 13 Nov, Everyday)
House of Light(Open throughout the year)
Australia House (2 June – 10 Jul, 17 Sep – 13 Nov EXCLUDING Tuesdays and Wednesdays)

Hibino Katsuhiko, “Day After Tomorrow Newspaper Cultural Department”, Photo Nakamura Osamu

Uchida Shigeru, “Mythology of Boundaries”, Photo Nakamura Osamu

Shirai Miho, “Restaurant Gives Orders”, Photo Nakamura Osamu

For inquiry

Echigo Tsumari Art Field Information Center
Address Museum on Echigo-Tsumari, MonET 6-1, 71-2, Honcho, Tokamachi-city, Niigata Prefecture, 948-0003
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