CRAFT CROSSINGS in TOKYO 第34回 伝統的工芸品月間国民会議全国大会 東京大会 11.3FRI-11.6MONCRAFT CROSSINGS in TOKYO 第34回 伝統的工芸品月間国民会議全国大会 東京大会 11.3FRI-11.6MON

Event Guide

4 Days Steeped in Traditional Crafts in Tokyo’s Marunouchi District

4 Days Steeped in Traditional Crafts in Tokyo’s Marunouchi District

From Friday, November 3rd to Monday, November 6th,
A large traditional crafts event will be held at four venues around Marunouchi in Tokyo.
Allow us to offer a quick overview of each venue.Click here for hotels and stores taking part in the festivities

detailed map Tokyo International Forum Tokyo Building TOKIA JP Tower KITTE Marunouchi Building

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The diverse appeal of traditional crafts presented over 4 venues.

The diverse appeal of traditional crafts presented over 4 venues.

  • CRAFT×MARKETCRAFT×MUSEUMExhibition, trial and sale of traditional craftsTokyo International ForumTokyo International ForumIn additional to 40 items designated by the Tokyo Metropolis, Hall B7 includes a market with handicrafts from across the nation on display and for sale. Hall B5 includes a demonstration area for traditional craftsmen, and a workshop allowing attendees to make their own handicrafts. This is a wonderful chance to see artisan techniques up-close for yourself.Learn more
  • CRAFT×WALKCRAFT×MARKETTraditional crafts and lifestyles of late EdoTokyo Building TOKIATokyo Building TOKIAA life of traditional crafts based on the late Edo period is on display in the west passage of the first floor Galleria. “Cloth,” “Food,” “Life,” “Fun”... Antiquated and contemporary representations of these four aspects of every day life are put side by side. This exhibition comes loaded examples of how to incorporate traditional crafts into a modern lifestyle, and is not to be missed.Learn more
  • CRAFT×LABCRAFT×WALKExperience traditional craft techniquesJP Tower KITTEJP Tower KITTEThe impressive vaulted space of KITTE’s first floor atrium becomes home to artisan techniques over three zones: “Experience”, “Future”, and “Science”. Prefectural PR areas will be established in the underground of Tokyo City Ai along with an information counter for the convention.Learn more
  • CRAFT×MUSEUMCRAFT×LABORATORYExhibition of traditional craft masterpieces from across JapanMarunouchi BuildingMarunouchi BuildingMust-see masterpieces from artisans from across the nation are on display in the first floor Maru Cube. The Edo Tokyo Kirari Project will be held at the same time, refining well-established products to establish them as a Tokyo brand.Learn more

*Items on display and exhibition details are subject to future changes.
*All pictures are concept images.
*Map design & illustration by Workshop Jin, Inc.

Participating Hotels and Stores

Participating Hotels and Stores

Aman Tokyo

① Aman Tokyo

The first urban hotel developed by Aman, which offers small-scale luxury
resorts around the world. Stone, wood and washi paper are utilized to adopt traditional architectural components of Japanese buildings, and the beautiful space sublimating modernity offers an extraordinary experience to visitors.

Oakwood Premier Tokyo

② Oakwood Premier Tokyo

Service apartments adjacent to Tokyo Station’s Yaesu north entrance.
All rooms come furnished with a full kitchen, housekeeping, and a concierge service. These can be used for short-term stay, mid-to-long term business trips or travel, and even as temporary housing.

Palace Hotel Tokyo

③ Palace Hotel Tokyo

Surrounded by an abundance of water and greenery in the heart of
the Tokyo metropolis, Palace Hotel Tokyo’s brand concept is “a beautiful day in a beautiful country.” Offering a stretch of space replete with calm and grace, experience the finest Japan has to offer while overlooking its beautiful moat.

Mitsuo Aida Museum

④ Mitsuo Aida Museum

The planned exhibition “Mitsuo Aida Museum” will be open until Sunday,
December 10th. The museum offers works with signatures from pseudonym “Gatei,” to real name “Mitsuo,” to “Kariyado Ronin,” as well as their origins and sentiment contained within.



A boutique born from “CABaN,” Hayama beach lounge where adults who
treasure playfulness gather. The store interior reflects the relaxed atmosphere of a beach resort, offering healthy wares and goods that continue to charm the world.



The first Japanese store to collaborate with popular French
boutique Claude Qun Quaud. Celebrity flower artist Mitsunori Hosonuma has produced this aesthetic floral space.

Creator Collaboration

Traditional crafts meet modern creativity in the form of fashion, craft, jewelry and more.
The goal is to create appealing products through the collaboration of craftsmen and creators.
To open at the Tokyo International Forum.

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