[ Open Program ]

This richly diverse program includes an open lab, introducing various approaches to a wide array of expressive forms, and an exhibition, held in the museum’s public space.

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Open ProgramCarp Swim

This year marks 400 years since Asano Nagaakira (the first head of the Asano clan and lord of the Hiroshima Domain) assumed control of Hiroshima Castle. As part of a variety of events that are being held to commemorate this landmark in and outside the city, we present a small exhibit and workshop by Kanae Ohgi and Kaoru Hirano. The female artists’ inspiration was derived from the castle’s nickname, “Carp Castle.”

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Upcoming

Open ProgramOpen Call for Art Project Ideas 2019

Open Call for Art Project Ideas is an open program in which artists are invited to show their work in a free public space at the Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art (Hiroshima MOCA). The program accepts proposals from both Japan – and foreign-based artists that are designed for a space outside the galleries in the museum (designed by Kisho Kurokawa) and that make the most of the space’s special characteristics. An important point in judging the works will be how well the space and work draw out each other’s attractive qualities. Any type of work is acceptable – painting, sculpture, installation, performance, etc. Winning works, selected by a panel of judges, will be shown in an exhibition in November 2019. For details, please visit the official competition website (only in Japanese).

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Past