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This week’s events: March 16 to March 22

Mar. 14, 2015 (Sat.) 16:43

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The following events will be held from March 16 to March 22, 2015. For a full list of events held just before and during the exhibition including those presented by entities other than Parasophia and its participating artists, click here. Links to individual event pages will be added as soon as they are available.

March 16: Closed

[Performance] Aki Sasamoto “The Last Call, Wrong Happy Hour”
March 19 (Thu.) – 22 (Sun.) 6:00–7:00 PM
Venue: Kamichojamachi Building, Horikawa Housing Complex
Performer: Aki Sasamoto
Up to 30 audience members per performance (reservation required)

[Lecture] Artist Talk by Aki Sasamoto
March 21 (Sat./holiday) 1:00–2:30 PM
Venue: Kyoto City University of Arts Art Gallery @KCUA (238-1 Oshiaburakoji-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto)
Speaker: Aki Sasamoto 70 seats available
Co-presented by Kyoto City University of Arts

[Workshops] Cai Guo-Qiang “Children Da Vincis” Project
“What’s important isn’t whether you can fly.” —Cai Guo-Qiang
Children will be invited to set their imaginations free and create objects using everyday materials that will be included in Cai Guo-Qiang’s installation at Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art.
Every Saturday, Sunday, and holiday between March 8 and April 26, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
Venue: Main gallery, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
For ages 5 to 10; must be accompanied by guardian (adult participation is limited to observation only)
See all workshops held before the exhibition (scroll down to the bottom)

Lisa Anne Auerbach American Megazine: Mega-Girls
A pair of “mega-girls” wearing knitted sashes by Lisa Anne Auerbach will be turning the pages of American Megazine #1 and American Megazine #2 every weekend starting from March 22.
Dates: Every Saturday and Sunday from March 22 to May 10 at 1:30–2:00 PM and 3:30–4:00 PM
Venue: Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art

Sherpa Tours
These unique tours are planned by the Parasophia Volunteers to share different ways to enjoy the exhibition. Details will be announced at the Volunteers desk at Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art and on the Parasophia Volunteer Center’s website (
Every Saturday, Sunday, and holiday between March 14 and May 10, 2:00 PM– (40–60 min.)
* Sign up to participate starting from 1:00 PM on the day of the tour.
Venue: Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
● Sherpas (volunteer mediators) are always available throughout the exhibition space to answer questions or take part in discussions about any particular artwork.
● For group tours, please contact the Parasophia Volunteer Center.
Parasophia Volunteer Center (c/o Kyoto Art Center)
Phone: +81-(0)75-213-1000 / FAX: +81-(0)75-213-1004 / E-mail:

* All event details are subject to change. Events may be cancelled without advance notice.
* Reservation not required unless otherwise specified; seats available on first-come, first-served basis on the day of each event. Admission is free unless otherwise noted. Parasophia ticket may be required for events held in the exhibition space.
* All events are held in Japanese unless indicated otherwise.
* All events are presented by the Kyoto International Festival of Contemporary Culture Organizing Committee, Kyoto Association of Corporate Executives (Kyoto Keizai Doyukai), Kyoto Prefecture, and Kyoto City unless indicated otherwise.
* “PAB” refers to Parasophia’s Professional Advisory Board.