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Toyama International Glass Exhibition 2021


Toyama Glass Art Museum
July 10 – October 3, 2021

This exhibition is an international, open-submission triennial that showcases outstanding works of contemporary glass art from around the world. Bringing together the latest achievements in glass art, it contributes to that art’s further development throughout the world. The first competition and exhibition were held in 2018. This year, the second of these competitions attracted 1,126 entries, from fifty-one countries and regions throughout the world. The exhibition presents 45 works selected through the first and second judgings. This exhibition will showcase new perspectives in this form of artistic expression and offer a new opportunity to establish Toyama, the Glass Art City, as a global center for glass art. Contemporary glass art has infinite possibilities—enjoy exploring them in this exhibition.

■Period: Saturday, July 10 – Sunday, October 3, 2021

■Venue: Toyama Glass Art Museum 2,3F Exhibition Room 1-3
* Official Website:

■Number of exhibits: 45 works

■Hours: 9:30-18:00 (until 20:00 on Fridays and Saturdays)
*Latest admission is 30 minutes before closing.
*On the opening day, the exhibition will open after the opening ceremony (starting at 11:00)

■Closed: Jul. 21, Aug. 4, 18, Sept. 8, 15

■Admission: Adults 1200 yen (1000 yen)/College Students 1000 yen (800 yen)
*Elem/JH/HS: free
*Price in brackets for group of 20 or more.
*The ticket also gives admission to the Permanent Exhibition.

■Organizers: The Executive Committee of The Toyama International Glass Exhibition, Toyama City, Toyama Glass Art Museum


■Supporters: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Agency for Cultural Affairs, Toyama Prefecture,
Japanese National Committee for ICOM, Association for Glass Art Studies, Japan,
JAPAN GLASS ARTCRAFTS ASSOCIATION, Czech Centre Tokyo, Glasmuseet Ebeltoft,
Glass Art Society, Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg, Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague,
Pilchuck Glass School, Shanghai Museum of Glass, The Corning Museum of Glass,
The Toledo Museum of Art, NHK Toyama Station, Kitanihon Broadcasting Co., Ltd.,
Cable Television Toyama Inc.

■Special Sponsor: IZAK CO., LTD.

Sponsors: The Toyama Chamber of Commerce and Industry, UNIZONE Co., Ltd., ASAHI PRINTING CO., LTD., DAIICHI RENTAL CO., LTD., TOYAMA SUGAKI Co., Ltd., The First Bank of Toyama, Ltd., Yamada Photo Process Co., Ltd., Lead Chemical Co., Ltd.

Secretariat Office of the Executive Committee of the Toyama International Glass Exhibition in Toyama Glass Art Museum 
5-1 Nishicho, Toyama City, Toyama 930-0062, Japan

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