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Toyama International Glass Exhibition 2024 (50 works selected from 785 entries,  Jul. 13 – Oct. 14@ Toyama Glass Art Museum in Glass Art City Toyama)


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, and the second was held in 2021. This year, the third of these competitions attracted 785 entries, from fifty countries and regions throughout the world. The exhibition presents fifty works selected through the first judging.

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 13 – Monday (and holiday), October 14, 2024

Venue: Toyama Glass Art Museum 2,3F Exhibition Room 1-3

Number of exhibits: 50 works

Hours: Sun.-Thu. 9:30-18:00 (admission until 17:30), Fri.-Sat. 9:30-20:00 (admission until 19:30)

Closed: First and third Wednesdays

Admission: General Public: 1200 yen (1000 yen), University and College Students 1000 yen (800 yen)
*High school students and younger: free
*( ) for group of 20 or more
*The ticket also gives admission to the Permanent Exhibition
Advance Ticket (General Public: 1000 yen): ASNET Counter Tel. 076-445-5511, TOYAMA KIRARI 1F Information and Help Desk

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,
Toyama Prefectural Museum of Art and Design・IPT2024, AGASJ:Association for Glass Art Studies,Japan, JAPAN GLASS ARTCRAFTS ASSOCIATION, Japanese National Committee for ICOM, ICOM GLASS, Shanghai Museum of Glass, The Corning Museum of Glass, NEUES GLAS, Glass Art Society, Pilchuck Glass School, NHK Toyama Station, Kitanihon Broadcasting Co., Ltd., TOYAMA TELEVISION BROADCASTING CO., LTD., TULIP-TV INC., Cable Television Toyama Inc.

Special Supporter: YAMATO TRANSPORT CO.,LTD.

Special Sponsor: IZAK CO., LTD.

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

■Official Website


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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