• Nijo Castle - Great Eastern Gate / Peter Lee / CC BY-NC-SA; https://flic.kr/p/8kY3pD

Satellite events

Satellite events

hyakuya4 Satellite 1: The Museum of Kyoto
 Venue guide 
Exhibition: “Art and Archaeology Exhibition: the Silent Voices of Materials and Soil”

Exhibition dates: July 23rd July (Sat) to 11th September (Sun) / Closed on Monday
Opening hours: 10:00 am to 7:30 pm (Entrance until 7:00 pm)
Venue: 3rd floor
Admission: Adults: JPY500 / University students: JPY400 / High School students and under: free / Free of charge for WAC8 participants
Artists: Toshio Matsui, Nobuaki Date, Kazushi Kusakabe, Lyota Yagi, Shiro Shimizu and dot architects
The two fields of Art and Archaeology are brought together to present new and unique ways of enjoying archaeological material.


Illustrated handscroll of the parade of one hundred spirits / KPLA (admin., the Museum of Kyoto)

Exhibition: “Exhibition of Archaeological and Historical Materials Collects of Kyoto Prefectural School”

Exhibition dates: 13th August (Sat) to 10th October (Sun) / Closed on Monday
Opening hours: 10:00 am to 7:30 pm (Entrance until 7:00 pm)
Venue: 2nd floor
Admission: Adults: JPY500 / University students: JPY400 / High School students and under: free / Free of charge for WAC8 participants
The exhibition details historical connections between Kyoto’s schools and archaeology, as well as present initiatives.

ishiyamaExcavation by high school students in 1950s / Shiga Prefectural Board of Education

Display: “Bizen-yaki Earthen Kilns that Became Art: Inheritance and Creation of Local Cultural Heritage”

Exhibition dates: 30th August (Sat) to 2nd September (Sun) / Closed on Monday
Opening hours: 10 am to 6:00 pm
Venue: Annex hall
Admission: free
A display of Bizen-yaki ware from the middle ages, and the revival of traditional Bizen-yaki ware techniques.

Workshop: “Creating Art with Artists and Archaeologists”

Date and time: 31st August (Wed), 10:30 am to 5:00 pm
Participants are welcome at any time during these hours
Venue: Annex hall
Admission: free
Instructors: Nobuaki Date (art), Kazushi Kusakabe (art), Ryota Yagi (art), Masakage Murano (archaeology), and others
A hands-on workshop about art and archaeological techniques presented by exhibitors of the “Art and Archaeology Exhibition”.

Hands-on workshop

Tatebanko, traditional Japanese art of creating dioramas and scenes from paper

Workshop: “Mako. Mako? Mako!! The Secret Tools of an Archaeologist”

Date and time: 10:30 am to 5:00 pm 28th August (Sun)
Participants are welcome at any time during these hours
Venue: Annex, 2nd floor of lecture hall
Admission: free
Instructors: Students of archaeology + Chai Reji*
* Koji Suzuki and Tomotaka Nakamura (Shiga Prefectural Association for Cultural Heritage)
Details: Experience using archaeologists’ secret tools in this hands-on workshop.

Hands-on workshop using by Mako, archaeology tool

 Satellite 2: Ryosokuin 
 Venue guide 
Exhibition: “Garden of Fragments”

Exhibition dates: 1:00 pm, 27th August (Sat) to 1:00 pm, 3rd September (Sat)
Gallery opening times: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (may be closed in the event of storm)
Admission: JPY600
Artists, artisans, children and archaeologists form across cultural and national boundaries express memories through material and form within the temple space.

jpnusaA Collaboration Between Japan and the United States of America / Ruriko Miyamoto and Katherine Sandnas

 Satellite 3: Takasegawa Shiki AIR Gallery and water landscape 
 Venue guide 
Exhibition: “Archaeology Anywhere!”

Exhibition Dates: 28th August (Sun) to 3rd September (Sat)
Gallery opening hours: 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Admission: free
Gallery closing days: Open every day during the exhibition period. River terrace workshops may be cancelled in the case of wet weather.
The field notes and illustrations of an archaeologist record his travel, everyday life, and an archaeological view of the world. Archaeological reproductions and other objects made by archaeologist and artist will also be on display.

fieldnote“Field notes” Kazuhiro Kawachi

Workshop: “You Too Can Be an Archaeologist on the Canal!”

Workshop dates: Saturday, August 28th to Saturday, September 3rd
Workshop time: 1:30 pm and 4:00 pm.
Venue: Takasegawa Shiki AIR Gallery and canal
Cost: Approximately JPY500 for materials
Details: Experience archaeology in a variety of ways at this hands-on workshop.

 Satellite 4: MATSUO MEGUMI + VOICE GALLERY pfs/w 
 Venue guide 
Exhibition: “Separation and Oblivion”

Exhibition dates: 27th August (Sat) to 10th September (Sat) / Closed on 4th September (Sun) and 5th September (Mon)
Gallery opening times: 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
Admission: free
Artists: softpad artist collective, Naho Yokoya
Media-based art that converts environmental sounds into text, and contemporary artworks that unearths memories of place.


“Nouvelle Vague” softpad