KAIKA Tokyo by THE SHARE HOTELS is known as a new accommodation facility that combines art storage and a hotel. GALLERY ROOM A will open on the first floor in April 2021.
It will be operated by independent curator Akira Aoki and art platform "ArtSticker". The gallery is located on the first floor facing the entrance of the building, and will be open to all visitors, regardless of age or genre, and will regularly host solo exhibitions of various artists active in Japan and abroad. In addition to solo exhibitions and sales of artworks at the gallery, the hotel will become a place where people can experience "art" in a variety of interpretations through exhibitions planned in the hotel rooms, workshops and accommodation programs that take advantage of local characteristics, and talk events.
|Address||1F Storage, KAIKA Tokyo by THE SHARE HOTELS, 2-16-5 Honjo, Sumida-ku, Tokyo|
|Business Hour*1||8:00 to 23:00|
|Closed*2||Open daily during the exhibition.|
|Genre*3||Contemporary Art, Crafts|
|Access*4||8 minutes walk from Asakusa (A18) Station on the Toei Asakusa Line, 9 minutes walk from Honjo-Azumabashi (A19) Station, 9 minutes walk from Kuramae (E11)Station on the Toei Oedo Line|
|*1 The last day of an exhibition or event may end early. *2 there are temporary closures. *3 Contemporary art includes sculptures, installations, mixed media works and objects *4 The times shown are approximate.【ATTENTION】Admission to the gallery is free, but there may be a charge for certain events.|
About "KAIKA Tokyo by THE SHARE HOTELS
KAIKA Tokyo by THE SHARE HOTELS (hereinafter "KAIKA Tokyo") is a renovated 55-year-old (built in 1966) warehouse building with an art storage facility for contemporary art. A total of 8 sections of space on the first floor and basement floor are available for use by art galleries as a "showcase storage facility" to give guests a sense of the contemporary art scene in Japan and provide a special spatial experience. The works in the art storage will be constantly changing in tandem with the activities of the art galleries, creating a space of surprises and new discoveries.
The art storage is located in the bar lounge (46 seats in total), which is open to non-residents, and in the lounges for guests on the basement floor with 4.5-meter high ceilings. In the spacious common space, guests can spend their time enjoying drinks and planning their journeys while feeling the "behind-the-scenes" of art, which they are not usually able to catch a glimpse of. The facility will also have a sales corner for artists' works, a special exhibition space, and events related to art. We will connect guests with art from a variety of angles.
KAIKA Tokyo by THE SHARE HOTELS