At Toyokuni Atelier Studio, you can admire, buy and learn sumi-e (Japanese ink wash painting) thanks to a free exhibition, original products and activities in English or Japanese language by an award-winning father and his son. This exciting art gallery/shop in Tokyo sells original sumi-e postcards (100 yens), paintings (usually 3.000-30.000 yens) and T-shirts (15.000 yens). You can also hold a brush during an interesting sumi-e lesson (1.000 yens only)! The Yes in Japan team strongly recommends you to visit Toyokuni Atelier Studio if you stay at a hotel in the Chiyoda ward of Tokyo 🙂
Toyokuni Atelier Studio is open from 12:00 to 19:00 from Monday to Saturday and from 12:00 to 17:00 on Sunday. The Japanese artist and his son are fluent in English. Between Jimbocho subway station and Kudanshita subway station, Toyokuni Atelier Studio is the Japanese art gallery numbered “2” on our map of Chiyoda ward (autumn/winter 2014 version).
Conveniently, you can pay your sumi-e purchases or lessons at Toyokuni Atelier Studio by credit card. The best of Asian traditional art and modern shopping in Japan!