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Takamatsu Artist In Residence

Objective Establish cooperative relationships with local communities to create a pleasant hustle and bustle in the local areas, and contribute to popularizing arts and fostering young artists and other art-related people.
Organization activities -Promotion of civil culture
-Development of cultural organizations
-Management and operation of Sunport Hall and the like
Founded in 2015 (Takamatsu Artist In Residence)
Background This artist-in-residence program was launched as a main measure following the Takamatsu City Plan for the Promotion of Arts and Culture developed in March 2015.
Location / Environment Takamatsu, with a population of 420,000 and an area of 375.23 square meters, is the largest city in the Japan’s smallest prefecture, Kagawa. Blessed with nature, the city stretches from the Seto Inland Sea in the north to the mountains on the border of Tokushima prefecture in the south. Takamatsu is also one of the venues of the Setouchi Triennale, an international art festival, which is held once every three years on several islands of the Seto Inland Sea.
Contact Arts and Culture Section,City of Takamatsu
1-8-15 Bancho, Takamatsu, Kagawa
760-8571 Japan

Facility information

Studio informationAvailable


Presentation spaceNot available


-Forty minutes by limousine bus from Takamatsu Airport to ‘Kenchodori Chuokoen mae’ (Chuo Park), then a three-minute walk.
-Thirteen-minute walk from JR Takamatsu Station
-Six minutes by Kotoden bus from JR Takamatsu Station to ‘Takamatsu Shiyakusho Mae’ (City Hall), then a one-minute walk.AH44

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