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October 13, 2021 |Event

10/16 ~ The Night Museum ~ Night Art Walk ~

Night-only art works and colored leaves illuminate Mt. Rokko at night

The Night Museum-Night art walk-

"The Night Museum-Night Art Walk-", where art works are exhibited at night and the autumn leaves are lit up according to the time of autumn leaves. This is a limited-time exhibition that you can enjoy only at night. When you step into the venue, you will surely be thrilled with the fantastic sight that can only be found there.


  • Venue Rokko Alpine Botanical Garden, Rokko Morinone Museum, Rokko Garden Terrace Area
  • Schedule 10/16 (Sat), 17 (Sun), 23 (Sat), 24 (Sun), 30 (Sat), 31 (Sun), 11/1 (Mon) -23 (Tuesday)
  • Hours Mon-Fri 17: 00-18: 30 (reception closes at 18:00), Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays 17: 00-20: 00 (reception closes at 19:30)
    * Rokko Garden Terrace area is ~ 21: 00, Rokko-Shidare Observatory is ~ 21: 00 (reception closes at 20:30)




◆ Rokko Alpine Botanical Garden / Rokko Morinone Museum x Kota Takahashi ◆

At the Rokko Alpine Botanical Garden and Rokko Morinone Museum, two representative works by Kota Takahashi, "Glow with Night Garden Project in Rokko Lantern Procession Landscape" and "Hikari no Mi in SIKI Garden" are exhibited. Please enjoy the fantastic scenery unique to this time of year with the illumination of the autumn leaves.

* During the Night Museum period, we will extend the business at night.


◆ Rokko Garden Terrace / Rokko-Shidare Observatory Exhibition Works Illuminated & Special Exhibition ◆

Rokko Garden Terrace area, the art works exhibited on the premises are lit up. Masayuki Fushimi's special exhibition "Rokko Sanko no Art Lightscape in Rokko-Shidare Observatory and create an unforgettable view with a $ 10 million night view.


◆ special event Night market with bonfire ◆

Live performances, nighttime video viewing, and food-enjoying events are held at the same time while surrounding the bonfire. You can enjoy music, video, and food while gazing at the flickering of the bonfire.



Rokko Alpine Botanical Garden

Kota Takahashi ≪Glow with Night Garden Project in Rokko Lantern Procession Landscape≫

Viewers move around the venue with LED lanterns that control colors wirelessly. The color of the lanterns changes in response to the color of the light that illuminates the landscape, allowing it to become part of the work. The production of music and light are synchronized, creating a fantastic space.

■ Simultaneous holding

"Walking around the autumn leaves at night"

At Rokko Alpine Botanical Garden, various kinds of trees are expected to turn red from mid-October to mid-November (best time to see: late October to early November). The beautifully colored trees are lit up and the art works scattered throughout the park create a fantastic atmosphere.

  • Date and time The Night Museum-Night Art Walk-held at the same time
  • Place Rokko Alpine Botanical Garden
  • Fee "Rokko Meets Art Art Walk 2021 Viewing Passport" or "Rokko Alpine Botanical Garden" (700 yen for adults, 350 yen for children) single facility admission ticket


Rokko Morinone Museum

Tadashi TakahashiTa ≪Hikari no Mi in SIKI Garden≫

"Hikari no Mi" is made by putting a small LED light in a fruit bag with a smile on it and inflating it. Approximately 3,000 Hikari fruits are attached to trees and decorated to create a healing landscape between the trees and on the shores of the pond. One of the highlights is a new initiative to play music created by musician mica bando in the area.

《Venue music》
music: mica bando
Sax, Flute: Shuntaro Oishi
Bass: Yuta Omino

mica bando (musician)

Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, Faculty of Music, Department of Piano and Berklee University of Music, Department of Synthesizer, Vocal Major. Produced, composed and performed concerts at Performing Arts SLOW MOVEMENT, Yokohama Paratriennale 2017, Yumehanahiro Yamaguchi Night Program, Chihiro Art Museum, etc. 2017 Original album "Anonymoth" announced. After working for Kota Takahashi's work "Yume no Tane" and Rokko Meet Tourt the Night Museum, he has been producing music for the Echigo-Tsumari Daichi art program "Hikari no Hanahata -Gift for Frozen Village-" since 2019. In 2021, he was also in charge of the music for the project Snow Fireworks.

Workshops will be held at the exhibition hall and online before and during the session
. It is a work that can be participated and appreciated by many people, including those far away, such as live distribution during the exhibition period.


・ ・ ・ How to participate in the workshop ・ ・ ・

There are three ways to participate in the workshop.


You can also participate in "Hikari no Mi" online.
The drawn "smile" is delivered to the artist and printed, and becomes a part of the work.

[Implementation period] 8/5 (Thursday) to 10/31 (Sunday)
[Participation fee] Free
[How to participate] Access the URL here with a PC, smartphone, or tablet


Kota Takahashi "Hikari no Mi" Workshop
A workshop where the artist himself is the instructor!
Why don't you draw a smile on the fruit bag and participate in the work?

[Date and time] 10/16 11:00 to 16:00
No reservation required.
A Viewing Passport Rokko Meets Art Art Walk 2021 or an admission ticket for the Rokko Morinone Museum is required.
【place】SIKI Garden in Rokko Morinone Museum


The special online workshop to enjoy with artist Kota Takahashi has ended.

[Date and time] 10/9 (Sat) 14: 00-15: 00
[Lecturer] Kota Takahashi
[Implementation method] Online workshop using ZOOM
[Participation fee] Free
[Application period] 8/5 (Thursday) to 10/8 (Friday) 12:00
[How to participate] Advance application required from  this web page



・ ・ ・ Artist profile ・ ・ ・

Kota Takahashi
Born and resident in Kyoto Prefecture in 1970
1995 Completed the Department of Sculpture, Graduate School of Fine Arts, Kyoto City University of Arts

He is active in a wide range of domestic and international activities such as public projection with light and images, installations, and performance performances. Lighting projects for buildings such as the Kyocera Museum of Art in Kyoto, the 100th anniversary of Tokyo Station, and the Towada Art Center create dynamic and sculptural works of light. He is also involved in many large-scale participatory art projects such as "Dream Seeds," "Hikari no Mi," and "Hikari no Hanabata," which he creates with many people.


Live streaming will also be held during the exhibition!

The smile picture produced in the online workshop "Hikari no Mi Smile Atelier" is printed on the fruit bag with a UV printer. The fruit bag will be illuminated and exhibited at the trees of the Rokko Morinone Museum.
The state of the exhibition will be broadcast live on Instagram!
《Date》 10/23 (Sat), 10/30 (Sat), 11/13 (Sat)
<< Time >> From 18:30 each day (about 20 minutes)

It will be delivered on the official account @rokkomeetsart. Please follow your account and watch it!


Rokko Garden Terrace Area

In the Rokko Garden Terrace area, the art works exhibited on the premises are lit up.

A special night-only exhibition by Masayuki Fushimi, "Rokko Sanko no Art Lightscape in Rokko," will decorate the Rokko-Shidare Observatory and create an unforgettable view with a $ 10 million night view.

■ Special exhibition

Rokko Sanko Art
Lightscape in Rokko Autumn version "Autumn is dusk"

It is a work of light that illuminates the frame that covers the entire observatory from the inside with light that is as close to natural light as possible, using LED lighting fixtures that can express more than 10 million colors.

  • Schedule until 10/31 (Sun)
  • Hours 17: 00-21: 00 (reception closes at 20:30)
  • Place Rokko-Shidare Observatory (Rokko Garden Terrace Area)
    • Fee Rokko Meets Art Art Walk 2021 Viewing Passport or Rokko-Shidare Observatory (Adult 310 yen, Child fee 210 yen) Single facility admission ticket



Rokko Garden Terrace / Rokko-Shidare Observatory is one of the most scenic spots in Japan. The $ 10 million night view from the restaurant and observation deck where you can dine while watching the night view should be engraved on one page of your trip as an impressive view.



Night market on a bonfire in Mt. Rokko

Produce a space with a bonfire at three venues on Mt. Rokko. Enjoy the screening of video works, live performances, and collaboration with gourmet food.

  • Date and time 2021/10 / 16-11 / 23 Saturdays and holidays 16: 00-19: 00
  • Venue Rokko Morinone Museum, Rokko Alpine Botanical Garden, Rokko Garden Terrace
  • Free of charge (Admission fee is required for Rokko Morinone Museum)


★ Bonfire x video work
(Rokko Morinone Museum)

Video works produced by up-and-coming artists will be screened outdoors.
* Canceled in case of rain

★ Exhibiting artist

Kawahara Yukihana
(Rokko Meets Art Art Walk 2021 Exhibitor)
While being influenced by the techniques and expressions of animation in Central and Eastern Europe and Russia, he is making films with the theme of "coexistence" with animation using paper-cutting.







Akasaka bud
Created works with themes such as "time, memory, animism".
Still images of photo materials are created one by one and layered to make a video.






Yuta Ikehara
Created works with the theme of "regeneration".
It depicts a world in which animals and plants that represent the natural world and noise and man-made objects that symbolize human society coexist.


★ Bonfire x gourmet
(Rokko Alpine Botanical Garden)

Popular stores rooted in Kobe are gathered! Meals by the bonfire are exceptional.
* If it is canceled due to weather etc., we will inform you by sns

[Scheduled to open a store]

and more…!


★ Bonfire x live
(Rokko Garten Terrace)

Enjoy music and bargain hunting against the backdrop of a $ 10 million night view ♪

♪ ♪ Bonfire x Live ♪ ♪

Location: Rokko Garden Terrace, Lookout Tower Square
* When it rains, it will be held at the View Palace Restaurant (waiting corner). The playing time has not changed. You need to use the store for the tour.

Time: 10/16, 10/23, 11/13, 11/20 ... 16: 30 ~, 17: 30 ~, 18: 30 ~ (20 minutes each)
10/30, 11/3 ... 17: 30 ~, 18: 15 ~, 19: 00 ~ (Bonfire will be extended to 19:30)

★ Performing artist

Daisuke Inaoka (Hammered Dulcimer)

One of Kansai's leading dull shimmer players who performs across genres such as Irish music, classical music, Japanese lyrical songs, and original songs.
Studied piano under Mr. Hisayo Horiuchi, a pianist belonging to the Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra. The work was adopted as the theme song of "Human and Nature Fureai Festa 2000 in Nagano" and made his debut as a composer. He is conducting research and presentations on incorporating dulcimer into music therapy.






Sayumi Koga (piano & vocals)

musician. Born in Saga prefecture. After living in Tokyo → Oita, moved to Taketa City, Oita Prefecture in 2020.
A studio will be created at the foot of the Kuju mountain range, and the emotional fluctuations and bulges that come from nature, daily life, and encounters will be incorporated into the sound.
Based on the classical music that he has played for many years, the work is sung and delivered with a soft voice that wraps around the piano while incorporating improvisation. The song has received the support of various creators, and also works on commercial songs, videos, and stage music.




10/30, 11/6
Yukika Kawahara / Kanako Kobayashi (Video and Music Art Unit)

Started activities in 2016 as CuBerry, an art unit for video and music.
Yukika Kawahara produces the video, and Kanako Kobayashi produces the music and sound. In addition to drawing, he will also perform live performances in various places as a riot girl band of four people. Filmmaking and music activities are linked, and they are working to find their own way of expression while influencing each other.






11/13, 11/20

Hirosaku Hata Gypsy Unit with Michiko Fujii (Guitar & Violin)

Based in Kansai, an acoustic project centered on gypsy jazz by Hiroshi Hata, a guitarist who plays various genres by using various guitars for live performances, recordings, radio and television appearances. This time, we will welcome Michiko Fujii, a violinist who specializes in Irish, gypsy jazz, and classical music, to deliver an elegant and gorgeous performance.





♪ ♪ Bonfire x Art Flea Market ♪ ♪

★ Produced by CAP (Non-Profit Organization Art and Planning Conference)! CAP art market

Hours: 16: 00-19: 00
Location: Location: Rokko Garden Terrace (in front of View Palace Restaurant, Parking Lot 1)
* Canceled in case of rain

Limited to 2 days! It is an art market with lots of goods made by artists, mysterious accessories, electronic gadgets, workshops, Irish music and musical instruments. Please come to play so that it is not cold.

CAP (Non-Profit Organization Art and Planning Conference) ・ ・ ・ ・ ・
Started in 1994 with 11 artists. Many art events are held in the former settlement area of Kobe. In 1999, "CAP HOUSE-190-day artistic experiment" was conducted in an abandoned building. This led to the establishment of the Kobe City Overseas Migration and Cultural Exchange Center. In addition, activities with overseas art groups are also active with the donations of citizens.


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