2019.7.12 Fri - 7.15
@Museum of
Contemporary Art Tokyo

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TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR 2019: Venue Announcement

The next TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR in July of 2019 marks the 10th session of our event.

After two years since our last Fair, we are happy to announce that the next TABF will be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo.

We look forward to seeing you at the new venue in Tokyo’s Kiyosumi-Shirakawa district this summer!


Dates:  July 12 (Fri) – July 15 (Mon/National holiday), 2019

Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

            4-1-1 Miyoshi, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0022


TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR started in 2009; the first book fair in Japan to specialize in art publications.


Held annually, it gathers independent publishers, gallery presses, bookshops as well as individual artists and groups. The fair has seen constant growth in its scale and content over the years, and the event now gathers more than 350 participants from Japan and abroad and attracts more than 20,000 visitors every year.


At the fair, visitors can communicate with and buy publications directly from hundreds of publishers and artists who create unique and innovative art publications; they can also enjoy various events including special exhibitions, talks/panel discussions and film screenings. As the biggest of its kind in Asia, TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR aims to champion and lead art publishing culture in the region, and create the ideal opportunity for visitors to experience the ever evolving, vibrant arena of arts publishing.

What is an Art Book Fair ?

It is an event where participants (organizations, companies, individuals and groups) who work in the field of art set up a booth to present their own publications; where they can communicate and trade with the visitors directly. The participants vary from individual artists and designers to art publishers, galleries and bookshops. It is a rare and ideal opportunity for visitors to find thousands of rich and varied artistic expressions in book form, which are often more affordable and larger in edition than other forms of art.