The SetouchiTriennale is held every three years, but many related activities continue during the interim. Art Setouchiis the umbrella term for activities during this period. Many of the main facilities and art sitesthat were establishedon each islandfor the Triennaleremain open to visitors during this time. In addition, various events are held on the islands during the spring, summer and autumn holidays.

Previous Triennales

Setouchi Triennale 2013
An Art and Island Journey
Through the Seasons on the Seto Inland Sea



Spring : March 20th|Wed|— April 21st|Sun|
Summer : July 20th|Sat|— September 1st|Sun|
Autumn : October 5th|Sat|— November 4th|Mon|

Total Days Held : 108


12 islands of the Seto Inland Sea + Takamatsu and Uno
Naoshima / Teshima / Megijima / Ogijima / Shodoshima / Oshima /
Inujima / Shamijima [Spring Only] / Honjima [Autumn Only] /
Takamijima [Autumn Only] / Awashima [Autumn Only] /
Ibukijima [Autumn Only] / Takamatsu port and Uno port

Organizer | Art Setouchi Executive Committee
President | Keizo Hamada [Governor of Kagawa Prefecture]
Honory President | Takeki Manabe [Former Governor of Kagawa Prefecture]
General Producer | Soichiro Fukutake [President, Fukutake Foundation]
General Director | Fram Kitagawa [Art Director]
Communications Director | Kenya Hara [Designer]
Supporters | Ministry of International Affairs and Communications, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Japan Tourism Agency, Japan Travel and Tourism Association
Number of art works | About 200 [Including permanent works]
Number of participating artists | 24 countries and regions / About 210 artists