Midnight in the Garden of Unearthly Delights Party

December 3, 2014
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9 PM–12 Midnight

Please note: Pre-sale tickets are sold out. A limited number of walk-in tickets will be available on the night of the event, starting at 8:30 PM.

Join us at Japan Society Gallery for an exclusive after-dark soirée! Escape into the wildly imaginative virtual gardens of our hit exhibition Garden of Unearthly Delights: Works by Ikeda, Tenmyouya & teamLab for an after-hours party, featuring the following delights:

*Sip some wine, beer, or a signature sake cocktail concocted just for Japan Society by Chris Johnson, one of the country’s foremost experts on sake!
*Enjoy the swinging sounds of jazz quartet The Red Birds + Francesco Ciniglio from 9-10:30 PM, followed by the beats of DJ Aki til midnight!
*Don your elegant eveningwear or festive florals and snap a photo in our photo booth!
*Dig deep into our Garden with specially themed expert guided tours, available all night!
*Satisfy your sweet tooth at our dessert bar featuring tasty treats, fruits, and cheeses!
*Enter to win your own exhibition catalogue during our onsite giveaways!

All food and drinks are covered by the cost of admission. Purchase your tickets in advance and save!

“breathtaking… You don’t want to miss this well-crafted garden of gloriously subverted pleasures.”—Village Voice
“Call it Japanese art 2.0… [the exhibition] conveys the breadth and talent of the new guard of Japanese artists”—New York Times T Magazine
“If you plan to walk through a garden this fall, make it the Garden of Unearthly Delights…”—Spoon and Tamago

“a completely unique experience for every attendee.” –VICE
Tickets* (all-inclusive):
$25 general admission / $20 Japan Society members (pre-sale until Dec 2)
$30 general admission / $25 Japan Society members (at door)
*Participants must be 21-years old or over.

Wines of Italy presented by The Italian Trade Commission – Fashion of the Vine Project.

Sweets at the dessert bar are generously provided by ROYCE’.

Inset images: Photo © Ayumi Sakamoto; Manabu Ikeda, (b. 1973), Foretoken (detail), 2008. Pen, acrylic ink on paper, mounted on boards; 72 x 132 in. Collection of Sustainable Investor Co. Ltd. © Manabu Ikeda, courtesy Mizuma Art Gallery. Photo © Alan Klein; teamLab (est. 2001), Flowers and People—Gold and Dark (detail), 2014. Digital work; endless. Courtesy of the artist and Pace Gallery. Photo © Alan Klein.

  • Wednesday, December 3, 2014
  • 9:00 pm