PAST EVENT: MADE IN JAPAN TABLEWARE – Japanese ceramics for everyday use!

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【6th -28th March 2020】OPENING RECEPTION: 5th March 2020 18:00-20:00 (Please RSVP via info@sway-gallery.com) After their first successful pop up in London, in July 2019, Made in Japan is back with even more beautiful and affordable ceramics, seldom seen outside of Japan. Made in Japan is proud to present their wide range of tableware, from dining and serving plates to glassware and cups, all at the best possible price! Just like last year, the ranges available to view, and purchase, at this event will showcase the best of restaurant quality Japanese tableware for professional and home use. About Made In Japan Made In Japan (MIJ) tableware brings high-quality tableware and homeware directly … Read More

CANCELLED EVENT – Reiko Hashimoto x Made In Japan Tableware – on Japanese food and ceramics – collaboration talk event at Sway Gallery London

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We are deeply sorry but out of concern for everyone’s health, during the virus outbreak, we are forced to cancel the Collaboration Talk event. As of now, we have not decided to close the gallery, and we will do our best to continue the current pop up and the upcoming events. Please visit our website where we will soon update more information about our upcoming events. We are still looking forward to see you at Sway Gallery London! 【20th March 2020 18:00 】 Sway Gallery London is proud to host Reiko Hashimoto, the Japanese food specialist, during the Made In Japan Tableware pop up on Friday, 20th March 2020. Reiko … Read More

PAST EVENT: The creation of modern kimono – Kimono Magic Society pop up at Sway Gallery London.

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【29th February to 4th March 2020】 SPECIAL EVENTS:KIMONO DRESSING EXPERIENCESATURDAY 29th FEBRUARY: 13:00-16:00SUNDAY 1st MARCH: 13:00-16:00Try on a real kimono! (15-30 MINUTES) £12 PER PERSON – paid on the day. Walk in welcome – first come first, served basis; please choose and book your preferable time to avoid disappointment (13:00; 13:20; 13:40; 14:00; 14:20; 14:40; 15:00; 15:20; 15:40)Please book your preferable day and time through rumixdesign@gmail.com (add SWAY KIMONO in the subject line) SATURDAY 29th FEBRUARYLIVE PAINTING PERFORMANCE: 15:00 – 17:00 SUNDAY 1st MarchKIMONO FASHION SHOW with CELLO PERFORMANCE 16:30Followed by Drink Reception until 18:00(no booking required – due to the capacity of the venue, please ensure to arrive early … Read More

PAST EXHIBITION: The Tale of Genji – KIRIE art exhibition by Hobo Komiyama

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[3rd – 28th February 2020] Final day 28th Feb – exhibition open until 16:00 Hobo Komiyama was born in 1946 in Tokyo, Japan. While studying at Musashino Art University, Hobo became a scenography design researcher for a theatre company. After graduating from the university, he began his career as a kimono dye colorist and illustrator. Finally in 1975, he has begun his career as a papercutting artist and is active until today, with multiple successful publications and exhibitions in, as well as outside of, Japan. The main theme of this solo exhibition is scenes from The Tale of Genji, which is a classical work written during the early years of … Read More

PAST EVENT: 𝐉𝐀𝐏𝐀𝐍𝐄𝐒𝐄 𝐀𝐑𝐓𝐒 𝐀𝐍𝐃 𝐂𝐑𝐀𝐅𝐓𝐒 – 𝐂𝐇𝐑𝐈𝐒𝐓𝐌𝐀𝐒 𝐌𝐀𝐑𝐊𝐄𝐓 𝐀𝐓 𝐒𝐖𝐀𝐘 𝐆𝐀𝐋𝐋𝐄𝐑𝐘 𝐋𝐎𝐍𝐃𝐎𝐍

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【2nd – 20th December 2019】 Join us this December for Christmas shopping and celebration at Sway Gallery London! Browse through a wide variety of jewellery, accessories and ceramics,as well as artworks, all carefully handcrafted by Japanese artists. Some of the pieces cannot be found anywhere outside of Japan! A selection Japanese tea and sake, homewares and vintage kimonos, as well as cute and funny stocking fillers, all available through December at Sway Gallery! Look out for the flyers from the event, if you fancy a free tin of genuine matcha green tea! (more details on the flyer) SWAY GALLERY OPENING TIMES:Mon-Fri 11:00 -19:00Saturday: 12:00-18:00Sunday: closed FREE ENTRY 🙂

PAST EXHIBITION: Portrait of Nature Vol.2 – Myriads of Gods – Nobuyuki Kobayashi Photography Exhibition

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[15th -29th November 2019] PRIVATE VIEW: 14th November 2019 Thu 18:00-20:00 RSVP: EVENTBRITE After the successful solo exhibition in the UK (March 2017), Nobuyuki Kobayashi reintroduces the Japanese sense of beauty and the connection to nature through the brand new series of photography masterpieces. He interprets the philosophy of Shintoism, which conveys a belief that gods dwell in all of the existing things – rocks, trees, mountains. Explaining the Japanese sense of beauty and the close and almost intimate connection to nature, he attempts to answer if such relationship still exists in the modern age.    Nobuyuki Kobayashi A Japanese photographer who creates unique platinum palladium photography prints of nature, … Read More

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