The History

50th Anniversary (Mécénat)

  • Treasured Works of Art - Charity Art Collection This exhibition has been held every summer since 1994. The Okura has displayed about 1,580 masterpieces and attracted some 513,000 visitors, bringing in ¥170 million in donations util 2014.

  • Offered here are precious works of art which are on loan from private collections of various corporations and are rarely available for viewing by the general public.(Guided Tours)

  • World Gardening Fair has been held every year during the “Golden Week” since 2000 for nurturing a spirit of mutual respect and understanding for each other's history, tradition and culture. It has attracted a total of 250,000 visitors.

  • World Gardening Fair has been held every year during the “Golden Week” since 2000 for nurturing a spirit of mutual respect and understanding for each other's history, tradition and culture.
    It has attracted a total of 210,000 visitors.

  • Finest Collections of Prestigious Japanese Families Based on the concepts of hospitality and design, the Okura presents these collections of art that transcend generations from these families.
    This annual event started in 2010.

  • Lobby Concert 25
    This acoustic concert has been held on the 25th of each month since 1987 in the Main Lobby to support the activities of next-generation musicians.
    Last November marked the 300th anniversary performance.

  • Hotel Okura Music Awards
    These annual awards, started in 1996, are given to two new musicians who have made outstanding achievements and have a promising future.The recipients for 2014 are
    violinist Sunao GOKO (left) and
    string quartet QUARTET EXCELSIOR

  • The Hotel Okura Tokyo makes full use of public dimension of the hotel business in its activities in support of art and culture, and continues to make an important contribution to the general public.
    (Last year the hotel made donations to the victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake.)

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