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Penny from heaven



Easter is a spring festival in Christianity to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus from the dead.

The arrival of spring signifies rebirth from "winter = death," and the main table on which "Resurrection" is hung is decorated with various motifs of death and life.

By adding a small bonsai tree of fresh greenery, which is the breath of spring after the long winter, it symbolically represents the miracle celebration that occurs every year.

Penny from heaven

The god of prosperous business is a good fit for Osaka. The god is also invited to stay at KAGAIRO.

We use a rake to attract good fortune and purify it.


Imbued with her unique view of the delicacy and depth of traditional Japanese art and crafts, Miyake’s works question the essence of things and the universality of expression while seamlessly combining the past, present, and future. Employing a diverse range of expressive methods irrespective of the medium, Miyake transcends narrowly defined categories, such as antiques, crafts, contemporary art, design, and literature, and moves effortlessly back and forth between tradition and innovation by means of a singular interpretation and perspective on the Japanese art context. Miyake has held numerous exhibitions and workshops. Her major exhibitions include, "Culture City of East Asia 2018 Kanazawa: Altering Home" 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (2018), "BOTANICA” Busan Museum of Art (2018), "Tea Ceremony Fascination– Marcel Wanders, Sudo Reiko, Miyake Mai" Oita Prefectural Art Museum (2018), "Throughout Time: The Sense of Beauty" ICOM Kyoto 2019 Commemorative / Nijo-jo Castle The 25th Anniversary of the World Heritage Listing (2019). "Heaven Helps Those Who Help Themselves" Pola Museum of Art (Kanagawa, 2013), among others.


Her published works include a four-volume collection of works titled Everybody’s Girl Is Nobody’s Girl (2017). In addition to publishing novels and essays from publishers such as Kodansha, she has engaged in a wide range of activities such as serving as a director of SHISEIDO THE STORE Window Gallery since 2018.Miyake is also a specially appointed professor at Kyoto University of the Arts (formerly, Kyoto University of Art and Design). She studied at École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris from 2008.

"Study: Osaka Kansai International Art Festival  MIYAKE Mai Course"

Founded in 1830. KAGAIRO is a restaurant where the Osaka Conference, which led to the foundation of constitutional system in Japan, took place during the Meiji Restoration.Along with the exhibition of MIYAKE Mai's works, we have prepared a special "Study: Osaka Kansai International Art Festival MIYAKE Mai Course".  In this course, a special menu was prepared in collaboration with MIYAKE Mai's works. 


For the aperitif, you can enjoy "NIIZAWA KIZASHI Junmai Daiginjo 2021 MIYAKE Mai" (Shinzawa Brewery, Miyagi Prefecture), a top-grade sake milled down to 7% with a label designed by MIYAKE Mai, and for dessert, "Mother of Mercy" (Tajima-ya, Oita Prefecture), a rakugan designed by MIYAKE Mai.


○Lunch Special Course Time: 11:00 - 14:00

Price: ¥11,000 yen (tax and service included) ※Beverages not included

○Dinner Special Course Time: 17:00 - 20:00

Price: ¥23,000  (tax and service included) ※Beverages not included 


Period: 31 January - 12 February 12 (closed on Sundays and holidays)

*You must book it at least two days in advance. 


- NIIZAWA KIZASHI Junmai Daiginjo 2021 MIYAKE Mai / Price:¥44,000 (tax included)


- MOTHER OF MERCY / Price:¥1,620 (tax included)

"The date / time when you can view the works of MIYAKE Mai without booking the course"

Period: 4-5 February 14:00 - 17:00

※Subject to change depending on the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

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1-1-14, Kitahama, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 541-0041

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