2017.5.1 Matsumoto Crafts Month 2017
Matsumoto is well known as a city that has a unique culture of craftsmanship. The event is used to develop the city's culture and invites craftsmen and artists from all over Japan. We designate the month of May as the "Month of Craftsmanship".
The event runs from the 29th April through to the 31st of May every year. During this period, a variety of events is held at approximately 70 shops and venues including:
Matsumoto City Museum
Matsumoto City Museum of Art
Matsumoto City, Folk Craft Museum.
Most of which are in or near downtown Matsumoto, so that visitors are aware how enjoyable and unique Japanese craftsmanship can be.