KYOTOGRAPHIE offers programs for everyone, students, children, amateurs and professionals. These include masterclasses with internationally renowned photographers and a two day International Portfolio Review. The exhibitions are accompanied by inexhibition talks and events. The festival also hosts workshops, children’s events, and guided tours throughout the festival.

Public Program 

Visitor’s Program
Artist Program
Kids Program
Night Event
Guided Tour [Free/Weekend/in Japanese]
Insta-Tour [in Japanese]

International Portfolio Review

Outline・Application [ -3/8 ]
Reviewer Profiles

1. “L’image fantôme” Miquel Barcelo & Pascal Comelade Performance. Introduced by Yasuo Kobayashi
2. Build your own Camera Obscura with Kyoto Artisans
3. Experience The World Within A Camera
4. Kian – Time Travel Tea Ceremony:Join us in “The Elusive Chauvet-Partd’ Arc Cave”
for a special tea ceremony held inside the exhibition inside the mobile bamboo teahouse – Kian. Presented by Seizan Toda, deputy head priest at Daiji-in, Daitoku-ji Temple.
5. Gorilla Gaku & Talk

KYOTOGRAPHIE Satellite Event KG+
April 14 (Friday) to May 14 (Sunday), in the city of Kyoto
Our events take place outside Kyoto’s conventional cultural facilities, in traditional houses, shrines, temples, and even kilns, offering visitors opportunities to discover fascinating little hideaways around town, further enhancing the fascination of the city of Kyoto.

For schools, universities and for groups over 10 pers
KYOTOGRAPHIE offers, upon request free guided exhibition tours to selected venues.
Entrance ticket to the exhibition venues are not included.
Language available: English, Japanese, French.
Reservation : Please contact us in advance to make reservation at

Upcoming Public Programs