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September 26, 2018

“We Celebrate Time” event
commemorating CITIZEN’s 100th anniversary
by CITIZEN x architect Tsuyoshi Tane
Event period: December 7th to 16th, 2018

CITIZEN proudly announces its 100th anniversary commemorative event, to be held from December 7th to 16th, 2018, at the Spiral Garden in Aoyama, Tokyo. CITZEN and architect Tsuyoshi Tane teamed up together to create the installation — We Celebrate Time. Tsuyoshi Tane will oversee the venue and installation design.

Caption:“LIGHT is TIME“ Return of CITIZEN Milano Salone Exhibition at the Spiral Garden in 2014

Founded in 1918, CITIZEN marks its 100th anniversary this year. The anniversary event celebrates various aspects of the brand, including its heritage, present successes “now” and also a glimpse of the future.

Over the past six years, Tsuyoshi Tane, from his eponymous architectural design firm Atelier Tsuyoshi Tane Architects, has worked closely with CITIZEN to develop concepts that define the significance of “what time is” for the manufacture d’horlogerie.

CITIZEN’s first event in 2014 was also held at the Spiral Garden in Aoyama, Tokyo. CITZEN — We Celebrate Time anniversary event will further expand on the concept of “time,” which includes watches “now.”

CITIZEN — We Celebrate Time 100th anniversary event outline

  • Event period: December 7 to December 16, 2018
    Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 8 p.m. continuously during the period
  • Venue: Spiral Garden
    Spiral Bldg. 1st floor, 5-6-23, Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062
    Subway access: Near the B1 and B3 exits of Omotesando Station (Tokyo Metro Ginza, Chiyoda and Hanzomon lines)
  • Entrance fee: Free to the public
  • Host: CITIZEN Watch Co., Ltd.
  • Contact information: CITIZEN Watch Customer Center phone: 0120-78-4807
  • Production/planning organizer: LUFTZUG


CITIZEN also co-sponsors architect Tsuyoshi Tane first personal exhibition, entitled Archaeology of the Future.

Exhibition: Tsuyoshi Tane |Archaeology of the Future ― Search & Research
Event period: October 18 to December 23, 2018
Hours: 11:00 to 18:00
Closed on Mondays and national holidays (open on November 3 (Saturday) and December 23 (Sunday)).
Entrance fee: Free to the public
TOTO Nogizaka Bldg. 3rd floor, 1-24-3, Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062
One-minute walk from Nogizaka Station Exit 3 (Tokyo Metro Chiyoda line)

Name of Exhibition: Tsuyoshi Tane |Archaeology of the Future― Digging & Building
Event period: October 19 — December 24, 2018
Hours: 11:00 to 19:00
Closed on Mondays (open on December 24 (Monday))
Entrance fee: 1,200 yen (1,000 yen*) per adult, 800 yen (600 yen*) per college or high school student, free for junior high and under.
*Fees for group rates for 15 persons or more
Free for disabled (identification document required) and accompanying person. Discount coupons cannot be combined. Tickets are not refundable.
Venue: Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
3-20-2, Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 163-1403
Five-minutes walk from Hatsudai Station East Exit (Keio New Line) (directly accessible from the station), 15-minutes walk from Sangubashi Station (Odakyu Line), approx. 20 minutes by bus from JR Shibuya Station (Shibu 61, Shibu 63, Shibu 64 and Shibu 66 of Keio Bus and Shibu 66 of Toei Bus)
Host: Tokyo Opera City Cultural Foundation, Public Interest Incorporated Foundation