Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto

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A visit to Kyoto would not be complete without experiencing Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art--one of the oldest art museums in Japan. Showcasing some 2,100 items, the museum includes both Western and Japanese paintings, as well as handicrafts, sculpture, prints, and calligraphy. In addition, it attracts many of the art world's highlights coming from Tokyo. The first floor often hosts free shows all year round, while the popular annual Kyo-ten exhibit boasts some of the best artists living and working in Kyoto. Using our online itinerary creator, Kyoto attractions like Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This museum has been a favourite for a long time and has hosted some wonderful exhibitions, its exhibitions include both Western and Eastern art, and other material also. However sometimes there are p...  more »
  • The Kyoto Municipal Museum of art in Okazaki Park. At the Museum of fine arts was opened in 0/1933 eye-catching look of the retro-style building of brick tiles. Near centered on Kyoto after the Meiji era and collecting modern art. It was now renewed construction.
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  • Interesting art work. Add this place to your itinerary if you're in the area.
  • The main building is currently closed due to renovations (until 2019) however my husband and I visited the exhibition currently being held at the annex and were not disappointed. Was a beautiful and very clean space with lovely art pieces and a wonderful exhibit displaying artworks by children in the community. It was very heartwarming to see how Kyoto values creativity and individuality of its young people and was honestly one of the hi-lights of our time in Kyoto.
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