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Art Museum Spots in Ibaraki Area

  • Kasama Geijutsunomori Park
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    Ibaraki Pref. Kasamashi Kasama 2345
    This park integrating traditional Ibaraki crafts into the natural environs is located in Kasama City, Ibaraki Prefecture. In addition to the Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum, this expansive park is the setting for 17 artisanal works set in the hinoki cypress Tonomori grove, and the Crafthills Kasama where ceramic and craft workshops can be enjoyed.
  • Shimodate Museum of Art
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    4.0
    11 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Chikuseishi Hei 372 Arterio 3F
    An art museum which preserves and displays works of art by artists connected to Chikusei City such as potter Itaya Hazan and painter Morita Shigeru. The museum is located on the third floor of the Chiiki Koryu Center Arterio down Prefectural Route 305 traveling from JR Shimodate Station. Distinguished by its glass exterior, visitors can also enjoy the sight of Mt. Tsukuba and the surrounding scenery from the building's lobby and sky promenade. In addition to its standing exhibition, the museum holds special exhibitions, workshops, artwork appreciation meets, and a full array of other events. Easily accessible and casual in atmosphere, the museum also serves as a community gathering space.

    最終日に訪問しました。 可愛らしいイラストの数々で時間を忘れて見てしまいました。 綺麗な美術館で他のイベントがあった時にもきてみたいです。

  • Tsukuba Museum of Art, Ibaraki
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    Ibaraki Pref. Tsukubashi Aduma 2-8
    An art museum located a three-minute walk from exit A2 of Tsukuba Station, the last stop on the Tsukuba Express line. Opened as an annex of the Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, the museum primarily holds solo and group exhibitions. Aiming to make it possible for people of all ages to come in contact with art in a variety of ways, the museum has a lecture room and video library in addition to its exhibition space. The museum also holds Saturday lectures conducted by curators in the prefecture in which participants can hear what they have learned through study and experience as well as their unique stories. In addition, there's a cafe and museum shop which carries exhibition catalogs.
  • Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum
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    4.0
    25 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Kasamashi Kasama 2345 Kasama Art Forest Park
    "A prefectural art museum located inside Kasama Geijutsunomori Park a five-minute drive from JR Kasama Station. Dedicated to the concepts of ""excitement,"" ""understanding,"" and ""fun,"" the museum presents the history and techniques of Kasama ware. The museum's standing exhibition consists of pieces by recipients of the Order of Culture and Living National Treasures. The museum also displays famous pieces by potters closely connected to Ibaraki Prefecture in addition to holding special exhibitions of primarily pottery from within the prefecture and beyond. Bright and with a quiet atmosphere, the museum also has a shop and restaurant, making it easy to visitors to take their time, have fun, and enjoy the works of ceramic art on display."

    If you are looking for good quality Japanese crockery& ceramics, this is a nice place. They have a good range, some super pricey but many are good to start or complete a collection. I hear there are...

  • Kasama Nichido Museum of Art
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    4.5
    48 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Kasamashi Kasama 978-4
    "An art museum located a three-minute walk from the ""Nichido Bijutsukan Iriguchi"" bus stop on the Kasama Loop bus in Kasama City, Ibaraki Prefecture. The museum's large collection of artwork by domestic and international artists includes Renoir's ""Girl at the Fountain"" and ""Venus Victorious,"" Ryusei Kishida's ""Maruyama-kun,"" and Hiroshi Okutani's ""Fusei."" In addition to the museum's standing exhibition of French artists and a special exhibition hall, the museum has more unique facilities, such as an outdoor sculpture garden, and a palette exhibition which presents palettes used by various painters."

    This was a truly sublime experience. We came to the Museum while in Kasama visiting a relative who works in the Ibaraki area. We had no idea of the amazing paintings on display at this museum. I...

  • Art Tower Mito
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    4.0
    101 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Mitoshi Gokenchou 1-6-8
    The Art Tower Mito is a joint art facility located about 10 minutes by car from Mito Station. It has an art museum with mainly modern art exhibits, a concert hall complete with pipe organ, and a stage for musicals and traditional arts like rakugo. Uniquely composed of equilateral triangular panels, the Symbol Tower features a lookout deck with a view of Mito City and vicinity. You can get a tour of the interior (includes the tower) even as an individual.

    We were pleased to see the tower, and the whole art centre complex, but it was very quiet with not a lot going on. The tower was closed, as was the contemporary art gallery. The foyer with the...

  • The Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki
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    Ibaraki Pref. Mitoshi Sembachou Higakubo 666-1
    From Kairakuen, one of the three great gardens of Japan, head to the other side of Senba Lake to find this art museum which opened in October 1988. The museum’s collection of almost 4,000 pieces are displayed according to season and theme and contains works from local Ibaraki artists such as Yokoyama Taikan, Ogawa Usen, and Nakamura Tsune as well as western artists such as Monet and Renoir. On the south side of the grounds you will also find a reconstruction of Mito native Nakamura Tsune’s workshop with belongings and documents on display.
  • Tenshin Memorial Museum of Art Ibaraki
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    4.0
    51 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Kitaibarakishi Otsuchou Camellia 2083
    This prefectural art museum sits on the Izura Coast—a scenic location in Ibaraki City, Ibaraki Prefecture. The interior presents materials and personal effects of Tenshin Okakura, the artist who moved the first section (painting section) of the original Nihon Bijutsu-in to Izura for work. There are special exhibits featuring modern Japanese paintings as well. You must see the Pacific Ocean from the observation lobby. Cafe and museum shop adjacent.

    I had such a good time! Everything is completely rebuilt, and the art exhibits and the view from the hexagon house were fantastic. I highly recommend this museum!

  • Washi Ningyo Art Museum
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    Ibaraki Kuji-gun Daigomachi Sanuki 1920
    "An art museum in Okukuji Tea Village Park on Prefectural Route 205 in Sanuki, Daigo City, Kuji County. It displays more than 600 pieces by Yamaoka So, a washi paper doll maker. He created his work in the mountain hamlet of Daigo, with the belief that ""nature is the source of creation.” Hina dolls are also displayed during the Cha-no-sato Hina Festival held annually from February to early March."
  • Koga Machikado Art Museum
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    3.5
    11 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Koga-shi Chuocho 2-6-60
    An art museum along Edomachi-dori Street in Chuo-cho 2-Chome, Koga City. It has a permanent exhibition featuring paintings and other work by artists with ties to Koga City. They rent out the second floor of the facility as a public gallery.

    篆刻美術館の隣にある赤い建物が古河街角美術館です。に古河市ゆかりの作家を中心に作品が展示されています。入場無料ですこじんまりとした規模ですが、意外と楽しめました。

  • Arcus Studio
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    Ibaraki Moriya-shi Itatoi 2418
    This multipurpose facility is located inside Moriya Manabi no Sato, along Prefectural Route 58, in Itatoi, Moriya City. The building is a former elementary school which has been repurposed and is now open to the public. Additionally, during the Artist in Residence Program, which invites artists from all over the world, each artist in attendance is assigned a classroom to use for exhibitions and workshops.
  • Oarai Art Museum
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    Ibaraki Higashiibaraki-gun Oaraimachi Isohama Machi 8249
    "This art museum is located along OaraiKaigan-dori, in Oaraimachi-Isohamacho, Higashi-Ibaraki County. In addition to the permanent display of watercolor paintings by the businessman and intellectual, Hideo Shibusawa, there are also exhibitions for crafts and photographs held in the museum. Visitors can also enjoy “Fukeisoga, Landscape Window Painting,"" which looks like a landscape painting through the framed large window glass facing the sea. ."
  • Kasama Inari Art Museum
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    Ibaraki Kasama-shi Kasama 1
  • Hyotan Art Museum
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    Ibaraki Omitama-shi Koiwato 1677
  • Tokyo University of the Arts Daigaku Museum of Art Toride
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    Ibaraki Toride-shi Omonma 5000
  • Hirosawa Art Museum
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    Ibaraki Chikusei-shi Otsuka 599
  • Nagayamahaku Memorial
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    Ibaraki Pref. Hitachishi Kaminechou 1-9-13
  • Tenkokubijiyutukambijiyutugakushiyushitu
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    Ibaraki Pref. Kogashi Chuouchou 1-chome 4-19
  • Gozenyama Glass Crafts Art Museum
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    Ibaraki Hitachiomiya Shimoisehata 2950-7
  • gallery Okkonoshitu
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Chikuseishi Kou 20

    生まれて間もなくの高熱で肢体不自由になった方が、タイプライターを用いて描いた絵のgallery。厚生労働大臣賞まで受賞した方。

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Just a stone’s throw from Tokyo, Ibaraki is a coastal prefecture that has mastered juxtapositions, where old shrines meet new scientific discoveries and traditional gardens are frequented by the inventors of some of the newest technology. Head to Mito City's Kairakuenーone of Japan's Three Great Gardensーin spring to experience the cellestial blooming of fantastic cherry blossoms at the annual sakura festival.

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