Art Museum Spots in Saitama Area

  • The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Saitamashi Urawa-ku Tokiwa 9-30-1
    An art museum located in Kitaurawa Park along National Route 463 in Tokiwa, Urawa Ward, Saitama City. The museum's collection includes works by Monet, Chagall, and Picasso, as well as Japanese modern artists. The content of the museum's standing exhibition is changed four times a year. The museum also holds five special exhibitions a year as well as workshops, lectures, museum concerts, and other events. In addition, there's a museum shop and Italian restaurant.
  • Maruki Gallery for the Hiroshima Panels
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Higashimatsuyamashi Shimogarako 1401
    "An art museum located in Shimogarako, Higashimatsuyama City. The museum was established to permanently exhibit the Hiroshima Panels, an art series created collaboratively between husband and wife painters Iri and Toshi Maruki. Of the 15 panels, the museum possesses panels one through 14 (panel 15, ""Nagasaki,"" is in the collection of the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum). The museum's permanent exhibition also includes other collaborative works created by the husband and wife team on themes like pollution and atrocities. In addition, the museum holds special exhibitions. (The museum can also be rented out as an art space.)"
  • Yamato Art Museum
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Omiya 6175-1 sheep mountain park
    An art museum located in Hitsujiyama Park situated along National Route 299 in Omiya, Chichibu City. The museum boasts one of the largest collections of works by woodblock print master Shiko Munakata and also owns paintings by artists such as Takeshi Hayashi, Shintaro Suzuki, and Morikazu Kumagai.
  • Kawagoe City Art Museum
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Kawagoeshi Kuruwamachi 2-30-1
    An art museum located in 2-Chome Kuruwa-machi, Kawagoe City. The museum's collection of some 2,000 items focuses on works by Kawagoe-born Western-style painter Kyuichiro Aihara and other artists connected to the area. The contents of the museum's standing exhibition hall and Kyuichiro Aihara Memorial Gallery are changed four times a year. The museum also holds special exhibitions as well as events such as gallery talks and museum concerts.
  • Saitama City Manga Museum
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Saitama-shi Kita-ku Bonsaicho 150
    This was Japan's first art museum dedicated to manga comics. It was founded in 1966 on the former site of the mansion that Kitazawa Rakuten, founding father of modern Japanese manga, spent his later years with the goal of promoting the growth of manga culture. On display are the works of Kitazawa Rakuten as well as the works of other modern manga artists and they also hold various manga related events.
  • Satoe Memorial Art Museum of 21st Century
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Kazo-shi Mizubuka Odateno 2067
    An art museum with the catchphrase of A Gallery of Japanese Gardens, Sculptures, and Paintings. There are over 20 sculptures displayed in the Japanese garden allowing you to enjoy the changing trees and flowers along with the charms of the sculptures as you stroll through the garden. In the Sculpture Exhibition Salon you'll find works by both domestic and foreign artists including Auguste Rodin (Fallen Caryatid Carrying her Stone 1911-18) and Antoine Bourdelle (Sappho 1925).
  • Yamazaki Art Museum
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Kawagoe-shi Nakacho 4-13
    An art museum launched on the Culture Day holiday in 1982. On display is art by master painter and elder statesmen of the domestic art revolution which occurred during the Meiji period, Hashimoto Gaho. He was the son of Hashimoto Seien, a door screen painter employed by the Kawagoe domain, but outstripped his father's ability and became a pioneer of Japanese art reform. This museum was opened to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mr. Yamazaki, who preserved all Gaho’s works and handed them down to his descendants.
  • Chichibu Museum of Art
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Chichibu-shi Nagatamachi 7-1
    This art museum is located in Nagata-machi, Chichibu City. With a focus on Edo period art, it has a collection of works on display by artists, both living and deceased, who have a connection to the local area. Every year a number of themed exhibitions are also carried out. It includes a Buddhist museum, folk museum, and the Chichibu Museum of Art gallery.
  • Urawa Art Museum
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Saitama-shi Urawa-ku Nakacho 2-5-1
  • Hokusai Art Museum
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Kazoshi Kitakobama 146-1
  • Kawanabekyosaikinen Art Museum
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Warabishi Minamichou 4-36-4
  • Ranyamakinen Art Museum
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Kawagoeshi Motomachi 2-2-1
  • Trick 3 D Art inCOEDO
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Kawagoe-shi Motomachi 1-13-1
  • Book‧Cafe‧Gallery PNB1253
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Chichibu-gun Minanomachi Shimotano 1253-1
  • Mushanokojisaneatukinenatarashikimura Art Museum
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Irumagunmoroyamamachi Tsuduranuki 423
  • Yaoko Kawagoe Art Museum
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Kawagoe-shi Hikawacho 109-1
  • Josai Daigaku Mizuta Art Museum
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Sakado-shi Keyakidai 1-1
  • Marunuma Geijutsunomori
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Asaka-shi Kamiuchimagi 493-1
  • Toyama Memorial Hall
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Hiki Kawajimamachi Shiroinuma 675
  • Ai Ai Art Museum
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Kawagoe-shi Kuruwamachi 2-chome 20-4

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Eclipsed by neighboring Tokyo, Saitama is often branded as the sleepy suburbs. However, look a little deeper and you’ll uncover quaint towns bursting with history and crafts from the kurazukuri Edo-period clay houses of Kawagoe to the ancient tree-enveloped temples of Chichibu.

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