The Museum of Art, Kochi

Art Museum
This art museum opened in 1993 in Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture and is known for its over 1,200 items comprising a global collection of Marc Chagall’s works. There are also many other works of modern and contemporary art on display, as well as art by local artists. The collection-based exhibits regularly rotate works from among its massive collection. The building also includes a hall for the performance arts and a photography center showcasing the works of Kochi-born photographer Yasuhiro Ishimoto. Various exhibitions and workshops are held as well.

Spot details

Address
Kouchi Pref. Kouchishi Takasu 353-2
Phone
0888668000
Hours
9:00-17:00(Last entry16:30)
Closed
open everyday (excluding New Year's holiday)
Fees
[Collection Exhibition] 370yen * Special exhibitions vary depending on the exhibition
Parking Lot
Available (Standard size 144spaces, Bus 10spaces, Handicar 2spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Available
Note
Temporary suspension:Closed until May 10, 2020 (Information as of May 8, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • A lovely museum that features the work of an excellent Japanese.
    5.0 Reviewed:2020.02.17
    We particularly liked the pictures that the artist painted along the Silk Road. His use of vivid colors isa highlight of his work.
  • A delightful surprise
    5.0 Reviewed:2018.12.02
    Wed been pretty disappointed by the quality of local art galleries in Japan but this was a delightful exception. The architecture is striking, apparently modelled on a traditional building, and...
  • High quality art gallery - with lots of Chagall!
    5.0 Reviewed:2018.10.19
    This is a very well curated gallery, far better than in many much larger cities around the world. It is housed in a striking new neo-classical building. It is the home to both a regular collection...

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