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Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art (岡山県立美術館)

 0862254800  Okayama Pref. Okayamashi Kita-ku Tenjinchou 8-48

"Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art is located along Prefectural Route 400 in Tenjin-cho, Kita Ward in the city of Okayama. It collects and exhibits the works of traditional illustrators, traditional Japanese painters, Western-style painters, craftspeople, sculptors, and other artists who have a connection with Okayama. In addition to the permanent collection ""The Art of Okayama,"" in which the objects on display are changed periodically, and special exhibitions, the museum also sponsors events such as lectures about art and workshops."

Details

Hours
9:00-17:00 (Admission-16:30)
Closed
Monday (The next day in the case of Public holiday), New Year's Holiday, during the exhibition period
Fees
[Admission fee to view] General 350 yen, college student 250 yards, Over 65170 yen, junior high school student Free
Parking Lot
Available(38spaces)
Credit Card
Not available

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Review of The Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2017/10/01 And What is the Permanent Collection Like?
Looking over some previous reviews, I learn that the museum has a collection. The reason I mention this is because on my visit today, there was nothing to be seen from said collection, as they were...
Reviewed:2016/07/31 Nice but not foreigner friendly!
Beautiful building and helpful staff however for a high end museum there is a surprising lack of foreign language signs or descriptions of anything. Half of the art works had just a tiny blurb in...
Reviewed:2016/01/08 Hidden gem
Given that Okayama isn't a huge tourist destination in and of itself, this was a surprisingly nice and modern museum. Seems to get some really good exhibitions too.
Reviewed:2015/12/04 interesting but small number of exhibits
There are only a few sections displaying traditional artwork and crafts, and one section on modern art, and one section on photography. Rather skimpy though I enjoyed whatever were there.
Reviewed:2015/04/05 Moomin exhibition in April 2015
We visited this museum to see the Moomin exhibition, which came to Japan to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of Tove Jansson's birth last year. It was the most amazing exhibit - so many of her...

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