The museum is a venue for several exhibits throughout the year of visiting collections. The three main areas of the permanent ... More
Nara Prefectural Museum of Art
The museum is a venue for several exhibits throughout the year of visiting collections. The three main areas of the permanent holdings are ceramics, woodblock prints and nihonga-style paintings. Featured painters include Josaku Maeda and Ichiro Fukugawa, while the well-represented potters are Shoji Hamada and Kenkichi Tomimoto. Among the printmakers, there is a good selection of the masters—Hiroshige and Hokusai as well as Sharaku, Utamaro, Eisen and Harunobu.
Both a major Japanese style and avant garde painter, Insho Domoto [1891 1975] received the order of cultural merits in
1961 and was responsible for the contemporary architecture of the museum (established in 1965) located at the bottom of ...
The Main Exhibition Hall was built in 1895 in French Renaissance style and has been designated important cultural property together
with the original ticket counter, the main gate and the walls collectively named: "Former Imperial Museum of Kyoto." The ...
Associated with the anti war principles of Ritsumeikan University, this museum's objective is to explain the cause and realities of
war in order to promote peace. Films, simulation devices (e.g. The Plan to Drop the Atomic Bomb on Kyoto), ...