Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art

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Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art
Established 1984
Location Fukushima City, Japan
Website Official website

Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art (福島県立美術館 Fukushima Kenritsu Bijutsukan?) is a museum located in Fukushima City.[1]

The museum houses 2000+ works, including French Impressionism, 20th century American realism, Japanese modern paintings, prints, earthenwares, ceramics and textiles.[2]

It owns an important part of Ben Shahn's Lucky Dragon series, about the Daigo Fukuryū Maru (literally, Lucky Dragon No. 5), the Japanese fishing boat caught in the Bikini Atoll hydrogen bomb blast. [3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Museums" in Japan Encyclopedia, pp. 671-673.
  2. ^ "Collection". Retrieved 2012-01-28. 
  3. ^ Takao Yamada (2012-01-23). "The paintings that won't reach Fukushima". Mainichi Daily News. Retrieved 2012-01-28. 

Coordinates: 37°46′4.5″N 140°27′23.5″E / 37.767917°N 140.456528°E / 37.767917; 140.456528