Hyōgo Prefectural Museum of Art

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The Hyōgo Prefectural Museum of Art (兵庫県立美術館 Hyōgo Kenritsu Bijutsukan?) is a purpose built municipal art gallery in Nada-ku, Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. It was opened in 2002.

The major collections of the museum are foreign and Japanese sculptures, foreign and Japanese prints, Western-style and Japanese-style paintings associated with Hyogo Prefecture, Japanese greatworks in modern era, and contemporary art.

The building of the museum is a modern, concrete construction by famed architect Tadao Ando.


Coordinates: 34°41′57.09″N 135°13′4.84″E / 34.6991917°N 135.2180111°E / 34.6991917; 135.2180111