Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art

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Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
京都市美術館
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Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art is located in Kyoto city
Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
Kyoto city
Established 1933 (1933)
Location 124, Okazaki Enshojicho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
Coordinates 35°00′46.21″N 135°47′00.85″E / 35.0128361°N 135.7835694°E / 35.0128361; 135.7835694Coordinates: 35°00′46.21″N 135°47′00.85″E / 35.0128361°N 135.7835694°E / 35.0128361; 135.7835694
Type Art museum
Owner Kyoto City
Public transit access Okazaki Koen, Bijutsukan, Heian Jingu-mae, Kyoto City Bus
Okazaki Koen, Dobutsuen-mae, Kyoto City Bus
Higashiyama Station, Municipal Subway Tozai Line
Nearest car park Okazaki Koen Parking Lot (can be used for fee)
Website www.city.kyoto.jp/bunshi/kmma/en/

The Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art (京都市美術館?, Kyōto-shi Bijutsukan) is one of the oldest art museums in Japan.[1] It is located in Okazaki Park in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto and opened in 1928 as a commemoration of Emperor Hirohito's coronation ceremony as it was initially called the Showa Imperial Coronation Art Museum of Kyoto.


Important works in the collection[edit]

  • Takeuchi Seihō: 芙蓉 (1882), 年中行事 (1886), 池塘浪静 (1887), 雲龍 (1887), 遊鯉 (1887), 宇野老人像 (1895), 渓山秋月 (1899), 散華 (1910), 散華 (1910), 熊 (1910), 雨 (1911), 絵になる最初 (1913), 金魚の句(1913), 潮沙永日 (1922), 酔興 (1924), 馬に乗る狐 (1924), うな辺 (1926), 雷公 (1930), 松 (1932), 水村 (1934), 風竹野 (1934), 風竹 (1934), 驟雨一過 (1935), 静閑 (1935), 雄風 (1940), 色紙十二ヶ月(1926–41), 八功徳水,冬瓜にねずみ

Building information[edit]

  • Planning: Maeda Kenjiro
  • Completion of construction: 1933
  • Total floor space: 9,349m²
  • Full address: 〒606-8344 京都府京都市左京区岡崎円勝寺町124

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Surroundings[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Museums" in Japan Encyclopedia, pp. 671-673.

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