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Yokohama Museum of Art

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1: to see art works at exhibitions

Art Museum in Minatomirai Area

If you visit Yokohama Museum of Art, you can see art works according to the theme of exhibitions.

It is an art museum of general art.

Various kinds of exhibitions including project exhibition and collection exhibition are held. There are the information desk and so on at the 1st floor. Special exhibitions and collection exhibitions are held at the 2nd floor.

"Fascinating Japanese Woodcut Prints" (from March 1, 2014 (Saturday) to May 25, 2014 (Sunday)) showed masterpieces of Japanese woodcut prints including "Firework Show at Ryogoku" by Kiyochika Kobayashi (1847-1915) and "Terashima Village in a Snowy Evening" by Hasui Kawase (1883-1957).

Simultaneously, "Artist as Friend Ⅱ" (from March 1, 2014 (Saturday) to May 25, 2014 (Sunday)) showed the interaction between Pablo Picasso and Tsuguharu Fujita.

This art museum is the central place of Yokohama Triennale, an international exhibition of contemporary art. It is held once in three years.

It opened in 1989. It is a large public art museum of Yokohama City at commercial area in Minatomirai, Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture. Its nearest station is Minatomirai Station.

Event Information

"Project Exhibition: Yokohama Triennale 2017 -Islands, Constellations and Galapagos-"
from August 4, 2017 (Friday) to November 5, 2017 (Sunday)

"Project Exhibition: Ishiuchi Miyako -Grain and Image-"
from December 9, 2017 (Saturday) to March 4, 2018 (Sunday)

"Yokohama Museum of Art Collection 2017 Part 2: Surrealism -Paintings, Sculptures and Photographs-"
from December 9, 2017 (Saturday) to March 4, 2018 (Sunday)

"Project Exhibition: NUDE -ART FROM THE TATE COLLECTION-"
from March 24, 2018 (Saturday) to June 24, 2018 (Sunday)

Finished Event Information

"Project Exhibition: BILLOWING LIGHT: ISHIDA Takashi"
from March 28, 2015 (Saturday) to May 31, 2015 (Sunday)

"The Exhibition of the Yokohama Museum of Art: Collection 2015 Part 1 Thinking with the Body -Ways of Relating to the Body in Contemporary Art-"
from March 28, 2015 (Saturday) to May 31, 2015 (Sunday)

"Project Exhibition: Cai Guo-Qiang: There and Back Again"
from July 11, 2015 (Saturday) to October 18, 2015 (Sunday)

"The Exhibition of the Yokohama Museum of Art: Collection 2015 Part 2 War and Art -A Special Exhibit Commemorating the End of World War Ⅱ-"
from July 11, 2015 (Saturday) to October 18, 2015 (Sunday)

"Concert in Yokohama Museum of Art"
November 8, 2015 (Sunday)

"Classical Music A Cappella Aura Museum Concert"
November 25, 2015 (Wednesday)

"Auto Color Awards 2015-2016"
from December 11, 2015 (Friday) to December 12, 2015 (Saturday)

"Project Exhibition: NAKAJIMA Kiyoshi Retrospective -Exploring the Kaleidoscopic World of an Innovative Nihonga Painter"
from November 3, 2015 (Tuesday, National Holiday) to January 11, 2016 (Monday, National Holiday)

"The Exhibition of the Yokohama Museum of Art: Collection 2015 Part 3 -Mythology and the Nude-, -Abstraction and Construction: Images of Industrialization and the City-, -The Nameless City: Anonymous Landscapes in Contemporary Photography-, -The Furniture of COMME des GARÇONS-, -Yokohama in the Taisho and Showa Periods (from November 3, 2015 (Tuesday, National Holiday) to January 11, 2016 (Monday))"
from November 3, 2015 (Tuesday, National Holiday) to April 3, 2016 (Sunday)

"Project Exhibition: Takashi Murakami's Superflat Collection -From Shōhaku and Rosanjin to Anselm Kiefer-
from January 30, 2016 (Saturday) to April 3, 2016 (Sunday)

"New Artist Picks 2015: Yu ARAKI Solo Exhibition"
from February 26, 2016 (Friday) to April 3, 2016 (Sunday)

"Project Exhibition: Fuji Xerox Print Collection × Yokohama Museum of Art Artists in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction -From Picasso to Warhol"
from April 23, 2016 (Saturday) to June 5, 2016 (Sunday)

"Mois de la France à Yokohama (Yokohama-France Month) 2016 Week-end cinéma: "Le Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain""
June 18, 2016 (Saturday)

"Mois de la France à Yokohama (Yokohama-France Month) 2016 Week-end cinéma: "L'heure d'été""
June 19, 2016 (Sunday)

"Image Forum Festival 2016"
from July 16, 2016 (Saturday) to July 18, 2016 (Monday, National Holiday)

"Music Festival in Yokohama Museum of Art"
from September 2, 2016 (Friday) to September 3, 2016 (Saturday)

"The Exhibition of the Yokohama Museum of Art: Collection 2016 Part 1 Graceful and Tough: The Feminine Gaze -Works from the Yokohama Museum of Art Collection The Evolution of American Photography, 1860s-1940s"
from April 23, 2016 (Saturday) to September 11, 2016 (Sunday)

"Project Exhibition: Mary Cassatt Retrospective"
from June 25, 2016 (Saturday) to September 11, 2016 (Sunday)

"Project Exhibition: BODY / PLAY / POLITICS"
from October 1, 2016 (Saturday) to December 14, 2016 (Wednesday)

"The Exhibition of the Yokohama Museum of Art: Collection 2016 Part 2"
from October 1, 2016 (Saturday) to December 14, 2016 (Wednesday)

"Yokohama Museum of Art New Year Museum Concert"
January 8, 2017 (Sunday)

"TPAM2017 (Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama 2017) Oriza Hirata + Voleur du Feu Theatre "Taipei Notes""
from February 15, 2017 (Wednesday) to February 16, 2017 (Thursday)

"Project Exhibition: The photographic works of Kishin Shinoyama "Picture power""
from January 4, 2017 (Wednesday) to February 28, 2017 (Tuesday)

"The Exhibition of the Yokohama Museum of Art: Collection 2016 Part 3"
from January 4, 2017 (Wednesday) to February 28, 2017 (Tuesday)

"New Artist Picks 2017: Atsushi Wada -My Marsh-"
from February 3, 2017 (Friday) to February 28, 2017 (Tuesday)

"Grand Gallery Concert"
June 14, 2017 (Wednesday)

"Image Forum Festival 2017"
from June 16, 2017 (Friday) to June 18, 2017 (Sunday)

"Yokohama Museum of Art Collection 2017 Part 1: Reflections of Nature"
from March 25, 2017 (Saturday) to June 25, 2017 (Sunday)

"Project Exhibition: The Elegant Other -Cross-cultural Encounters in Fashion and Art-"
from April 15, 2017 (Saturday) to June 25, 2017 (Sunday)

Necessary Time
It is estimated that it is about 2 hours in a regular pace, about 1.5 hours in a hurried pace, and about 2.5 hours in a slow pace.

Opening Hour
This museum opens from 10:00 to18:00 (last entry: 17:30).

Closed Day
This museum is closed every Thursday.

Admissions Fee
It is different between exhibitions. In case of "Fascinating Japanese Woodcut Prints," it is 1,100-yen for the general public, 700-yen for high school and university students, 400-yen for junior high school students, and free for elementary school students and under. In case of "Artist as Friend Ⅱ," it is 500-yen for the general pubulic, 300-yen for high school and university students, 100-yen for junior high school students, and free for elementary school students and under. During "Minatomirai 21 Sakura Festa," there is the free admissions day. In 2015, it was April 4, 2015 (Saturday).

Access
It takes 3 minutes from Minatomirai Station on foot.

Nearest Railway Station
◎ Minatomirai Station (Yokohama Minatomirai: Minatomirai Line)
◎ Sakuragicho Station (JR East: Keihin-Tohoku Line, Negishi Line)
◎ Sakuragicho Station (Yokohama Municipal Subway: Blue Line)

Fellow Travelers
◎ Alone
◎ With Friends
◎ With Significant Other
◎ With Family
○ With Children

Name in English
Yokohama Museum of Art

Name in Roman Letters
Yokohama Bijutsukan

Name in Japanese
横浜美術館
よこはまびじゅつかん

Address
3-4-1, Minato-Mirai, Nishi-Ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa, 220-0012, Japan

Telephone Number
045-221-0300

URL
http://yokohama.art.museum/eng/index.html

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