Yamagata Museum of Art
The museum is working to enhance its collection and permanent exhibits and research of its collection of works centered on three pillars, which are French, Japanese & Oriental art, and local art.
The permanent exhibitions include the Hasegawa collection (Japanese art), sculptures by Shinkai Taketaro and Shinkai Takezo, the Yoshino Gypsum collection (gorgeous modern French paintings), and the Hattori collection (20th century French paintings).
In particular, the Yoshino Gypsum Collection is recognized as one of Japan’s leading works of fine art by Barbizonists, Impressionists, cubism, abstract paintings, and École de Paris artists such as Millet, Pissarro, Monet, Renoir, Matisse, Chagall and Kandinsky.
- Yamagata Museum of Art
1-63 Otemachi, Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture
- 023-622-3090 (Yamagata Museum of Art) 023-622-3090 (Yamagata Museum of Art)
About 5 minutes on the routes for “Tendo (via Araya)” or “Yamadera” from Yamagata Station & 3 minutes walk
About 12 minutes by Benichan Bus on the “City center” route (runs every 15 minutes) & 4 minutes walk from “Kajo Castle Kajo Park (Otemon Pals)” bus stop
15 minutes walk from JR Yamagata Station (East Exit)
About 15 minutes from Yamagata Zao IC on the Yamagata Expressway
* There is a free parking lot on the north side of the Yamagata Museum of Art.
* Fees apply for the Otemachi parking lot in front of the museum
- Parking lot
10:00~17:00 (last entry at 16:30)
Every Monday and from December 28 to January 3
※ It may be closed on other days in-between exhibitions too so please check with the museum
To the permanent collection:
・ General: 600 yen
・ Senior high-school & University student: 300 yen
・Elementary & Junior high school student: 100 yen
※ Admission fee to special exhibitions will be different
* Opening hours and days may be different due to COVID-19. Please inquire directly with the museum before visiting.
- Official site
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