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Kanagawa Kenritsu Kindai Bijutsukan (Museum of Modern Art)


The first Japanese modern and contemporary art museum, Kanagawa Kenritsu Kindai Bijutsukan opened in November 1951 in the grounds of Tsurugaoka-Hachiman-gu, a shrine in the city of Kamakura. The museum collection includes: oil paintings, including many excellent works by artists such as Shunsuke Matsumoto and Seiji Chokai; Japanese paintings, which include more than twenty masterpieces by Tamako Kataoka; and around 300 watercolor paintings and sketches by Hoshun Yamaguchi, a Japanese painter. The museums collection of woodblock prints includes works by artists ranging from Brueghel, Callot, Blake and Goya to Redon and Chagall, as well as a series of works by Matisse. Over 500 valuable Chinese prints of the post-1930s period are also housed at the museum.'


Address: 2-1-53 Yukinoshita, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa
Admission Fee: Depends on exhibition
Closed: Mondays, the next day of each national holiday, maintenance period

[Walk]JR Kamakura Stn./10-min.walk

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