Mie Kenritsu Bijutsukan (Art Museum)
Mie Kenritsu Bijutsukan is situated on a small hill in the center of the city of Tsu, in Mie Prefecture. Exhibited in the open air around this art museum are many sculptures, including works by Giacomo Manzu. The collection here focuses on modern Japanese painting, as well as the works of artists from around the world who have influenced modern Japanese painters. Also noteworthy are the many self-portraits by such Japanese artists as Shigeru Aoki, Yuzo Saeki and Kaita Murayama. Works of foreign artists include La Branche by Chagall. Since 1991 Spanish art has also been an integral part of this collection.
Address: 11 Otani-cho, Tsu-shi, Mie
Admission Fee: 300 yen (permanent exhibition)
Closed: Mondays, the next day of each national holiday (except Saturdays and Sundays), New Years holidays'
[Walk]JR Tsu Stn./10-min. walk