Kanagawa Kenritsu Kindai Bijutsukan (Museum of Modern Art)

Kanagawa, Kanto

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.’


2-1-53 Yukinoshita, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa
Admission Fee
Depends on exhibition
Mondays, the next day of each national holiday, maintenance period
[Walk]JR Kamakura Stn./10-min.walk

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