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Nagoya City Art Museum

Affluent collections by local artists. A temporary Exhibition is also recommended.

Art Museum

Works are collected as the theme of “Art by local artists”, “École de Paris”, “Mexican Renaissance”, and “Contemporary artist”. The display is changed three times a year and works are selected with a seasonal theme among about 6800 collections.

“Fafnir-Dragon II” by Alexander Calder welcomes you at the entrance. The other contemporary sculptures by Isamu Noguchi , Antony Gormley, and more are placed.

The works of Takanori Ogisu , a painter from Aichi who spent his life in and drew Paris are collected. Following his works, many works around 1910 to 1930 by foreign artists called “École de Paris” are collected. One of the masterpieces is “Girl with Pigtails by Amedeo Modigliani . It is characteristic of the museum that many collections of “Mexican Renaissance” in the early 20 century at the time of the Mexican Revolution.

Temporary exhibitions are held occasionally and permanent exhibitions are needless to say recommended. The themes are various including Impressionism, Contemporary arts, and scriptures. Globally famous work has come here, Nagoya, many times from a museum representing the country.

Highlights

  • Many collections of Takanori Ogisu , artists of “École de Paris”, and more.
  • It is the only museum in Japan collecting Mexican modern arts in the early 20 century called “Mexican Renaissance” .
  • The contents of Temporary exhibitions held occasionally and Permanent exhibitions gain a good reputation every time.

Photos

  • “Fafnir-Dragon II” by Alexander Calder  is impressively placed at the entrance.

    “Fafnir-Dragon II” by Alexander Calder is impressively placed at the entrance.

  • The works by artists of “École de Paris”.

    The works by artists of “École de Paris”.

  • The modern Mexican art collections of the early 20 century are overwhelming.

    The modern Mexican art collections of the early 20 century are overwhelming.

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Details

Name in Japanese
名古屋市美術館
Postal Code
460-0008
Address
in Shirakawa Park 2-17-25, Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya City, Aichi
Telephone
052-212-0001
Holiday
Monday (if it is a holiday, the following day),
from Dec. 29 to Jan.
There may be temporary holidays.
Business Hours
9:30am-5:00pm(Admission allowed until 4:30pm)Friday except for national holiday: until 8:00pm (Admission allowed until 7:30pm)
Admission
Permanent Exhibition Adults: 300 yen. University and senior high school students: 200 yen. Junior high school students and under: free (Fees will be determined for each temporary exhibition). [A combo ticket of Nagoya City Science Museum]Adults: 500 yen
Directions
An 8-minute walk from Fushimi Station on the Metro of Nagoya Transportation Bureau.
Credit Cards
Not accepted
Official Website
Official Website (English)