Hiroshima Museum of Art
About Hiroshima Museum of Art
Displaying around 200 works of modern art, including Monet, Van Gogh, Picasso, and contemporary Japanese oil paintings.
Founded in 1978, the Hiroshima Museum of Art displays around 200 pieces, including works of modern European art and contemporary Japanese oil paintings.
The European collection includes over 90 works of modern art, include paintings by Bonnard, Braque, Cezanne, Chagall, Degas, Delacroix, Gauguin, Manet, Matisse, Millet, Monet, Munch, Picasso, Renoir, Rousseau, Sisley, Utrillo and Van Gogh.
The Japanese collection has paintings from the Meiji Period (1868-1912) to today, and includes the works of Chu Asai, Morikazu Kumagai, Rei Kamoi, Ryohei Koizo, Ryusei Kishida, Seiki Kuroda and Yuzo Saiki.
The museum holds periodic special exhibitions several times a year, ranging from fine art, to ukiyo-e, to exploration of the work of notable picture book artists.
Admission prices change depending on the special exhibition, but the main collection is usually available for viewing year round.
Centrally located in Hiroshima Central Park next to Hiroshima Castle, it is easily accessed by foot, public transport, or the Hiroshima sightseeing busses.