National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
About National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
Established in 1963, MOMAK, as it’s known, is dedicated to showcasing and preserving twentieth century art from Japanese, European and American artists. It hosts a number of exhibitions each year, plus around 20 different exhibitions from the museum’s own extensive collection.
It places particular emphasis on artists from Kyoto and the Kansai area. The building itself was designed by notable Japanese architect, Fumihiko Maki.