The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto (MoMAK)
Facing the approach to Heian Shrine and [Lake Biwa Canal, MoMAK is located amid the rich greenery of Okazaki Park.]
MoMAK is a national institution devoted to the collection and preservation of artworks and related reference materials of the twentieth century in Japan and other parts of the world. Particular emphasis is placed on artists or artistic movements in Kyoto and the Kansai area (the western region of Japan), such as Japanese-style paintings of the Kyoto School, while overviewing the mainstreams of Japanese modern art and craft movements as well as works from all over the world covering every genre of the crafts. In addition to five special and traveling exhibitions per year, the Museum rotates the works on display in the Collection Gallery approximately five times per year. Included therein are specially themed sub-exhibitions that are synchronized with the concurrent exhibition or present t
The price of admission for special and travelling exhibitions differ between each exhibition.
From JR/Kintetsu Kyoto Station (Kyoto-eki-mae boarding area A1) , Take Kyoto City Bus No.5 ( toward Iwakura Soshajo-mae), get off at "Okazaki Koen/Bijutsukan,Heian Jingu-mae"
- Postal Code
- 26-1, Okazaki Enshoji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8344 JAPAN
- 9:30-17:00 (Admission until 16:30) *Every Friday and Saturday 9:30-20:00 (Admission until 19:30)
- Every Monday (or,if Monday is a national holiday, the following Tuesday) New Year's holiday