Ebisu / Naka-Meguro,Tokyo
This is an art museum that houses and exhibits modern and contemporary Japanese art. It hosts special exhibitions on a wide range of themes.
A museum opened in Meguro, Tokyo in 1987 with the aim of providing a place for local people to casually enjoy art. It mainly collects and displays modern and contemporary Japanese art. The fine pieces of art created by various artists are systematically introduced in the exhibitions. Works inspired by Western artists and works which received high reputations at international exhibitions are displayed. The museum selects works to figure out Japanese modern and contemporary art through the relationship with the outside of Japan. Even though it does not have the permanent exhibition, special exhibitions are frequently held with various perspectives and themes as well as with works of famous artists. The museum also organizes workshops and lets the Kumin Gallery space in the premises to those who want to show their own works to public. It is located in the Meguro Citizen’s Center, a 10-minute walk from JR Meguro Station.