The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma
The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma
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The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma

群馬県立近代美術館

Last updated: December 21, 2020

Admire the work of some of Japan's best modern artists

The Museum of Modern Art in Gunma displays international artists like Munch, Monet, and Renoir alongside Japanese artists. These include artists from Gunma, such as Fukuzawa Ichiro, Yamaguchi Kaoru, and Tsuruoka Masao.

The minimal, cube-shaped building opened in 1974 and was designed by renowned Japanese architect Isozaki Arata. Many consider it one of his greatest works.

The gallery is dedicated to spreading understanding of modern art. It features temporary and permanent exhibitions and regular gallery talks, lectures, and other educational programs. The museum's main focus is on contemporary art, but ancient Japanese and Chinese art is included in the Koho-an Inoue collection.


Basic Information

Address

992-1 Watanukimachi, Takasaki ( Map)

Access

About 25 minutes by bus from Takasaki Station

About 10 minutes by car from Fujioka IC of Joshin-Etsu Expressway

Parking

Free, 500 cars

Hours

9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Closed

Mondays, New Year's holidays

Admission

300 yen (150 yen for students)

Tel

027-346-4064

Website

https://mmag.pref.gunma.jp/

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