Adachi Museum of Art

Adachi Museum of Art

20th century art surrounded by elaborate Japanese gardens

The Adachi Museum of Art was founded in 1980 by Adachi Zenko as a way to combine his passions for Japanese art and gardens. As well as the beautiful garden which is viewed through windows as if a work of art itself, the museum houses 1,300 artworks from the twentieth century which are rotated seasonally. The museum also has a permanent exhibition displaying the work of Yokoyama Taikan, a major contributor to nihonga classic Japanese art techniques.

Adachi Museum of Art

located in Matsue

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Interested in this Experience? It is included in this tour:

  • The best of Japan's arts scene, from Naoshima "Art Island" to the Adachi Museum, with moderate accommodation and some delicious meals included.

    Japan Arts Trail

    Japan may not have a high profile when it comes to art, but there are numerous museums and galleries large and small to be discovered throughout the country. This itinerary will help you discover the Japanese passion for art, from great collections including classic works by masters such as Monet and Picasso, to expositions of contemporary Japanese artists such as Yoshitomo Nara and Kenji Yanobe.

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    The best of Japan's arts scene, from Naoshima "Art Island" to the Adachi Museum, with moderate accommodation and some delicious meals included.

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