Shimane Art Museum, Matsue

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Admire the collection of Japanese and Western art at Shimane Art Museum. Designed by Kiyonori Kikutake in 1999, the modern museum covers a total area of 12,500 sq m (134,549 sq ft). See Hokusai's prints, Hiroshige's woodblock prints, and various archeological objects next to Corot, Sisley, Monet, and Gauguin. Views from the museum's scenic location next to Lake Shinji perfectly complement the art. Bring your foreign resident card or passport for a discount on the admission fee. Shimane Art Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Matsue Edition.
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  • After a long time friends who invited the art exhibition as an event to be held is good snow doesn't went to watch. But bad weather is in another venue is good only in the final day tomorrow in stormy weather forecast worried because.
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  • Building itself you can see the whole building from Matsue Castle and San-in joint Bank main Observatory, art. Outdoor sculptures exhibited in the museums around. Also dogs running rabbit sculpture is particularly famous. Lake Shinji sunset spots.
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  • Although there is no such a good idea, but I like this art museum, because of waiting for sunset, but the winter is very cold, and hid here to rest, the big sand in the area is very comfortable, and the point is that there is a row of rabbit statues outside the museum, and there is a place in the museum where you can cover the rabbit and rabbit chapters.
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  • Beautiful museum with excellent exhibits. I've been several times while I lived in Matsue. Perfect for a sunny or rainy Sunday to relax and look at some art, or the library. The cafe is also great. I miss it!
  • Interesting building with five exhibition galleries. There was no temporary exhibition einig Sitzung my visit,I just missed the manga/anime exhibition in April 2018. The Westernstyle paintings by Japanese artists are an interesting overview. The Japanese style room was more interesting to me, from old paintings on folding wood panels to rather modern Japanese art. I particularly enjoyed the 2 galleries with photography. Museum also gives access to a observation deck on the roof, but for sunset I would suggest too go through the back exit to the waterside and walk along the beach.
  • I just enjoy a sunset at here. The glass reflect s sun light, sea as well as peoples. Moreover, the curve shape of the glass makes you can see the same image if you stand on the right place. Great Design.
  • Nice spot for sun set view at Shinjiko Lake.
  • Nice gallery that's worth an afternoon. It's also a good place to watch the sunset from.
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