Museum General Information

Kushiro Art Museum, Hokkaido

Museum
Kushiro City, Hokkaido
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* Wheelchairs are allowed. There is a slope to the entrance.

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Facility Outline:
The museum houses work related to the Kushiro and Nemuro area

OverviewThe Kushiro Art Museum, which was opened in 1998, is a beautiful brick building characterized by a design whose appearance depends on the angle of view. It showcases photographic works, nature-themed pieces, paintings associated with the Kushiro and Nemuro regions, sculptures and other works. Major exhibits include An Iridescent Cloud by Eien Iwahashi and Waterfall by Hiroshi Senju.

Exhibition space

Exhibition space

The museum holds five thematic exhibitions annually in its large exhibition space as well as hosting concerts, workshops and other events to provide people with opportunities for frequent access to fine art.

Permanent Exhibition:
A sightseeing hub in the central part of the port

a lobbyThe Kushiro Art Museum is located in a zone previously known as the center of the harbor area, and its design is reminiscent of a brick warehouse from the days when the harbor initially thrived. Neighboring facilities include the city’s port, where cruise ships full of passengers from outside Japan dock, Kushiro Fisherman’s Wharf MOO (a commercial center featuring shops and restaurants), an indoor garden known as EGG (Ever Green Garden), and the Kushiro Tourism and International Relations Center. These facilities combine to make the area a major Kushiro tourist destination.

Exhibitions Information

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Basic Information

Facility nameKushiro Art Museum, Hokkaido
AddressSaiwai-cho 4-chome 1-5, Kushiro, Hokkaido
Tel.+81-154-23-2381
Hours9:30 – 17:00
ClosedMondays (or Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday) and year-end/New Year holidays (December 29 – January 3)
Admission feeDifferent for individual exhibitions
Access15 min. on foot from JR Kushiro Station
3 – 5 min. on foot from the Jujigai or Jujigai 7-chome Kushiro Bus stop
2 min. on foot from the Fisherman’s Wharf MOO bus stop, which is approx. 50 min. on the shuttle bus from Kushiro Airport (bound for central Kushiro)
WebsiteEnglish / Japanese
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