Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art (075-771-4107)
This museum of art was established in 1933 as the second municipal museum in Japan. It houses some 2,300 paintings and craft works from the Meiji Period, mainly by artists associated with Kyoto. Exhibitions of its permanent collection are held four times a year.
Masterpieces from the Permanent Collection 3:"The Fleeting and Transient"
- Oct.24 (Sat.), 2009 ~ Jan.17 (Sun.), 2010
- 500yen (Adults, Univ. & hi. sch. stus.) / 300yen (Jr. hi. & elmt. sch. stus.)
"The 41st NITTEN Kyoto Exhibition"
NITTEN is Japan's largest fine-art exhibition of publicly-offered works, in five categories: Japanese- and Western-style painting, sculpture, craft art and calligraphy. The NITTEN exhibition in Kyoto comprises some 600 works, including 300 principal items, which travel throughout the country, and 300 works by artists in Kyoto and Shiga Prefectures.
- Dec.12 (Sat.), 2009 ~ Jan.15 (Fri.), 2010
- 1,000yen (Adults) / 600yen (Univ. & hi. sch. stus.)
Jan.23 (Sat.) ~ Mar.28 (Sun.), 2010
500yen (Adults, Univ. & hi. sch. stus.) / 300yen (Jr. hi. & elmt. sch. stus.)
9:00 ~ 17:00 (Enter by 16:30)
Mondays (Open on public Hol.), Dec.28 ~ Jan.2
Near Kyoto Kaikan Bijutsukan Mae of the Kyoto City Bus from JR/Kintetsu Kyoto Stn., or 10-min. walk from Higashiyama Stn. on the Subway Tozai Line.