Travel to Nagoya ~Nagoya City Art Museum~


Nagoya City Art Museum is surrounded by lush Shirakawa Park. The modern appearance of this museum designed by Kisho Kurokawa is especially impressive. They own about 5,600 art works such as “ A girl with pigtails “ by Modigliani and the modern art which centered on the local artists. Now, let me show you this stylish museum today. Let’s check it out !

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The permanent exhibition that is focused on the collections and the 5 to 6 times planned exhibition a year are held.

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In the permanent exhibition, the work of Modigliani, Chagall, Utrillo is on display.

The museum focuses on the educational programs, such as the exhibition for children

in summer .

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The collections in the Nagoya City Art Museum are composed of four divisions,

School of Paris, Mexican Renaissance, the local art, and the modern art. Now, about 5,800 works are collected in the museum.

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Everyday, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. , the gallery talks by the museum’s volunteers are given.


(address) 2-17-23, Sakae, Nakaku, Nagoya city, Nagoya

(access) 8minutes walk from the exit 5 of Higashiyama Tsurumai Subway line

(FAX)   052-212-0006 (inquiry in English)

(open time) 9:30~17:00(Friday except the National holidays 20:00)

(regular holidays) Monday(open on the National holidays/the next day is closed)・Year-end and New Year holidays(sometimes temporalily closed)

(admission fee) permanent exhibition adults 300yen/university and senior high school students 200yen/senior residents over 65 in Nagoya 100yen/ junior highschool students and under free


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I think this Nagoya City Art Museum, very unique and beautiful building, is conscientious because we can watch even the famous art works at reasonable price. Compared to the private art museum, the number of the art works seem to be fewer, but it’s worth visiting.

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