Opened in 2001 within Morioka City’s Chuo Park, the Iwate Museum of Art holds a large collection of works by artists from the region, namely Tetsugoro Yorozu, Shunsuke Matsumoto, and Yasutake Funakoshi; all important figures in shaping Japanese modern art. The museum also organizes exhibitions with contemporary artists, as well as young artists from Iwate. Nearby in Chuo Park are the Study Museum of Archeological Site, the Children’s Science Museum, and the Morioka Memorial Museum of Great Predecessors, all worth visiting.
Address : 12-3 Matsuhaba, Motomiya, Morioka-shi, Iwate 020-0866
Phone : +81-19-658-1711
Region : Iwate | Morioka
Category : Museums and Galleries
Official Site : Link
Admission : Museum Collection - Adults : ¥410 / University and high school students : ¥310 / Junior high school students and younger : Free
Temporary Exhibition - Varies depending on the exhibition
Hours : 9:30 to 18:00 (Last entry 30 mins before closing)
Closed: Mondays (Open if Monday is a national holiday, closed the following day), during year-end and new year holidays.