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THE CITY’S SYMBOL
Art Tower Mito | 水戸芸術館

Photo : Courtesy of Art Tower Mito

Art Tower Mito, a multi-art complex designed by Arata Isozaki consisting of a theatre, a concert hall, and a contemporary art museum, was opened in 1990 as a means of revitalizing the area. Each of the three major facilities has an active programming to promote its respective field. The museum is widely known for its exhibitions with subject matter unconventional to the white cube environment, such as graffiti/street art, fashion, and young up-and-coming artists from Asia.

Address : 1-6-8 Goken-cho, Mito-shi, Ibaraki 310-0063

Phone : +81-29-227-8111

Region : Ibaraki | Mito

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Official Site : Link

Admission : Contemporary Art Gallery - Adults : ¥800 / Children aged 15 and younger, seniors aged 65 and over : Free
Tower - Adults : ¥200 / Children aged 15 and younger : ¥100

Hours : Contemporary Art Gallery - 9:30 to 18:00 (Last entry 30 mins before closing)
Tower - Tuesday to Friday : 9:30 to 18:00 / Saturday, Sunday, and national holidays : 9:30 to 19:00
Closed on Monday (Open if Monday is a national holiday, closed the following day), during year-end and new year holidays

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