Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art in Naka Ward Area
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art Guide
The Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art is located in the Naka Ward area of Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan. Its approximate latitude and longitude is 34.3921° N, 132.4542° E.
About the Museum
The Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art was established in 1989 and is one of the largest contemporary art museums in Japan. The museum's collection features works by both Japanese and international artists, and includes paintings, sculptures, installations, and videos.
The museum hosts a variety of temporary exhibitions throughout the year, showcasing the work of both established and emerging artists. Past exhibitions have included retrospectives of artists such as Yayoi Kusama and Takashi Murakami, as well as group shows exploring themes such as urbanization and environmentalism.
In addition to its galleries, the museum features a library with a collection of art books and periodicals, as well as a cafe and gift shop. The museum also offers a variety of educational programs, including guided tours, workshops, and lectures.
Visiting the Museum
The Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art is open from 10am to 5pm daily, except for Mondays and December 28 to January 4. Admission is 1,030 yen for adults and 720 yen for students. The museum is located a short walk from the Hijiyama-shita tram stop.