05 Oct 2018
Special Museum Exhibits (Oct – Nov 2018)
Three Special Museum Exhibits!
From the end of September until Mid-November, Komatsu will play host to 3 different exhibitions!
As part of the celebratory events for the 150th anniversary of the Meiji Era, the city will be holding special exhibitions simultaneously.
Entry Fee: 500 Yen General Admission. (Allows access to all 3 museums)
(Komatsu Museum Pass cannot be used during this time)
Free for High School Students.
A single ticket grants access to all 3 museums
You can use the ticket across different days within the event period. This is not a single-day ticket
Rest Day: Mondays (If Monday is a Public Holiday, Closed on Tuesday instead)
Opening Hours: 9:00 – 17:00 (Last Entry at 16:30)
Event Period: 29 Sept – 18 Nov
Playing around with Shapes
Venue: Honjin Memorial Art Museum
The Crafts Gallery of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo will be shifting to Kanazawa City in 2020. To celebrate the move, Komatsu City will be displaying some famous craft pieces. Over 40 pieces of Japanese crafts, including those from Honjin’s personal collection will be displayed. Sorted by 5 different themes, the exhibit include rather intriguing and interesting pieces that are sure to tickle your fancy.
A Colourful Adventure -Nishikigama Kiln and Yoshita Minori’s Work-
Venue: Komatsu City Museum
The Nishikigama Studio was established in 1906 by the Yoshita family. It is here that the first and second generation began experimenting with gold and new art techniques to create their iconic works. The 3rd generation, Minori was granted the title of National Living Treasure in 2001 for his Yuri Kinsai technique. Learn of the history of the Kiln that spawned this legacy and admire the lifework of the 3rd generation in this wonderful exhibit.
Explore a New Generation of Artists -Kutani Now-
Venue: Nishikigama Gallery
Pieces from 14 young and upcoming artists will be featured in this exhibit. The judaxposition of modern styles with the traditional building makes for an interesting time.
All museums are located within close promixity of each other.
15 minute walk from JR Komatsu Station.
If you wish to take a bus:
1. Towards Terai, get off at Kyo-machi
2. Take the City Loop Bus, get off at Komatsu City Hall/Office
3. Towards Komatsu Airport, get off at Nishi-machi. Walk 5 minutes
If you are driving please use the Car Parks around City Hall.