Akita Museum of Art

Akita Museum of Art (秋田県立美術館 平野政吉コレクション, Akita Kenritsu Bijutsukan Hirano Masakichi Collection) is an art museum in the city of Akita.

Akita Museum of Art
秋田県立美術館 平野政吉コレクション
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General information
Address1-4-2 Nakadori
Town or cityAkita, Akita Prefecture
CountryJapan
Coordinates39°43′2.74″N 140°7′17.4″E / 39.7174278°N 140.121500°E / 39.7174278; 140.121500Coordinates: 39°43′2.74″N 140°7′17.4″E / 39.7174278°N 140.121500°E / 39.7174278; 140.121500
OpenedMay 5, 1967
InauguratedSeptember 28, 2013
Technical details
Floor count3 above ground, 1 underground
Floor area3,746.66 m2
Design and construction
ArchitectTadao Ando
Website
common.pref.akita.lg.jp/art-museum/

The original Akita Prefectural Museum of Art was opened on May 5, 1967. The new museum was opened on September 28, 2013. The main exhibit is a collection of works by Tsuguharu Foujita from the collection of the Masakichi Hirano Art Foundation. The museum has two additional galleries for rotating exhibitions. The triangular-shaped building was designed by award-winning architect Tadao Ando.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Akita Museum of Art". Akita Prefecture. Archived from the original on 22 October 2013. Retrieved 19 October 2013.

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