Hyōgo Prefectural Museum of Art

The Hyōgo Prefectural Museum of Art (兵庫県立美術館, Hyōgo Kenritsu Bijutsukan) is a purpose built municipal art gallery in Nada-ku, Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. It was opened in 2002.

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The major collections of the museum are foreign and Japanese sculptures, foreign and Japanese prints, Western-style and Japanese-style paintings associated with Hyogo Prefecture, Japanese greatworks in modern era, and contemporary art.

This museum has memorial rooms of Ryōhei Koiso and Kanayama Heizō. They are two of the greatest contemporary artists in Japan.

The building of the museum is a modern, concrete construction by famed architect Tadao Ando.


Coordinates: 34°41′57.09″N 135°13′4.84″E / 34.6991917°N 135.2180111°E / 34.6991917; 135.2180111