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Yokohama Museum of Art

3-4-1, Mintomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama 220-0012, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 45-221-0300
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Fabulous Surrealism Exhibition

It may seem a bit odd to go to a predominantly European surrealism exhibit at a Japanese gallery... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Peter F
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Bowen Island, Canada
Excellent small museum

The Yokohama Museum of Art is just the nice size for spending an hour or two. One wing is dedicated... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
nadiahkimie
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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3-4-1, Mintomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama 220-0012, Kanagawa Prefecture
Nishi-ku
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It may seem a bit odd to go to a predominantly European surrealism exhibit at a Japanese gallery, but it works wonderfully. First it is brilliantly curated, with fine examples of international art of that genre, not just from the heyday, but over time. Second,...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Yokohama Museum of Art is just the nice size for spending an hour or two. One wing is dedicated to special exhibitions and when I went they had a photography exhibition by Ishiuchi Miyako which I really enjoyed. I especially loved the "silk room",...More

Thank nadiahkimie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area. We saw an exhibition of Japanese modern and contemporary art. It is a really nice space, and you can probably see most of it in 2-3 hours if you're not up for slowly walking around it...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Not sure how this museum actually works. When I visited at end-October 2017, they were holding an exhibition which charged an entry fee. That seemed to be the only accessible exhibition as I was unable to find any other public gallery. I ended up at...More

Thank Jack_CCC
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Went to Yokohama Museum of Art on the a short train trip from Tokyo to see the Triennial Art Show. Was a terrific display with all sorts of visual arts from paintings to film to sculpture and more The museum itself is very inviting and...More

Thank N619SBjayl
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We went a very hot afternoon in Yokohama, inside it is a cool, accessible contemporary art museum. Well displayed and signed, staff helpful and polite. Well worth your time. Opposite the front doors on a very hot day, there was approx 100 small child playing...More

Thank MissKDonkey
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It's not too big so it's visitor friendly and one can sometimes be surprised by the works of a local artist. Nice for a rainy day activity

Thank Victoria R
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A very clean, sleek, modern building houses a permenant collection of works by artists from Cezanne to Dali to contemporary Japanese painters. Exhibition galleries are separated by medium: painting, watercolor, photography and sculpture. There is something for everyone. The current exhibition of art and fashion...More

Thank Prepcook
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Museum in a very interesting building. They had a "fashion" exhibition when I visited but this is not my cup of tea. The ordinairy exhibition was nice but a bit to much focused in old painting for my taste. The best about the museum is...More

Thank awnil
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Pretty building, spacious with interesting architectural details. We went to see the kimono and westerns art exhibit which was outstanding!

Thank Kasia Z
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