Located in the center of Hiroshima City, the museum is adjacent to the Shukkeien Garden, a national scenic beauty with abundant greenery.
From the lobby and rest rooms, you can enjoy the seasonal scenery of the Shukkeien Garden, which was built as a feudal garden for the Asano family, lords of the Hiroshima domain.
The museum is also home to a wide variety of artworks, including the “Imari Bowl with Design of Flowers and Plants in Color” and “Itsukushima” (Important Cultural Property), “Art Works Related to Hiroshima” by Ay Mitsu, Entsuba Shozo, Hirayama Ikuo, etc., “Japanese and Asian Crafts” including folk art works by Kawai Takujiro and Hamada Shoji, Central Asian dyeing and weaving, and metalwork, as well as The collection includes over 5,000 works (including those deposited) under the theme of “Art of the 1920s and 1930s,” such as Salvador Dali’s “Dream of Venus” and Isamu Noguchi’s “Reminiscence. The collection is changed four times a year and introduced in exhibitions. Volunteer guides from the Tomo no Kai provide easy-to-understand information about the works.
In addition, the Special Exhibition Room holds about six special exhibitions a year. Many events such as lectures and concerts are held in conjunction with the special exhibitions.
- 2-22 Kaminobori, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima