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Fukumitsu Art Museum

Fukumitsu Art Museum

History and Outline

Opened in October 1994 by the presentation of 450 art works of Ishizaki Koyo, a Japanese painting artist from Fukumitsu Town. This museum houses around the core works of Munakata Shiko, a woodblock artist who moved to this town for safety and worked there for over 6 years in 1945, and works of Matsumura Hidetaro, a sculptor and craft potter while living in Fukumitsu Town. Exhibits “San-u” and “Snow” which are the most important works of Ishizaki Koyo, “Ni-Bosatsu-Shaka-judaideshi” and “Hanakarisho” of Munakata Shiko, “the statue of Mr.E” and Fukumitsu ware of Matsumura Hidetaro at the permanent exhibition. The woodblock print of Munakata Shiko is standard for planning exhibitions because he had connection with Fukumitsu Town. Equipped with a display hall “the gallery Fontana” where the public can use. This museum is located in a quiet forest, on National Route 304 that links Fukumitsu with Kanazawa, surrounded by the garden of sculptures and a pond, blessed with an excellent natural environment.

Project

Collection and Exhibition

Exhibits works of Munakata Shiko, a sculptor connected with Fukumitsu Town, Ishizaki Koyo, a Japanese painting artist and Matsumura Hidetaro, a sculptor and craft potter at the permanent exhibition.

Address
2010 Horinji, Nanto-shi, Toyama-ken 939-1626 Japan
Telephone
+81 763-52-7576
Open
9:00am–5:00pm (no entry is permitted after 4:30pm)
Closed
Tuesday (or the following week day if it falls on a national holiday)
Parking
Parking provided (capacity of 50 cars)
Access
Take a bus from JR Fukumitsu Station on the JR Johana Line, get off at Kawaida-onsen bus stop, and walk 10 minutes.
10 minutes by car from Hokuriku Expressway Oyabe I.C. or Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway Fukumitsu I.C.
36.573152,136.85229
Highlight
The prize-winning works and other works of Munakata Shiko, Ishizaki Koyo and Matsumura Hidetaro and a sculpture garden.
URL
http://nanto-museum.com/