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GALERIE-MILLET

GALERIE-MILLET

History and Outline

Galerie Millet opened in September 2012 on Toyama City’s Chuo-dori Street with the aim of revitalizing the heart of Toyama, promoting art and culture, and serving as a center of education for children who will lead future generations.
Enjoy great works of art in a relaxed exhibit space at the community gallery that offers easy access to world-renowned paintings.

Project

Collection and Exhibition

The gallery houses 53 works by artists mainly of the Barbizon school of painters, including 14 by Jean-François Millet, and displays them in exhibitions that change every six months.
In conjunction with each permanent exhibition, the lobby showcases a separate feature exhibition under its own theme.

Address
2-1-20 Chuo-dori, Toyama-shi, Toyama-ken 930-0044 Japan
Telephone
+81-76-423-7220
Open
10:00am–5:00pm (no entry is permitted after 4:30pm)
Closed
Monday (except national holiday), the day after a national holiday (Tuesday when a national holiday falls on Monday), the year-end and New Year, temporary closure
Parking
Nothing
Access
Take a streetcar for Minami-Toyama on the Toyama Kido Line from JR Toyama Station, get off at Nishi-cho, and walk 5 minutes.
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Highlight
Galerie Millet opened in September 2012 on Toyama City’s Chuo-dori Street to enliven the heart of Toyama and promote art and culture. It displays works by artists mainly of the Barbizon school of painters, including Jean-François Millet, as well as by Gustave Courbet, who led the Realist movement. The space offers the opportunity to enjoy authentic world-renowned paintings during a stroll through the Toyama community.
URL
http://www.gmillet.jp/