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Kazuko Ohtani Museum of Children’s Art

Kazuko Ohtani Museum of Children's Art

History and Outline

Founded in 1976 as “the open space to cultivate cosmopolitan outlook and creative power of children” and “the general institution to make society react to be aware of and appreciate children’s art”. This museum carries out various activities of the project delegating children among 13 countries for international exchange, which contributes to social education. Also provides elderly people and handicapped people with a place for artistic lifelong learning.

Project

Exhibition project・・・Exhibition of the world children’s art, the competition of
Toyama children’s art, the children’s art festival and etc.
Art education and research project・・Society for the study of children’s art, lecture on art, lecture
Lecture project・・・・Children’s art school, oil painting class for adults and etc.
International exchange project・・・Children’s art exchange, personal exchange
Holds exhibitions and seminars at Ohtani Museum of Children’s Art, Ohtani Art Exchange Center and any other places in Japan.

Collection and Exhibition

A collection of 20,000 children’s art of 54 countries
The best prize-winning works of the national children’s art competition
Research materials of children’s art from 0 to 15 year old

Address
1-17 Furukaji-machi, Toyama-shi, Toyama-ken 930-0058 Japan
Telephone
+81 76-425-4111
Open
10:00am–5:00pm
Closed
Irregular (closed except planning exhibitions, so please contact this museum in advance.)
Parking
Parking provided (a few)
Access
Take a streetcar for Minami-Toyama from JR Toyama Station and get off at Nishi-cho and walk 3 minutes.
10 minutes by car from Hokuriku Expressway Toyama I.C.
36.687681,137.216913
Highlight
Planning exhibition around a core of international and national children’s arts.
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