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The Furusato Museum of Art

朝日町立ふるさと美術館

History and Outline

Opened in Asahi Town located east of Toyama and blessed with mountains ranging 3,000m high, and the beautiful Sea of Japan. The basic duties of this museum are confirming and developing the local folk art by collecting, keeping and spreading materials including the work of local artists. Furthermore, the museum aims to perform its part as the base for new culture in the future.

Project

Permanent exhibition, planning exhibition, explanation meeting of the art works, lecture on art museum, Furusato Art Museum meeting group for the lovers of art

Collection and Exhibition

Collection and Exhibition
Permanent exhibition introduces arts connected with Asahi Town.
Japanese painting・・Toyoaki Hanji, Iwasaki Hajin, Taniguchi Sango,
and Nagasaki Bakujin
Sculpture・・・・・・Kaihotsu Hoko, Yuzuki Kanbashi
Calligraphy・・・・・Ohira Santo
Painting for children・・Iguchi Bunshu
Works connected with Asahi Town by Takehisa Yumeji

Address
466-8 Higashikusano, Asahi-machi, Shimoniikawa-gun, Toyama-ken 939-0731 Japan
Telephone
+81 765-82-0094
Open
9:00am–5:00pm (no entry is permitted after 4:30pm)
Closed
Tuesday (or the following day if it falls on a national holiday), from December 29 to January 3, during the replacement of the works on display
Parking
Parking provided
Access
15 minutes walk from JR Tomari Station on the JR Hokuriku Line.
3 minutes by car from Hokuriku Expressway Asahi I.C.
36.958438,137.554362
Highlight
Opens independent planning exhibitions to pursue the relation between Asahi Town and art.
URL
http://www.town.asahi.toyama.jp/buntai/museum.html