Art Round-Up

Ishikawa has some fantastic art exhibitions ending local: local artists at the Ishikawa Nanao Museum, Alphonse Mucha exhibit at the Shiinoki Cultural Complex, and Ch’ing Dynasty glass at the Notojima Glass Art Museum. Catch these three exhibitions before they end on June 26!

67th Annual Modern Art Exhibit (Nanao), Ishikawa Nanao Art Museum


From the Nanao Art Museum site.

June 3-26, 2011

See art made by Ishikawan artists in a variety of media, including oil painting, sculpture, and an extensive collective of calligraphy.

Open 9:00-17:00 daily.

Closed Mondays.

Cost: 500 yen


〒926-0855 石川県七尾市小丸山台1丁目1

926-0855 Ishikawa-ken, Nanao-shi, Komaruyama Dai 1-1

Tel. 0767-53-1500 ‎

Free parking.

From JR Nanao Station:

20-min walk; 5-min taxi ride; or take the westbound Marine (マリン) bus from the Minacle ミナ。クル) bus stop and get off at Nanao Bijutsukan-mae (七尾美術館前) . Schedule.



Alphonse Mucha Exhibit, Shiinoki Cultural Complex


From the exhibition website.

Alphonse Mucha’s Art Noveau works are some of the definitive pieces of the period. This is a great chance to see them on display!

May 27- June 26, 2011


Cost: 1200 yen


From JR Kanazawa Station (JR金沢駅)’s bus terminals East (東口) 7-10 or West (西口) 4, take the bus to Korinbo and get off at Korinbo Atrio 「香林坊(アトリオ前)」); 5 min walk.

Or walk from Kanazawa station to Korinbo, turn right at Atrio and go straight;25 min. walk.

〒920-0962 石川県金沢市広坂2丁目1番1号

920-0962 Ishikawa-ken Kanazawa Hirosaka 2-1-1

Tel. 076-261-1111



Ch’ing Dynasty Glass: Po-Li, the Glass Loved By Emperors, Notojima Glass Art Museum

From the Notojima Glass Art Museum

A collection of 玻璃 (Chinese: Po-Li, Japanese: Hari), decorated opaque glass produced in Ch’ing-Dynasty China during 1644-1911.

April 23 – June 26, 2011

Cost: 800 yen


For access and general info, see our post here.


Leah Zoller is a second-year CIR and the current editor of this blog. A sculpture in her likeness is featured at the Ishikawa Nanao Art Museum.

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