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
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.
Cost: 500 yen
926-0855 Ishikawa-ken, Nanao-shi, Komaruyama Dai 1-1
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
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 Ishikawa-ken Kanazawa Hirosaka 2-1-1
Ch’ing Dynasty Glass: Po-Li, the Glass Loved By Emperors, 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.