• Naoko Mikami

A Guide to Ibaraki Museums

Updated: Apr 7, 2020

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The Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki


Location: Mito

The museum has a collection of works from artists such as Yokoyama Taikan, Hishida Shunso, and Shimomura Kanzan. They also have a collection of Japanese-style paintings by Ogawa Usen who loved to depict people doing agriculture and animals living in harmony with nature. They also have paintings by Taisho-era western-style painters who were very influential in the art world and a collection of over 3600 European pieces of art.

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Art Tower Mito


Location: Mito

The Art Tower Mito is a joint art facility. It has an art museum with mainly modern art exhibits, a concert hall, and a stage for musicals and traditional arts like rakugo. In the museum, they hold many exhibitions of famous Japanese artists as well as foreign artists.

The Tokugawa Museum


Location: Mito

The collection of the Tokugawa Museum consists of around thirty thousand treasures of the Mito Tokugawa family – Samurai collection – and thirty thousand documents stored in Shokokan Libary.

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