Invitation to Abstract Art – The Expression of Color and Form as Seen in the Watanabe Toyoshige Collection-

Exhibit Period

Saturday, December 22, 2018 - Monday, February 11, 2019

Exhibit Times

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(last admissions at 4:30 p.m.)

Museum closed

December 25,29,30,31 January 1,2,7,15,21,28 February 4

Admission Fee

Adults: 500 (450) yen High School, College Students: 300 (270) yen * Fees in parentheses are group rates for 20 or more visitors * Half price for visitors with a physical disability certificate, and half price for one accompanying caregiver


The beginning of the 20th century saw the expansion of abstract art beyond the territories in Europe where it started. A growing number of abstract artists appeared in Japan as well. Even at present there are many artists who continue the quest for a new kind of artistic expression. This exhibit will introduce a diverse assortment of abstract artwork with a focus on the works of Watanabe Toyoshige, who maintains a studio in Nakagawa Town. Please enjoy the many works—full of personality—of artists who have continued to be active at the forefront of modern art.

Museum Talk

A guided tour of the exhibit in Japanese (requires payment of the below admission fee)
Sunday, December,22, 2018, beginning at 3:00 p.m. 
Presented by Watanabe Toyoshige.