Art & Design
Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art 石川県立美術館
Explore the regional arts of Ishikawa
View exquisite art pieces representing Ishikawa's cultural heritage along with some of the prefecture's contemporary works of art.
How to Get There
Reach the museum by shuttle bus.
The museum is a 15-minute ride on the Kenrokuen Shuttle bus from Kanazawa Station's east exit. Get off at the Prefectural Museum of Art or Seisonkaku bus stop.
Ishikawa's wealth of art
The Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art focuses on regional art ranging from works related to Ishikawa and the Kaga-Maeda family, to modern Japanese art such as oil paintings and sculptures by artists with a connection to Ishikawa Prefecture . It is a treasure trove of the region's ceramics, lacquerware, screen paintings, kimono, and many others, with some displays as old as 500 years.
An award-winning cafe
On the property there is also the cafe Le Musee de H, with desserts created by famous patissier Tsujiguchi Hironobu, born in Ishikawa. He has won multiple awards both in Japan and abroad, including the top award at the Salon du Chocolat in Paris.