Art & Design
Migishi Kotaro Museum of Art Hokkaido 三岸好太郎美術館
A museum dedicated to Kotaro Migishi, one of Japan's pioneering avant-garde artists
The artist Kotaro Migishi passed away at the age of 31, but the young avant-garde painter donated 220 works to Hokkaido in 1967. Because of this, the Hokkaido Prefectural Art Museum opened the Migishi Kotaro Museum of Art, Hokkaido in 1983.
- Music concerts every two to three weeks on Saturdays
- Free lectures about the artist and other topics
How to Get There
The Migishi Kotaro Museum of Art, Hokkaido is located in the city of Sapporo , which can be easily accessed by train, subway or bus.
Take the Tozai subway line to West 18 and then walk eight minutes.
Kotaro Migishi was painting for about 12 years before he died
The layout of the museum is partially based on a plan Migishi made
Not just paintings
The Migishi Kotaro Museum of Art, Hokkaido is surrounded by a lovely garden, and it hosts lectures and music concerts. The 20 or so concerts in the space each year are tributes to a piece he painted titled “Orchestra.”
If you come here, do not forget to check out the Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art to the west.