Art & Design
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum 福岡アジア美術館
Contemporary Asian art in the center of Fukuoka
The Fukuoka Asian Art Museum showcases a wide selection of contemporary Asian art. Housing a collection that seeks not to imitate Western art forms but to express traditional Asian art styles in a contemporary manner, this museum lets you see the best work by some of the world's most innovative artists.
The museum hosts a permanent collection of around 2,900 pieces
Alongside its permanent collection, the museum hosts an ever-changing collection of special exhibitions
How to Get There
You can reach the museum by train.
The Fukuoka Asian Art Museum is located in the Hakata Riverain building in the center of the city, immediately opposite the Nakasu-Kawabata subway station. From Tenjin or Hakata stations, take the Kuko Line and get out at Nakasu-Kawabata subway station.
A strong regional focus
The Fukuoka Asian Art Museum hosts a permanent collection of around 2,900 pieces. The museum's ever-changing collection of special exhibitions, which are expertly curated, usually focus on art from particular nations, a particular artist, or pan-Asian styles of art.
When to go
The museum is open all year, except for Wednesdays and the New Year period. The museum also has a residence program to foster contemporary Asian artists.