Mie Prefectural Art Museum Tsu
Mie Prefectural Art Museum Tsu: the museum’s permanent collection is an eclectic mix of modern and more historical works.
Mie Prefectural Art Museum, Tsu 三重県立美術館
The Mie Prefectural Art Museum's permanent collection is an eclectic mix of modern and more historical works. There are engravings by William Blake, paintings by French impressionists such as Monet and Renoir as well as a number of pieces of Chinese calligraphy.
Other pieces on display include works by Murayama Kaita, Soga Shohaku, Marc Chagall, Francisco de Goya, Salvador Dalí, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo and Antoni Tàpies. A separate gallery, which opened in 2003, displays bronze sculptures, plaster casts and drawings by Yanagihara Yoshikatsu (1910-2004). The museum includes a garden space with modern art installations and a cafe/restaurant.
Access - Getting There
Mie Prefectural Art Museum 11 Otani-cho, Tsu-shi, Mie, 514-0007 Tel: 059 227 2100 Google Map Admission: 300 yen for adults; 200 yen for high school or college students Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9.30 am-5 pm Tsu Station is about 50 minutes by Limited Express from Nagoya Kintetsu Station and about 55 minutes by JR on the Kisei Line from Nagoya Station. Tsu can be reached in about 80 minutes from Osaka Namba Station. Tsu Station is also on the Ise Railway. The museum is a 10-15 minute walk from the west exit of Tsu Station or take a Mie Kotsu bus bound for Tsu-eki nishiguchi and get off at Bijutsukan-mae.