Situated at the southwestern part of Kyoto prefecture as the western entry of Kyoto,Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum of Art houses one of the greatest collections of the Japanese Arts and Crafts movement known as Mingei. It takes just 15 minutes by train from Kyoto station to Oyamazaki. Visitors to Kyoto will be glad to include their visit to Oyamazaki: a historic town which had been flourished from ancient times to early modern ages.
The first half 2013 9.21[sat] - 2014 1.13[mon] The second half 2014 1.17[fri] - 2014 4.13[sun]
- Shoji HAMADA
- Large Bowl, kaki and green graze with white pours
An authentic example of Mingei, recently known as one of the unique cultural products of Japan Cool, is presented here.
The annex building "Underground Jewelry Box" designed by Tadao ANDO
The renowned architect Tadao Ando's dramatic corridor toward the underground gallery, with which connects the historic main building of the villa museum, stands in the beautiful natural surroundings.