Plan : Exploring Kanazawa’s museums
touch the feel of japanese sense of beauty through composition of the Space of nothing
Total cost : 2,300 – 4,500 yen/ per person
Required time : 3h30min –
Exploring course :
Nakamura Memorial Museum
D.T. Suzuki Museum
Ishikawa prefectural Museum of Art
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
13:00 -13:15 walk to Nakamura Memorial MuseumYou can go through between Kenroku-park and Kanazawa Castle ruins. it’s short cut from here and so beautiful location.
13:15 – 13:45 Nakamura Memorial Museum
( Admission fee 300yen/per person)
( Take Tea break 350yen/per person)
The objects on display include a wide variety of traditional art objects such as Calligraphy works, paintings, Kaga Maki-e (gold or silver lacquer work), Kaga Zogan (Inlay work) with the main focus on the art objects related to Tea Ceremony. Visitors can also see some of Japan’s designated Important Cultural Assets including calligraphy work of Muso Soseki. After a tour of the Museum, visitors can take a break in the rest area and enjoy Maccha (green tea).
13:45 – 13:50 walk to D.T. Suzuki Museum
Midori-no Komichi Street
Midori-no Komichi Street is a shorter road to D.T. Suzuki Museum . It’s fun to follow the path through the woods of backyard.
13:50 – 14:30 D.T. Suzuki Museum
( Admission fee 300yen/per person)
Fast of all, I want you to touch the feel of the pure experience theory (which theorized the ‘state of nothing’) of Zen Buddhism by D. T. Suzuki museum. In Zen, attention is also paid to the space in which the Space of nothing are to be placed. Maybe,You will find somthing new in arts, through emptying the mind of thoughts and giving attention to only one thing, rather than by gather information.
14:30 – 14:40 walk to Ishikawa prefectural Museum of Art
Bijutsu-no Komichi Street
Bijutsu-no Komichi Street is a shorter road to Ishikawa prefectural Museum of Art. It’s fun to follow the path through the woods of backyard.
14:40 – 15:30 Ishikawa prefectural Museum of Art
( Admission fee 360yen/per person not include exhibitions area)
A collective museum representing Ishikawa prefecture. It collects and exhibits pieces mainly from Ishikawa prefecture, from contemporary to traditional art. Exhibits are mainly focused on contents originating in Ishikawa and includes heritages of Kagahan and the Maeda clan, as well as authors associated with Ishikawa prefecture, Japanese art, western art, sculptures and crafts. The pheasant-shaped incense burner “Iroekiji-koro” and important cultural property “Iroemesukiji-koro” is on constant display. Temporary exhibits are always taking place as well. The museum also features a cafe produced by a famous patissier as well as a museum shop.
15:30 – 15:45 walk to 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
Hirosaka Street is a shorter road to walk to 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa. It’s down hill the through between Kenroku-park and backyard of Shinto shrine.
15:45 – 16:30 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
( Admission fee Free but not include exhibitions area)
The 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art is an innovative facility in central Kanazawa which houses several galleries of modern art as well as a library, cafe, and communal learning spaces. The building itself is celebrated for its unique exterior design and internal layout, and is now one of Kanazawa’s most popular tourist attractions. The visitors can touch or sit on arts.
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