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Followed the tourist map and walked across town in the melting snow. Gallery building is modern and architecturally stunning, but the local art exhibits were very small.
There is a small shop and library. Best to check the current exhibits before track across town.
It is definitely worth spending a few hours at the Shu Ogawara art gallery. Besides the artist's colorful art pieces, the gallery exudes a peaceful atmosphere with its zen deco and architecture. It is also surrounded by a picturesque backdrop of greeneries and mountains. We...More
Fantastic building with a decent display of some fascinating works. I spent about an hour here as there is also a 20minute video you can watch in a little room which I highly recommend. It shows real footage of places and things that Shu painted
Shu Ogawara is a famous artist in this part of Japan. The gallery mainly shows his works but has special displays of other artists too. There are two rooms each with 20 or so pieces. Ogawara's works are of a variety of subjects and a...More
The Kutchan Natural History Museum is located opposite the Shu Ogawara Museum of Art. During my visit, I was the only visitor. There is a combined ticket for sale. Most write-up are in Japanese. The Shu Ogawara Museum of Art offered a cup of coffee...More