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The Yamazaki Mazak Museum of Art

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Feb 24, 2019
“I wasn't sorry we visited”
Nov 12, 2016
“A marvelous selection of paintings, glasswork and beautifully crafted furniture.”
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1-19-30 Aoi, Nagoya, Nagoya 461-0004, Aichi Prefecture
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Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

My sons arranged for us to visit this museum. The works of art which came from the private collection of a Japanese businessman are exquisite. The museum, though small is very tastefully done. You are given a tape recorder and ear phones which gives you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JYao55
Reviewed November 12, 2016

The Yamazaki Mazak Museum of Art is currently exhibiting three types of art; (1) paintings representing the French Rococo period, Romanticism, Neo-classicism, Realism, Impressionism, "Cubism" and other categories; (2) Art Nouveau glasswork and; (3) late 19th century furniture. The glassware and furniture are beautifully crafted...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank Thomas C
Reviewed September 18, 2016

I was very lucky meeting a staff member who showed me the way and told me about audio in English which is rare to find in the museums in Japan. The audio in English deepens my visit to the museum and my understanding on the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Janet C
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

The museum was founded by Yamazaki-Mazak Corp. that's a machine tool builder. Although when I go abroad I sometimes visit museums, I hardly go to museums in Japan. I knew the existence but I wasn't interested in that so much. One day my wife and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank takeshih2016
Reviewed April 27, 2016

Impressionist paintings were on exhibit during our visit. It was well curated and more importantly, audio guides were available in BOTH Nihongo and English. The museum's permanent collection of furniture and japonisme-inspired French glasswork is inspiring!

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed March 22, 2015

This museum holds superb collections of French rococo, impressionism up to cubism paintings as well as art neuveau glass and furniture design colloctions. Most works come from France. Spacious exhibition rooms with lots of sofa extends 4th and 5th floors of the building directly connected...More

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank nobuny
Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

Interesting art collection created by gifted engineer and manager. Art and machines - great idea! Two floors of art including Monet and Picasso.

Date of experience: July 2013
3  Thank Lukasz_S_74
Reviewed May 26, 2013

Step from the subway, go to the exit marked Yamazaki Mazak Art Museum, and enter a bright, beautiful, polished atrium which leads to the Yamazaki Building. Gallery reception is elegant, and I mean the people welcome you with warm elegance. You buy your ticket, a...More

Date of experience: May 2013
3  Thank Yuri S
Reviewed August 2, 2012

While looking for local museum ideas (I'd already visited the Nagoya / Boston Museum of Fine Arts twice), I read about Yamazaki Mazak's collection of Art Nouveau glassware and was hooked. The museum is directly connected to the Shinsakae-machi station on the Nagoya Subway Higashiyama...More

Date of experience: January 2012
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