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Matsumoto City Museum of Art

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Yayoi Kusama's permanent exhibition

Yayoi Kusama's home town - Matsumoto! Her permanent exhibition isn't huge but it lists all her... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Mic C
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
A pleasant way to spend a few hours

Small but well presented museum featuring a great selection of work by local artist Yayoi Kusama... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

Yayoi Kusama's home town - Matsumoto! Her permanent exhibition isn't huge but it lists all her major art works and her biography. Too bad we missed her All About My Love temporary exhibition. Worth a visit.

Thank Mic C
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Small but well presented museum featuring a great selection of work by local artist Yayoi Kusama. Staff are friendly and polite so was nice to walk around and take your time.

Thank IggyAndMatt
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

I liked her art verry much but what i liked most and most was the story of her life so brave women that belive in her artt and in herself.

Thank Liliana F
Reviewed July 15, 2018

I happened to find that Yayoi Kusama exhibition was going on at this museum when I visited Matsumoto. Before I left Matsumoto, I went to the museum and I was able to see the exhibition. I walked to this museum from Matsumoto train station. I...More

Thank TMLA
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

IF the yayoi kusama exhibition is still there this is a MUST see if you like this description. The collection is very playful and has several small room set-ups that surprise you with mirrors, glow-in-the-dark and lights. That makes this special exhibition a bit of...More

Thank Arlet S
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of getting to see the Yayoi Kusama exhibition which was amazing! I think they have some of her works there all the time.

1  Thank lola0476
Reviewed June 25, 2018

I visited Matsumoto to see Yayoi Kusama's exhibition and it was worth making a trip from overseas. I had seen a big exhibition in Tokyo last year, and I agonised whether I should make a trip and I am glad that I made an effort....More

1  Thank Pengapa
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Wonderful colorful exhibit. No wait lines like Seattle; Washngton DC;Toronto. Very, very reasonable admission price. Pleasant café with good food. Kusama Yayoi's exhibit was the highlight of my recent visit to Japan. Enjoy Nagano-ken soba and the Matsumoto Castle, too.

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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Well known artist of Matsumoto, Yayoi Kusama's passionate collection can be seen here. Special exhibition is held until July. Personally, I think inside of Yayoi is chaotic, she keeps herself by creating. Her pieces are her soul, they ask us who we are, what we...More

Thank Azupa
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

There's a permanent Yayoi Kusuma's exhibits as well as a special one when we were there. Really worth going to see Matsumoto's very own genius and learn more about her inspiration and how she started.

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Esti M
August 8, 2018|
Response from Arlet S | Reviewed this property |
No it ended the 22.08.2018 in Matsumoto City Museum of art. HOWEVER, there is another special exhibition in the YAYOI KUSAMA MUSEUM in Tokyo until 31.09.2018 ("Here, Now, I Have Reached the Grandest Start of My Life")
Esti M
August 8, 2018|
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Response from TMLA | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about my belated response. I have just checked the museum's website. Kusama exhibition titled All About My Love ended on July 22, 2018.
Kathryn B
October 8, 2015|
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Response from LightPro | Reviewed this property |
They limit photography within the exhibit to just one large room where about 40 of her square canvases are shown. The entrance fee is ¥1200, well worth it.