• Naoko Mikami

A Guide to Kagoshima Museums


Kagoshima City Museum of Art

(鹿児島市立美術館)

Location: Kagoshima


As the only public art museum in the prefecture it accumulated a unique collection and contributed to the promotion of art culture in the region through projects such as exhibitions.

While focusing on the art of local artists, this museum collects, preserves, and exhibits pieces from both international and domestic artists from the end of the 19th century until the present.




Nagashima Museum

(長島美術館)

Location: Kagoshima


The Nagashima Museum is an art museum exhibiting quite a wide variety of art styles including Japanese, Western, and New World archaeology.


Miyake Museum of Art

(三宅美術館)

Location: Kagoshima


As for the main store product, as for the picture, as for the ceramic ware, main multi-colored porcelain and bed for rice seedlings river grill, grilled Hirasa, grilled dragon Moji, grilled excellent Sue Chotaro of genritsuin*, Old Satsuma such as ability burning off a field and here Taniyama with approximately 550 points with approximately 350 points of writer works with connection with picture and ceramic ware in Kagoshima including Kinosuke Ebihara and Satsuo Nakama.



Kirishima Open-Air Museum

(霧島アートの森)

Location: Yusui-cho


First opened in 2000, walking into the museum is a surreal experience. The grounds are littered with works from 23 artists who all surveyed the landscape before making their creations. These works represent the culture, history, and nature of the region, with all of the works fitting into the landscape like a silk glove. It is home to the revered pieces of Yayoi Kusama, such as ‘The Flowers of Shangri-la’, a whimsical array of Alice in Wonderland-esque giant statues of flowers.



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