• Naoko Mikami

A Guide to Okinawa Museums


Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum

(沖縄県立博物館・美術館)

Location: Naha


It opened in November 2007, and includes art, history, and natural history museums focusing specifically on Okinawan topics.




Sakima Art Museum

(佐喜眞美術館)

Location: Ginowan


The permanent exhibition there is a collection of paintings by a famed husband and wife pair, Iri and Toshi Maruki. Together they painted gigantic art pieces portraying the horrors of war. The highlight of the series, titled “The Battle of Okinawa,” measures four by eight and a half meters and its sheer size and in-your-face stance seem to remind us that there is no escaping the tragedies of war.



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