Yayoi Kusama Museum is Opening in Shinjuku this October!!
As many of us know, Yayoi Kusama is one of most successful and influential artists in Japanese art history. This summer, she has brought us…
Shortly after the huge successful of her exhibition in Tokyo this spring, the queen of pop art, Yayoi Kusama will back in town. Her own museum Yayoi Kusama Museum is going to open on 1st October, and the 5 storied building is located in the heart of Tokyo, Shinjuku area.
Accordingly, the ground floor will be the entrance and gift shop, and 1st&2nd floor are to be an exhibition space of Kisama’s art works.
The 3rd floor will serve as a hands-on installations space, and 4th floor will be the space for a reading room and storing documents related to her and her art works including outdoor space.
The museum has also announced that there will be two exhibitions a year. And for a great start, the inaugural exhibition “Creation is a Solitary Pursuit, Love is What Brings You Closer to Art” will run from 1st October 2017 till 25th February 2018. The tickets will go on sale from 28th August.
Official Website: http://www.yayoikusamamuseum.jp/
Access: 6 mins walk from Ushigome-yanagichō Station
YAYOI KUSAMA MUSEUM INAUGURAL EXHIBITION
Creation is a Solitary Pursuit, Love is What Brings You Closer to Art
Date: 1st October 2017 to 25th February 2018
Hours:11:00–17:00 (closed Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays)
①11：00～12：30 （Enter by 11：30）
②12：30～14：00 （Enter by 13：00）
③14：00～15：30 （Enter by 14：30）
④15：30～17：00 （Enter by 16：00）
Fee: Adults: JPY1,000 Children aged 6–18: JPY600
Are you excited as I am?? Can’t wait hear more details about her new museum!! Are you a big fan of Yayoi Kusama? If yes, then you maybe interested in these articles, too 😉
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