Koji Fukiya Memorial Museum of Art

The famous Japanese artist Koji Fukiya was born in Shibata city in 1898. His best-known work is the painting of a bride wearing a traditional Japanese kimono. His mother was the model for that painting. The painting and his poem became the inspiration for a popular song (Hanayome Ningyo). Fukiya studied in Paris, and he combined Japanese and Western techniques. He was one of the pioneers of modern art in Japan.


Name Koji Fukiya Memorial Museum of Art
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Tel +81 254-23-1013
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Address 4-11-7, Chuo-cho, Shibata City, Niigata Prefecture 957-0053
Hours open 9:00 to 16:30
Admission Fee ¥500
Closed Mondays and New Year holiday