Outdoor Art

This colorful installation draws visitors to explore the primary colors and how they interact. It can be found outside the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa

Enoura Entrance

While photographs of Enoura Musem are not permitted for other than personal use, you can get an appreciation for the exquisite blend of traditional and contemporary Japanese architecture from this part of the entrance (outside the main gate).

Reflections of Life

This “pool” is actually an installation artwork at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa. It has a downstairs entry.

Sky Hole Selfie

My Sky Hole by Bukichi Inoue is one of the many installation pieces at the Hakone Open Air Museum. It’s mirrored ball, suspended high above the beautiful terrain, provides an interesting selfie opportunity.

Standout Woman

Niki de Saint Phalle’s colorful piece stands out against the vibrant green hills of Hakone. See this, and more, at the Hakone Open Air Museum.

Open in Hakone

The tunnel entrance to the Hakone Open Air Museum gives a glimpse of the art awaiting you in the expansive museum filled with contemporary installation art and sculpture. It features both Japanese and western artists and is often a highlight of a trip to Hakone.

The Sound of Wind

Sound of Wind by Takao Tsuchida is one of the many, many contemporary art pieces beckoning you into a fuller exploration of the Hakone Open Air Museum.

Hakone Open Air Museum

The Hakone Open Air museum features installation art from around the world in a natural, mountain settings.

Forever Museum in Kyoto

My Soul Forever

One of Yayoi Kusama’s beautiful and intricate pieces is on display at the new Forever Museum in the Gion area of Kyoto.

Yayoi Kusama Museum Pumpkin

The Pumpkin

Ever wonder what those giant pumpkins in Japan are? They are famous and made by Yayoi Kusama. These famous pumpkins abound in Japan – this one is on the open rooftop of the Yayoi Kusama Museum in Shinjuku.