Photo:Daici Ano

Photo:Daici Ano


Yukinori Yanagi

Hiroshi Sambuichi

Artwork No. in07-B

Inujima Seirensho Art Museum

A place to re ect on what we have lost and contemplate the future

The ruins of a copper refinery, a relic of industrial modernization, are reborn as an art museum. The design places minimal load on the natural environment, using renewable energy sources and materials found on the site, including stone and karami bricks. The motif of the works within is Yukio Mishima, who warned his country of the dangers of modernization. The museum provides an opportunity to reflect on what contemporary society has lost and to contemplate the future.

Art Information

Artwork Location Inujima Community Area
Hours 9:00-16:30 (Last admittance 16:00)
Closed Tuesdays (March 1 - November 30) | Tuesdays to Thursdays (December 1 - last day of February) | *Open on national holidays but closed the next day. | *Open on Tuesdays when Monday falls on a national holiday but closed on the next day.
Admission 2,060 yen (2,100 yen from October 1st, 2019.) | *Admission to Inujima Seirensho Art Museum and Inujima Life Garden included. | *free for children 15 and under.
Notes Management: Fukutake Foundation | Benesse Art Site Naoshima>


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