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The Miyagi Museum of Art

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Address: 34-1 Kawauchimotohasekura, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0861, Miyagi Prefecture
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The Churyo Sato Gallery is fantastic!

Three exhibitions are usually held here. The first one is for its permanent collection which eventually seems wide-ranging but comparatively small. The second is a special... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 September 2015
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Tokyo, Japan
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

A small exhibition of impressionist painters but displaying some lovely works by Monet, Manet, Sisley,

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Monterey County, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Enjoyed my lunch and the outside sculpture exhibit. The staff was very helpful and it was many visitors at museum.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

A good place to visit. For me the Churyo Sato gallery was the highlight of our visit. Some really impressive sculptures in the sculpture garden.

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Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

I went here on the loople bus on a Monday but it was closed on Mondays. So I came back the next day. Nice museum and learn a little history of Sendai and Date Masamune.

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

Three exhibitions are usually held here. The first one is for its permanent collection which eventually seems wide-ranging but comparatively small. The second is a special exhibition which opens for only limited days. The last one is the Churyo Sato Gallery where we can see many fantastic sculptures and drawings donated by Churyo Sato himself who is a very famous... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

A great place to spend a few hours. The sculpture garden is worth wandering. I also really enjoyed the Sato Choryo gallery- his works are lovely. I could have spent hours with a few of the Kandinsky pieces too. Great museum shop for unique gifts.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

I am an artist, art teacher, and have a degree in art history. I have to say I was a bit disappointed with the art in the museum. The permanent collection is fairly small. Unless you specifically love Japanese art and know Japanese artists I wouldn't suggest coming here expecting much out of the art. They had a handful of... More 

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Osaka Prefecture, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2013

There's not a great deal to do in Sendai, so this gallery comes as a pleasant distraction. I only visited the permanent exhibition, which featured contemporary Japanese and smattering of European artists, and for ¥300 proved an unexpected bargain given the overpriced nature of most Japanese galleries. There's a very pleasant - if outrageously expensive - cafe, which makes for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2013

The Miyagi Museum in Sendai currently presents an impressive exhibition Van Gogh in Paris. It gives a good insight of the development of the world famous artist in Paris, working with famous impressionist artists. Must see

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