・The National Museum of Art Osaka: We will start our art tour with a museum that exhibits modern art. The work on the ground is characteristic, but actually, this museum is based underground.
Although it is located underground, it has a bright and spacious museum, so the design of the museum itself is also worth to have a look."
・graf studio: After “watching” art, it is time for “touching” art. This is a place that designs and sells daily supplies such as furniture and plates. There is also a cafe in a stylish space to realize their slogan, ”design communication”.
・Nakanoshima Kosetsu Museum of Art: A museum, the main attraction of this tour, that displays many kinds of art designated as cultural property such as, swords, armor, Buddhism art, writings, modern paintings, Japanese tea ceremony utensils so on. The reproduced tea room, which is one of the important cultural property, is a must-see!
・Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library: A library resembling Greek temple that is older than 100 years. It is still used as a library, while people enjoy the architecture itself as art. The art rooted in daily life will impress you!
・Osaka City Central Public Hall: Another beautiful architecture that is still functioning as a city hall and remains as one of the symbolic places in Osaka. Since it is constructed of red bricks, it wonderfully reflects the blue and green color of the river and greenery.
・Museum of Oriental Ceramics: At this final spot on this tour, you can see and take pictures of ceramics which are designed as a national treasure or cultural property. Don’t miss this opportunity to have a close look at national treasure arts!