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A Guide to Mie Museums

Mie Prefectural Art Museum

(三重県立美術館)

Location: Tsu

Web: www.bunka.pref.mie.lg.jp/art-museum/54629037705.htm

The Mie Prefectural Art Museum’s permanent collection is an eclectic mix of modern and more historical works. There are engravings by William Blake, paintings by French impressionists such as Monet and Renoir as well as a number of pieces of Chinese calligraphy. Other pieces on display include works by Murayama Kaita, Soga Shohaku, Marc Chagall, Francisco de Goya, Salvador Dalí, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo and Antoni Tàpies.

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Contemporary Art Museum Ise

(伊勢現代美術館)

Location: Minami Ise

Web: www.ise-muse.com

The museum displays and holds events focusing on contemporary art located in Ise-Shima National Park overlooking Gokasho Bay. The museum’s sculpture area includes in- and outdoor displays.

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Paramita Museum

(パラミタミュージアム)

Location: Komono-cho

Web: www.paramitamuseum.com/top.html

The Paramita museum is an art museum located in Komono-cho of Mie prefecture. Their main collection consists of the ceramic art of Ikeda Masuo.

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