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A Guide to Saitama Museum

The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama

(埼玉県立近代美術館)

Location: Saitama

Web: www.pref.spec.ed.jp/momas/?page_id=61

The museum displays works of art by modern Western and Japanese artists. The artwork on display includes everything from Picasso, Renault, and Chagall, to the work of local artists. In addition to the regular exhibits, the museum has special exhibitions based on unique themes.

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The Omiya Bonsai Museum, Saitama

(さいたま市大宮盆栽美術館)

Location: Saitama

Web: www.bonsai-art-museum.jp/en/

It boasts a collection of more than 120 bonsai masterpieces and bonsai-related artifacts such as bonsai pots, miniature landscape stone called suiseki, books and woodblock prints, etc.

Selected in accordance with the four seasons, about 60 pots of bonsai are always displayed in the garden and some in the gallery.

Omiya Bonsai Museum