MoMAK is a national institution devoted to the collection and preservation of artworks and related reference materials of the twentieth century in Japan and other parts of the world. Particular emphasis is placed on artists or artistic movements in Kyoto and the Kansai area (the western region of Japan), such as Japanese-style paintings of the Kyoto School, while overviewing the mainstreams of Japanese modern art and craft movements as well as works from all over the world covering every genre of the crafts.

In addition to five special and traveling exhibitions per year, the Museum rotates the works on display in the Collection Gallery approximately five times per year. Included therein are specially themed sub-exhibitions that are synchronized with the concurrent exhibition or present the Museum’s research results. The Collection Gallery also acts as the site for workshops and other educational programs organized by the Museum.

Open: 9:30–17:00 (Admission until 16:30)
Closed: Every Monday (or, if Monday is a national holiday, the following Tuesday) New Year’s holiday
Access: Get off at “Higashiyama” Station of Kyoto City subway Tōzai Line and 10 minutes walk.
English menu? yes
Wheelchair Access? yes
Is Kansai Scene available here? yes