Floor Plan and Facility Information
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With carefully considered proportions, floor areas, and ceiling heights, and filled with fully controllable natural light, each exhibition gallery makes it possible for visitors to appreciate the outstanding characteristics of artworks of all varieties. Visitors can enjoy the museum-going experience under conditions of enhanced dynamism.
6 Galleries, 763.1m², ceiling height 4〜11.9m. Some galleries use skylights.
8 Galleries, 1,293.6m², ceiling height 3.7〜11.9m. Some galleries use skylights.
This studio-style project workshop, set off from the main building, provides a flexible work area and also serves as a display space. The facility is soundproofed and equipped for the use of fire and water. Artists and professional creators of every genre are invited to employ the Room and share their activities and experiments with the public.
A space for presenting creative design of wide-ranging value and function through various programs. As an arena for exchanging information and developing new products and production distribution strategies, the Design Gallery helps inject new vitality into local enterprises.
A variety of art programs for children are underway in Kids Studio. They include workshops for viewing and creating art and a playroom for playing with shapes, as well as programs in which adults can participate along with children. Through these programs, the art museum becomes not only a place for viewing and responding to artworks but also a place for free self-expression and exchange with other participants.
The Art Library encourages visitors to peruse specialized publications in the fields of architecture, fashion, music, design, dance, photography, and film. The Library also has a collection of art catalogs both Japanese and international, artists’ books, and picture books for all ages. Besides researching various publications, visitors can obtain up-to-date information on the Internet.
The Media Lab is an art-production support facility oriented to computer-based art generation and exhibiting. Equipped with personal computers and a wide array of peripheral devices, the Lab is used for workshops and other instruction as well as production.
This 1,458m² gallery is available to the general public for exhibiting their own creations, whether paintings, sculpture, art and craft works, calligraphy, photography, films, or flower arrangements.
A center for artistic and cultural exchange, this multi-purpose theater is designed not only for concerts, performances, lectures, and symposia but also for modern media, films, and theatrical arts.
Two tea rooms of historical importance, Shoutou-an and San-u-tei, along with a "koshikake-machiai" (waiting bench), have been relocated to the garden of 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, where they are open for use by the general public.