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The Sun Garden at the Kahitsukan Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art

Outdoor alcove with Tree peaking out of skylight

"Kahitsukan, Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art is located near Yasaka Shrine in Gion, Kyoto. A desire to maintain a spirit of freedom, suspicious of the dogma that people tend to be tied up withIt was named by Yoshitomo Kajikawa, the director of the museum, and opened in November 1981.

Kagaku Murakami (1888-1939), a Japanese-style painter, Kaoru Yamaguchi (1907-1968), a Western-style painter, and all fields of arts and crafts, including ceramics, are inside the museum, which has an exterior made of gensei stone. In addition to the collection and exhibition of works by the active artist Kaoru Yamaguchi (1883-1959) and modern and contemporary paintings, crafts, and photographic works from home and abroad, he also holds special exhibitions several times a year.

On the 5th floor of the top floor, there is a tea room with a "light garden" (pictured) displaying the works of Kagaku Murakami, and you can see the beautiful scenery of the light garden where the light from the sky shines in."

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