A Story Begins in a Meeting of Pictures and Words – Into the Forests of Imagination

Art Museum & Library, Ota

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Art Museum & Library, Ota places special focus on illustrated stories and children’s books. Its first show in a series about books and art explores the imaginative and creative power of combinations of pictures and words. Original illustrations by picture books artists and authors including Mizumaru Anzai, Haruki Murakami, Komako Sakai, Hatsue Nakawaki, Yu Nagashima, Shin Fukunaga, and Aru Sunaga are accompanied by a forest-themed installation by contemporary artist Takashi Nakajima and a mural by Maki Okojima.



from August 04, 2017 to October 22, 2017


Adults ¥500, University and High School Students and Seniors over 65 ¥400, Junior High School Students and Under free.

Venue Hours

From 10:00 To 18:00
Closed on Mondays
Note:Until 18:00 on Sundays and Holidays. On a Public Holiday Monday, the gallery is open but closed on the following Tuesday.


Address: 15-16-30 Higashi Honcho, Ota-shi, Gumma 373-0026
Phone: 0276-55-3036

1 minute walk from the North exit of Ota Station on the Tobu Isesaki line. From the South exit of Kumagaya Station on the JR Takasaki line, take the bus for 50 minutes and get off at the South exit of Ota Station. The venue is 8 minute walk from there.

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