The world of picture book artist, Yoh Shomei world is filled with spacious green meadows and transparent blue skies, as well as houses, trees, and animals painted in isolation. His painting style, which was called "painting the air" by Takashi Yanase, has won the support of many people, and to this day, his paintings still bring the wind to the viewer's heart and make them feel tender.
The museum exhibits watercolors, oil paintings, drawings, drawings, handwritten words, and picture books on a variety of themes by Shoei Ip. About 80 paintings are on display at any one time, with six special exhibitions on the first floor and rooms on the second floor where you can see his work from season to season.
The garden, with its seasonal white hydrangeas and roses, invites visitors to enter the world of picture books. We hope you will spend a moment of peace and relaxation, soothing your weary mind through the beautiful original paintings and words.
|Address||318-4 Yamanouchi, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa-ken|
|Business Hour*1||10:00 to 17:00|
|Genre*3||picture book, paintings|
|Entrance Fee*4||Adults ¥600, Elementary and middle-school students ¥300|
|Access*5||7 minutes walk from Kita-kamakura(JO08,JS 08) station|
|*1 The last day of an exhibition or event may end early. *2 There are also end-of-year and temporary closures *3 Blanks refer to all genres. *4 Admission prices may vary depending on the event. Check for senior citizens, children and group discounts.*5 The times shown are approximate.|
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