21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art

Kanazawa, Japan


  • 1-2-1 Hirosaka
  • Kanazawa
  • Ishikawa
  • 920-0962
  • Japan

Opening times

Exhibition Zone :
10:00 – 18:00 *Open until 20:00 on Fridays and Saturdays
Public Zone :
9:00 – 22:00


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21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa seeks to present the world’s contemporary art from an independent standpoint and far-sighted perspective. Designed by SEJIMA Kazuyo + NISHIZAWA Ryue / SANAA, two architects who have received international acclaim, the Museum features a unique circular design and elegant galleries white in tone. 

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa offers both art and creations from wide-ranging fields related to art, including music, the performing arts, and film. The Museum places great emphasis on its promotional programs aimed at better acquainting people with such fields. Through those programs, the Museum hopes to enhance the charms and reputation of the city of Kanazawa and disseminate cultural information throughout the world.