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Kyoto Art Center

Travel Guide - Kyoto Art Center


Kyoto Art Center was set up in 2000 to support young artists and encourages the preservation of Kyoto's traditional arts. The art center uses old school buildings of the former Meirin Elementary School constructed in the Meiji Period (1868 - 1912). The north, south and west wings, the gate and wall of the center were registered as one of the Tangible Cultural Properties in 2008.
The art center has a studio, gallery, and auditorium, and holds a wide variety of events such as exhibitions, performances, and workshops. It also has a library and an information corner, and the library has 5,500 of books and other materials related to Kyoto's art and culture.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 10:00 - 20:00


  • December 28 - January 4

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 5 minutes walk from Shijo Station on the on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line (K09)
  • 5 minutes walk from Karasuma Station on the Hankyu Kyoto Line
  • 10 minutes walk from Karasuma Oike Station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line (K08) or Tozai Line (T13)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 546-2, Yamabushiyamacho, Nakagyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 604-8156


Regional Arts NSW @RegionalArtsNSW - 2019-03-11
Australian visual artists: EOI are open for a rare and unique residency opportunity in #Kyoto 🇯🇵 @auscouncilarts an… https://t.co/xmcgep1OEh
Ken+Julia Yonetani 米谷健+ジュリア @kenjulyonetani - 2019-03-06
Australian artists open call for Kyoto Art Center!! https://t.co/lfNWentQcs
京都芸術センター @Kyoto_artcenter - 2019-03-06
For Australian artists!! We are happy to share this Open-call for Australian visual artists, who wish to work in Ky… https://t.co/pQ5SVJjqzn
Australia Council @auscouncilarts - 2019-03-05
Take your practice to Kyoto.

https://t.co/3YfBIyxZrb https://t.co/V1DXbib6wQ
田茂井廣道(たもいひろみち シテ方観世流能楽師) @hekitou_tamoi - 2019-02-21
You can find information and the application form for TTT 2019 on the Kyoto Art Center website, but we'll post it h… https://t.co/T2aRToMBRO
Art Inside Out @art_inside_out - 2019-02-14
Thank you Kyoto Art Center and @res_artis for the most wonderful time in Kyoto and many inspiring meetings at this… https://t.co/MOpjGvYQLa
Art Inside Out @art_inside_out - 2019-02-06
Opening ceremony & first panel discussion “Context for Change” @res_artis Kyoto meeting, day 1. #resartiskyoto @ Ky… https://t.co/HdiMjxQu37
Tokyo Büyükelçiliği @EmbassyTokyo - 2019-02-05
Historical artifacts of Istanbul’s Topkapı Palace Museum are coming to Japan! The magnificent works of art of Topka… https://t.co/kPu5cCiqay
Res Artis @res_artis - 2019-01-13
Are you thinking of joining us at #resartiskyoto or perhaps debating over which workshops to attend whilst you are… https://t.co/rjeGsPHkcx
Michael Verne @VerneGallery - 2019-01-06
And That’s Sunday’s With Mike.

Please come and see the remarkable prints and paintings I think of one of the
mo… https://t.co/SUzLxsQFaJ
Res Artis @res_artis - 2019-01-06
New Year – New Residency Typologies
As we welcome 2019, what better than an insight into one of our #resartiskyoto… https://t.co/gRojBIaEY1
Directional Forces @direct_forces - 2018-12-21
Are you joining us at #resartiskyoto?
Well to get you prepared we have just released our spotlight on speakers ser… https://t.co/2jTbgjCCsq
Res Artis @res_artis - 2018-12-21
Are you joining us at #resartiskyoto?
Well to get you prepared we have just released our spotlight on speakers ser… https://t.co/HotidFSCkg
Directional Forces @direct_forces - 2018-12-20
Are you thinking of joining us at #resartiskyoto or perhaps debating over which workshops to attend whilst you are… https://t.co/ArIJljvSDL
Directional Forces @direct_forces - 2018-12-19
#resartiskyoto is from the 6-8th February 2019 in Kyoto – but why did we choose to bring our network to Japan?
Re… https://t.co/QbC1FWYw7K
Directional Forces @direct_forces - 2018-12-18
Are you thinking of joining us at #resartiskyoto or perhaps debating over which workshops to attend whilst you are… https://t.co/K6fveXvpoF
相模友士郎/SAGAMIyujiro @SAGAMIyujiro - 2018-12-04
past work
Open Studio 'Living / Dead / Garden'
Yujiro Sagami (Kyoto) & Ventura G… https://t.co/SsRa2FBp3n
Dr. Megan Ammirati 安美珍 @MeganAmmirati - 2018-12-01
One of my undergraduates mentees is applying to the Traditional Theatre Training Program (T.T.T) at the Kyoto Art C… https://t.co/qICn4ncY2Z
Opal Spaces @opal_spaces - 2018-12-01
PRICE: € (EUR) 8.700. Molly Haslund. Islands Chewing Spitting, 2017. Objects and fragments from a performance at Ky… https://t.co/wBrXHUKXqO
Ensemble FOVE Official @EnsembleFOVE - 2018-11-24
Feature https://t.co/CJ9NH6srhM 場所: Kyoto Art Center https://t.co/m73XG0SKpL
ヒデ鷹 @hidetaka1Q87 - 2018-11-17
#EnsembleFOVE presents


Kyoto Art Center
November 27th 19h30-… https://t.co/mieznSVUDY
All Japan Tours @AllJapanTours - 2018-11-15
Kyoto has been at the center of politics, culture, and art, and Japanese history..... read more!… https://t.co/yHmLxQJ1O4
gerworks @gerworkscycles - 2018-11-02
#gerworks at #taipeicycleshow daily magazine cover.

#taiwancycling… https://t.co/pwuExtIHtp
Mark Coggins @Mark_Coggins - 2018-11-01
Pleased to report my photo 'Maiko Fukuhana-san' was accepted for Viewpoint Photographic Art Center's TWELVE: Work o… https://t.co/ME3k88HbFi
Kyoto Experiment @kyoto_ex_eng - 2018-10-28
Today's performance information📣 @Kyoto_artcenter
Satoko Ichihara / Q @QQQ_9
《Favonia’s Fruitless Fable》⏰ [14:00-]… https://t.co/bKsi8KDbdv
Kyoto Experiment @kyoto_ex_eng - 2018-10-27
Today's performance information📣 @Kyoto_artcenter
Satoko Ichihara / Q @QQQ_9
《The Question of Faeries》⏰ [14:00-]… https://t.co/tk0bYsHwwl
Kyoto Experiment @kyoto_ex_eng - 2018-10-26
Today's performance information📣 @Kyoto_artcenter
Satoko Ichihara / Q @QQQ_9 《The Question of Faeries》⏰ [19:30-] A… https://t.co/4GzSTjW7cJ
Kyoto Experiment @kyoto_ex_eng - 2018-10-25
Today's performance information📣 @Kyoto_artcenter
Satoko Ichihara / Q《Favonia’s Fruitless Fable》⏰ [19:30] At 📍#Auditorium, Kyoto Art Center
Jennifer M. Yoo @jennifermyoo - 2018-10-24
It seems a bit fitting that I will be presenting my research on female ghosts at Ritsumeikan University's Art Resea… https://t.co/Q2u8UyfnuO
Candice Wilmore @candicewilmore - 2018-10-22
International speaker, acclaimed author Prem Rawat in #Hiroshima at the International Conference Center, event host… https://t.co/to1iUHHEaW


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