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 Hours

  • 10:00 - 20:00


  • December 28 - January 4

Access / 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 / Location

* Please click each address to show the location.


KEN NAKAHASHI@kennakahashi - 2021/10/29 08:06
KEN NAKAHASHI will exhibit at Art Collaboration Kyoto, to be held at the Kyoto International Conference Center
KEN NAKAHASHI@kennakahashi - 2021/10/23 10:46
KEN NAKAHASHI will exhibit at 'Art Collaboration Kyoto', held at the Kyoto International Conference Center.

AIR_J(English ver.)@AIR_J_en - 2021/10/13 14:43
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Kyoto Art Center open call for online resideny program 'WE AGE' for artists or creators who i…
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