The Izumo Museum of Quilt Art

Travel Guide - The Izumo Museum of Quilt Art

Information

Located in the very center of the Izumo Plain, The Izumo Museum of Quilt Art was the first quilt museum to open in Japan.
The art museum, a refurbished two-hundred year-old mansion built in the traditional Izumo-style, houses a collection, which includes the work of Ms.
Mutsuko Yawatagaki, one of the most renowned producers of Japanese-style quilting, Ikebana flower arrangements, art works created from antique Kimono fabrics, and four themed exhibitions per year, one for each season.
The concept of the art museum, from its atmosphere to its design, is to pass on Izumo culture and the Japanese spirit to the next generation.

Opening Hours

  • 10:00 - 17:00

Closed

  • Wednesdays
  • The 3rd Sunday of each month

Access / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes walk from JR Naoe Station
  • 15 minutes walk from Unshu-Hirata Station on the Ichibata Electric Railway Taisha Line

Address / Location

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Tweets

Alice Gordenker @alicegordenker - 2018-12-05
Quilters, take note! Beautiful museum with quilts made from antique kimono. Mutsuko Yawatagaki and the Izumo Museum… https://t.co/rgTgtfcuyy
NANAIRO @chocolatNANAIRO - 2017-10-23
The art of flower arranging made by Shiho Yawatagaki, @izumo_quilt_museum.
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Misa @MatueMisako - 2017-03-14
The Izumo Museum of Quilt Art is Japan's first installation art museum dedicated to quilt art.… https://t.co/M5c9abPOQJ
Misa @MatueMisako - 2017-03-13
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Misa @MatueMisako - 2016-12-21
#Shimane
The Izumo Museum of Quilt Art is Japan's first installation art museum dedicated to quilt art.… https://t.co/CeyBFSoldp
Misa @MatueMisako - 2016-12-21
#Shimane
The Izumo Museum of Quilt Art is Japan's first installation art museum dedicated to quilt art… https://t.co/JxrwPVquZq
I Love Japan @ jnto @jntocanada - 2015-08-22
The beauty lies in the details, the Izumo Museum of Quilt Art
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