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The Nagata Collection of Hokusai

Hokusai Collection Flyer (front)

The Shimane Museum of Art is celebrating their 20th Anniversary with a very special Hokusai exhibition from the “Nagata Collection”.

Hokusai Collection Flyer (front)Hokusai Collection Flyer (back)

The “Nagata Collection” is a 2,000 piece count collection of Hokusai and his pupils that had been personally owned by the foremost ukiyo-e specialist, Mr. Nagata Seiji and donated to the Shimane Art Museum. From the collection and on display will be rare high-quality first editions, Hokusai classics, hand drawings, and other ukiyo-e related pieces. Beginning with this two-part exhibition of Hokusai, the museum will display the whole “Nagata Collection”  to the public over the course of 10 years.

[Part 1] February 8th (Fri.) ~ March 4th (Mon.) 2019
[Part 2] March 6th (Wed.) ~ March 25th (Mon.) 2019

Hokusai (Part 1)Hokusai Collection (Part 2)

Nagata Seiji who is known as the foremost ukiyo-e specialist and owner of one of the world’s biggest Hokusai collections was born in the town of Tsuwano in the western part of Shimane.


Shimane Art Museum

The museum offers a spectacular view of the sunset over Lake Shinji

Shimane Art Museum
1-5, Sodeshicho, Matsue City
TEL: 0852-55-4700

Opening Hours:
[October ~ February] 10:00 ~ 18:30
[March ~ September] 10:00 ~ *30 min. after sundown
The museum is closed every Tuesday
*last admission is 30 min. before closing

Admission Fee:

Special Exhibition Museum Collection Set Ticket
(Special Exhibition + Museum Collection)
General Admission 1,000 JPY 300 JPY 1,150 JPY
University Student 600 JPY 200 JPY 700 JPY
Elementary / Junior / High School Student 300 JPY FREE 300 JPY

*International Visitors Discount Information → present your passport or residence card when purchasing your tickets to receive 50% off the admission fee.