Kyoto Art Center

in Kyōto-shi, Japan

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Japan, 〒604-8156 Kyōto-fu, Kyōto-shi, Nakagyō-ku, Yamabushiyamachō, 546−2, 京都芸術センター
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The Kyoto Art Center is a venue for promoting the arts which is located in the heart of Kyoto, Japan. The center, a three-story reinforced-concrete building, occupies the site of the former Meirin Elementary School (founded by the people of Kyoto during the Meiji era). It has a studio, gallery, auditorium, Japanese-style hall, free space, library, an information corner, Japanese-style tea room, the Maeda Coffee Meirin coffee shop, a common room and shops. Kyoto Arts and Culture Foundation manages the center, which aims to support artistic activities, act as a clearinghouse for arts information, plan artist in residence programs and promote artists to the public. In 2008 the north, south and west wings, the gate and wall of the center were registered as one of the Tangible Cultural Properties of Japan.


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Kyoto Art Center

Address: Japan, 〒604-8156 Kyōto-fu, Kyōto-shi, Nakagyō-ku, Yamabushiyamachō, 546−2, 京都芸術センター