Up Close and Personal at the Panasonic Shiodome Museum of Art

Source: Tokyo Cheapo

This pint-sized museum packs a punch with its creative themes and meticulously selected pieces. With direct access via both train and subway, the Panasonic Shiodome Museum of Art is a handy addition to your rainy-day activity list as well as a legitimate presence in the fine-arts world of Tokyo.
Bonus: Drop into the free showroom downstairs to get a taste of Japanese interior design trends.
How it all began
Panasonic Shiodome Museum of Art
You may be wondering why a company like Panasonic has an art gallery in the first place. According to the curator, the collection first began back in 1997 when Panasonic had the chance to acquire about two dozen small landscape paintings by French artist Georges Rouault (1871–1958). Enthralled by the w

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