Requests for Visitors
Measures to Prevent the Spread of Infectious Diseases at the Museum
The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu is taking safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID.
We will continue to conduct temperature inspections and hand sanitization.
Admission to the museum will may be restricted depending on conditions in the museum.
To all visitors
Before Visiting
Please refrain from visiting the museum if you have a fever, cough, or if you are not feeling well.
Please bring and wear a mask.
At the Entrance
Please take your temperature, wear a mask and disinfect your hands.
In the Building
To prevent droplet infection, please keep a safe distance from your neighbors.
To prevent contact infection, please wash and disinfect your hands frequently and avoid touching the walls and display cases.
If you become ill while viewing an exhibition, please contact the nearest staff. Our staff also may ask your condition.
Special Exhibitions

MAEDA Seison: A Retrospective

The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu is pleased to present a retrospective exhibition of Maeda Seison (1885-1977). He is a Japanese-style painter who played an important role in Japanese art world during Taisho and Showa eras.

     Seison is known as a master of Japanese traditional painting, and one of the most notable art pieces is "Minamoto no Yoritomo in the Cave" (owned by Okura Museum of Art), which was classified as an Important Cultural Property in 2010. In addition, a monumental masterpiece "Roma Shisetsu (Envoy to Rome)" (owned by the Aizu Museum, Waseda University), inspired by Renaissance wall paintings, is shown for the first time in 40 years in Gifu. Besides over 100 works by Seison are on display in this exhibition.

Maeda Seison "Minamoto no Yoritomo in the Cave" 1929, Important Cultural Property, Okura Museum of Art Ⓒ Y. MAEDA & JASPAR, Tokyo, 2022 E4702


The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu, Exhibition Rooms 1, 2, 3


September 30 - November 13, 2022

First term: September 30-October 23

Second term: October 25- November 13


Monday (If it is a holiday, the next weekday)

Opening hours

10:00-18:00 (Last admission 17:30)

Day to extend opening hours

October 15, 10:00-20:00(Last admission 19:30


Adults 1,300 (1,200) yen

University students 1,000 (900) yen

( ) admission for groups of 20 or more.

Free for high school students and younger. 

Free for those with a physical disability certificate, intellectual disability certificate, mental disability certificate, or medical expense certificate for intractable diseases, and up to one accompanying person. Please present your disability identification upon arrival.

*This event may be postponed or cancelled due to measures to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.

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