Museums: Benesse Art Site Naoshima
Updated: Oct 26, 2019
Benesse Art Site Naoshima
Half the fun is getting here! Planes, trains, and ferries depending where you are coming from. If you ever have the opportunity to experience Naoshima, you must make the journey! The idea of the Benesse Art Site was incubated in 1985. "The fundamental goal was to create significant spaces by bringing contemporary art and architecture in resonance with the pristine nature of the Seto Inland Sea, a landscape with a rich cultural and historical fabric. Through contacts with art and nature, sceneries and inhabitants of the Seto Inland Sea region, they seek to inspire visitors to reflect on the meaning of Benesse's motto - Well-Being. In all ongoing activities, they are committed to foster a relationship of mutual growth between art and the region, aiming to make a positive contribution to the local communities."
Included in the Art Site is the Benesse House Museum, Chichu Art Museum, Art House Project, Ando Museum, Lee Ufan Museum, Teshima Art Museum, and many more.
Japan, 761-3110 Kagawa, Kagawa District, Naoshima