Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka Opens its door in 2021

A brand-new art museum arrives in Nakanoshima, the heart of Aqua Metropolis Osaka, in 2021!
As a result of an open call, the name of the new museum has been decided on as the “Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka.”

Artrip Museum is the website of the Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka (formerly Osaka City Museum of Modern Art), dedicated to sharing information about the collection and activities of the new museum, which the City of Osaka has been preparing to open, as well as progress in the preparations .
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Osaka Museum of Modern Art Gallery

Our Collection

Explore the details of 44 works selected from over 5,700 pieces in the collection of the Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka.

Yuzo Saeki

World of Saeki Yuzo

Follow Saeki Yuzo’s life and footsteps in Paris to reveal the creative development of this exceptional painter, accompanied by some of his best-known paintings from the largest collection of Saeki Yuzo works in Japan.

Gutai Pinacotheca on the WEB

Gutai Pinacotheca on the WEB

Gutai, the Gutai Art Association, had a significant impact on the art of postwar Japan. Discover more about this movement by learning about the unique activities of Gutai and its leader, Osaka-born avant-garde artist Yoshihara Jiro.

Museum Planning and Construction

Museum Planning and Construction

Here we show the architect’s image for the project, maps of the construction site, and information about proposed activities and so on for the new art museum to be opened in fiscal 2021.

Osaka City Museum of Modern Art Archives


Making the museum’s archival collections accessible is one of the principal activities of the Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka.

Industrial Design Archives Project

Industrial Design Archives Project

Portal site for the Industrial Design Archives Project (IDAP) that collects records and memories of household appliances and other commercial products for research and further use

Agency for Cultural Affairs

Supported by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan in the fiscal 2017

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