Magic Art Museum:
Light Art Is Fun for Everyone

 Exhibition Information

Term :
From 6th July to 8th September, 2013
Closed :

Museum Hours :
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. (No admission after 7:30 p.m.)
Exhibition Admission :
Adults: 1000yen (800yen)
University/High School Students: 500yen (400yen)
Junior High/Elementary School Students: 300yen (200yen)
*Junior High/Elementary School Students in Kumamoto City, Fukuoka City, Kagoshima City and Kitakyushu City: Free (with current ID)
*Parentheses indicate reduced price for groups which in more than 20 people.
The reduced price is also available for those who are physically or mentally handicapped and for people over 65 years of age in Kumamoto City, Fukuoka City, Kagoshima City and Kitakyusyu City.
The release of the advance ticket until July 5.
Venue :
Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto Gallery Ⅰ,Ⅱ

Organized by
Kumamoto City,Kumamoto Art and Cultural Promotion Foundation, Kumamoto Nichinichi Press, TKU (TV-Kumamoto Co., Ltd.)
Cooperated by
Kumamoto Prefecture, Kumamoto City Board of Education, Kumamoto Ken Bunka Kyokai (Cultural Association of Kumamoto), Kumamoto Ken Bijutsuka Renmei (Artists' Union of Kumamoto), NHK Kumamoto, JCN Kumamoto, Kumamoto International Convention and Tourism Bureau, FM-Kumamoto, FM791
Collaborated with
Supported by
Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto
FAX. +81-96-359-7892
We can see multi-colored auras of light and mysterious shadows moving inside them.
"Magic Art Museum: Light Art Is Fun for Everyone" is an exhibition of media art based on the latest technology, art that is open to looking, touching, and participation by the audience. It is a wonderland of light and shadow created by the best media artists of Japan. We hope you enjoy this fantastic, magical world where both adults and children can have a wonderful time.


Atelier OMOYA,hisato OGATA,yasushi MATOBA/taro TOKUI,seiichiro MATSUMURA,hiroyuki MORIWAKI,plaplax,sachiko KODAMA,taro SUZUKI,kazuna MIYAMOTO,daito MANABE/satoru HIGA,hiromasa KOMATSU,ryota KUWAKUBO,tomohiro AKAGAWA
  • Atelier OMOYA

    (C) Atelier OMOYA

  • hisato OGATA

    (C) hisato OGATA

  • yasushi MATOBA/taro TOKUI

    (C) yasushi MATOBA/taro TOKUI

  • hiroyuki MORIWAKI

    (C) hiroyuki MORIWAKI
    Photo: Andrés Fraga

  • plaplax

    (C) plaplax

  • ryota KUWAKUBO

    (C) ryota KUWAKUBO
    Photo: Keizo KIOKU/ICC

  • kazuna MIYAMOTO

    (C) kazuna MIYAMOTO

  • daito MANABE/satoru HIGA

    (C) daito MANABE/satoru HIGA

  • sachiko KODAMA

    (C) sachiko KODAMA

  • seiichiro MATSUMURA

    (C) seiichiro MATSUMURA

  • taro SUZUKI

    (C) taro SUZUKI

  • kosei KOMATSU

    (C) kosei KOMATSU

  • tomohiro AKAGAWA

    (C) tomohiro AKAGAWA


*All events will be held in Japanese

CAMK Lecture College

Lecture:"museum and media-art"¯
Akiko SAKAMOTO (senior curator, Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto)
Place:Home Gallery

KEITAI SPY strategy

The rule and manners of a mobile phone are studied happily.
Place:Kids Factory
Capacity:12 person (bookings required)
Age:from the fourth grader in an elementary school to adults
Facilitator:Daiya AIDA(Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media/educator)
Supported by:NTT DOCOMO, INC.

Music Wave 071

Laptop Music Concert and Workshop
It is the concert and workshop using music application of a computer.
Date:8.10 (sat)
Place:Home Gallery
Facilitator:Toshihiro KITA(Kumamoto University)
Age:from schoolchild to adults
Capacity:15 people (bookings required)

Expectant Mother's Tour + Family Tour

Let's enjoy the exhibition with family or friends. While enjoying the museum and art works, we will show you convenient facilities for future mothers such as the nursing room or play space for children. This offer is children aged 0-6 years accompanied by adults.
Place:Exhibition Space
Admission:Entrance ticket is required.
Capacity:7 groups (bookings required)
Guide:Curator of CAMK

Guided Tours

Curator introduces the exhibition's highlights.
Date:7.7(sun), 7.28(sun), 8.4(sun) , 8.11(sun), 9.1(sun) , 9.8(sun)
Place:Exhibition Space
Meeting place:Entrance of gallery
Admission:Entrance ticket is required.

Monday Movies

Date & Time:Twice on Monday, 14:00-, 18:00-
Place:5F Art Loft
Date: July 8
Program: Fanfan La Tulipe (1952, France, Italy ,100 min.)
Date: July 15
Program: THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER (1977, England , U.S.A ,116 min.)
Date: July 22
Program: OF MICE AND MEN (1939, U.S.A, 106 min.)
Date: July 29
Program: THE FLYING DEUCES (1939,U.S.A, 68 min.)
Date: August 5
Program: EUROPA (1991, Denmark, France, Germany, Sweden, 108 min.)
Date: August 12
Program: GO FOR BROKE!(1951, U.S.A, 91 min.)
Date: August 19
Program: The Youth of Kamiya Etsuko (2006, Japan. 111min.)
Date: August 26
Program: Tanz Traume (2010, Germany, 89min.)
Date: September 2
Program: ALL THE QUEEN’S MEN (2001 Germany, U.S.A, Australia, Hungary, 102 min.)

CAMK Yomigatari

Storytelling Hours for Kids.
Date:7.20(sat), 8.10(sat)
Place:Kids Salon

Puppet play

Date:8.25 (sun)
Place:Home Gallery