World Children's Art Museum
One of the most interesting museums in Okazaki is the World
Children's Art Museum.
Opened in 1985, it is not only the only place you can see a Picasso in town,
but a full museum specializing in children's art. Apart from the collection
and regular exhibitions, the museum is designed to offer children opportunities
The museum has three major zones:
- representing the great footpaths and infinite creativity
- children's paintings collected from the world and famous
artists' works in their teens including those of Pablo Picasso, Lautrec, Paul
Klee, Taro Okamoto, Ikuo Hirayama, Masuo Ikeda, Sotaro Yasui, Seiji Togo; traditional
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- there are four workshops to choose from - drawing, clay
modeling, handcrafting and acrylic (known as "EB").
How to get there:
By car or bicycle, follow Route 1 to Gamagori / Toyohashi almost to the Fujikawa
train station. Turn left, after 2km turn right, up the hill. It's indicated.
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