Azumino Chihito Art Museum is an art museum about picture book author Chihiro Iwasaki who has that in Matsukawa-mura, Kitaazumi-gun, Nagano. It opened in April, 1997.
About 80 points are exhibited by the work which indicates sketching in beginnings in addition to a masterpiece, aquarelle and the deep relation with Shinshu of Chihiro Iwasaki of a picture book painter (1918-1974). There are about 16,400 points of 28 worlds, and total of 25,800 keeping works are a maximum collection in the field of the picture book according to Chihiro’s work.
The cafe where I wish for a museum shop in addition to an exhibition hall, a room of a picture book and North Alps is also established attached to inside of the building. 36,500 square meters of Azumino Chihiro park spreads around the art museum.
Address: Nishihara 3358-24, Matsukawa-mura, Kitaazumi-gun, Nagano (GoogleMap)