Close to ART: Shimane Art Museum *RERUN
The Shimane Art Museum is located in Matsue, a city in Shimane Prefecture bordering the Sea of Japan. Shimane is home to a wealth of Japanese folklore, and Izumo-taisha, one of Japan's oldest shrines. In the galleries of this museum built beside the vast Lake Shinji are a variety of works relating to water, gathered from diverse locations and eras. It also features unique outdoor sculptures evoking shrines and mythology, local craft arts, and a beautiful view of the sun setting over the lake.