The newly launched Nakanoshima Museum of Art on the island of
Nakanoshima, located right in the middle of Osaka, allows event planners
to tap on its cultural value to deliver a memorable experience.
Osaka’s newest cultural hub opened on 2 February following the Osaka
City Government’s plans to establish the Nakanoshima area as a centre
for business, culture, art, science, and international exchange. Its
completion has been close to 40 years in the making after the concept of
the new museum was announced in 1983.
The Nakanoshima Museum of Art exhibits both western and Asian
contemporary art and design, showcasing pieces from renowned artists
such as René Magritte and Kitani Chigusa, with more exhibitions to come
in due time.
In addition to serving as a cultural hub, the museum also seeks to
provide an authentic, immersive and memorable experience for corporate
event delegates with its myriad of thoughtfully-designed event spaces.
From small intimate business meetings to large-scale events, the
Nakanoshima Museum of Art has a range of flexible spaces to play around
with, comprising a 303sqm hall that can seat up to 300 pax; a 101sqm
workshop room that can accommodate 45 guests; a 202sqm multipurpose
space situated on the second floor; and a 1,395sqm outdoor lawn.
The museum also houses its own on-site restaurant that is able to
cater for these spaces, eliminating the hassle of having to source for a
Beyond leveraging the museum’s special appeal with its striking
architecture and state-of-the-art interior features, planners can make
the experience more memorable and enjoyable for attendees by arranging
for on-site guides tours of the exhibitions, or even on cultural
day-tours of the surrounding vicinity that include the Osaka Science
Museum, National Museum of Art and Museum of Oriental Ceramics.
Other notable landmarks in the Nakanoshima area comprise the Osaka
International Convention Center; Osaka University Nakanoshima Center;
Keihan Nakanoshima Line; Bank of Japan, Osaka Branch; Osaka City Hall;
Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library; and Osaka City Central Public