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Iwase Rock Museum

  • Host organization


  • Address

    741, Kameoka, Sakuragawa, Ibaraki, 309-1343 Japan

  • Website

Objective We want to work for world peace. We believe that is the original purpose of stone sculpture.
Organization activities -Artist-in-Residence
-Stone sculpture class
-Outside Stone sculpture class
Founded in 1994
Background In 1992, SOGO BIJUTSU KOBO Co.Ltd.established a studio and art museum. Iwase Rock Musium is opened.
Location / Environment It is just halfway between Kasama-shi (Kasama-yaki) and Mashiko-machi (Mashiko-yaki), famous for their pottery. Both can be reached in about 15 minutes by car. Our museum is located in an area famous for mountain cherry blossoms.It is also located in one of the three major stone production areas in Japan.
Notes Be located in the stone production area. Have a large studio. Large stones can be made. Machines and tools are available. Get advice from masons and sculptors.
Contact Iwase Rock Museum
741, Kameoka Sakuragawa, Ibaraki, 309-1343, Japan
Contact person:Masaji Asaga, Jyunko Asaga

Facility information

Studio informationAvailable

Partially reinforced concrete, studio, 3 forklifts


1 single rooms, 1 twin rooms

Presentation spaceAvailable

Exhibition Hall: Ferroconcrete, 2 floors


JR"Mito Line" Haguro station

Open calls

Currently there is no program available for application.