Opened in 1936, the Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts is located inside Tennoji Park. The museum is most known for its wide variety of arts – including paintings, sculptures, calligraphy, metalwork, porcelain, lacquerware, and dyed textiles – imported from China or from within Japan. Today, there are approximately 8,000 pieces of art on display at this museum.
Special exhibitions hosted by the museum, as well as regular exhibitions where national treasures and many more are exhibited, are held in the main building.
Time-limited exhibitions hosted by various art organizations are held in the gallery on the basement floor.