|1995||A growing need for an art museum was felt by the city government.
Acquisitions for the museum collection started.
|1996||The body of works by ASAI Kan’emon and those by TAKUMI Hideo were donated.
Committee for Drawing Basic Plans for a Unique Art Museum was established.
|1998||The TANIUCHI Rokuro collection was donated.|
|1999||Yokosuka Museum of Art (tentative name) Project Outline was adopted by the city.
Funding for the museum collection was approved; collection building started in full-scale.
Yokosuka Museum of Art (tentative name) Basic Planning Committee was established.
|2000||Yokosuka Museum of Art (tentative name) Basic Plans were approved.
|2001||Works by SHIMADA Shozo donated.
|2002||Works by TSUKIOKA Eiki donated
YAMAMOTO Riken was chosen through the Qualifications Based Selection process as the designer for the museum building; basic architectural planning started.
Works by NAKAMURA Koya donated.
A Museum Forum was held.
|2003||Basic architectural planning was completed; Detail planning started.
Works by OKUTANI Hiroshi donated.
A Museum Talk was held.
Valleys was donated by its creator WAKABAYASHI Isamu.
|2004||Detail planning for the building completed.
The first issue of Yokosuka Museum of Art Pre-Opening Newsletter was published.
|2005||Construction of the museum building started on January 11.
Yokosuka Museum of Art Activity Planning Committee was established.
|2006||The city’s legislation for the Museum was issued on June 14.
The museum building completed in July.
|2007||Yokosuka Museum of Art opens on April 28.|