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[Exhibition in Seoul] Civilizations of Turkey: Emperors in Istanbul

[Exhibition in Seoul] Civilizations of Turkey: Emperors in Istanbul

Turkey, standing at the crossroads of Eastern and Western civilisations, is the focus for a special exhibition held at the National Museum of Korea, Seoul. Titled ‘The Civilizations of Turkey: Emperors in Istanbul’ – the exhibition explores the various legacies of the Hittites, Greek and Roman empires, the Byzantine and Ottoman empires.  Read More

Gyeomjae Jeong seon Memorial Museum, Korea

Gyeomjae Jeong seon Memorial Museum, Korea

The Gyeomjae Jeong Seon Memorial Museum was established in 2009 to commemorate the great Korean painter Jeong Seon (1676–1759). He is known as the father of the ‘true-view’ landscape painting tradition.   Read More

National Museum of Korea

National Museum of Korea

Since its establishment as the Imperial Museum of the Korean Empire in Seoul in 1909, the museum has been relocated many times. Today the National Museum of Korea (NMK) is located in Yongsan, Seoul.  Read More

Cheon Jingi

Cheon Jingi

Director General, National Folk Museum of Korea Cheon, Jingi received his M.A. in Folkore from Yeungnam University and Ph.D in Korean Classical Literature from Chungang University. He has had his career as curator at National Museum of Korea, National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and National Folk Museum of Korea and currently on his duty […]  Read More

Kyung Hee University Hye Jung Museum, Korea

Kyung Hee University Hye Jung Museum, Korea

The Kyung Hee University Hye Jung Museum is Korea’s first and largest museum exclusively established for the collection and display of antique maps. The collection includes antique maps and atlases produced in the West from the 16th century to the 20th century.  Read More

National Folk Museum of Korea

National Folk Museum of Korea

The National Folk Museum of Korea, in Seoul, is Korea’s leading institution dedicated to presenting traditional life, having more than two million visitors annually. The Museum has been playing significant roles in providing educational and cultural opportunities to understand how Koreans lived in traditional times.

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Gyeonggi Provincial Museum, Korea

Gyeonggi Provincial Museum, Korea

The Gyeonggi Provincial Museum was founded in 1989 in order to promote the cultural and historic development of ancient Korea. It is a non-profit public institution, funded by the Gyeonggi Province which is the largest province in South Korea.  Read More

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