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ASEMUS Executive Committee Meeting, Seoul, 2012

ASEMUS Executive Committee Meeting, Seoul, 2012

    The ASEMUS Executive Committee was held at the National Museum of Korea, Seoul, on the 12th September 2012. This was followed by the VCM Trustees meeting in the afternoon. At this Executive Committee meeting, the meeting was briefed on the updates of the ASEMUS website and other on-going projects. The Executive Committee also welcomed two […]  Read More

Yoo Geum Museum of Roof-end Tiles, Korea

Yoo Geum Museum of Roof-end Tiles, Korea

The YooGeumMuseum of Roof-end Tile is Korea’s only museum dedicated to showcasing roof tiles. The museum was opened in January, 2008 and is located on Seokpajeonggil where Mt. Bukhan and Mt. Inwang in Seoul unfold on either side.  Read More

Press Release: Asia-Europe museums stand for education

Press Release: Asia-Europe museums stand for education

Promoting education and learning are integral objectives of museums around the world. This will be the focus of the upcoming Asia-Europe Museum Network (ASEMUS) General Conference to be held at the National Museum of Korea, Seoul (13-15 September 2012).  Read More

Seoul Baekje Museum, Korea

Seoul Baekje Museum, Korea

The Seoul Baekje Museum presents Seoul’s ancient history and culture with focus on the Hanseong period (18BCE-475CE) of the Baekje kingdom. The focus on this period is because this was the time when the area of present-day Seoul became the Baekje capital city.  Read More

Asia Europe Museum Network General Conference 2012

Asia Europe Museum Network General Conference 2012

Update: The ASEMUS General Conference website is now online! | “New and Sustainable Museum Education”: The 2012 Asia Europe Museum Network General Conference will be held at the National Museum of Korea in Seoul (South Korea), 13-15 September.  Read More

[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

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