Korea

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

World Jewellery Museum, Korea

World Jewellery Museum, Korea

Situated in the heart of the North Village in Seoul, Korea, where history and culture pulse with daily rhythms of contemporary life, the World Jewellery Museum was founded in 2004 by Lee Kang-won, wife of a diplomat.   Read More

Bona Museum, Korea

Bona Museum, Korea

The Bona Museum, in Seoul, Korea, first opened as a craft arts research institution in 2003, and officially opened as a private museum in 2006. It is a museum dedicated to showcasing traditional Korean aesthetics.   Read More

Tobacco box, Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910), 19th century State Ethnographical Collections of Saxony, Grassi Museum of Ethnography Leipzig collection of H. Saenger

Germany: Korea Rediscovered !

Ten German museums with Korean collections have come together to do a travelling exhibition titled ‘Discovering Korea! Treasures from German Museums’.   Read More

Busan Museum, Korea

Busan Museum, Korea

The Busan Museum was first opened in 1978. Its collection contains important artefacts that showcase the character, history and culture of Busan from prehistoric times to the present age.   Read More

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