Korea

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

Sejong University Museum, Korea

Sejong University Museum, Korea

Sejong University Museum, in Seoul, Korea, houses a collection of relics and treasures from Korea’s glorious past. This collection includes, among other things, folkcrafts, woodwork, costumes and personal ornaments, pottery, and works of calligraphy.   Read More

Budapest: Korean Art in the 18-19th Century

Budapest: Korean Art in the 18-19th Century

The Hopp Ferenc East-Asia Museum of Art, Budapest, Hungary, has a temporary exhibition presenting the extremely exciting culture of Korea. Interiors, ceremonial clothing and ornamented objects represent Korean art.  Read More

Museum of Agriculture, Korea

Museum of Agriculture, Korea

The Museum of Agriculture in Seoul, which began collecting artifacts related to agriculture in 1985, was founded in 1987. It was the first museum of agriculture in Korea.   Read More

Coloured ink on paper, c.1929-30, Coll. Rabindra Bhavana

Rabindranath Tagore: Poet and Painter

2011 marked the 150th anniversary of the birth of Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), who is best known as a poet and the first non-European writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913.  Read More

Treasures of Korean metal craft exhibition in Australia

Treasures of Korean metal craft exhibition in Australia

Spirit of jang-in, “Treasures of Korean Metal Craft” celebrates 50 Years of Friendship between Australia & the Republic of Korea. The exhibition on until February 2012 at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia.   Read More

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