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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

Heritage Protection Conference: International Committee of the Blue Shield

Heritage Protection Conference: International Committee of the Blue Shield

The International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the National Museum of Korea will convene the first conference of the International Committee of the Blue Shield (ICBS), Seoul, Korea, Dec 8-10 2011.  Read More

Korea DNA in Prague

Korea DNA in Prague

An exhibition featuring Korea’s contemporary design culture in Prague, Czech Republic.   Read More

Lee Kang-won

Lee Kang-won

Lee Kang-won is the founder and director of the World Jewellery Museum in Seoul, Korea.  She achieved a B.A. in Journalism from Ewha Woman’s University and studied English literature at Virginia College. She has devoted 40 years of her life to preserving and promoting traditional jewelleries from all around the world.  Lee has previously served as […]  Read More

Korea: Exhibition marks return of Korean royal archives

Korea: Exhibition marks return of Korean royal archives

This exhibition, at the National Museum of Korea in Seoul, celebrates the homecoming of cultural property looted by French forces 145 years ago.  Read More

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