Seoul’s Bukchon Traditional Culture Center will recruit students for ‘Traditional Culture Courses’ and ‘Citizens’ Independent Courses’ for the spring semester starting in March for the learning of Korean traditional crafts and life creation.
The ‘Traditional Culture Courses’ will offer courses to be taught by professional lecturers in 14 fields including traditional arts/painting/sound and contemporary crafts, etc., and anyone interested in traditional culture can sign up for the program.
The course consists of five classes in the field of traditional crafts (Grasses & straw craft, knot art, Gyubang craft, the seven treasures handicraft, life embroidery), six classes in the field of traditional culture (Gayageum, practical folk art, literary paintings, Korean folk painting, calligraphy, Dakjongi doll), and three classes in the field of contemporary crafts/culture (leather crafts, hanbok doll quilt, calligraphy) for a total of 14 classes.
All classes will be held once a week for three months, while continuously accepting applications during the period, and tuition is KRW 50,000 per month with a separate fee for materials.
The ‘Citizens’ Independent Courses’ will be led by competent citizen lecturers in areas closely related to daily life including life creation, health, and neighborhood humanities.
The course consists of eight classes in the field of life creation (Sketches of Bukchon village scenery, Korean floral arrangement, my own hand-sewn designer brand, my own crochet props, traditional props for our baby’s first birthday table handmade by moms, life embroidery, drawing the Four Gracious Plants, aroma crafts), two classes in the field of health (tea ceremony class with hanok, Bukchon hanok meditation), and one class in the field of neighborhood humanities (writing easy and fun book reviews) for a total of 11 classes.
All classes will be held once a week for six months, while continuously accepting applications during the period, and tuition is KRW 30,000 per month on average with a separate fee for materials.
Registration and related inquiries
Bukchon Traditional Culture Center: 82-2-741-1033
Seoul Hanok Portal: http://hanok.seoul.go.kr
|Tue||Morning||Literary Paintings||Gyubang Craft|
|Tue||Afternoon||Literary Paintings||Gyubang Craft|
|Tue||Night||Literary Paintings||Life Embroidery|
|Wed||Morning||Daum Society for Cultural Energy||Grasses & Straw Craft||Seven Treasures Handicraft||Hanbok Doll Quilt|
|Wed||Afternoon||Seven Treasures Handicraft||Hanbok Doll Quilt|
|Thu||Night||Practical Folk Art||Knot Art||Korean Folk Painting||Calligraphy|
|Fri||Morning||Practical Folk Art||Calligraphy|
|Sat||Morning||Gayageum||Knot Art||Leather Crafts|
※ Morning: 09:30-12:30, afternoon: 14:00-17:00, night (Tue, Thu): 19:00-21:00
※ Three-month course, KRW 50,000 monthly tuition (separate costs for materials)
|Category||Education Center Lecture Room 1||Education Center Lecture Room 2|
|Tue||Morning||10:00-12:00||Writing Easy and Fun Book Reviews||10:00-12:00||Sketches of Bukchon Village Scenery|
|Tue||Afternoon||14:00-17:00||Korean Floral Arrangement|
|Tue||Night||18:00-21:00||Bukchon Hanok Village Meditation|
|Wed||Morning||10:00-12:00||Traditional Props for Our Baby’s First Birthday Table Handmade by Moms||10:30-12:00||Tea Ceremony with Hanok|
|Thu||Morning||10:00-12:00||My Own Aromatic Interior Prop-making|
|Thu||Afternoon||14:00-17:00||Drawing the Four Gracious Plants|
|Thu||Night||18:30-20:30||My Own Aromatic Interior Prop-making||18:30-20:30||My Own Crochet Props|
|Fri||Morning||10:00-13:00||Life Embroidery – Wild Grass Embroidery (Advanced)||10:30-12:00||My Own Hand-sewn Designer Bag|
|Fri||Afternoon||14:00-17:00||Life Embroidery – Wild Grass Embroidery (Beginner)|
※ Contact information for lecturers of Citizens’ Independent Course will not be disclosed by request of lecturers.
※ Six-month course, KRW 30,000 monthly tuition (separate costs for materials)
|Traditional Culture Courses|
|Traditional Culture Courses||Work Exhibition of Traditional Culture Courses|
|Citizens’ Independent Courses|
|Citizens’ Independent Courses||Work Exhibition of Citizens’ Independent Courses|