May 2019 Cultural Events

May 2019 Cultural Events

  • Donuimun Children’s Day Village Festival

    Donuimun Children's Day Village Festival
    • ○ Dates : May 4 – May 6 10:00-19:00
    • ○ Venue : Donuimun Museum Village
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Donuimun Museum Village Festival is being held in light of Children’s Day with childhood performances, alleyway activities of the past, stamp tour, and more
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-739-6994
    • ○ Website : http://dmvillage.info
  • David Hockney

    David Hockney
    • ○ Date & Time : March 22 – August 4
      Tuesday – Friday 10:00-20:00
      Weekends, national holidays 10:00-18:00
      Every second, last Wednesday 10:00-22:00
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Museum of Art Seosomun 2F, 3F
    • ○ Admission : Charged (general KRW 15,000/teens KRW 13,000/children KRW 10,000)
    • ○ Content : An exhibit that introduces the artistic journey of David Hockney by period
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-323-0326
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • Bukchon Music Concert at the Baek In-je House

    Bukchon Music Concert at the Baek In-je House
    • ○ Date & Time : May 18 17:00-18:30
    • ○ Venue : Baek In-je House Anchae
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : An elegant concert that offers the opportunity to experience the dignity and charms of the Baek In-je House, as well as the opportunity for the public to enjoy culture
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0274
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr
  • Visit Museums, Enjoy Seoul

    Visit Museums, Enjoy Seoul
    • ○ Dates : May 2 – 31 Every Tuesday – Friday Open regularly
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Museum of History, Learning Room 1
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Cultural education on Seoul’s history and culture through the themes such as, “Seoul’s Royal Palaces,” “Seoul’s Yangban,” and “Seoul Seen Through a Map.”
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0236
  • What if Children’s Day Existed in the era of the Joseon Dynasty?

    What if Children's Day Existed in the era of the Joseon Dynasty?
    • ○ Dates : May 5 10:00-17:00
    • ○ Venue : Namsangol Hanok Village
    • ○ Admission : Free admission, Experiences both charged and free
    • ○ Content : What if Children’s Day existed in the era of the Joseon Dynasty?
      Various traditional and experiential performances and activities, including a military service examination contest for children and more in light of Children’s Day
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2261-0517
    • ○ Website : https://www.hanokmaeul.or.kr/
  • 2019 Hangang Seoraeseom Canola Festival

    2019 Hangang Seoraeseom Canola Festival
    • ○ Dates : May 11-12 10:00-18:00
    • ○ Venue : Banpo Hangang Park Seoraeseom Island
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : A photo zone accompanied by the canola field, busking, and special cover dance performances (some experiences require payment)
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-3780-0796
    • ○ Website : http://hangang.seoul.go.kr/
  • Seoul Grand Park Rose Festival

    Seoul Grand Park Rose Festival
    • ○ Dates : May 25 – June 9
    • ○ Venue : Theme Garden
    • ○ Admission : Theme Garden admission
    • ○ Content : ‘Take the photo at the Seoul Grand Park’s Rose Garden, a scenic location and a wonder place for a date
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-500-7335
    • ○ Website : http://grandpark.seoul.go.kr/main.do
  • K-POP Dance Festival

    K-POP Dance Festival
    • ○ Dates : May 10 – 12 11:00-20:00 Differs by program
    • ○ Venue : Platform Chang-dong 61
    • ○ Admission : Free / KRW 3,000
    • ○ Content : K-POP Dance Festival for citizens to meet and connect through music and dance
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-993-0561
    • ○ Website : http://skdf2019.modoo.at
  • Seoul Hall of Urbanism & Architecture Opening Exhibition

    Seoul Hall of Urbanism & Architecture Opening Exhibition
    • ○ Dates : March 28 – June 2
      10:00 – 18:00
      Closed Mondays
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Hall of Urbanism & Architecture
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : A special exhibition about the past, present, and future of Seoul’s urbanism and architecture
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-736-8050
    • ○ Website : http://www.seoulhour.kr
  • The Art of Disney – The Magic of Animation

    2019 Seokchon Lake Cherry Blossom Festival
    • ○ Dates : April 19 – August 18
      10:00-20:00 (weekends and national holidays 21:00)
    • ○ Venue : DDP Museum B2 Design Exhibition Hall
    • ○ Admission : General 15,000
      Teens 13,000
      Children 9,000
    • ○ Content : An exhibition planned by Disney headquarters in celebration of Disney’s 90th anniversary that looks back at Disney’s 90-year history with over 500 works on display
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-325-1077
    • ○ Website : http://ticket.interpark.com/Ticket/Goods/GoodsInfo.asp?GoodsCode=19003891
  • 2019 Bamdokkaebi Night Market at DDP

    2019 Bamdokkaebi Night Market at DDP
    • ○ Dates : April 5 – October 26
      Every Friday, Saturday 18:00-23:00
    • ○ Venue : DDP Palgeori
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : A design market offering goods made using the glowing sense and ideas of young people that will catch visitors’ attention and a night market with food to captivate the youth
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2153-0000
    • ○ Website : http://www.ddp.or.kr/event/detail/1816?menuId=20&status=2&cateCode=



April 2019 Cultural Events

April 2019 Cultural Events

  • <David Hockney>

    David Hockney
    • ○ Dates : March 22-August 4
      Tuesday – Friday 10:00-20:00
      Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays 10:00-18:00
      Every second and last Wednesday of the month 10:00-22:000
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Museum of Art, Seosomun Main Building, 2F & 3F
    • ○ Admission : General admission: KRW 15,000
      Youth: KRW 13,000
      Children: KRW 10,000
    • ○ Content : An retrospective exhibition that introduces the artistic journey of David Hockney (1937, England) whose style evolved into an independent style throughout the course of forty years, while oscillating back and forth between abstraction and conception
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-323-0326
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • March First Independence Movement 100th Anniversary Special Exhibition

    March First Independence Movement 100th Anniversary Special Exhibition
    • ○ Date & Time : March 1 – May 26
      Tuesday – Friday 09:00-20:00
      Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays 09:00-18:00
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Museum of History Special Exhibition Hall
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Introduction of a special exhibition that sheds light on the March First Independence Movement of Seoul and Pyeongyang in commemoration of the 100th year anniversary of the March First Independence Movement
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0274
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr/eng/
  • Visit Museum, Enjoy Seoul Walking Tour

    Visit Museum, Enjoy Seoul Walking Tour
    • ○ Dates : April 04 – April 25 Every Thursday14:00-16:00
    • ○ Venue : Bukchon Hanok Village
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Exploration of Bukchon under the theme of tradition and urban beauty (with English/Chinese interpretations)
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0236
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr/
  • Seoul Grand Park Cherry Blossom Festival

    Seoul Grand Park Cherry Blossom Festival
    • ○ Dates : April 06 – April 21
    • ○ Venue : Lake Circumference Trail
      Zoo Flowering Cherry Blossom Trail
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Experiencing of the end of the cherry blossom season in the metropolitan area with busking performances, photo zones, experiential programs, night views of the cherry blossom street, etc.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-500-7335
    • ○ Website : http://grandpark.seoul.go.kr
  • Seoul Animation Center

    Seoul Animation Center
    • ○ Dates : April 01 – April 30 10:00-18:00 Closed Mondays
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Animation Center 1F, 2F
    • ○ Admission : Children KRW 6,000 YouthㆍAdult KRW 4,000 (20% group discount)
    • ○ Content : A cultural contents experience center in the city for children and adults to visit and enjoy together with the Comics Library on the first floor and Character Experience Play Area on the second floor
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-3455-8341
    • ○ Website : http://www.ani.seoul.kr/
  • Traditional Arts & Crafts Studio

    Traditional Arts & Crafts Studio
    • ○ Dates : January 01 – December 31 10:00-18:00 (Closed every second and fourth Tuesday of the month)
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Folk Flea Market Traditional Arts & Crafts Studio
    • ○ Admission : Free (some paid)
    • ○ Content : A space for foreign tourists visiting the Seoul Folk Flea Market to make different kinds of simple, traditional, and cultural Korean props
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2232-3368
    • ○ Website : http://www.pungmul.or.kr/
  • Cheongchun 1-beonga

    Cheongchun 1-beonga
    • ○ Dates : January 01 – December 31 10:00-18:00 (Closed every second and fourth Tuesday of the month)
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Folk Flea Market Cheongchun 1-beonga
    • ○ Admission : Free (some paid)
    • ○ Content : Cheongchun 1-beonga is a themed space located on the second floor of the Seoul Folk Flea Market that recreates the Seoul shopping district of the 1960s
    • ○ Contact : 82-70-7726-5945
    • ○ Website : http://www.pungmul.or.kr/
  • 2019 Dongdaemun Spring Flower Festival

    2019 Dongdaemun Spring Flower Festival
    • ○ Dates : April 06 – April 07
    • ○ Venue : Jungnangcheon Stream Sports Park 1
      Jangan Cherry Blossom Street
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : A spring we create, share, and enjoy together Celebration performance, healthy fair, spring flower busking, children’s theme park
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2127-4711
    • ○ Website : http://english.seoul.go.kr/
  • 2019 Seokchon Lake Cherry Blossom Festival

    2019 Seokchon Lake Cherry Blossom Festival



March 2019 Cultural Events

March 2019 Cultural Events

  • March First Movement in Books

    March First Movement in Books
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 28 – Mar. 31
    • ○ Time : 9 AM – 9 PM
    • ○ Venue : Exhibition room and six collection rooms, 1st floor, Seoul Metropolitan Library
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : An exhibition to commemorate and revive the spirit of the March First Movement through books, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Movement.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2133-0241
    • ○ Website : http://lib.seoul.go.kr
  • Yu Gwan-sun Opera Cantata
    Celebrating 100th Anniversary of March First Movement and Establishment of Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea

    Yu Gwan-sun Opera Cantata Celebrating 100th Anniversary of March First Movement and Establishment of Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
    • ○ Date & Time : Mar. 2, 2019
    • ○ Venue : 5 AM
    • ○ Venue : Grand theater at the Sejong Center
    • ○ Admission : R – KRW 50,000
      S – KRW 30,000
      A – KRW 20,000
      B – KRW 10,000
    • ○ Content : An opera cantata to tell us the lifelong story of freedom fighter Yu Gwan-sun, celebrating the 100th anniversary of March First Movement and the establishment of provisional government of the Republic of Korea. On March 2, at the grand theater of the Sejong Center, you will hear the roar of March 1st in 1919.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-399-1000
    • ○ Website : https://www.sejongpac.or.kr/
  • Zero Gravity World

    Zero Gravity World
    • ○ Date & Time : Mar. 1 – May 26 Tue. – Fri. 10 AM – 8 PM Weekend, holidays 10 AM – 6 PM Closed on Mon.
    • ○ Venue : Nam-Seoul Art Museum
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : An exhibition to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the March First Movement, re-discovering its spirit considering the world-historical background and the arts of the time.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8942
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • Tomorrow, the World Will Be Beautiful

    Tomorrow, the World Will Be Beautiful
    • ○ Dates : Permanent exhibition, Tue. – Sun. 10 AM – 7 PM Closed on Mon.
    • ○ Venue : Nam June Paik Memorial House
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : An exhibition to trace back the memory and imagination of Nam June Paik, who visited his homeland for the first time in 30 years in 1984.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8937
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • [2019 Seoul Focus]
    No Two Nights Are the Same

    [2019 Seoul Focus] No Two Nights Are the Same
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 26 – Jun. 9 Tue. – Fri. 10 AM – 8 PM Weekend, holidays 10 AM – 7 PM
    • ○ Venue : 1st floor, The Buk-Seoul Museum of Art
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : An exhibition to shed light on various ways of thinking and activities related to the environmental issues of the young generation through their pieces of art.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-5272
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • WEB-RETRO

    • ○ Dates : Mar. 12 – Jun.9 Tue. – Fri. 10 AM – 8 PM Weekend, holidays 10 AM – 7 PM
    • ○ Venue : 2nd floor, The Buk Seoul Museum of Art
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : An exhibition to review and reassess the web-based artworks and the channels that have introduced them to mark the three decades of the popularization of the Internet.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-5270
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • [Seoul Museum of History]
    Dilkusha and Chain of Amber

    100th Anniversary of the March 1st Movement Gansong Special Exhibition Korean Collection
    • ○ Dates : Nov. 23 – Mar. 10 Tue. – Fri. 9 AM – 8 PM Weekend, holidays 9 AM – 6 PM
    • ○ Venue : Special exhibition hall B, Seoul Museum of History
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : ‘Diverse stories about the experiences of Albert and Mary Taylor while living in Seoul (Gyeongseong at that time) from 1917 to 1942.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0274
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr/
  • The 100th Anniversary of the March First Movement Special Kansong Exhibition – A Collection for Korea

    The 100th Anniversary of the March First Movement Special Kansong Exhibition - A Collection for Korea
    • ○ Dates : Jan. 4 – Mar.31 Tue. – Thu., Sun 10 AM – 7 PM Fri. – Sat. 10 AM – 9 PM ※ Closed on Mon.
    • ○ Venue : 2nd floor, Design Museum, DDP
    • ○ Admission : Adults – KRW 10,000 Students – KRW 8,000
    • ○ Content : An exhibition that brings together over 60 Goryeo celadons including the Celadon Prunus Vase with Inlaid Cloud and Crane Design, an exemplar, and lets visitors informed of the Kansong’s background story of cultural assets collection.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2153-0000
    • ○ Website : http://www.ddp.or.kr/event/detail/1780?menuId=20
  • Keith Haring: “Art is Life, Life is Art.”

    2019 Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra: A Song of Fire and Ice (Sibelius Special)
    • ○ Dates : Adults – KRW 13,000 Adolescents – KRW 11,000 Children – KRW 9,000 Preschool children, Elderly over 65 – KRW 6,000
    • ○ Venue : 2nd basement, Design Exhibition Hall, DDP
    • ○ Admission : (Royal) 70,000KRW, (Superior) 50,000KRW, (Grade-A) 30,000KRW
    • ○ Content : An exhibition that displays 177 works of Keith Haring, a world-class pop artist, including drawings, prints, sculptures, photographs, posters, and album covers, as well as the widely-known icon series.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-325-1077~8
    • ○ Website : http://www.ddp.or.kr/event/detail/1699?menuId=20&status=3&cateCode=
  • Seoul Cafe & Bakery Fair 2019

    2019 Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra: A Song of Fire and Ice (Sibelius Special)
    • ○ Dates : Mar. 7 – Mar.10 10 AM – 6 PM
    • ○ Venue : Hall 1-3, SETEC
    • ○ Admission : Pre-registered visitor: Free
      On-site-registered visitor: KRW 10,000
    • ○ Content : An exhibition to display cafe- and bakery-related items, including coffee, dessert, and gelato. Additional events include the coffee contest and the seminar on opening a cafe. A must-visit not only for the general public, but particularly for those who run a cafe or plan to open one.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2238-0346
    • ○ Website : http://www.cafenbakeryfair.com/



February 2019 Cultural Events

February 2019 Cultural Events

  • The Expanded Manual

    The Expanded Manual
    • ○ Dates : Dec. 11, 2018 – Feb. 17, 2019
    • ○ Time : Tue.-Fri. 10 A.M. – 8 P.M.; Weekends and Holidays 10 A.M. – 6 P.M.
    • ○ Venue : Nam-Seoul Museum of Art
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Exhibition showing recreations, reconfigurations, and reinterpretations of authors’ existing works.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8940
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • Carrying on Small Libraries

    Carrying on Small Libraries
    • ○ Dates : Jan. 22 – Feb. 10
    • ○ Venue : Tue. – Fri. 9 A.M. – 6 P.M.
    • ○ Venue : First floor exhibition room of the Seoul Metropolitan Library
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : An exhibition and documentary on the 20-year history of Small Libraries
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2133-0246
    • ○ Website : http://lib.seoul.go.kr
  • Dilkusha and the Chain of Amber

    Dilkusha and the Chain of Amber
    • ○ Dates : Nov. 23, 2018 – Mar. 10, 2019
    • ○ Time : Tue. – Fri. 9 A.M. – 8 P.M.; Weekends and Holidays 9 A.M. – 6 P.M.
    • ○ Venue : Special Exhibition Hall B, Seoul Museum of History
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : This event will introduce various stories about Albert and Mary Taylor’s lives in Seoul, set from 1917 to 1974.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0274
    • ○ Website : http://lib.seoul.go.kr
  • Photo Exhibition of the Bridges of Hangang River – from Docks to Bridges

    Photo Exhibition of the Bridges of Hangang River – from Docks to Bridges
    • ○ Dates : Dec. 25, 2018 – Feb. 10, 2019
    • ○ Time : Tue. – Fri. 9 A.M. – 8 P.M.; Weekends and Holidays 9 A.M. – 6 P.M.
    • ○ Venue : Exhibition hall on the first floor, Seoul Museum of History
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : See the hidden stories of the bridges over the Hangang River through a photo exhibition showing the history of the brides, in order of their construction
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0274
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr/
  • Children’s Traditional Korean Music Performance

    Children’s Traditional Korean Music Performance
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 17 (Sun), Feb. 24 (Sun)
    • ○ Time : Sun. 3 P.M.
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Namsangol Traditional Theatre
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Young performers will enthusiastically give traditional performances of Korean music and theatre
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-399-1000
    • ○ Website : http://www.crown.co.kr/
  • Lunar New Year of the Golden Pig

    Lunar New Year of the Golden Pig
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 4 – 6
    • ○ Venue : Namsangol Hanok Village
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : As we begin the 2019 Lunar New Year’s holiday and start the year of the Golden Pig, it’s time to think about the meaning and customs of the Lunar New Year, so come try Lunar New Year related traditional experiences like folk games, performances, arts & crafts experiences, and many other various exciting programs.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2261-0517
  • 100th Anniversary of the March First Movement Kansong Special Exhibition – A Collection for Korea

    100th Anniversary of the March 1st Movement Gansong Special Exhibition Korean Collection
    • ○ Dates : Jan. 4 – Mar. 31
    • ○ Time : Tue. – Thur., Sun. !0 A.M. – 7 P.M.; Fri. – Sat. 10 A.M. – 9 P.M.; Mon. Closed
    • ○ Venue : Dongdaemun Design Plaza
    • ○ Admission : Adults, KRW 10,000
    • ○ Content : Around 60 of Kansong’s cultural assets, including the “Celadon maebyeong with inlaid clouds and cranes design” which is one of the most representative pieces of Goryeo Celadon, have been gathered and can be viewed together along with backstories of the pieces.
  • Zoo New Year’s Day Festival

    Zoo New Year’s Day Festival
    • ○ Dates : Feb 5 – 6
    • ○ Time : 11 A.M. – 7 P.M.
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Grand Park
    • ○ Admission : Regular zoo Admission
    • ○ Content : Start off the year right by recharging at the zoo with your zodiac animals and enjoying traditional activities related to the Lunar New Year. (Traditional play experience, write wish, New Year’s fortunes, and many more activities)
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-500-7335
  • 2019 Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra: A Song of Fire and Ice (Sibelius Special)

    2019 Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra: A Song of Fire and Ice (Sibelius Special)
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 14 – 15
    • ○ Time : 8 P.M.
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall
    • ○ Admission : (Royal) 70,000KRW, (Superior) 50,000KRW, (Grade-A) 30,000KRW
    • ○ Content : The great music of Sibelius, performed by Yang In-mo, who won the first Korean title in the International Violin Competition Premio Paganini in 2015, and Finnish conductor Osmo Vänskä.
    • ○ Contact :1588-1210



January 2019 Cultural Events

J 2019 Cultural Events

  • Bowwow City Expedition

    Bowwow City Expedition
    • ○ Dates : Nov. 2 (Fri.)-Jan. 31 (Thur.) 09:00-20:00
    • ○ Venue : B1, Sound Gallery, Seoul Citizens Hall
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : The exhibition features various appearances and spots of Seoul from different perspectives. (A panoramic video media exhibition that shows people, events, and sceneries of Seoul by the view of a puppy named ‘Baekgu’ with an action cam on his head)
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-739-5811
    • ○ Website : http://seoulcitizenshall.kr/
  • Collaborative Program <SuEoJiGyo>

    Collaborative Program SuEoJiGyo
    • ○ Dates : Jan.8 (Tue.)-Feb. 1 (Fri.) Tue. – Fri. 19:30
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Donhwamun Traditional Theater
    • ○ Admission : Admission vary by performance
    • ○ Content : ‘SuEoJiGyo (literally, ‘the relationship between water and fish’) is a collaborative program created by the artists and Seoul Donhwamun Traditional Theater. The 16 teams will be performing with the theme of minyo (folk songs) and jeongga (righteous songs) for four weeks.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-3210-7001~2
    • ○ Website : http://sdtt.or.kr
  • <East Village NY: Vulnerable and Extreme>

    East Village NY: Vulnerable and Extreme
    • ○ Dates : Dec. 13 (Thur.)-Feb. 24 (Sun.) Tue.-Fri 10:00-20:00
      Weekends, national holidays 10:00-18:00 Second and last Wednesday of every month 10:00-22:00
    • ○ Venue : 2-3F, Seoul Museum of Art
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : The exhibition sheds light on the major artists and their works of East Village in New York, which is the representative gathering place of the artists in 1980s.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8946
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • <Two Pillars and Seven Letters>

    Two Pillars and Seven Letters
    • ○ Dates : Dec.13 (Thurs.) – Feb. 6 (Wed.) / Tues.-Fri. 10:00 – 20:00 Weekends, national holidays 10:00-18:00 Museum Night Second, last Wednesday of every month (Culture Day) 10:00 – 22:00, Closed Mondays
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Museum of Art Seosomun Main Building, 3F Project Gallery
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : In light of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, this exhibition uses art to illustrate the phase of modern society that relies on data at a time when “data” is used as the energy of future industries.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8942
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • <The Expanded Manual>

    The Expanded Manual
    • ○ Dates : Dec. 11 (Tue.)-Feb. 17 (Sun.) Tue.-Fri. 10:00-20:00
      Weekends, national holidays 10:00-18:00 Closed on Mondays
    • ○ Venue : Nam Seoul Museum of Art
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : The exhibition shows the new composition with the expanded manual of artwork production. The artists reproduce the new structure and create additional works from the reinterpretation of the exist artworks.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8940
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • <Tomorrow, the World Will be Beautiful>

    Tomorrow, the World Will be Beautiful
    • ○ Dates : Permanent Exhibition Tue.-Sun. 10:00-19:00 Closed on Mondays
    • ○ Venue : Nam June Paik Memorial House at Seoul Museum of Art
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : The Exhibition follows the memories and imaginative journey of Nam June Paik, who returned to Korea in 1984 after over 30 years abroad.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8937
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • Gugu Sorando

    Gugu Sorando
    • ○ Dates : Dec. 22 (Sat.)-Mar. 12 (Tue.)
    • ○ Venue : Namsangol Hanok Village Plaza
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Gugu sohando (traditional paintings of eighty-one plum blossoms) were painted by scholars during the winter days while waiting for spring. This outdoor exhibition at Namsangol Hanok Village features various Gugu sohando with the modernistic sensitivity of each artist.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2261-0517
    • ○ Website : https://www.hanokmaeul.or.kr/
  • Dilkusha & Chain of Amber

    Dilkusha & Chain of Amber
    • ○ Dates : Nov. 23 (Fri.)-Mar. 10(Sun.) Tue.-Fri. 09:00-20:00 Weekends, national holidays 09:00-18:00
    • ○ Venue : Special Exhibition Hall B, Seoul Museum of History
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : ‘It introduces that the various story of Albert and Mary Taylor’s life in Seoul (Gyeongseong) from 1917 until 1942.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0274
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr/
  • Heart Exploration

    Heart Exploration
    • ○ Dates : Jan. 2 (Wed.)-31 (Thur.) 14:00
    • ○ Venue : B1, Performance Workshop, Seoul Children’s Museum
    • ○ Admission : KRW 4,000 (Entry fee KRW 3,000)
    • ○ Content : Feel various emotions and express them with body
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-6450-9500
    • ○ Website : https://www.seoulchildrensmuseum.org/
  • Premium Pet Show

    Premium Pet Show
    • ○ Dates : Jan. 11 (Fri.)-Jan.13 (Sun.) 10:00-18:00
    • ○ Venue : Exhibition Room 2 and 3, SETEC
    • ○ Admission : Online pre-registration: Free
      On-site registration: KRW 5,000
    • ○ Content : ”KKC International Dog Show’ with the various companies’ displays of the feed, snacks, and clothes for pets Provides diverse programs such as KKC Pet Style (pet grooming) Competition, etc.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-6012-8577
    • ○ Website : http://www.pet-show.co.kr



December 2018 Cultural Events

December 2018 Cultural Events

  • Seoul Metropolitan Chorus
    Masterpiece Series Ⅳ

    Seoul Metropolitan Chorus Masterpiece Series Ⅳ
    • ○ Dates : Dec. 7 (Fri.), 19:30, Dec. 8 (Sat.), 17:00
    • ○ Venue : Sejong Chamber Hall
    • ○ Admission : R KRW 30,000, S KRW 20,000
    • ○ Content : A masterpiece series by Seoul Metropolitan Chorus that features pieces by four European composers of the Romantic Period: F. Liszt of Hungary, G. Jenner of Germany, L. Janacek of the Czech Republic, and F.P. Schubert of Austria.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-399-1000
    • ○ Website :
      http://www.sejongpac.or.kr/
  • Neighborhood Chamber Concert

    Neighborhood Chamber Concert
    • ○ Dates : Dec. 26 (Wed.), 15:00
    • ○ Venue : Financial Supervisory Service Auditorium
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : The Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra String Ensemble will present beautiful melodies of the Serenade for Strings by Edward Elgar, Bach’s Double Violin Concerto, and more that can be expressed through string instruments.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-3145-5981
    • ○ Website :
      http://www.seoulphil.or.kr/
  • Master of Modern Korean Painting–Han Mook–For Another Poetic Order

    • ○ Dates : Dec. 11 (Tues.) – March 24 (Sun.) / Tues.-Fri. 10:00 – 20:00 Weekends, national holidays 10:00-18:00 / Museum Night Second, last Wednesday of every month (Culture Day) 10:00 – 22:00 / Closed Mondays
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Museum of Art Seosomun Main Building 1F
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : An exhibition on the retrospective of Korea’s contemporary artist Han Mook (1914 – 2016) that looks into the artistic world of the artist through his geometrical and abstract works.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8932
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr
      http://mediacityseoul.kr/
  • Two Pillars and Seven Characters

    • ○ Dates : Dec.13 (Thurs.) – Feb. 6 (Wed.) / Tues.-Fri. 10:00 – 20:00 Weekends, national holidays 10:00-18:00 Museum Night Second, last Wednesday of every month (Culture Day) 10:00 – 22:00, Closed Mondays
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Museum of Art Seosomun Main Building, 3F Project Gallery
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : In light of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, this exhibition uses art to illustrate the phase of modern society that relies on data at a time when “data” is used as the energy of future industries.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8942
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • Dilkusha and Chain of Amber

    Dilkusha and Chain of Amber
    • ○ Dates : Nov. 23 (Fri.) – March 10 (Sun.) / Tues.-Fri. 09:00 – 20:00 Weekends, national holidays 09:00 – 18:00
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : An introduction to stories of Albert and Mary Taylor during their residence in Seoul (Gyeongseong) from 1917 – 1942.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0274
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr/
  • Seoul Baekje Museum Four Seasons Concert Winter (December)

    Seoul Baekje Museum Four Seasons Concert Winter (December)
    • ○ Dates : Dec. 8 (Sat.), Dec. 15 (Sat.), Dec. 22 (Sat.) 17:00
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : 12.08: VEA Chorus Regular Concert
      12.15: New Year’s Concert-Piano Duo Choi Yun-a, Kim Eun-hee
      12.22: Clara’s Christmas present, “The Nutcracker”
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2152-5833
    • ○ Website : http://baekjemuseum.seoul.go.kr/
  • Hanseong Baekje Friday Cinema December

    Hanseong Baekje Friday Cinema December
    • ○ Dates : Nov. 2 (Fri.) – Nov. 30 (Fri.) 18:30 Every Friday
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : 12.07: Frozen, 12.14: Little Women, 12.21: Because I Love You, 12.28: Cinema Paradiso
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2152-5830
    • ○ Website : http://baekjemuseum.seoul.go.kr/
  • Underwater Creature Origami

    Underwater Creature Origami
    • ○ Dates : Every Sunday 15:00 – 16:00
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Sewerage Science Museum
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Understanding of the significance of protecting water resources through underwater creature origami and coloring activities
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2211-2558
    • ○ Website : https://sssmuseum.org/
  • DDP Farmers Market

    DDP Farmers Market
    • ○ Dates : April 14 (Sat.) – Dec. 8 (Sat.) 11:00 – 19:00 (Second, third, fourth Saturday of every month)
    • ○ Venue : DDP Eoullim Square
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : A market that promotes organic, eco-friendly, and “slow” food, while creating a proper food culture among farmers, youth, and residents
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2153-0000
    • ○ Website : http://www.ddp.or.kr/
  • 2018 DDP Young Designer Challenge

    2018 DDP Young Designer Challenge
    • ○ Dates : Dec. 11 (Tues.) – Dec. 16 (Sun.)
    • ○ Venue : DDP Design Pathway
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : A newly-curated exhibition with graduation projects by design students throughout the country that include areas of goods, visual art, imagery, space, transportation, and furniture
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2096-0078
    • ○ Website : http://ddp-ydc.org/



November 2018 Cultural Events

november 2018 Cultural Events

  • The 5th Seoul Kimchi Festival

    The 5th Seoul Kimchi Festival
    • ○ Dates : Nov. 2 – Nov. 4 11:00 – 18:00
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Plaza
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Large-scale kimchi event, hands-on programs, kimchi market
    • ○ Contact : +82-2-337-9894
    • ○ Website :
      http://www.seoulkimchifestival.com/2018_temp/
  • Neighborhood Chamber Concert

    Neighborhood Chamber Concert
    • ○ Dates : Nov. 1 19:30
    • ○ Venue : Nowon Eulim Theater
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : The Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra “Flute & Harp Duo” and the “Spring Quintet” will perform Edward Elgar’s ‘Salut d’Amour’ and other popular classical pieces.
    • ○ Contact : +82-2-2289-6787
    • ○ Website :
      http://www.seoulphil.or.kr/perform/concert/detail.do?idx=1362
  • Seoul Mediacity Biennale 2018 Eu Zên

    Seoul Mediacity Biennale 2018 Eu Zên
    • ○ Dates : Sep. 6 – Nov. 18 Tues. – Fri. / 10:00 – 20:00 Weekends, national holidays 10:00 – 19:00 Operation of Museum Night Second and last Wednesday of every month 10:00 – 22:00, Closed Mondays
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Museum of Art Seosomun Main Building, Seoullo Media Canvas
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : The 10th Seoul Mediacity Biennale 2018 provides a discussion platform for the public that looks into the meaning and possibility of a “living well (Eu Zên)”
    • ○ Contact : +82-2-2124-8897
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr
      http://mediacityseoul.kr/
  • Football in Gyeongseong & Gyeongseong-Pyeongyang Football

    Football in Gyeongseong & Gyeongseong-Pyeongyang Football
    • ○ Dates : Sep. 18 – Nov.11 Tues. – Fri. / 9:00 – 20:00 Weekends, national holidays 09:00 – 18:00
    • ○ Venue : Inner courtyard of Baek In-je House
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : An exhibition that visits the Gyeongseong-Pyeongyang Football Competition during the Japanese Occupation in light of improving Inter-Korean relations
    • ○ Contact : +82-2-724-0274
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr/
  • Sungnyemun: History of Repair and Restoration

    Sungnyemun: History of Repair and Restoration
    • ○ Dates : Sep. 18 – Dec. 16 Tues. – Fri. / 9:00 – 19:00 Weekends, national holidays 09:00 – 18:00
    • ○ Venue : Seoul City Wall Museum Special Exhibition Hall
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : An exhibition that revisits the significance of Sungnyemun in contemporary history through the appearance of Sungnyemun as it underwent multiple repairs and restorations following liberation in 1945
    • ○ Contact : +82-2-724-0243
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr/
  • Seoul Baekje Museum Four Seasons Concert “Winter”

    Seoul Baekje Museum Four Seasons Concert Winter
    • ○ Dates : Nov. 3, Nov. 17 17:00
    • ○ Venue : Museum Auditorium
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : 11.3: Pianissimo
      11.17: Moon Jeong-gyun’s Music Story with Sound
    • ○ Contact : +82-2-2152-5833
    • ○ Website : http://baekjemuseum.seoul.go.kr/
  • Hanseong Baekje Friday Cinema (Free screening)

    Hanseong Baekje Friday Cinema (Free screening)
    • ○ Dates : Nov. 2 – Nov. 30 18:30 Every Friday
    • ○ Venue : Museum Auditorium
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : 11.2: The Phantom of the Opear
      11.9: Mamma Mia!
      11.16: Once
      11.23: La La Land
      11.30: Fantasia 2000
    • ○ Contact : +82-2-2152-58307
    • ○ Website : http://baekjemuseum.seoul.go.kr/
  • DDP Farmers Market

    DDP Farmers Market
    • ○ Dates : Apr. 14 – Dec. 8 11:00 – 19:00 (Second, third, fourth Saturday of every month)
    • ○ Venue : DDP Eoullim Square
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : A market that promotes organic, eco-friendly and slow food while creating a proper food culture with farmers, youth, and other residents
    • ○ Contact : +82-2-2153-0000
    • ○ Website : http://www.ddp.or.kr/
  • 2018 Seoul Best of the Best Animation Festival

    2018 Seoul Best of the Best Animation Festival
    • ○ Dates : Nov. 15 – Nov. 18 12:00 – 20:00
    • ○ Venue : S-Plex Center 3D Theater(Sangam DMC)
    • ○ Admission : General KRW 6,000 / Children/Youths KRW 4,000
    • ○ Content : An animation film festival featuring the best animations and a place to meet the recent winners of famous international animation film festivals
    • ○ Contact : +82-2-3455-8341
    • ○ Website : http://www.ani.seoul.kr/
  • Seoul Mediacity Biennale

    Seoul Mediacity Biennale
    • ○ Dates : Sep. 6 – Nov. 18 18:00 – 23:00
    • ○ Venue : Seoullo Media Canvas
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : A collaborative public video exhibition between “Seoul Mediacity Biennale 2018” and featured international photographers titled, “Sihyunhada,” under the theme of a “living well (Eu Zên)”
    • ○ Contact : +82-2-2133-2712
    • ○ Website : https://design.seoul.go.kr



October 2018 Cultural Events

October 2018 Cultural Events

  • Frontier of Korean Youth Culture, Sinchon

    Frontier of Korean Youth Culture, Sinchon
    • ○ Dates : August 22 – October 21 Tuesday-Friday 09:00-20:00, Weekends and public holidays 09:00-19:00
    • ○ Venue : Special Exhibition Hall B, Seoul Museum of History
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : This exhibition revisits the urban spatial development of the Sinchon area, its transformation and culture.
    • ○ Contact : +82-2-724-0274
    • ○ Website :
      http://www.museum.seoul.kr
  • 2018 Sejong Arts Market SoSo

    2018 Sejong Arts Market SoSo
    • ○ Dates : October 13, 14, 20, 27
    • ○ Venue : Sejong Center
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : An outdoor market full of the fresh ideas and passion of young artists. Seventy green designers who approach environmental issues with their designs will partake in the event through booth exhibits and sell their works.
    • ○ Contact : +82-2-399-1000
  • The 1988 Olympics: Momentum of Changes in Seoul

    The 1988 Olympics: Momentum of Changes in Seoul
    • ○ Dates :July 28 – October 14 Tuesday-Friday 09:00-20:00, Weekends and public holidays 09:00-19:00
    • ○ Venue : Special Exhibition Hall A, Seoul Museum of History
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : A special exhibit commemorating the 30th anniversary of the 1988 Seoul Olympics.
    • ○ Contact : +82-2-724-0274
    • ○ Website : http://seoulcitizenshall.kr/es_all/?c=funactivities/planningprogram/performance
  • National Holiday Special Program Chuseok Noreum: Play

    National Holiday Special Program Chuseok Noreum: Play
    • ○ Dates : October 20 17:30
    • ○ Venue : Inner courtyard of Baek In-je House
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : High quality traditional Korean music and classical performances with commentaries.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-3210-7001~2
    • ○ Website : https://sdtt.or.kr/user/program/2018/9/452?page=1&keyword=
  • All About Korean Traditional Experience

    All About Korean Traditional Experience
    • ○ Dates : October 2 – October 31 10:30-17:00 Closed on Mondays
    • ○ Venue : Namsangol Hanok Village
    • ○ Admission : KRW 7,000 – 20,000
    • ○ Content : Korean traditional and cultural experiences to be enjoyed by both children and adults.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8935
    • ○ Website : https://www.hanokmaeul.or.kr/
  • Namsangol Night Market

    Namsangol Night Market
    • ○ Dates : October 6 – November 3 Every Saturday 16:00-22:00 Closed on rainy days Location: Namsangol Hanok Village Chunwoogak Square
    • ○ Venue : Nam June Paik Memorial House at Seoul Museum of Art
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : The 1890 Namsangol Night Market, full of food and various items reminiscent of Joseon’s blooming period on the streets of Hanyang in the 1980s, is a unique program that allows visitors to travel back in time.
    • ○ Contact : +82-2-2261-0517
    • ○ Website : https://www.hanokmaeul.or.kr/
  • Four Seasons Origami Flower Making

    Four Seasons Origami Flower Making
  • 19SS Hera Seoul Fashion Week

    19SS Hera Seoul Fashion Week
    • ○ Dates : October 15 – October 20
    • ○ Venue : DDP
    • ○ Admission : Make an inquiry
    • ○ Content : A global fashion business event held twice a year in March and October.
    • ○ Contact : +82-2-2096-0073
    • ○ Website : http://www.seoulfashionweek.org/
  • 2018 Seodaemun Village Festival

    2018 Seodaemun Village Festival
    • ○ Dates : October 14 13:00-17:00
    • ○ Venue : Yonsei-ro, Sinchon
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : A village festival in which residents take part, featuring a market, parade, playground, performances, workshops and more.
    • ○ Contact : +82-2-330-1273
  • 2018 Hanseong Baekje Cultural Festival

    2018 Hanseong Baekje Cultural Festival
    • ○ Dates : October 12 – October 14 10:00-21:00
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Olympic Park
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Opening and closing ceremonies, historical and cultural street parade, Hanseong Baekje Experience Village, Hanseong Baekje Gala Parade, Hanseong Baekje fortress tour, etc.
    • ○ Contact : +82-2-2147-2800
    • ○ Website : http://www.baekjefest.com/



September 2018 Cultural Events

September 2018 Cultural Events

  • Skyplaza Gallery
    Exhibition of Public Contest Selections
    ‘Blooming Days in Seoul’

    Skyplaza Gallery
    • ○ Dates : August 1 – September 12 10:00-18:00
    • ○ Venue : Sky Plaza Gallery, 8F, Seoul City Hall
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : This exhibition provides the public with an opportunity to observe the life cycle of diverse plants through botanical art, which describes the actual appearance of plants and flowers in detail.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2133-5641
    • ○ Website :
      http://skyplazagallery.com/2018spg/
      http://sculture.seoul.go.kr/archives/86149
  • Leviathan

    Leviathan
  • 2018 Chuseok Concert at Seoul Citizens Hall

    2018 Chuseok Concert at Seoul Citizens Hall
    • ○ Dates :
      1. Event (Vitality Concert)
      September 23. 12:00, 13:00
      September 26. 12:00, 13:00
      2. Participatory event (Traditional Korean Folk Games)
      September 23 & 26,
      11:00-17:00
    • ○ Venue : B1 & B2, Seoul Citizens Hall
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Seoul Citizens Hall hosts various events, including Vitality Concert with Citizens Hall artists and participatory events for traditional Korean folk games, in celebration of this year’s Chuseok holiday.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-739-7331
    • ○ Website : http://seoulcitizenshall.kr/es_all/?c=funactivities/planningprogram/performance
  • National Holiday Special Program Chuseok Noreum: Play

    National Holiday Special Program Chuseok Noreum: Play
    • ○ Dates : September 24, 17:00
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Donhwamun Traditional Theater / Gugak Madang
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Seoul Donhwamun Traditional Theater offers a special performance with fun games and music in celebration of this year’s Chuseok holiday.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-3210-7001~2
    • ○ Website : https://sdtt.or.kr/user/program/2018/9/452?page=1&keyword=
  • Tastes of Weather

    Tastes of Weather
    • ○ Dates : June12 – September 30
      Tuesday – Friday 10:00-20:00
      Weekends and Public holidays 10:00-18:00
      Closed Mondays
    • ○ Venue : 1F & 2F, Nam Seoul Museum of Art
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : This exhibition aims to introduce various perspectives on the weather so that people can be aware of the weather we take for granted everyday while contemplating on its history and future.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8935
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • Tomorrow the World Will Be Beautiful

    Tomorrow the World Will Be Beautiful
    • ○ Dates : Permanent Exhibition Tuesday – Sunday 10:00-19:00 Closed Mondays
    • ○ Venue : Nam June Paik Memorial House at Seoul Museum of Art
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : This exhibition invites the public to follow the journey of Paik’s memory and imagination following the visit to his native land in 1984 after more than thirty years.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8937
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • The 1988 Olympics: Momentum of Changes in Seoul

    The 1988 Olympics: Momentum of Changes in Seoul
    • ○ Dates : July 28 – October 14 Tuesday – Friday 09:00-20:00 Weekends and Public holidays 09:00-19:00 Closed Mondays
    • ○ Venue : Special Exhibition Hall A, Seoul Museum of History
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : This special exhibition has been organized in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the 1988 Seoul Olympics.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0274
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr/www/board/NR_boardList.do?bbsCd=1002&q_exhSttus=all&sso=ok
  • Joseon Military Installations on the Capital’s East Side

    Joseon Military Installations on the Capital's East Side
    • ○ Dates : August 7, 2018 – February 10, 2019 Tuesday – Sunday 10:00-19:00 Closed Mondays
    • ○ Venue : Dongdaemun History Museum Exhibition Hall
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : This exhibition introduces roles and changes in Joseon’s important military installations – Hullyeonwon (Military Training Administration) and Hadogam (the Lower Directorate) – during the late Joseon Dynasty.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2153-0200
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr/scwm/board/NR_boardView.do?bbsCd=1002&seq=20180808095410743
  • Frontier of Korean Youth Culture, Sinchon

    Frontier of Korean Youth Culture, Sinchon
    • ○ Dates : August 22 – October 21 Tuesday – Friday 09:00-20:00 Weekends and Public holidays 09:00-19:00 Closed Mondays
    • ○ Venue : Special Exhibition Hall B, Seoul Museum of History
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : This exhibition sheds new light on Sinchon’s urban spatial development, transformations, and culture.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0274
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr/www/board/NR_boardList.do?bbsCd=1002&q_exhSttus=all&sso=ok
  • The 3rd Lakeside Film Festival

    The 3rd Lakeside Film Festival
    • ○ Dates : September 8 – 9 16:00-21:00
    • ○ Venue : Lake Plaza, Seoul Grand Park
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : A cinema paradise inside the ecological and cultural park! The Lakeside Film Festival screens films selected by the people of Seoul, as well as an outdoor OST concert!
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-500-7335
    • ○ Website : http://grandpark.seoul.go.kr



August 2018 Cultural Events

July 2018 Cultural Events

  • ‘We’ve Become a Family’ Art Exhibition

    'We've Become a Family' Art Exhibition
    • ○ Dates : July 17 – August 12 9:00am – 6:00pm
      (Closed Mondays & Legal holidays)
    • ○ Venue : 1F, Exhibition Room, Seoul Metropolitan Library
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : A special exhibition featuring the book, ‘We’ve Become a Family,’ in line with the theme of adoption, that teaches us to discard our misconceptions and accept adoption as yet another way of becoming a family.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2133-0246
    • ○ Website : http://lib.seoul.go.kr/bbs/content/30_41323
  • Neighborhood Chamber Music

    Neighborhood Chamber Music
    • ○ Dates : August 10 7:00pm
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Museum of History
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : A premier, free public concert of the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra where the artist visit the neighborhood of those less likely to visit a concert hall for a performance
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-3210-7001~2
    • ○ Website : http://www.seoulphil.or.kr/perform/concert/detail.do?idx=1359
  • National Liberation Day of Korea Commemorative Event

  • Traditional Arts & Crafts Studio

    Traditional Arts & Crafts Studio
    • ○ Dates : Always open (Closed every 2nd & 4th Tuesday)
    • ○ Venue : Traditional Arts & Crafts Studio, Seoul Folk Flea Market
    • ○ Admission : (Free)Some services require payment
    • ○ Content : A specially-designed culture zone to experience making traditional masks, lampshades, hanji hand mirrors and much more!
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2232-3367
    • ○ Website : http://www.pungmul.or.kr/
  • The 22nd Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival

    The 22nd Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival
    • ○ Dates : August 23 – 26
    • ○ Venue : Dongdaemun Design Plaza (Art Hall 1), Megabox Dongdaemun
    • ○ Admission : Payment required (Varies per program)
    • ○ Content : The only domestic cartoon and animation festival featuring exhibitions, film screenings, additional events and much more!
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-3455-8422
    • ○ Website : http://sicaf.org/eng
  • Seoul International Imagination Industry

    Seoul International Imagination Industry
    • ○ Dates : August 24 – 25 11:00am – 6:00pm
    • ○ Venue : Dongdaemun Design Plaza Design Hall, CREA
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : ‘A new take on the AI generation of the human race’ – A conference and forum featuring content both created and consumed based in the imagination
    • ○ Contact : 82-70-4616-4744
    • ○ Website : http://www.seouli3.org/
  • Concert & Museum Night

     Concert & Museum Night
    • ○ Dates : August 29 7:30pm
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Museum of Art
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : A museum night summer concert of the Seoul Museum of Art presented by various musicians
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8918
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • Mask Play

    Mask Play
    • ○ Dates : August 8 – 19 Wed/Thu/Fri 7:30pm Sat & Holidays 3:00pm
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Donhwamun Traditional Theater
    • ○ Admission : KRW 10,000
    • ○ Content : Designated as a national tangible cultural heritage, the Mask Play is features powerful five traditional dance preservation performances characteristic to each local region with powerful solo dances by seven, young masked artists
    • ○ Contact : 08-3210-7001
    • ○ Website : http://sdtt.or.kr/user/



July 2018 Cultural Events

July 2018 Cultural Events

  • [Seoul Metropolitan Library]
    Themed exhibitions in Collections through July

    Seoul Metropolitan Library
    • ○ Dates : 7.3-7.29
      09:00-21:00
      (Weekdays 1F, 2F)
      09:00-18:00
      (Weekdays 3F, 4F, Weekends 1F-4F)
      Closed on Mondays and Public Holidays
    • ○ Venue : Six Collections of Seoul Metropolitan Library including Disability Collections
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : An exhibition in each Collections with diverse books under the theme of ‘vacation,’ just in time for the July summer vacation season
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2133-0300
    • ○ Website : http://lib.seoul.go.kr/
  • [Seoul Donhwamun Traditional Theater]
    2018 People’s Gugak Week

    Voiceless - Return of the foreclosed
    • ○ Dates : 7.20-7.29
      Friday 19:30
      Saturday and Sunday 13:00, 17:00
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Donhwamun Traditional Theater
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : People’s Gugak Week presents an emotionally powerful stage put on by public arts groups amid genuine music portrayed through the passion for gugak, or Korean classical music
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-3210-7001~2
    • ○ Website : www.sdtt.or.kr
  • [Seoul Museum of Art] <Tastes of Weather>

    Seoul Museum of Art
    • ○ Dates : 6.12-8.15
      Tuesday-Friday 10:00-20:00
      Weekends and Public Holidays 10:00-18:00
      Closed on Mondays
    • ○ Venue : 1F, 2F, Nam Seoul Museum of Art
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : An exhibition introducing visitors to another side of the weather we take for granted everyday through artworks depicting various perspectives on the subject
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8935
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr
  • [Seoul Museum of Art]
    Nam Seoul Museum of Art Architectural Archives Permanent Exhibition
    <Evolved Museum: Belgian Consulate>

    Seoul Museum of Art
    • ○ Dates : Permanent Exhibition
      Tuesday-Friday 10:00-20:00
      Weekends and Public Holidays 10:00-18:00
      Closed on Mondays
    • ○ Venue : 1F, galleries 4, 5, Nam Seoul Museum of Art,
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : An architectural archive featuring a take on the architectural value and history of the former Belgium Consulate turned cultural asset, currently standing as the architectural structure of the Seoul Museum of Art Nam-seoul
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8932
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • [DDP]
    Aardman Animations: Wallace & Gromit & Friends

    Namsangol Night Market
    • ○ Dates : 4.13-7.12
      Monday-Sunday 10:00-21:00
      (Entrance restricted after 20:00)
    • ○ Venue : Design Exhibition Hall at Basement 2F Learning Center
    • ○ Admission : Adults KRW 15,000
      Teenagers KRW 12,000
      Children 9,000
    • ○ Content : An exhibition offering the opportunity to get to know the initial, original artwork, as well as behind-the-scene stories of movie production of Aardman Animations, a clay animation studio based in England with nearly 50 years of tradition
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-577-8415
    • ○ Website : http://www.ddp.or.kr/event/detail/1594?menuId=20&status=3&cateCode=
  • [DDP] Seoul Bamdokkaebi Night Market

    [DDP] Seoul Bamdokkaebi Night Market
    • ○ Dates : 3.30-10.27
      Every Friday and Saturday
      18:00-23:00
    • ○ Venue : Palgeori Plaza
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : A night market offering performances including miming, martial arts, fusion, jazz and aquatics, with as many as 50 handcrafts teams and 30 food trucks in attendance
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2153-0000
    • ○ Website : http://www.ddp.or.kr/
  • [DDP] DDP Farmers Market

    [DDP] DDP Farmers Market
    • ○ Dates : 4.14-11.24
      2nd and 4th Saturday
      11:00-19:00
    • ○ Venue : Oullim Square
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : A farmer’s market encouraging the exchange between farmers, young adults and residents alike in promotion of a healthier food culture
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2133-2603
    • ○ Website : http://www.ddp.or.kr/
  • [Seoul Folk Flea Market]
    Traditional Cultural Experience Center

    2018 Kidult Collecting 'Shinsegae Special Exhibit'
    • ○ Dates : 7.1(Sunday)-7.31(Tuesday)
      Closed on every second and fourth Tuesday
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Folk Flea Market Traditional Cultural Experience Center
    • ○ Admission : Free
      (Some programs require paid entrance)
    • ○ Content : Offers the opportunity to try a hand at making Korean traditional goods through programming that involves the creating of masks, hanji hand mirrors and more
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2232-3367
    • ○ Website : http://www.pungmul.or.kr/
  • [Samseong-dong Coex]
    Seoul Illustration Fair 2018

    Samseong-dong Coex
    • ○ Dates : 7.26-7.29
      10:00-18:00
      (Entrance restricted after 17:30)
    • ○ Venue : Coex D Hall (3F)
    • ○ Admission : Adults KRW 11,000
      Children, Teenagers KRW 7,000 (Elementary, middle school students)
    • ○ Content : An illustration festival presenting illustrations and graphic designs from around 750 artists with additional displays of products and the latest trends from businesses within the field
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2602-8602
    • ○ Website : http://cgcm.museum.seoul.kr/cgcm/index.do



June 2018 Cultural Events

June 2018 Cultural Events

  • SeMA 30th Anniversary
    <Digital Promenade>

    SeMA 30th Anniversary
    • ○ Dates : 6.12-8.15
      Tue-Fri 10:00-20:00,
      Weekends and Public Holidays 10:00-19:00,
      Closed on Mondays
    • ○ Venue : 2nd and 3rd Floor, Seosomun Main Building, Seoul Museum of Art
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : 30 selected pieces of representative collection with the keyword of ‘Nature and Promenade’ and newly commissioned work of young artists using digital technology in celebration of the 30th anniversary of its opening
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8938
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr
  • Voiceless – Return of the foreclosed

    Voiceless - Return of the foreclosed
    • ○ Dates : 6.26~8.15
      Tue-Fri 10:00-20:00,
      Weekends and Public Holidays 10:00-19:00,
      Closed on Mondays
    • ○ Venue : 1st Floor, Seosomun Main Building, Seoul Museum of Art
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : An exhibit providing the opportunity to reflect on the social role of art, by examining problems in diverse areas of contemporary society through works by artists writing the history of subordinate subjects with unique artistic language
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8946
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr
  • <Tastes of Weather>

    Tastes of Weather
    • ○ Dates : 6.12~8.15
      Tue-Fri 10:00-20:00
      Weekends and Holidays 10:00-19:00
      Closed on Mondays
    • ○ Venue : 1st and 2nd Floor, Seoul Museum of Art Namseoul (SeMA)
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Renewing our perception of weather that is taken for granted most of the time in everyday life through artworks containing a variety of perspectives on weather, an exhibit that allows us to reflect on the history of the past and the future ahead
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8935
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr
  • <Instruction for the Audience>, a planned exhibit of SeMA Bunker in the first half of 2018

    Instruction for the Audience
    • ○ Dates : 5.3~7.1
      Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00
      Closed on Mondays
    • ○ Venue : SeMA Bunker
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : A modern art exhibit that excludes the assumptions and estimations toward the history of SeMA bunker and focuses on the discourse on underground architecture of the bunker,
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8942
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/korean/exhibition/exhibitionView.jsp?seq=599
  • Namsangol Night Market

    Namsangol Night Market
    • ○ Dates : 5.5~10.27
      Every Saturday 14:00-21:00
      (Closed in July)
    • ○ Venue : Cheonugak Plaza, Namsangol Hanok Village
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : With food and various items reminding us of the time of enlightenment in the theme of market streets of Hanyang in 1890, ‘1890 Namsangol Night Market’ is a special program that offers a novel experience of traveling back in time
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2261-0517
    • ○ Website : https://www.hanokmaeul.or.kr/
  • Everything about Korean Traditional Experience

    Everything about Korean Traditional Experience
    • ○ Dates : 3.6~6.30
      10:30-17:00
    • ○ Venue : Namsangol Hanok Village Area
    • ○ Admission : KRW 7,000~20,000
      (varies by program/group discount available)
    • ○ Content : Korean culture experience, where children and adults can all have a great time! Hanbok wearing, theme Hanbok, bow making, Korean rice cake making, experiencing life as a writer, traditional incense workshop, meditation & alley experience programs in operation
    • ○ Contact : 82-70-4468-9873
    • ○ Website : https://www.hanokmaeul.or.kr/
  • Seoul 365
    ‘Banpo Moonlight Rainbow Festival’ Fashion Show

    Seoul 365
    • ○ Dates : 6.9 19:30, 21:00
    • ○ Venue : Banpo Hangang Park Waterside Stage 1
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : With Moonlight Rainbow Fountain at Banpo Hangang Park as the background, a fun hip-hop collaboration fashion show with Charms (designer Yohan Kang)
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2133-2603
    • ○ Website : http://seoul365fashion.kr
  • 2018 Kidult Collecting “Shinsegae Special Exhibit”

    2018 Kidult Collecting 'Shinsegae Special Exhibit'
    • ○ Dates : 6.1~6.30
      09:00-18:00
      Closed on Mondays and Public Holidays
    • ○ Venue : 2F Exhibit Hall, Seoul Animation Center
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Free permanent exhibit of high quality large artwork ‘Statue figures’ of Ninja Turtle, Batman, and Transformers displaying great attention to detail
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-333-0310, 82-2-333-0317
    • ○ Website : http://www.ani.seoul.kr/
  • Scenes of Cheongyecheon Stream

    Scenes of Cheongyecheon Stream
    • ○ Dates : 5.4~7.1
      09:00 – 19:00
      (Closed on Mondays)
    • ○ Venue : Special Exhibition Hall, Cheong Gye Cheon Museum
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : An exhibit introducing the lives and culture of working class citizens who have settled along the riverside of Cheonggyecheon in the middle of Seoul City in the 1930s
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2286-3410
    • ○ Website : http://cgcm.museum.seoul.kr/cgcm/index.do
  • Baek In-je House Bukchon Music Concert

    2018 Seoul Animation Center Character Festival
    • ○ Dates : 6.9
      17:00~18:20
    • ○ Venue : Garden of Main Building, Baek In-je House
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Performances by classical and Korean traditional gugak musicians of the highest caliber who are actively performing around the world
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0274
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr/