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/



May 2018 Cultural Events

May 2018 Cultural Events

  • 40th Anniversary Celebration of
    Sejong Center for the Performing Arts
    <Grand Opera Gala>

    40th Anniversary Celebration of Sejong Center for the Performing Arts
    • ○ Dates : May 12 – 13 17:00
    • ○ Venue : Sejong Grand Theater
    • ○ Admission : VIP 120,000 KRW
      R 100,000 KRW
      S 70,000 KRW
      A 50,000 KRW
      B 30,000 KRW
    • ○ Content : In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, the Seoul Metropolitan Opera and the Seoul Metropolitan Chorus will be presenting a special Grand Opera Gala show on the stage together.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-399-1000
    • ○ Website : http://www.sejongpac.or.kr/
  • Namsangol Night Market

    Namsangol Night Market
    • ○ Dates : May 5 – Oct. 27 14:00 – 21:00 (Closed in July)
    • ○ Venue : Namsangol Hanok Village Cheonugak
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : ‘1890 Namsangol Night Market’ that embodies the theme of a market place of Hanyang in the 1890s will bring you back to the period of enlightenment during the 1890s with an array of delicious food and products.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2261-0517
    • ○ Website : https://www.hanokmaeul.or.kr/
  • All About Korean Traditional Experiences

    Working for the Future Past
    • ○ Dates : Mar. 6 – Jun. 30 10:30 – 17:00
    • ○ Venue : Namsangol Hanok Village
    • ○ Admission : Varies by program 7,000 – 20,000 KRW
    • ○ Content : You will find everything there is to see for traditional experiences! Korean traditional experiences that will keep everyone in the family amused! Various programs including trying on hanbok, making a bow, making rice cakes, and traditional incense class are offered.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-70-4468-9873
    • ○ Website : https://www.hanokmaeul.or.kr/
  • Children’s Visit to a Swedish Museum: I Can Do It!

    Children's Visit to a Swedish Museum: I Can Do It!
    • ○ Dates : May 1 – Jun. 24
      Weekdays: 09:00 – 20:00
      Saturday, Sunday, and holidays: 09:00 – 19:00
      (Closed on Mondays)
    • ○ Venue : Special Exhibition Hall B, Seoul Museum of History
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : “Kan sjalv!” exhibition developed by Vastarvet (Sweden’s largest regional natural and cultural heritage administration) and children from the Västra Götaland region is exhibited in its original form.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0274
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr/
  • Hanyangdoseong from the Records Ⅱ

    Hanyangdoseong from the Records
    • ○ Dates : Mar. 29 – Jul. 29 09:00 – 19:00
    • ○ Venue : Seoul City Wall Museum Special Exhibition Room
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : The second part of the series of exhibition that displays the history of repair and restoration of the Hanyangdoseong. It features many stories of people who witnessed the reconstruction of the city wall that was destroyed after liberation.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0243
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr/
  • Children’s Day Event

    • ○ Dates : May 5 10:00 – 18:00
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Grand Park Zoo
    • ○ Admission : Admission fee for Seoul Zoo
    • ○ Content : Experiential program: Making bubbles and a kaleidoscope Participatory program: Rolling a big ball, etc. Performance program: Magic show
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-500-7335
    • ○ Website : http://grandpark.seoul.go.kr/main.do
  • Rose Garden Festival

    Rose Garden Festival
    • ○ Dates : May 26 – Jun. 10
    • ○ Venue : Theme Garden Seoul Grand Park
    • ○ Admission : Admission fee for Theme Garden
    • ○ Content : The 5th Rose Garden Photography Contest, Rose & Love Concert, experiential program, etc.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-500-7335
    • ○ Website : http://grandpark.seoul.go.kr/main.do
  • 2018 Seoul International Handmade Fair

    2018 Seoul International Handmade Fair
    • ○ Dates : May 24 – May 27 11:00 – 19:00
      * 5.27(Sun.) 11:00 – 18:00
    • ○ Venue : DDP Learning Room
    • ○ Admission : Adult 10,000 KRW
      Student 8,000 KRW
      * 30% discount if reserved by 4.30
    • ○ Content : Handmade items made by a wide variety of artists from a 1-person creator to professional companies are displayed to be sold. An interesting festival to learn more about handmade products.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-333-0310, 82-2-333-0317
    • ○ Website : http://www.seoulhandmadefair.co.kr
  • 2018 Seoul 365 Fashion Show

    2018 Seoul 365 Fashion Show
    • ○ Dates : May 24 19:00
    • ○ Venue : Seoullo Terrace
      (connecting passageway to Daewoo Foundation)
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : ‘An outdoor fashion show held at a famous spot in Seoul under the slogan ‘Fashion City Seoul’
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2133-2603
    • ○ Website : http://seoul365fashion.kr
  • 2018 Seoul Animation Center Character Festival

    2018 Seoul Animation Center Character Festival
    • ○ Dates : May 5 – May 7 10:00 – 18:00
    • ○ Venue : SBA Seoul Animation Center
    • ○ Admission : Children 5,000 KRW, Adult 3,000 KRW
    • ○ Content : Let’s go on a trip to the Seoul Animation Center on Children’s Day with popular characters!
      – Experiential/performance programs with characters
      – Various special events and character parades
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-3455-8311
    • ○ Website : http://www.ani.seoul.kr/



April 2018 Cultural Events

April 2018 Cultural Events

  • Seoul Museum of Art <Displaced Souls>

    Displaced Soul
    • ○ Dates : March 1 – April 15, Tuesday – Sunday, 10:00 – 18:00 / Closed on Mondays
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Museum of Art
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8941
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr
  • Seoul City Wall Museum <Hanyangdoseong from the Records II>

    Hanyangdoseong from the Records II
  • DDP, Yeouido · Banpo Hangang Park < Seoul Bamdokkaebi Night Market >

    Working for the Future Past
    • ○ Dates : March 30 – October 30, Every Friday & Saturday, 18:00 – 23:00
    • ○ Venue : DDP, Yeouido · Banpo Hangang Park
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2133-5552
    • ○ Website : http://www.bamdokkaebi.org/
  • Seoullo 7017 <Nature’s Classroom>

    Nature’s Classroom
    • ○ Dates
      [Elementary class] April 7 – November 3 (1st & 3rd Saturday of every month) 10:00 – 11:30
      [Toddler class] April 10 – November 6 (2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month) 10:00 – 11:30
    • ○ Venue : Seoullo 7017 Travelers’ Cafe, 2nd floor
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-313-7017
    • ○ Website : http://seoullo7017.seoul.go.kr
  • Seoul Museum of History <My Family’s Exploration through Gyeonghuigung Palace>

    My Family’s Exploration through Gyeonghuigung Palace
    • ○ Dates : April 7 – April 28, Every Saturday, 13:00 – 14:30
    • ○ Venue : Permanent Exhibition Hall of Seoul Museum of History, Gyeonghuigung Palace
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0236
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr
  • Seoul Grand Park < Cherry Blossoms Festival >

    Cherry Blossoms Festival
    • ○ Dates : April 7 – April 22
    • ○ Venue : Lakeside Cherry Blossoms Walkway (April 7 – April 15), Zoo Layered Cherry Blossoms Walkway (April 21 – April 22)
    • ○ Admission : Zoo Admissions (Adult: KRW 5,000 / Teens: KRW 3,000 / Children: KRW 2,000)
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-500-7335
    • ○ Website : http://grandpark.seoul.go.kr/engMain.jsp



March 2018 Cultural Events

March 2018 Cultural Events

  • Hanmaeum Market

    Hanmaeum Market
    • ○ Dates
      Mar. 10 (Sat.) 11:00 – 18:00
      Mar. 31 (Sat.) 12:00 – 18::00
    • ○ Venue : Citizen Plaza A, B (B1)
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Communication market for citizens featuring all kinds of cultural programs and handicrafts made by citizens
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-739-7331
    • ○ Website : http://seoulcitizenshall.kr/nr/?c=2/11/54
  • < Portraits (without) Artist >

    Portraits (without) Artist
    • ○ Dates :
      Mar. 20 (Tue.) – May 20 (Sun.)
      Tue.- Fri.:
      10:00 – 20:00
      Weekends and holidays:
      10:00 – 18:00
      Closed on Mondays
      Closed on January 1st
    • ○ Venue : Nam Seoul Annex Building of Seoul Museum of Art
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Exhibition in which the significance of contemporary art is shown through the evolution of artist portraits made by representative photographers of Korea since 1970 until the present
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8938
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/korean/exhibition/exhibitionList.jsp
  • Working for the Future Past

    Working for the Future Past
    • ○ Dates : Dec. 12 (Tue.) – Mar. 4 (Sun.)
      Tue. – Fri.
      10:00 – 20:00
      Weekends and holidays:
      10:00 – 18:00
      *Museum Night opens on Wednesdays of the second and last week of each month (Day of Culture) from 10:00 to 22:00
      Closed on Mondays
      Closed on January 1st
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Museum of Art Seosomun Main Bulding
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Painting of cultural maps by 1 Korean artist and 13 Latin American artists; Exploration of the local art identity
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8939
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • 1904 Seoul Through Stereophotograph

    1904 Seoul Through Stereophotograph
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 23 (Fri.) – Apr. 8 (Sun.)
      Weekdays:
      09:00 – 20:00
      Saturday, Sunday, and holidays:
      09:00 – 19:00
      (February: 09:00-18:00)
      Closed on Mondays
    • ○ Venue : Special Exhibition Hall B, Seoul Museum of History
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Vivid exhibition of Seoul’s cityscape and citizens in the past through 3D pictures made in 1904
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0274
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr/
  • Hanseong Baekje Friday Cinema (free screening) March

    Hanseong Baekje Friday Cinema (free screening) March
    • ○ Dates : Mar. 2 (Fri.) – Mar. 30 (Fri.)
      Friday: 18:30
    • ○ Venue : Museum Auditorium
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Mar. 2: DongJu; The Portrait of A Poet / Mar. 9: Assassination / Mar. 16: The Map Against the World / Mar. 23: The Age of Shadows / Mar. 30: The Sound of a Flower
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2152-5830
    • ○ Website : http://baekjemuseum.seoul.go.kr/
  • Unhyeongung Palace and Regent Heungseon Daewongun

    Unhyeongung Palace and Regent Heungseon Daewongun
    • ○ Dates : Dec. 8 (Fri.) – Mar. 4 (Sun.)
      09:00-20:00
      Saturday, Sunday, and holidays:
      09:00-18:00
      (Closed on Mondays)
    • ○ Venue : Special Exhibition Hall A, Seoul Museum of History
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Exhibition of the Unhyeongung Palace, which was the dwelling place of Emperor Gojong, the residence of Heungseon Daewongun, and the base of the political activities of Daewongun
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0274
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr/
  • Traditional Culture Experience Hall

    Traditional Culture Experience Hall
    • ○ Dates : Always opened (Closed on Tuesdays of the second and fourth week of each month)
    • ○ Venue : Traditional Culture Experience Hall, Seoul Folk Flea Market
    • ○ Admission : Free (fee required for some programs)
    • ○ Content : Space for the creation of various traditional and cultural experiences such as mask-making, lamp hats, hanji hand mirrors, etc. (also includes decoration of Chinese wish lanterns)
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2232-3367
    • ○ Website : http://www.pungmul.or.kr/
  • Drawn by the wind: Shin Yun-bok & Jeong Seon

    Drawn by the wind: Shin Yun-bok & Jeong Seon
    • ○ Dates : Nov. 24 (Fri.) – May 24 (Thu.)
      10:00 – 19:00
      Friday and Saturday:
      10:00 – 21:00
      Closed on Mondays
    • ○ Venue : DDP Learning Room, 2nd floor, Design Museum
    • ○ Admission : Adult 10,000 KRW Student 8,000 KRW
      Student group 6,000 KRW
    • ○ Content : Exhibition of media art modernly reinterpreting the original works of Shin Yun-bok and Jeong Seon
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2153-0000
    • ○ Website : http://www.ddp.or.kr/
  • 2018 Seoul Café & Bakery Fair

    2018 Seoul Café & Bakery Fair
    • ○ Dates : Mar. 8 (Thu.) – Mar. 11 (Sun.) 10:00 – 18:00
    • ○ Venue : SETEC, Halls 1, 2, and 3
    • ○ Admission : 10,000 KRW
    • ○ Content : Exhibition of dessert-related products and devices such as coffee, coffee beans, bakery, gelato, etc., and opening of the 2018 Stella Bae IMG Gelato Championship Tournament
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2238-0346
    • ○ Website : http://www.cafenbakeryfair.com



February 2018 Cultural Events

February Cultural events calendar

  • [Seoul Museum of History] < Lunar New Year’s Hanmadang Festival >

    Lunar New Year’s Hanmadang Festival
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 17 (Sat.)
      12:00-16:00
    • ○ Venue : Plaza, Lobby, etc.
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Korean traditional folk performances, traditional games, foods, etc.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0274~6
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr/
  • [Seoul Grand Park] Lunar New Year’s Hanmadang Festival at Seoul Zoo

    • ○ Dates : Feb. 16 (Fri.) – 18 (Sun.)
      10:00-17:00
    • ○ Venue : Zoo Entrance
    • ○ Admission : Adults KRW 5,000
      Teenagers KRW 3,000
      Children KRW 2,000
    • ○ Content : Welcoming 2018, the Year of the Dog, at Seoul Zoo with Korean traditional games, traditional item experiences, and wish writing programs.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-500-7335
    • ○ Website : http://grandpark.seoul.go.kr
  • [Seoul Forest] Lunar New Year’s Festival

    • ○ Dates : Feb. 10 (Sat.) – 18 (Sun.)
      10:00-17:00
    • ○ Venue : Visitor Center
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Five Korean traditional games (yut game, Korean traditional hacky sack, top spinning, pitch-pot, hoop)
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-460-2972
    • ○ Website : http://seoulforest.or.kr/
  • [Namsangol Hanok Village] Beginning of Spring

    [Namsangol Hanok Village] Beginning of Spring
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 4 (Sun.) 11:00-15:00
    • ○ Venue : Main Entrance
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Welcoming the beginning of spring at Namsangol Hanok Village!
      Diverse programs are available, such as the “road play” performance, making spring welcoming messages, eating fresh vegetables, and writing wish notes.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2261-0517
    • ○ Website : www.hanokmaeul.or.kr
  • [DDP] Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 Hyundai Live Site “Light Monument”

    Light Monument
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 8 (Thu.) – 25 (Sun.)
      18:00-24:00
      Lighting Show
      18:00-18:08
      19:00-19:08
      20:00-20:08
      21:00-21:08
      22:00-22:08
    • ○ Venue : Miraero Bridge
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Light beams are projected to symbolize Korean people’s wishes for the success of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2153-0000
    • ○ Website : http://www.ddp.or.kr/
  • [Seoul Animation Center] 365 Days of Animation Character World!

    365 Days of Animation Character World!
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 1 (Thu.) – 28 (Wed.)
      Tue. – Sun. 09:00-18:00
      (Closed on public holidays)
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Animation Center
    • ○ Admission : Free(Fee required for some programs)
    • ○ Content : Soul Ani-Cinema, Seoul Cartoon Museum, 4D Virtual Experience Hall, Family Zone (Kid’s Café), voice dubbing experience, animation-imagination, paper toy, forum VR experience, diorama, hallway gallery
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-3455-8341
    • ○ Website : http://www.ani.seoul.kr/
  • [Seoul Animation Center] Sambakja Cartoon Workshop Painting and Cartoon Making

    Sambakja Cartoon Workshop Painting and Cartoon Making
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 1 (Thu.) – 28 (Wed.)
      Tue. – Sun. 10:00-19:00
      (Closed on public holidays)
    • ○ Venue : Zaemirang 4 – Sambakja Cartoon Workshop
    • ○ Admission : KRW 8,000 – 10,000
      KRW 15,000(Cartoon book making (1~2 hours))
    • ○ Content : Illustration painting on canvas (30 min. ~ 1 hour)
      Cartoon book making (1~2 hours)
    • ○ Contact : 82-70-8703-0021
    • ○ Website : http://www.ani.seoul.kr/
  • [Seoul Animation Center] Dubbing Experience, Voice Actor’s Academy

    Dubbing Experience, Voice Actor's Academy
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 1 (Thu.) – 28 (Wed.)
      10:00-18:00
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Animation Center
    • ○ Admission : KRW 5,000 – 10,000
    • ○ Content : In this program, participants can try dubbing the voice of a character in an animation, enjoying favorite animations and exploring professional career paths.
    • ○ Contact : 010-2369-1292
    • ○ Website : https://www.hanokmaeul.or.kr/
  • [Seoul Children Museum] Sweet Peanut Puffs (Family Cooking)

    Sweet Peanut Puffs (Family Cooking)
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 3 (Sat.) – 25 (Sun.)
      Sat. and Sun. 14:00
    • ○ Venue : Cooking Workshop, B1
    • ○ Admission : Admission KRW 4,000
      (Program Fee KRW 10,000)
    • ○ Content : Learning about traditional Korean sweets and making sweet peanut puffs.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-6450-9500
    • ○ Website : https://www.seoulchildrensmuseum.org/
  • [Seoul Folk Flea Market] Traditional Culture Experience Center

    Traditional Culture Experience Center
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 1 (Thu.) – 28 (Wed) 10:00-18:00
    • ○ Venue : Traditional Culture Experience Center in Seoul Folk Flea Market
    • ○ Admission : Free (Fee required for some programs.)
    • ○ Content : Various traditional cultural hands-on programs including making face masks, lampshades, hand mirrors using traditional paper, creating traditional multicolored wooden roof tiles, decorating wish lanterns, etc.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2232-3367
    • ○ Website : http://pungmul.or.kr/
  • Tigers in East Asian Art

    Tigers in East Asian Art
    • ○ Dates : Jan. 26 (Fri.) – Mar. 18 (Sun.) 9:00-18:00
    • ○ Venue : Special Exhibition Gallery (1st floor, Permanent Exhibition Hall), National Museum of Korea
    • ○ Admission : TBD
    • ○ Content : Tiger artwork from Korea, Japan, and China
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-1688-0361
    • ○ Website : https://www.museum.go.kr/



January 2018 Cultural Events

Cultural Calendar for January 2018

  • [Sejong Center for the Performing Arts]
    A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    A Midsummer Night's Dream
    • ○ Dates : Jan. 5 (Fri.) – Jan. 28 (Sun.)
      Tue., Wed., Thu. 11:00
      Fri. 19:30
      Sat. 14:00, 17:00
      Sun. 14:00
    • ○ Venue : Sejong M Theater
    • ○ Admission : R Seat: KRW 40,000
      S Seat: KRW 30,000
      A Seat: KRW 20,000
    • ○ Content : A fun and entertaining musical play for the whole family based on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the story is depicted through extraordinary scenes taking place at a supermarket
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-399-1000
    • ○ Website : http://www.sejongpac.or.kr/
  • [Seoul Museum of Art]
    Working for the Future Past

    Working for the Future Past
    • ○ Dates : Dec. 12, 2017 (Tue.)
      – Mar. 4, 2018 (Sun.)
      Tue. – Fri. 10:00-20:00
      Weekends and Public Holidays 10:00-18:00
      *Museum Night Wednesday, second and last week of each month (Culture Day) 10:00-22:00
      *Closed on Jan. 1 (Mon.)
    • ○ Venue : 1st floor, Seoul Museum of Art
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Drawing a cultural map with a team of 13 Latin American artists, and one Korean artist: An inquiry on the identity of local art
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8939
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • [Seoul Museum of Art]
    The W Show – A List of GraphicDesigners

    The W Show
    • ○ Dates : Dec. 8, 2017 (Fri.)
      – Jan. 12, 2018 (Fri.)
      Tue. – Sun. 10:00-18:00
      *Closed on Jan. 1 (Mon.)
    • ○ Venue : SeMA Storage
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : An exhibition on “women” and “design;” An archive exhibition of works from approx. 80 female graphic designers/teams
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8973
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • [SeMA Bukseoul Museum of Art] 2017 Seoul Focus: <25.7>

    2017 Seoul Focus
    • ○ Dates : Dec. 12, 2017 (Tue.) – Mar. 11, 2018 (Sun.)
      Tue. – Fri. 10:00-20:00
      Weekends and Public Holidays 10:00-19:00 *Museum Night First and third Wednesday of each month (Culture Day) 10:00-22:00
    • ○ Venue : SeMA Bukseoul Museum of Art Exhibition Room 1, 2
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : An exhibition that looks back on the heedless redevelopment projects in the past since the 1980s and focuses on the ecosystem of new towns located around Seoul
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-5268
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • [Namsangol Hanok Village]
    1890’s Hanyang Exhibition “Namsangol Photo Studio”

    1890's Hanyang Exhibition Namsangol Photo Studio
    • ○ Dates : Jan. 2 (Tue.) – Jan. 31 (Wed.)
      Tue. – Fri. 10:00-18:00
      Weekends 10:00-19:00
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Namsan Gugakdang (Traditional Theater)
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Photos and objects from the past are displayed in a space to recreate a photo studio in a Hanok building built during the period of enlightenment in the 1890s – early 1900s. A unique photo zone is available
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2261-0500
    • ○ Website : http://www.hanokmaeul.or.kr
  • [DDP]Biodesign : Luigi Colani Special Exhibition

    Luigi Colani Special Exhibition
    • ○ Dates : Dec. 8, 2017 (Fri.) – Mar. 25, 2018 (Sun.)
      10:00-19:00 (Closed third Monday of every month, Jan. 1 (Tue.),
      Lunar New Year’s Day)
    • ○ Venue : Design Exhibition Hall
    • ○ Admission : Adults: KRW 13,000
      Teenagers: KRW 11,000
      Children: KRW 9,000
    • ○ Content : Biodesign Codex Special Exhibition of Luigi Colani, a master of design science
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2153-0000
    • ○ Website : http://www.ddp.or.kr/
  • [DDP] PyeongChang 2018 Hyundai Live Site Light-Up Ice Rink

    PyeongChang 2018 Hyundai Live Site Light-Up Ice Rink
    • ○ Dates : Dec. 22, 2017 (Fri.) – Feb. 25, 2018 (Sun.) Tue. – Sun. 13:30-21:30
    • ○ Venue : Oullim Square
    • ○ Admission : Admission free (rental fees incurred)
    • ○ Content : Enjoying ice-skating in the middle of Seoul – Skate & helmet rental : KRW 1,000 (per hour) – Gloves: KRW 1,000 – Locker: KRW 500 *Applications received on site and through online channels
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-322-2142
    • ○ Website : http://www.ddp.or.kr/
  • [Seoul Animation Center] House of Comics Regular Programs in January

    House of Comics Regular Programs in January
    • ○ Dates : Jan. 1 (Wed.) – 31 (Wed.) Every weekend (twice a day) 13:00, 15:00
    • ○ Venue : Mini Theater, 2nd Floor, House of Comics
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Korean and foreign animations of the same theme selected monthly and exhibited for visitors on weekends
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-3455-8335
    • ○ Website : http://www.ani.seoul.kr/
  • [Seoul Folk Flea Market] Traditional Culture Experience Center

    Traditional Culture Experience Center
    • ○ Dates : Jan. 2 (Tue.) – 31 (Wed.) (closed every second and fourth Tuesday)
    • ○ Venue : Traditional Culture Experience Center in Seoul Folk Flea Market
    • ○ Admission : Free (fee required for some programs)
    • ○ Content : Making face masks, lampshades, hand mirrors using traditional paper, creating traditional multicolored wooden roof tiles, decorating wish lanterns, various traditional cultural experience programs
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2232-3367
    • ○ Website : http://www.pungmul.or.kr/
  • Salon Du Chocolat Seoul 2018

    Salon Du Chocolat Seoul 2018
    • ○ Dates : Jan. 18 (Thu.) – 21 (Sun.) 10:00-17:00
    • ○ Venue : COEX Hall D
    • ○ Admission : KRW 10,000
    • ○ Content : World Chocolate Masters Korean national team selection, seminar, experience programs, chocolate recipe demonstration, chocolate fashion show
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-6000-6698
    • ○ Website : http://www.salonduchocolat.kr/
  • Sky Park Sun Greeting 2018

    Sky Park Sun Greeting 2018
    • ○ Dates : Jan. 1, 2018 (Mon.) 7:20-8:20
    • ○ Venue : Top of Sky Park (World Cup Park)
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Greeting the first sunrise of 2018, north-facing drum beating session, words of blessing for the New Year, writing wishes for the New Year, cultural performances
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-3153-8354
  • Da Vinci Alive The Experience

    Da Vinci Alive The Experience
    • ○ Dates : Nov. 3 (Fri.) – Mar. 3 (Sun.) Tue. – Sun. 9:00-18:00
    • ○ Venue : Project Exhibition Hall, the War Memorial of Korea
    • ○ Admission : Adults: KRW 15,000 Elementary/ Middle/ High School Students: KRW 13,000 Children (36 months and older): KRW 11,000
    • ○ Content : The best exhibition that impressed the world Da Vinci Alive
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-709-3161
    • ○ Website : https://www.warmemo.or.kr/
  • From Classicism to Impressionism: Three Centuries of French Art, Masterpieces of French Art of the 17th – 19th Centuries from the Collection of the Hermitage Museum

    Da Vinci Creative 2017
    • ○ Dates : Dec. 19 (Tue.) – Apr. 15 (Sun.) 9:00-18:00
    • ○ Venue : Special Exhibition Gallery, National Museum of Korea
    • ○ Admission : Adults: KRW 6,000 Middle / High School and University Students: KRW 5,500 Elementary School Students: KRW 5,000 Children and Those Aged 65 or Older: KRW 4,000
    • ○ Content : A special exhibition in collaboration with the State Hermitage Museum of Russia to show masterpieces of French art
    • ○ Contact : 82-1688-0361
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.go.kr/



December 2017 Cultural Events

DECEMBER Cultural events calendar

  • Prince and Christmas

    Prince and Christmas
    • ○ Dates : Dec. 22 7:30pm – Dec. 23 3:00pm
    • ○ Venue : Sejong M Theater
    • ○ Admission : R seats: KRW 30,000, S seats: KRW 25,000
    • ○ Content : Children’s musical play by the Seoul Metropolitan Junior Chorus. The play tells the story about the friendship between the last prince of Joseon and Deokgu, the errand boy of American missionary Ms. Harrison set in the early 20th century.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-399-1000
    • ○ Website : http://www.sejongpac.or.kr
  • < Intimate Friendship: Pansori >

    Intimate Friendship: Pansori
    • ○ Dates : Dec 13, 2017 – Feb. 9, 2018
      Schedule differs by performance
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Donhwamun Traditional Theater
    • ○ Admission : KRW 10,000 ~ KRW 20,000
    • ○ Content : The theme of the third season is Pansori! Enjoy the program which includes a full-length pansori as well as a traditional pansori.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-3210-7001
    • ○ Website : https://sdtt.or.kr/
  • Working for the Future Past

    Working for the Future Past
    • ○ Dates : Dec. 12, 2017 – Mar. 4, 2018
      Tue – Fri 10:00am-8:00pm
      Weekends & Holidays 10:00am-6:00pm
      *Operation of Museum Night Second & Last Wednesdays(Culture Day) 10:00am-10:00pm
    • ○ Venue : 1F, Seosomun Main Hall
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Cultural map drawn by 13 teams of Latin American artists and one team of Korean artists a study on regional art identity
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8939
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • W Show – Graphic Designer List

    • ○ Dates : Dec. 8, 2017 – Jan. 12,
      2018 Tue – Sun 10:00am-6:00pm
    • ○ Venue : SeMA Warehouses
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Archival exhibition of 80 teams of Korean female graphic designers centering on the themes of Women and Design.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8973
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr
  • Museum Night Year-end Concert

    Museum Night Year-end Concert
    • ○ Dates : Dec.13 7:30pm-8:30pm
    • ○ Venue : 1F Lobby, Seosomun Main Hall
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Year-end Concert by Museum Nights
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8918
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • Make it

    Make it
    • ○ Dates : Oct. 24 – Dec. 25
      Tue – Fri 10:00am-8:00pm
      Weekends & Holidays 10:00am-7:00pm
      *Operation of Museum Night First & Third Fridays Last Wednesday (Culture Day)10:00am-10:00pm
    • ○ Venue : Project Gallery 1 & 2
      The Buk Seoul Museum of Art
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Reinterpretation of makers and maker movement from a modern art perspective.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-5270
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • < Heunginjimun, a Gate to See Off the King >

    Heunginjimun, a Gate to See Off the King
    • ○ Dates : Sep. 7 – Dec. 17
      Tue – Fri 9:00am-7:00pm
      Weekends 9:00am-6:00pm
    • ○ Venue : Seoul City Wall Museum(Second Floor)
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Shedding new light on Heunginjimun Gate by looking at the king’s funeral and worship procession
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0243
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr
  • Traditional Culture Class

    Traditional Culture Class
    • ○ Dates : Jul. 4 – Dec. 31
      Tue, Wed, Thu 2:00pm-4:00pm
    • ○ Venue : Cleansing Room at Yun Taek-yeong’s House
    • ○ Admission : Four Gracious Flowers KRW 2,000
      Hangeul Calligraphy KRW 3,000
      Chinese Calligraphy KRW 2,000
    • ○ Content : Drawing the four gracious flowers (Tue), experiencing Hangeul calligraphy (Wed) and Chinese calligraphy (Thu) using the four traditional tools of brush, ink stick, paper and ink stone used by the literati.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2261-0517
    • ○ Website : https://www.hanokmaeul.or.kr/
  • Luigi Colani

    Luigi Colani
    • ○ Dates : 2017.12.8 ~ 2018.3.25 10:00am-9:00pm
    • ○ Venue : Design Exhibition Hall
    • ○ Admission : Adults KRW 13,000
      Teenagers 11,000
      Children 9,000
    • ○ Content : Special exhibition of Bio Design Codex by Luigi Colani, the master of formative arts
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2153-0000
    • ○ Website : http://www.ddp.or.kr/



November 2017 Cultural Events

November 2017 Cultural Events

  • 4th Seoul Kimchi Festival

    4th Seoul Kimchi Festival
    • ○ Dates : Nov. 3 (Fri) – 5 (Sun)
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Plaza, Mugyo-ro
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Festival to experience kimjang culture of Korea while engaging in kimjang sharing, kimchi market and various performances.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2133-0900
    • ○ Website : http://www.seoulkimchifestival.com/
  • [Sejong Center]
    Seoul Metropolitan Traditional Music Orchestra Concert
    < Gugak Chamber Music Festival >

    Sejong Center
    • ○ Dates : Nov. 2 (Thu) – 3 (Fri) 7:30pm
    • ○ Venue : Sejong Chamber Hall
    • ○ Admission : KRW 20,000
    • ○ Content : Performance of a collection of gugak chamber works.
      Pieces include ‘China’s Drawing’ and ‘Together.’
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-399-1000
    • ○ Website : http://www.sejongpac.or.kr/
  • [Seoul Donhwamun Traditional Theater]
    Musical Play < Jeongno: Song of Iseul >

    Jeongno: Song of Iseul
    • ○ Dates : Nov. 3 (Fri) – 24 (Fri)
      Tue – Fri 7:30pm
      Wed 2:00pm, 7:30pm
      Sat 2:00pm, 6:00pm
      Sun 3:00pm
    • ○ Venue : Performance Hall at the Seoul Donhwamun Traditional Theater
    • ○ Admission : KRW 20,000
    • ○ Content : Musical play portraying the lives of Daegeum masters Park Jongki and Kim Gyeseon who acted as the guardians of art while living a passionate life during the Japanese rule of Korea in the early 20th century.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-3210-7001
    • ○ Website : https://sdtt.or.kr/
  • [Namsan Arts Center] Blue Land

    Blue Land
    • ○ Dates : Nov. 2 (Thu) – 12 (Sun)
      Tue – Fri 8:00pm
      Weekends & Holidays 3:00pm
    • ○ Venue : Drama Center at Namsan Arts Center
    • ○ Admission : KRW 30,000
    • ○ Content : Work based on reports conducted at schools to reveal the reality of Korea in which vertical relationships are evident even at schools.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-758-2150
    • ○ Website : http://www.nsartscenter.or.kr/
  • [Seoul Museum of Art]
    The Self-evolving City: Korean Architecture Exhibition for the UIA 2017 Seoul World Architects Congress

    The Self-evolving City: Korean Architecture Exhibition for the UIA 2017 Seoul World Architects Congress
    • ○ Dates : Sep. 3 (Sun) – Nov. 12 (Sun)
      Tue – Fri 10:00am-8:00pm
      Weekends & Holidays 10:00am-7:00pm
      * Operation of Museum Night Second & Last Wednesdays
      (Culture Day) 10:00am-10:00pm
    • ○ Venue : 1F, Seosomun Main Building
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Special exhibition that celebrates the Seoul World Architects Congress that explores sustainable city, space and life.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8938
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • [Seoul Museum of Art]
    2017–18 Exhibition Celebrating the Mutual Exchange Year between Korea-England The Art of Dissonance: Coexisting with Difference

    2017–18 Exhibition Celebrating the Mutual Exchange Year between Korea-England The Art of Dissonance: Coexisting with Difference
    • ○ Dates : Sep. 12 (Tue) – Nov. 12 (Sun)
      Tue-Fri 10:00am-8:00pm
      Weekends & Holidays 10:00am-7:00pm
      * Operation of Museum Night Second & Last Wednesdays (Culture Day) 10:00am-10:00pm
    • ○ Venue : 2F & 3F, Seosomun Main Building
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Special exhibition jointly hosted by Seoul Museum of Art and the British Council in celebration of the year of mutual exchange between Korea and England.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8868
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • [Seoul Museum of Art]
    SeMA Bunker Opening Special Exhibition < Yeouido Modernity >

    Yeouido Modernity
    • ○ Dates : Oct. 19 (Thu) – Nov. 26 (Sun)
      Tue – Sun 10:00am-6:00pm
    • ○ Venue : SeMA Bunker
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : This is the first special exhibition that celebrates the opening of SeMA Bunker that will focus on the process of Korea’s modernization centering on Yeouido.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8946
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • [Buk Seoul Museum of Art]
    2017 Seoul Photo Festival
    Community of Self-examination: Country, Individual, and Us

    2017 Seoul Photo Festival
    • ○ Dates : Oct. 19 (Thu) – Nov. 26 (Sun)
      Tue – Sun 10:00am-6:00pm
    • ○ Venue : SeMA Bunker
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : This is the first special exhibition that celebrates the opening of SeMA Bunker that will focus on the process of Korea’s modernization centering on Yeouido.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2124-8946
    • ○ Website : http://sema.seoul.go.kr/
  • [Seoul Baekje Museum]
    Tour of Baekje Culture and History for Foreigners

    Tour of Baekje Culture and History for Foreigners
    • ○ Dates : Sep. – Nov. Tue – Fri
    • ○ Venue : Training Room and Exhibition Room
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Museum training program for foreigners residing in Korea
      * Discuss organizations and institutions
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2152-5837
    • ○ Website : http://baekjemuseum.seoul.go.kr/
  • Da Vinci Creative 2017

    Da Vinci Creative 2017
    • ○ Dates : Oct.20 (Fri) – Nov. 5 (Sun) 10:00am-6:00pm
    • ○ Venue : Gumcheon Arts Factory
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Art X Technology festival where you can experience the current trend of media art in the world.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-807-4800
    • ○ Website : http://davincicreative.org/