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/



October 2017 Cultural Events

October 2017 Cultural Events
 

Event Dates Venue Admission Content Contact
Seoul Street Arts Festival 2017Seoul Street Arts Festival 2017 Oct 5 – Oct 8
12:00pm-10:00pm
Seoul Plaza,
Cheonggye Plaza,
Gwanghwamun Plaza
Oil Tank Culture Park,
Seoullo 7017
Free
(Certain events include a fee)
Largest street arts festival in Korea offering high quality street performances by domestic and international artists blending popular components with fine art homepage buttom
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82-2-3290-7090
Hanyangdoseong and Culture 2017Hanyangdoseong and Culture 2017 Oct 13 – Oct 15
9:00am-9:00pm
Hanyangdoseong Naksan Section Free Festival held at Hanyangdoseong where visitors can discover one of the charms of the 600-year-old capital of Korea homepage buttom
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82-70-7462-1109
Sejong Arts Market SoSoSejong Arts Market SoSo Oct 7 & Oct 21
12:00pm-6:00pm
Sejong Art Garden Free Market for all to participate as artists homepage buttom
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82-2-399-1000
Chuseok: PlayChuseok: Play Oct 4
5:00pm
Culture experience
12:00pm-3:00pm
Seoul Donhwamun Traditional Theater Free Special holiday program for Chuseok featuring traditional games and music homepage buttom
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82-2-3210-7001
Korean Music in the WorldKorean Music in the World Oct 17
7:30pm-9:00pm
Haitai Crown Theater
Seoul Namsan National Theater
KRW 20,000 Collaborated concert between folk music companies from around the world and Korean traditional musicians homepage buttom
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82-2-2261-0500
Bukchon Concert at Baek In-je HouseBukchon Concert at Baek In-je House Oct 21
6:00pm~7:20pm
Inner Court of Baek In-je House Free Gugak and classical music concert with commentary homepage buttom
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82-2-724-0274~6
[Seoul Museum of Art]Chuseok at Namsangol Hanok Village Oct 3 – Oct 5
11:00am-5:00pm
Yard & Cheonugak Madang at Namsangol Hanok Village Free
(Certain events include a fee)
Various programs held at Namsangol Hanok Village in celebration of Chuseok homepage buttom
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82-2-2261-0517
Shisei Kuwabara Photo ExhibitionNamsangol in Four Colors Sep 6 – Oct 31
Wed – Sat
11:00am-12:00pm
1:00pm-2:00pm
Houses at Namsangol Hanok Village Experience Fee
KRW 5,000
Four kinds of traditional culture-experiencing programs at Namsangol Hanok Village in fall (20 people / session) Wed: Traditional liquor making Thurs: Flower-shaped rice cake making Fri: Natural dyeing homepage buttom
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82-2-2261-0517
Night Picnic at NamsangolNight Picnic at Namsangol Oct 7 & Oct 14,
Oct 21 & Oct 28
Namsangol Hanok Village KRW 10,000
(50 % discount for under 19)
Travel back in time to the 1890s and try out the Walking program or the Hanok Stay program. homepage buttom
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82-2-2261-0517
2017 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism2017 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism Sep 2 – Nov 5
Time differs by event
DDP, Donuimun Museum Village and other areas in Seoul Adults KRW 9,000
Adolescents KRW 6,000
Children KRW 5,000
International event focusing on architecture and cities to link the current issues in world cities to the future homepage buttom
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82-2-2153-0000
2018 S/S Hera Seoul Fashion Week2018 S/S Hera Seoul Fashion Week Oct 16 & Oct 21
Time differs by event
DDP Differs by event Largest fashion collection in Korea on display that started out in 2000 and let to the growth of the Korean fashion industry homepage buttom
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82-2-2088-3156
Traditional Culture HallTraditional Culture Hall Oct 1 – Oct 31
(Oct 4,
Closed on 2nd & 4th Tuesdays)
Traditional Culture Hall at Seoul Folk Flea Market Free
(Certain events include a fee)
Mask making, paper mirror, mulberry doll homepage buttom
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82-2-2232-3367



September 2017 Cultural Events

September 2017 Cultural Events
 

Event Dates Venue Admission Content Contact
2017 Culture and Art in Seoul Plaza2017 Culture and Art in Seoul Plaza Sep 4 (Mon) – 6 (Wed)
Sep 11 (Mon) – 16 (Sat)
Sep 18 (Mon) – 22 (Fri)
Seoul Plaza Special Stage Free Arts and culture performance enjoyed on the lawn of Seoul Square homepage buttom
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2133-2543
2017 Eurasia Altai Cross-cultural Encounter2017 Eurasia Altai Cross-cultural Encounter Sep 19 (Tue) – Sep 21 (Thu) Seoul Plaza, Gwanghwamun Square Special Stage, etc. Free Traditional culture exhibitions, performances, and forums by countries influenced by Altaic culture homepage buttom
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2133-2543
2017 King Jeongjo Tomb Parade Reenactment2017 King Jeongjo Tomb Parade Reenactment Sep 23 (Sat)
8:30am-6:00pm
Changdeokgung Palace>Sungnyemun Gate
>Seoul Station Plaza>Pontoon Bridge
>Nodeulseom Island>Siheunghaenggung Palace
Free Reenactment of the royal procession of the Joseon Dynasty which departs Changdeokgung Palace and crosses the pontoon bridge arriving at Siheunghaenggung Palace homepage buttom
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2133-0941
Seoul Friendship Fair 2017Seoul Friendship Fair 2017 Sep 2 (Sat) – 3 (Sun)
12:00pm-7:00pm
Seoul Square, Mugyo-ro, Cheonggyecheon Plaza Free Performances by 13 sister/friendship cities and exhibition of world food and promotion booths by 60 embassies in Korea homepage buttom
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120, 2133-5299
Taste of Gugak[Seoul Metropolitan Library]
2017 Seoul Book Festival
Sep 9 (Sat) – 10 (Sun)
11:00am-10:00pm
Seoul Square, Seoul Metropolitan Library Free Festival participated by libraries, publishing companies, book stores, and book clubs featuring festival libraries, book concerts, and meetings with authors homepage buttom
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2133-0224
Community Art:Hello[Seoul Donhwamun Traditional Theater]
Outdoor Festival: ‘Donhwamun Sandae’
Sep 2 (Sat)
11:00am-6:00pm
Donhwamun-ro, Seoul Donhwamun Traditional Theater Free Outdoor traditional arts festival held at Donhwamun-ro in front of Changdeokgung Palace.
Programs featuring outdoor performance, arts and culture experience, and regional exploration
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3210-7001
[Seoul Museum of Art][Seoul Museum of Art]
2017–18
Special Exhibit in Celebration of the Year of Korea-England Mutual Exchange
The Art of Dissonance: Coexisting with Difference
Sep 12 (Tue) – Nov 12 (Sun)
Tue – Fri
10:00am-8:00pm
Weekends & Holidays
10:00am-7:00pm
*Operation of night museum
Second Wednesdays,
Last Wednesdays
(Culture Day)
10:00am-10:00pm
2F & 3F at the Seosomun main building Free Exhibition jointly hosted by Seoul Museum of Art and the British Council in celebration of the year of mutual exchange between Korea and England homepage buttom
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2124-8868
Shisei Kuwabara Photo Exhibition2017 Hangang Run ‘The Value of Hangang, Enjoyed Together’ Sep 23 (Sat)
2:00pm-9:00pm
Yeouido Hangang Park Multiplaza Free Festival featuring augmented reality race involving finding the hidden story behind 26 bridges.
Enjoy a rock festival and fireworks on an early autumn night.
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3780-0735
UIA 2017 Seoul World Architects CongressUIA 2017 Seoul World Architects Congress Sep 3 (Sun) – Sep 10 (Sun) 9:00am-8:00pm COEX Mall (Hall C & D) and DDP Free Academic conference (Keynote speech, forum),
Exhibition (UIA Plaza, Architecture Industry Exhibition,
platform for students and young architecture professionals),
children’s architecture festival, etc.
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586-2017
9th Seoul Architecture Festival9th Seoul Architecture Festival Sep 1 (Fri) – 24 (Sun) 9:00am-9:00pm Cultural park Free Special lecture, meetings with architects, open lecture, open office, architecture film screening homepage buttom
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337-2587
[DDP]Seoul Design Week 2017[DDP] Seoul Design Week 2017 Sep 21 (Thu) – 27 (Wed) Time differs by event DDP and around Seoul Free Leading design festival of Seoul in which designers, citizens, companies and organizations, schools and the local community communicate and sympathize over design homepage buttom
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2153-0000



August 2017 Cultural Events

August 2017 Cultural Events
 

Event Dates Venue Admission Content Contact
2017 Culture and Art in Seoul Plaza2017 Culture and Art in Seoul Plaza Aug 1 – 4
Aug 7 – 8
Aug 16 – 17
Aug 23 – 26
7:00-8:30pm
Seoul Plaza Special Stage Free Art and culture performance on the lawns of Seoul Plaza homepage buttom
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2133-2546
10th Seoul Culture Night10th Seoul Culture Night Aug 11 – 12 Seoul Plaza, Gwanghwamun Square, etc. Free Midsummer night culture vacance featuring Seoul Open House, tour programs, World Music Vacance, snow sculpting, and summer night concerts homepage buttom
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550-2557
550-2566
Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra[Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra]
72th Anniversary Concert of Liberation Day
‘Gwanghwamun Citizens, Plaza Concert’
Aug 15
8:00pm
Gwanghwamun Square Free Outdoor symphonic concert in celebration of the 72th anniversary of the independence of Korea homepage buttom
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1588-1210
[Seoul Donhwamun Traditional Theater]
Nap Concert[Seoul Donhwamun Traditional Theater]
Nap Concert
Jul 11 (Tues) – Aug 11 (Fri)
Tues – Fri
2:00pm
Performance Hall (B2) KRW 10,000 Day performance that provides healing and rest to busy Seoulites through gugak music homepage buttom
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3210-7001
[Seoul Museum of Art] Nanji 10 Years: SeMA Nanji Residency Archive Exhibition[Seoul Museum of Art]
Nanji 10 Years: SeMA
Nanji Residency Archive Exhibition
May 30 – Aug 15
Tue – Fri
10:00am-8:00pm
Weekends & Holidays
10:00am-7:00pm
* Operation of museum night
Second Wednesdays,
Last Wednesdays
(Culture Day)
10:00am-10:00pm
Seosomun Main Building Free Archival exhibition that looks back at the last decade to honor the history of SeMA Nanji Residency homepage buttom
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308-1091
[Seoul Metropolitan Government] Clean Hangang River Campaign[Seoul Metropolitan Government]
Clean Hangang River Campaign
Aug 5 & 12
4:00pm-8:00pm
Yeouido Hangang Park Free Citizen-led campaign to create a clean Hangang River homepage buttom
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3462-7752
[Namsangol Hanok Village]Namsangol Vacance[Namsangol Hanok Village]

Namsangol Vacance
Jul 19 – Aug 31
Wed – Sat
11:00am-5:00pm
Namsangol Hanok Village
Lade Yun’s House,
Lady Min’s House
Nap experience
KRW 3,000
Hanok Comic Book Shop
KRW 3,000
Hanok comic book shop that implements the ancient summering methods so that visitors can take a nap on the floor of the building and read comic books homepage buttom
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2261-0517
[Namsangol Hanok Village]1890 Namsangol Night Market[Namsangol Hanok Village]
1890 Namsangol Night Market
Jun 3 – Oct 31
Sat 5:00pm-10:00pm
Namsangol Hanok Village Free admission Market from the 1890s during the Korean enlightenment era that features tradition and western culture and things to see, play with, buy and eat homepage buttom
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2261-0517
[DDP]2017 Seoul Bamdokkaebi Night Market[DDP]
2017 Seoul Bamdokkaebi Night Market
Mar 24 (Fri) – Oct 28 (Sat)
Fridays & Saturdays
7:00pm-12:00am
DDP Palgeori Free Seoul-type night market to transform the night along with night goblins homepage buttom
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2153-0000
[DDP]Fly, Sail, Travel – Louis Vuitton (Volez, Voguez, Voyagez – Louis Vuitton)[DDP]
Fly, Sail,
Travel – Louis Vuitton (Volez, Voguez, Voyagez – Louis Vuitton)
Jun 8 (Thurs) – Aug 27 (Sun)
Sun – Thurs 10:30am-6:30pm
Fri, Sat & Holidays
10:00am-9:00pm
Art Hall 1 DDP Art Hall Free (Reservation required) Exhibition that views the journey of fashion brand Louis Vuitton by tracing its history and future vision since 1854 homepage buttom
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3432-1854



July 2017 Cultural Events

July 2017 Cultural Events
 

Event Dates Venue Admission Content Contact
[Seoul Donhwamun Traditional Theater] Nap Concert
[Seoul Donhwamun Traditional Theater]
Nap Concert
Jul 11(Tues) – Aug 11(Fri)
Tues – Fri2:00pm
Performance Hall (B2) KRW 10,000 A day performance that provides healing and rest to busy Seoulites through gugak music homepage buttom
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3210-7001
[Seoul Museum of Art] Highlights: Exhibition of the Collection of the Foundation Cartier[Seoul Museum of Art]
Highlights: Exhibition of the Collection of the Foundation Cartier
May 30 (Tues) – Aug 15 (Tues)
Tues – Fri
10:00am-8:00pm
Weekends & Holidays
10:00am-7:00pm
* Operation of night museum
Second and Last Wednesday
(Culture Days)
10:00am-10pm
Seosomun Main Building Free An exhibition that introduces the major collection of FONDATION CARTIER POUR L’ART CONTEMPORAIN that is well-known for its creative commissions homepage buttom
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2124-8939
[Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture] Selfie People Taking Their Own Pictures[Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture] Selfie People Taking Their Own Pictures Apr 26(Wed) – Aug 4(Fri)
10:00am-6:30pm
(Last admission at 6:00pm)
Savina Museum KRW 5,000 An exhibition in various formats that explore the self-portrait of 21st century people homepage buttom
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542-5977
[Seoul Museum of History]
Place where all things gather and scatter: Namdaemun Market[Seoul Museum of History]
Place where all things gather and scatter: Namdaemun Market
Apr 21 (Fri) – Jul 2 (Sun)
Tue – Fri
9:00am-8:00pm
Weekends & Holidays
9:00am-7:00pm
Special Exhibition Room A Free An exhibition that confirms the identity of Seoul through illuminating the history of Namdaemun Market, one of Seoul’s leading traditional markets homepage buttom
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724-0274
[DDP] PIXAR: 30 Years of Animation[DDP]
PIXAR: 30 Years of Animation
Apr 15 (Sat) – Aug 8 (Tue)
10:00am – 9:00pm
Design Exhibition Hall, DDP Museum Children KRW 9,000
Teens KRW 11,000
Adults KRW 13,000
Pre-schoolers/
Seniors aged 65 or above KRW 6,000
A special exhibition of Pixar’s 30 years of history since 1986 homepage buttom
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2153-0000
[DDP] Hunminjeongeum and Nanjungilgi
: View again[DDP]
Hunminjeongeum and Nanjungilgi
: View again
Apr 13 (Thurs) – Oct 12 (Thurs)
Tue – Thurs 10:00am-7:00pm
Fri – Sat 10:00am-9:00pm
Sun & Holidays
10:00am-7:00pm
2F, Design Museum, DDP Museum Adults KRW 10,000 Students KRW 8,000
Student Group (40%)
KRW 6,000
An exhibition featuring ‘Hunminjeongeum with Explanation,’ a UNESCO-designated memory of the world, facsimile of ‘General Yi’s Journal’ and 20 something other relics homepage buttom
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2153-0000
[DDP] 2017 Seoul Bamdokkaebi Night Market[DDP]
2017 Seoul Bamdokkaebi Night Market
Mar 24 (Fri) – Oct 28 (Sat)
Fridays & Saturdays
7:00pm-12:00am
DDP Palgeori Free A night market in Seoul changing the night culture of the city homepage buttom
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2153-0000
[DDP] DDP Farmers Market[DDP]
DDP Farmers Market
Mar 25 (Sat) – Dec 30 (Sat)
Second and Fourth Saturdays
11:00am-7:00pm
Oullim Square, DDP Art Hall Free A farmers market where farmers and young people communicate with people to form a healthy food culture homepage buttom
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2286-3410
[DDP] Fly, Sail, Travel - Louis Vuitton (Volez, Voguez, Voyagez - Louis Vuitton)[DDP] Fly, Sail, Travel – Louis Vuitton (Volez, Voguez, Voyagez – Louis Vuitton) Jun 8 (Thurs) – Aug 27 (Sun)
Sun – Thurs 10:30am-6:30pm
Fri, Sat & Holidays
10:00am-9:00pm
Art Hall 1 DDP Art Hall Free (Reservation required) An exhibition that views the journey of fashion brand Louis Vuitton by tracing its history and future vision since 1854 homepage buttom
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3432-1854
The 21st Seoul International Cartoon & Animation FestivalThe 21st Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival Jul 26 (Wed) – 30 (Sun)
10:00am-8:00pm
SETEC (Exhibition),
Megabox COEX
(Film Festival)
Free A leading event in the field of cartoon and animation in Asia.
It is also an international event that has been officially recognized as a member festival of the International Animated Film Association (ASIFA) in 2005.
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3455-8422