July 2016 Cultural Events Calendar

EventDatesVenueAdmissionContentContact
Joan Miró Special Exhibition:
“A Painter of Dreams”
June 26 (Sun.) – September 24 (Sat.)
10:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sejong Museum of Art (Exhibition Hall 1 & 2)Adults: 15,000 won
Youth: 10,000 won
Children: 8,000 won (4 years or above)
* Free admission for children under 48 months
The first grand scale painting exhibition of Spanish painter Joan Miró held in South Korea. At the exhibition, works of Joan Miró’s last creative period will be featured, and a reproduction of his workshop filled with the spirit of art will be displayed.

399-1000
Mahler Symphony No. 1
conducted by Eschenbach
July 8 (Fri.) – July 8 (Fri.)
20:00
Seoul Arts Center
Concert Hall
120,000 won (R)
90,000 won (S)
60,000 won (A)
30,000 won (B)
10,000 won (C)
Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks (R. Strauss), Schumann Piano Concerto, and Mahler Symphony No. 1



1588-1210

Memorial Exhibition of Chun Kyung-ja: The Wind May Blow, It Blows Anyway

June 14 (Tue.) – August 7 (Sun.)
Tue. – Fri. 10:00 – 20:00 /
Sat., Sun., holiday 10:00 – 19:00 /
Extended hours: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month 10:00 – 22:00 / Closed every Monday

Seoul Museum of Art
Seosomun Main Building (2nd floor)

Free

The Memorial Exhibition commemorates the death of Chun Kyung-ja, a female painter who created original artworks in the modern Korean art world. The exhibition shows 93 pieces of donated artworks and works owned by private collectors.



2124-8937

2016 Seoul Kidult Fair

July 28 (Thu.) – July 31 (Sun.)

– July 28 (Thu.): 13:00 – 20:00 (19:00 last admission)
– July 29 (Fri.): 10:30 – 20:00 (19:00 last admission)
– July 30 (Sat.): 10:00 – 20:00 (19:00 last admission)
– July 31 (Sun.): 10:00 – 18:00 (17:00 last admission)

COEX Hall B

Adults: 12,000 won
Middle & High school students: 8,000 won
Elementary school students: 6,000 won
Preschoolers: Free
Seoul Kidult Fair is an exhibition for popularizing and sharing the diversity of kidult culture, a love for healthy indoor activities. Every year, visitors can experience new kidult items and latest trends.



796-8710

Moscow State Symphony Orchestra Invitation Concert

July 5 (Tue.) – July 5 (Tue.)
19:00
Concert Hall, Geumnarae Art Hall

VIP: 100,000 won
R seats: 40,000 won
A seats: 20,000 won
The overture to Ruslan and Ludmila (Mikhail Glinka) “Ritorma vincitor” (Verdi) / Concerto for Two Violins in D minor (Bach) from Aida



2627-2410

2016 Hangang Summer Festival

July 15 (Fri.) – August 21 (Sun.)

The whole area of Hangang Park

Varies by program

The largest waterfront cultural festival in the country, enjoyed by 10 million citizens of Seoul. Nearly 80 banquets will be prepared along the Hangang River!



02-120
3780-0777
The 2nd Hangang Water Fight Festival 2016

July 23 (Sat.) – July 24 (Sun.)
2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Yeouido Hangang Park

Early bird ticket
15,000 won

* Provided items and facilities
1. Admission bracelets 2. Entry card for water balloon fight (water balloons provided) 3. Fitting room 4. Lockers
5. Waterproof pack 6. Sports towel 6. Designated area for DJ party 7. And more!



010-4578-3381

Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival

July 4 (Mon.) – July 10 (Sun.)
TBD

DDP,
CGV Myeong-dong Station Branch

10,000 won

Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival (SICAF), the premier animation festival in Asia.



3455-8419

Museum Night:
SeMA Friday 樂
〈Participating film of sicaf (Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival)〉 Series
5. Star Chaser

July 1 (Fri.)
19:00 – 21:00

Multipurpose Hall,
Buk Seoul Museum of Art

Free

A story about a journey to a dream world that everyone may have dreamt of at least once in their lifetime.


2124-5208

The Korean War and Seoul through the Eyes of AP Correspondents

June 4 (Sat.) – July 17 (Sun)
09:00 – 20:00
(Sat., Sun., holiday 09:00 – 19:00
Closed on Monday)
Seoul Museum of History
Lobby

Free

A photo exhibition showing scenes of the Korean War as recorded by AP correspondents and Kim Han-yong.


724-0274

Gori Open Mic

July 22 (Fri.) 19:00 – 21:00
July 23 (Sat.) 16:00 – 18:00

Sindorim Art Space
Gori CAFÉ Dongnae: Book

Free

If you need a stage to perform, come to Gori!
Free concerts are held on Friday and Saturday of the third week of every month. The stage is open to amateur artists, and citizens can enjoy the performances for free.


867-2202

Orange United

July 2 (Sat.) 18:00 – 19:30

Platform Changdong 61
Red Box

20,000 won

A concert performed by bands that represent the Korean rock spirit such as Crying Nut, Harry Big Button, Sugar Donut, etc.


02-993-0563

Music Curation Concert 8

July 16 (Sat.) 18:00 – 19:30

Platform Changdong 61
Red Box

20,000 won

A concert held to celebrate the release of the first album (‘One, Two, Three’) of Tanemotion, a Korean traditional music band.


02-993-0563

Summer Changdong Train 1

July 30 (Sat.) – July 31 (Sun.) 18:00 – 19:30

Platform Changdong 61
Open Stage 1
20,000 won

Changdong Sound Series Vol. 2 (Special program for genre music) – Performances by reggae, soul, and Latin musicians, and programs for hippie-style fashion handicraft lessons, and others.


02-993-0563