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Gwangju National Museum
역사와 문화가 살아숨쉬는 국립광주박물관
Special Exhibition of 'The World of Sagyeong Byeonsang-do, Buddha and Spirit'
2007-10-09 ~ 2007-11-11
We open a special exhibition of Sagyeong (Korean stura copying) to show the progress of the development and characteristics of Korean stura copying. Sagyeong has been an important activity for Buddhist training. Through this exhibition, we hope you may enjoy the world of Sagyeong, which is core of Buddhist belief.
Haseo Kim Inhu and Pil-am Auditorium
2007-09-18 ~ 2007-11-11
"Haseo Kim Inhu and Pil-am Auditorium" exhibition is designed to display 31 pieces of donated objects and approximately 70 pieces of object which were chosen as National Treasures. We hope that this special exhibition may be a good chance to see the flow of Honam confucianist scholars and develop cultural identity and pride.
Special Exhibition of 'Money trip with 12 boxes
2007-07-10 ~ 2007-09-02
Gwangju National Museum and Samsung Children's Museum opens a special exhibition from the 10th July to the 2nd September for children to learn values and use of money. The exhibition is divided into 3 sections; "Kinds and history of money", "Values of money" and "Design of money".
Special Exhibition of 'The blue South Sea, shell mound from Ando of 6000 years'
2007-06-12 ~ 2007-09-30
Gwangju National Museum opens a special exhibition to open the results of the excavation in Ando shell mounds in Yeosu from the 2nd January 2007 to the 6th April 2007 and has a lecture for the public on the 12th January. This exhibition will be a good opportunity to know ancient people's way of thinking and art 6000 years ago. Also we can see various records about the progress from excavation to exhibition and local residents' current lives.
Special Exhibition of 'Turn to the Megalithic Culture'
2007-05-29 ~ 2007-07-01
This exhibition is to have understanding of prehistoric people through photographs of dolmens, which is an international cultural heritage. We hope you to enjoy beautiful sceneries of dolmens. If you want to hear further information, please visit Gwangju National Museum Website or contact Curatorial Affair's Office 062-570-7030
Special Exhibition of 'Mystery of Jewel Beetles in Archaeology'
2007-03-19 ~ 2007-05-20
Gwangju National Museum opens an exhibition of 'Mystery of Jewel Beetles in Archaeology' from the 19th March 2007 to 20th May 2007. About 20 pieces of objects with decorates made of Jewel Beetles' wings were excavated from Geumgwan and Hwangnam tombs in Gyeongju are displayed to see the making methods and the meaning of bugs in archaeology.
Special Exhibition of 'Color and Light of East Asia' ~ for Gwanju Biennale 2006
2006-09-09 ~ 2006-11-11
Connecting to '2006 Gwangju Biennale', Gwangju National Museum opens a special exhibition called 'Color and Light of East Asia' from the 9th September to the 11st November to provide a chance to have a view and understanding of culture of gorgeous vivid colors of East Asian traditional art.
Exhibition of photographs of Jongmyo
2006-07-25 ~ 2006-08-20
To have better understanding about the beautiful structure of Jongmyo, We open a photography exhibition of Jongmyo. It consists of "Time-stopped Jongmyo" comparing the past and the present, "Jongmyo reaching the sky" showing the design and structure, and "Jongmyo and people" showing the beautiful scenery of Jongmyo.
Exhibition of Kiln Site in Samheung-ri, Gangjin
2006-05-16 ~ 2006-06-30
Gwangju National Museum has a special exhibition to open objects excavated from a kiln site in Samheung-ri of Gangjin to the public and scholars from the 16th May to the 30th June. In this exhibition, about 10 pieces of objects such as earthenware, celadon or tiles excavated from the kiln site show the characteristics of earthenware in the Goryeo Ages which was highly developed with Goryeo celadon
Buddhist Image from Stone Pagoda
2006-05-02 ~ 2006-05-14
For the day of Buddha, Gwangju National Museum exhibits a gilt-bronze Buddhist image from the Joseon stone pagoda in Suncheon. In addition, relics were found in the buddihist statue and gave information about the period and contents.