Gwangju National Museum
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Gwangju National Museum
역사와 문화가 살아숨쉬는 국립광주박물관
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.
Trip to the Past
2005-10-18 ~ 2005-11-27
Celebrating the 60th Independence Day of Korea, Gwangju National Museum opens an exhibition called 'Trip to the Past' to show the result of archaeological research in Honam. This special exhibition focuses on showing academic resources obtained from excavation and research in 2001 to 2004 to scholars and local residents.
Exhibition of Korean tradition by local photographers
2005-09-07 ~ 2005-09-27
Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Independence Day of Korea, Gwangju National Museum opens an exhibition with Ppulkkeurehoe and Gohyanguibithoe, organizations of photographers in Jeollanam-do to show Korean traditions, culture and art which are getting to be forgotten and experience traditional culture.
Special Exhibition of Indian miniature
2005-07-28 ~ 2005-08-28
Gwangju National Museum opens a special exhibition to have understanding of Indian history and culture and experience Indian art and ways of life from the 28th July to the 28th August. India is a huge country in Asia and has eternal history and culture. Especially Buddhism came through Central Asia and China and hugely influenced the development of Korean culture.
Imitation of Goguryeo wall paintings
2005-03-29 ~ 2005-04-17
Gwangju National Museum opens a special exhibition and lecture about Goguryeo wall paintings from the 28th March and the 17th April. It aims to criticize China's North-eastern project, encourage developing understanding of Goguryeo history and culture and show fabulous Goguryeo culture.
Joseon Landscape Painting
2004-09-23 ~ 2004-12-05
Gwangju National Museum opens a special exhibition of Joseon landscape paintings for 2 months from the 23th September to the 21st November.
Exhibition of Popular Lives in Old Photograph
2004-06-29 ~ 2004-07-25
A special exhibition called "Exhibition of Popular Lives in Old Photographs" opens from the 29th June to the 25th July. About 100 pieces of photographs in this exhibition were taken in various places such as Seoul, Gangreung, Ulreung, Geoje or Busan from 1950s to 1970s and show the public's lives and scenery of their habitation sites.
Special Exhibition of 'Oh Jiho, a Painter Drawing Light'
2003-07-26 ~ 2003-08-31
For the 20th funeral anniversary of Oh Jiho, a great artist of Korean modern art, Gwangju National Museum exhibits 48 pieces of his artifacts from the 26th July to the 31st August. Mountains and fields of Jeollanam-do and beautiful ports of Yeosu and Mokpo, one of main theme of his paintings, will give new impression about Korean beautiful landscapes to the public and artists.