Gwangju National Museum
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Gwangju National Museum
역사와 문화가 살아숨쉬는 국립광주박물관
Yang Paengson(1488~1545) and Paintings in Early Joseon Age
2003-04-15 ~ 2003-05-11
Gwangju National Museum opens an exhibition of "Yang Paengson(1488~1545) and paintings in early Joseon Age" from the 15th April to the 30th April. We expect that this exhibition may be a good opportunity for local residents to know a famous artist in this local area and learn about Honam paintings.
Exhibition of Joseon Genre Picture
2002-10-08 ~ 2002-11-10
Gwangju National Museum opens a special exhibition of genre paintings of the Joseon Dynasty from the 8th October to the 10th November. Genre paintings mean the paintings which describe ceremonies, festivals, religious, livelihood and other traditional culture. Through this exhibition we expect to give an opportunity to remind not only professionals but also the public of the meaning of traditional culture.
Exhibition of Honam Arts
2002-05-29 ~ 2002-07-14
Celebrating 2002 World Cup, Gwangju National Museum opens an exhibition of 'Exhibition of Honam Arts' to show fabulous culture of Honam from the 29th May to the 14th July. This exhibition shows 190 pieces of objects such as stone tools, earthenware, bronze tool, celadon and paintings and we hope it will be helpful for having understanding of culture of Honam.
Mysterious country of gold, 'Silla of Gold'
2001-09-21 ~ 2001-10-21
Showing fabulous golden artifacts of Silla, the exhibition aims to give opportunities to understand culture of Silla and provide academic resources.
The Fruit of Archaeology of Honam
2000-12-19 ~ 2001-02-28
The excavated site had various objects from the Paleolithic Age to the Unified Silla Age. Many objects including 'Potteries with eggplant design' excavated from Goheung and Byeolgyo, 'Liaoning type bronze daggers', 'Tomb with ditch' in Hampyeong and Gochang, 'Bronze ritual implement with bird design' from a pit tomb in Su-dong in Yeonggwang were found. Photographs and models of the excavation work are displayed to help visitor's understanding.
'Russia, Thousand of Life and Art'
2000-10-17 ~ 2000-11-29
For the 10th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Korea and Russia, approximately 550 pieces of objects, artifacts and rare materials showing Russian history and culture are exhibited.
Exhibition of Beautiful Geumgang Mountain
1999-11-23 ~ 1999-12-26
This exhibition is designed to show Geumgang Mountain. Korean people have sublimated the beautiful scenery to art and literature. As a result, there are various kind of art of Geumgang Mountain such as Buddhist art, paintings, celadon and literature. In this exhibition, the theme is divided into Belief, Jingyeong, sightseeing, enjoying and photographic panels of main temples around Geumgang Mountain are displayed for better understanding.
Ancient Culture of the Yeongsan River
1998-12-08 ~ 1999-02-07
This exhibition is to conclude whole results of archaeological excavation of the riverside of the Yeongsan River which was done for 80 years. Total 250 pieces of objects including a gilt-bronze crown which is the 295th national heritage excavated from the 9th tumulus in Sinchon-ri, Bannam, Naju from the 8th December 1998 to the 7th February 1999.
Exhibition Industrial Art with Silver-thread Decoration
1997-08-25 ~ 1997-10-12
Celebrating '97 Gwangju Biennale, "Exhibition Industrial Art with Silver-thread Decoration" organized by National Museum of Korea is exhibited in Gwanju National Museum to show Korean traditional metal craft from Three-Kingdoms Age to the Joseon Age to domestic and international visitors. Total 120 pieces of objects are exhibited from the 25th August 1997 to the 12th October 1997.
Golden censer and reliquary from Neungsan-ri, Buyeo
1996-04-30 ~ 1996-05-26
We display 'The ancient gilt-bronze incense of burner of Baekje', the 287th national heritage from Neungsan-ri in Buyeo in 1993 and pagoda preserving relics of the Buddha, the 288th national heritage to have understanding of the flow of history and arts of Baekje. Granitic pagoda preserving relics of the Buddha which is displayed with 'The ancient gilt-bronze incense of burner of Baekje' was excavated from Simchoseok, Moktapji, Neungsanrisaji and are considered that younger sister of Changwang, a son of King Seong, made it to pray for the response of her father who died tragically. The exhibition opens from the 30th April to the 26th May 1996.