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Gwangju National Museum
역사와 문화가 살아숨쉬는 국립광주박물관
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.
Exhibition of Korean Modern Paintings
1995-09-19 ~ 1995-11-05
This special exhibition aims to show the progress of development of Korean paintings from modern paintings to current paintings. We chose about 90 pieces of objects from of representative painters in the late of Joseon Age such as Heo Ryeon, Heo Hyeong, Heo Baekryeon, Jang Seung-up, Lee Haung, An Jungsik, Jeon Ki, Jeong Cheol and Min Yeong-ik. The exhibition is from the 19th Septermber to the 5th November.
Special Exhibition of Early Men's Tools and Skills
1994-10-25 ~ 1994-11-26
This special exhibition is to show changes of various ancient tools and changes of lifestyles from the Prehistoric Age to the Iron Age. The exhibition consists of 10 subjects including Appearance of tools, Development of polishing skills, Production of earthenware, Development of farming, Appearance of bronze tools. The exhibition is from the 25th October 1994 to the 26th November.
Exhibition of Museung Mountain
1993-10-11 ~ 1993-11-04
This exhibition is to introduce cultural heritages of Mudeung-san Mountain to broaden visitors' extent of understanding. Total 265 pieces of objects including stone diggers excavated from dolmens of Chunghyo-dong provides various sources to have understanding of culture and characteristics of the area of the Mudeung Mountain. The exhibition opens from the 11th October 1993 to the 4th November 1993