Gwangju National Museum
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Gwangju National Museum
역사와 문화가 살아숨쉬는 국립광주박물관
Golden censer and reliquary from Neungsan-ri, Buyeo
1992-11-06 ~ 1992-12-13
This exhibition displays objects relating to jar coffin to show the culture of jar coffin since the Prehistoric Age. Total 318 pieces of objects including a jar coffin in Songsan of Wolsong-ri are displayed from the 17th November 1992 to the 13th December 1992.
Exhibition of Korean Bronze Age
1992-09-08 ~ 1992-10-04
In this exhibition, bronze artifacts found in Korea are re-displayed to increase visitor's understanding of changes of bronze culture in Korea. This exhibition displays a lot of main ancient bronze objects to give an opportunity to see Korean bronze culture in East Asia. It opens from the 8th September 1992 to the 4th October 1992.
Exhibition of rubbed copies of Buddhist Heritages of Honam
1991-10-10 ~ 1991-11-03
Rubbing means a copying method which letters or patterns on stone monuments or sculptures are copied as they are on the paper by Chinese ink and copied paper itself. It is frequently used for archaeological or historical researches because it is good for reading old letters or patterns. Gwangju National Museum exhibits rubbed copies of Buddhist cultural heritages in Honam to show the characteristic of Buddhist culture and art. Total 43 pieces of objects are displayed from the 10th October 1991 to the 3rd November 1991.
Exhibition of Korean fan
1991-02-05 ~ 1991-03-03
Fans have been a must-have item for Korean people for a long time. It is unknown when it started being used in our lives, however, it is estimated that leaves and feathers were used as the origin of fans in the Prehistoric Age. We hope this special exhibition may give an opportunity to show and compare Korean and foreign fans. Total 267 pieces of objects are displayed from the 5th February 1991 to the 3rd March 1991.
Exhibition of the Bronze Age ~ focusing on Jeollanam-do
1990-10-15 ~ 1990-11-14
Gwangju National Museum exhibits approximately 500 pieces of objects in the Bronze Age such as 'Liaoning type bronze daggers', stone tools and earthenware excavated from Jeollanam-do to see the Bronze culture in west-southern area of Korea. In this exhibition, cultural heritages excavated from Song-am-dong of Gwangju, Jangcheon-ri of Yeong-am and Daegok-ri of Seungju are also displayed to see general characteristics of the Bronze culture of Jeollanam-do. The exhibition is from the 15th October 1990 to the 14th November 1990.
Exhibition of Goryeo Celadon
1989-11-21 ~ 1989-12-17
To commemorate the 1st anniversary of 1988 Seoul Olympic, an exhibition of Goryeo celadon which was organized by National Museum of Korea opens in Gwangju National Museum to introduce fabulous celadon culture of the Goryeo Dynasty to local residents. Through this special exhibition we hope to show our Goryeo celadon, provide local residents entertainment and develop our cultural identity.
Han Seokhong, the World of Traditional Art
1988-12-06 ~ 1989-01-08
For the 10th anniversary of Gwangju National Museum this exhibition shows 57 pieces of photographs by Han Seokhong. Showing different sides of Korean cultural heritages by photographs, the exhibition showing both traditional art and current photography has attracted a lot of people. The exhibition opens from the 6th December 1988 to the 8th January 1989.
Special Exhibition of Relics from the Sea Bottom in Wan-do Island
1988-09-19 ~ 1988-10-16
Relics from the sea bottom in Wan-do Island are approximately 32,000 pieces of ceramics which are estimated the 11th century and 30 pieces of objects made of metal, wood and stone. Most objects are bowls and plates, bottles, glasses, pots and stirrups. These objects are hugely essential to know the structure of ship or port in the Goryeo Age but also social aspect. Objects are displayed from the 19th September 1988 to the 16th October 1988.
Exhibition of Collections of the Amore Museum
1987-10-12 ~ 1987-10-16
This special exhibition is a proactive exhibition organized by National Museum of Korea and aims to show cosmetic collections of the Amore museum to local people and give a good opportunity to develop local culture. Total 800 objects such as cosmetic cases, tools, accessories, tea sets, or pictures with writings are displayed from the 12th October 1987 to the 31st October 1987.
Exhibition of Jingyeong Landscape Painting
1987-01-09 ~ 1987-12-07
Gwangju National Museum opens a special exhibition to show main Jingyeong landscape paintings including Jeong Seon, Kim Yungyeom, Choi Buk, Kim Yu, Sim Sajeong, Kang Sehwang, Lee Inmun, Kim Hongdo or Lee Jegwan from the 9th January 1987 to the 7th December 1987.