Friday, August 27, 2010

National Museum Exhibition Calendar








National Museum Exhibition Calendar 

“The Crossroads of Civilizations: Ancient 
Culture of Uzbekistan”: The National Museum of Korea introduces Uzbekistani culture from the prehistoric period to the eighth century through its bronze and iron cultures, Buddhist art and Sogdian culture. About 150 relics are on display. The replicas of Afrasiab murals, in which ancient Koreans appear, can also be found at the show. The exhibition runs through Sept. 25 at the museum’s Central Asian Art Gallery. The museum is located near Ichon Subway Station, Line No. 4, Exit 2. For more information, visit www.museum.go.kr or call (02) 2077-9000.

“Where 
Time and Light Remain: Photographic Images of World Heritage Sites in Korea”: The National Museum of Korea presents photographs of the UNESCO-appointed World Heritage sites located in Korea, captured by seven photographers. The sites include Jongmyo Shrine, Changdeokgung Palace Complex, Hwaseong Fortress, Royal Tombs of the Joseon period, and historic villages of Korea. The exhibition runs through Oct. 31 at the Path to History in the Permanent Exhibition Hall. The museum is located near Ichon Subway Station, Line No. 4, Exit 2. For more information, visit www.museum.go.kr or call (02) 2077-9000.

“White Porcelain Jars: Embracing the Joseon’s Ideals and Rituals”: The National Museum of Korea offers an exhibition to look into 
white porcelain jars of the Joseon Dynasty. The exhibition is divided into three parts, each of which focuses on characteristics and history of white porcelain, white porcelain jars used in the royal palace and white porcelain jars that were recently excavated in Seoul. The exhibition runs through Nov. 14 at the museum’s Fine Arts Gallery situated in the Permanent Exhibition Hall. The museum is located near Ichon Subway Station, Line No. 4, Exit 2. For more information, visit www.museum.go.kr or call (02) 2077-9000.

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