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Friday, September 22, 2017


Exhibition Public - Asia

Joseon Korea: Court Treasures and City Life

Asian Civilisations Museum
1 Empress Place, Singapore
Apr 22, 2017 To Jul 23, 2017


Detail: Intrigued by sets and costumes from Korean historical dramas and films? Then you will want to see actual furniture, fashion, and decorative arts from Korea's Joseon era (1392–1897). Spanning some 500 years, Joseon was Korea's last dynasty, and the legacy of its courtly culture and vibrant city life lives on in South Korea today. Treasures from the National Museum of Korea, the National Palace Museum of Korea, and the Deagu National Museum will be displayed for the first time in Singapore.

The exhibition will be accompanied by programmes and talks relating to Joseon Korea and contemporary Korean culture; as well as Becoming Again; Coming Together a contemporary installation inspired by Joseon Korea, by South Korean contemporary artist Ran Hwang. She is best known for create large-scale installations using pins, buttons, and threads. Becoming Again; Coming Together located on level 1 of the museum, and is free admission for all visitors.

Phone No.: +65 6332 7798
Fax: +65 6883 0732
Contact Email: [email protected]
Site URL: http://acm.org.sg/exhibitions/joseon-korea



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