Enjoy autumn with art at the 2019 Korea Art Week

Enjoy autumn with art at the 2019 Korea Art Week


if you’re in Korea you’ll soon have a
great chance to immerse yourself in art it’s the annual Korea Art Week starting
for a fifth year next Wednesday under two themes which are let’s go to the
gallery and let’s buy art so as you can imagine there’ll be a lot of pieces for
sale II mean son has the details the
two-week-long Korea Art Week starts on September 25th and looks to encourage
people to get closer to the Arts previous events had focused on exchanges
and networking among artists but this year’s event aims to encourage visitors
to participate themselves and enjoy art some 200 art museums and galleries
across the country including National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Arts
are taking part in Korea art week and are offering discounted admission and
special programs museums will also offer a sideline event called night at the
museum ranging from music performances and film screenings to cooking and art
and craft classes in addition to free admission to our museums we’ll offer
various different things including a novel reading event an outdoor
marketplace and a classical music performance since its autumn I hope many
people enjoy art week the signature program is the art travel program in
which participants can check out several art galleries in a single day a total of
12 art travel programs are offered in eight cities including Seoul Daejeon
Gyeongju and Busan popular program during last year’s art week so we
doubled the size of the program and extended the area to include regional
cities beyond Seoul and gyeonggi-do province for walking tours in Seoul and
to integrand Pusan are offered free of charge there are also six posts to our
programs which cost between 2001 and 10,000 won were around two to eight US
dollars per person also to encourage people to not only enjoy art but to buy
and own art pieces a number of art marketplaces and on
fear will be held the 18th Korea International Art Fair runs from
September 26th to 29th at the COEX Convention Hall in southern Seoul with
over 170 participating art galleries from Korea and other countries six art
marketplaces in five cities will also offer artwork mostly by Korean artists
at a relatively low price most of the prices will be under 2
million won or about 1700 US dollars at the marketplace visitors can also
participate in talk shows with artists or enjoy music performances Eamonn son
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