Treasures from Korea: Art and Culture of Joseon Dynasty, 1392 – 1910

Treasures from Korea: Art and Culture of Joseon Dynasty, 1392 – 1910

  • Date: March 2, 2014 – May 26, 2014
  • Location: Philadelphia Museum of Art- Dorrance Special Exhibition Galleries, First Floor
    • 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia PA 19130
    • Phone: (215) 763 – 8100

Comprised of more than 150 works drawn primarily from the National Museum of Korea’s collection and supplemented by objects from public and private collections, Treasures from Korea presents American audiences with a rare opportunity to see some of Korea’s artistic masterpieces, including a number designated as national treasures. The exhibition includes interactive displays of select object, a free audio tour, and a family guide. In addition, a broad range of programs such as film screenings, family celebrations, performances, lectures and dining events are offered throughout the run of the exhibition.

Treasures from Korea represents one of two international exhibitions that are part of a collaborative exchange between the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the National Museum of Korea (NMK), the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), and the Terra Foundation for American Art.

In addition to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Treasures from Korea will be view at LACMA (June 29 – September 28, 2014) and MFAH (November 2, 2014 – January 11, 2015).

<Source: Philadelphia Museum of Art – Overview on Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of Joseon Dynasty, 1393 -1910>

For more information on the exhibition, visit its official website: http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/795.html