4 Exhibitions to See in Seoul, Korea (As of May 2023)

We know many of our UoH friends love art and exhibitions. So here’s our curated list of exhibitions for you to see in Seoul as of May 2023. If you want to book the tickets through us, feel free to email us at [email protected], we will love to support you!

1. See Again : Korean Modern and Contemporary Art Exhibiton

This exhibition is held to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Introducing 159 works by 25 major Korean artists who decorated the history of Korean modern and contemporary art. From the 1920s, when the Western art scene began in earnest in Korea, to the 1988 Seoul Olympics, which served as an opportunity for a great cultural transformation, we shed light on how Korea’s modern and contemporary art developed.

  • The exhibition goes from April 6 to Aug 27, 2023
  • Time : Tuesday to Sunday 10AM to 6PM (Monday off)

2. The Master Pieces : Buddhist Culture Found in the Soil

The Buddhist Central Museum is holding an exhibition in celebration of Buddha’s birthday in the year 2567 of the Buddhist era. In this special exhibition, Buddhist cultural assets of Silla excavated from four places, including Gyeongju, Samcheok, Gunwi, Haman, and Yangyang, were displayed in one place.

  • The exhibition goes from May 12 to June 25, 2023
  • Time : Tuesday to Sunday 10AM to 5PM (Monday off)

3. Geeky Land 2023

K Museum of Contemporary Art is back with its Geeky Land series, which initially started back in 2017 for the first time.

In this exhibition, you can see about 1,050 works by 80 Korean artists who express their own ‘eccentricity’ and ‘uniqueness’ through paintings, illustrations, installations, and graffiti in one place. In the past, geeks were treated as weird people in uniformed society. However, nowadays, they are regarded as ‘special people’ with unconventional thoughts and passions. Hopefully, this exhibition can help you find the true ‘you’!

  • The exhibition goes from April 8 to October 8, 2023
  • Time : Tuesday to Sunday 10AM to 7PM (Monday off)

3. Harvest Perfume Soap Exhibition

TAMBURINS is a South Korean cosmetics brand that has created a buzz among Koreans and international fans for its creative line of hand cream, hand wash and more.

TAMBURINS opened ‘HARVEST PERFUME SOAP EXHIBITION’ in Seongsu-dong, Seoul, with the launch of the newly introduced Harvest Perfume Soap. The product is inspired by the act of harvesting. You can experience the exhibition that represents the mood of the Korean countryside, such as rice fields, scarecrows, vinyl houses, and other agricultural tools.

  • The exhibition goes from April 28 to May 28, 2023
  • Time : Monday to Sunday 11AM to 7PM
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