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Art Galleries-Museums, Gyeonggi-do


Art Galleries-Museums, Gye...

GYEONGGI-DO:
GYEONGGI MUSEUM OF MODERN ART - Ansan, Gyeonggi-do
Hours: March-October 10AM to 7PM, November-February 10AM to 6PM
No entry one hour before closing. Closed Mondays and January 1st.
Address: Danwonpgu, Ansan City, Gyeonggi-do
Tel: 031-481-7007
Directions/Map

KEUMSAN GALLERY - Paju, Gyeonggi-do
Hours: 11AM to 6PM Tuesday-Sunday / Closed Mondays
Address: 413-841 Heyri Art Village, Paju, Gyeonggi-do
Directions: From Hapjeong Station, line No. 2 and 6, exit 2, stop 238 and 622,  take the number 2200 bus to Heyri Art Village.
Tel: 031-957-6320

MAKESHOP ART SPACE - Paju, Gyeonggi-do
Hours  11AM - 7PM Monday-Saturday / Closed Sundays, Public Holidays
Address 500-14, Munbal-ri, Gyoha-eup,Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do
Directions: From Hapjeong Station, Subway Line 2, Stop 238 or Line 6 stop 622, take bus 2200 and alight at Echae Shopping Mall.
Tel  070 - 7596 - 2500
E-mail: info@makeartspace.com
Website  / Naver Blog - Korean only

N GALLERY - Bundang, Gyeonggi-do
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10am to 6pm. Closed Mondays.
Address:
52 Seohyun-Dong, Bundang-Gu. Seongnam-Si, Gyeonggi-Do
Tel:070-7430-3323
Email : info@ngalleryart.com 
Directions: Map

NAM JUNE PAIK ART CENTRE - Yongin City, Gyeonggi-do
Located in Yongin, Gyeonggi province, the NJP Art Center is the first museum dedicated to Paik (1932-2006), who is widely known as the ``father of video art,'' having successfully combined media technology and art.
Hours: M-F-Sun 10am to 6pm / Sat 10am to 7pm
Admission: W4,000 Adults / W2,000 Students
Address: 85 Sanggal-dong, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do
Tel: 031-201-8543
Website: some English information
Location: The NJP Art Center is next to GyeongGi Provincial Museum and across from the main gate of Shingal High School; 25 Kilometer south of Seoul, 2 minutes driving distance in the direction of the Korean Folk Village from Shingal Fiveway Crossing next to Suwon
Getting There:
By Bus
Fastest Transportation from Seoul is by bus app. 30 minutes, 1800 Won.
From Center of Seoul: Red 5000 or 5005 buses, stop at a red bus station in front of the KB Bank, opposite the Lotte-Department Store close to Euljiro1-ga subway station. They also stop in Hannam-dong.
From South Seoul: Gangnam Station the Red 5001 and 5003 buses to Shingal. After the highway the second stop is the Shingal Pashulso (Police Station). From there, the NJP ART CENTER is 300 meters away after crossing the bridge.
By Car
- After arriving at Suwon (Shingal) Tollgate from Gyeongbu Expressway, Yeongdong Expressway or Shingal-Ansan Expressway, turn right and drive straight until you reach Shingal Five-way Crossing. Turn right in the direction of the Korean Folk Village, and drive 1.5 kilometers.
- Take Seoul-Osan National Highway or Suwon-Yongin National Highway to Shingal Five-way Crossing and drive 1.5 kilometers in the direction of the Korean Folk Village.
- From Bundang, drive in the direction of Shingal, reach Shingal Five-way crossing and drive 1.5 kilometers in the direction of the Korean Folk Village.
Parking at NJP Art Center is free of charge (63 spaces).

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (국립현대미술관)  - Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do
Address: 313 Gwangmyeong-ro, Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do.
Hours: every day except Mondays and 1-2 January
from 10:00 to 18:00 Weekdays/ to 21:00 Weekends March thru October and
0:00 to 17:00 Weekdays/to 20:00 Weekends November thru February.
Admission: Free except for special exhibits; free admission for all exhibitions 4th Saturday of each month.  
Getting there: The museum operates a free shuttle service for museum visitors that departs four times a day (10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00) from in front of the Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art-Seoul Gallery (see below) that then goes to MMCA Deoksugung and MMCA Gwacheon then back to MMCA Seoul. Gwacheon ((과천관) .  Shuttle bus from Seoul Grand Park Station Line 4 (stop 437) Exit 4 at 20-minute intervals from 09:00 (30 minutes during extended hours).
A tram (W800 fare) that runs a circular route around the park is available at exit 2 of Seoul Grand Park Station. Also possible to get there on foot - takes about 20 minutes from the subway station.

SEONGNAM ARTS CENTER 
- Bundang, Gyeonggi-do
Address: 757 YaTap Dong, Bundang-Gu, Seongnam
Tel: 031-783-8000
Hours: 10:30am to 7pm.
Admission: W8,000 adults / W6,000 youth / W4,000 children (can vary)
Website: some English, including map and directions. Exhibition information generally in Korean only.
Getting There from Seoul: Go towards the SooJi and JookJun district.(over the Seongnam Bridge).
By Subway: Take Exit #1 out of Imae Station (stop K227 Yellow Bundang Line) - car #4 is closest to Exit 1.
Option 1:  From Imae Station (Bundang Line), Stop K227. Go out Exit #1 and walk straight for 10 minutes (located left of the Hatap Underpass).
Option 2: Take a taxi from Seohyun Station (Bundang Line), Stop K228 and take a taxi (fare: about 2,000 won).
Option 3: Take Bus No. 9403 from Euljiro 5-ga Intersection or Jamsil Station (Subway Line 2 Stop 216 or Line 8 Stop 814) and get off at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry bus stop. Seongnam Art Center is a five-minute walk from the stop.


K4E NOTE: If there is no English speaker when you contact the Gallery, the 1330 helpline operator can help you get the information you need. (02-1330 from a cell phone / 1330 from a landline).This list is far from complete so if you know a gallery that you feel should be listed here (offers space to foreign artists, curator speaks English, etc.) do let us know at  info@korea4expats.com

Image: Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art

Last Updated on 2016-08-14


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