• Art & Exhibitions

Joyous Pig Exhibition, Ends 01 Mar 2019, Jongno-gu, Seoul

DATE: Wednesday 19 December 2018 to Friday 01 March 2019
TIME: 09:00-17:00 (entrance is allowed until 16:00) / Closed January 1st and Lunar New Year's Day (5 Feb)
COST: Admission to Gyeongbok-gung (Palace) Adults W3,000 / Youth 7-18 W1,500
VENUE: National Folk Museum, 37 Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul (inside Gyeongok Palace)

DESCRIPTION: The Korea National Folk Museum is presenting a special exhibition, "Joyous Pig" to celebrate the Year of the Golden Pig. This exhibition features the pig as a medium in both the sacred and the human world. A pig is the twelfth sign among the twelve zodiac animals. It has been a holy guardian as well as a close companion to mankind since the beginning of the history. The exhibition is organized in three parts:
Part 1: The Guardian of Mankind
Part 2: The Companion of Our Ancestors
Part 3: The Portrait of Modern Society
For a more detailed description, click here.

ENGLISH DOCENT TOUR: The National Folk Museum of Korea provides a guided tour program for the exhibits by professional docents. English tours 10:30 am (not Saturday) and 14:30 daily. Tours last about 60-90 min. Reservations required. Contact 02--3704-3129 M-F 9:00-18:00 (closed noon to 13:00 and holidays).  

DIRECTIONS:  Subway line 3, Anguk Station, Stop 328, Exit 1. More directions. 


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