News Card
After two years, ‘Conversation with the Curator’ is back
Invitation to discover objects and stories

After two years of suspension due to the COVID-19, the museum resumes ‘Conversation with the Curator’ to explore a wider range of topics and fascinating stories. Every Wednesday from 6 to 9pm, the curator commentary exhibition program provides in-depth explanations by curators followed by an audience Q&A. The ‘Conversation with the Curator’ events in May 2022 will cover the special exhibition <Aztecs>, thematic exhibition <Feast of Lights: Buddhist Hanging Scroll at Sudeoksa Temple>, <Turpan Artifacts with Chinese Characters> and <Tiger Arts II>. Additional curator-led conversations are available at the Permanent Exhibition Hall to discuss ‘Safe packing and storage of collections’ (May 18), ‘Stone Seated Buddha in Samneuggye Valley of Namsan Mountain, Gyeongju’ (May 18), ‘Earthenware, the first invention of mankind’ (May 25). All levels are welcome and no booking is required.

Dates: Every Wednesday 18:00-18:30 / 19:00-19:30
※ When a public holiday falls on a Wednesday, there will be no “Conversation with the Curator”
※ Speaker, topic and venue are subject to change
How to attend: on-site joining (no limit to group size)
Venue: Permanent Exhibition Hall at the National Museum of Korea [Prehistory and Ancient History, Medieval and Early Modern History, Donated Works, Calligraphy and Painting, Sculpture and Crafts, World Art Gallery, Path to History, Special Exhibition Hall], Special Exhibition Gallery and Outdoor Exhibitions
Admission: Permanent Exhibition Hall (Free), Special and temporary exhibitions (tickets required)
Museum Shuttle: for groups of 20 pax and more (one way), free of charge, call to book (02-2077-9042)