Experience Korea: Innovations in Art and Culture
March 1, 2014
The Museum spotlights Korea, inviting visitors to journey through a changing Korea and to experience how the country’s past enriches its present. Explore the contents of a Korean time capsule (circa 1900) from the Museum collections with Museum Curator of Asian Ethnology and Anthropology Division Chair Laurel Kendall. Learn the technique of joomchi with Hanji master artist Aimee Lee, play the popular game Yut Nori, enjoy Pansori, often referred to as Korean Opera, with expert and scholar Chan E. Park, and storytelling with Maria Yoon. Explore Korean art forms with award-winning composer and host Paul Yeon Lee with Tae-seog Yoon and Kate Bowling, the Korean Traditional Music and Dance Institute, and the Vongku Pak Korean Drum and Dance Troupe. Be the first to experience a new work from modern dance choreographer Grace Song. Join the Korean Wave with a rousing performance by MJ Choi and her K-Pop inspired dance group I LOVE DANCE, and more!
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Enjoy the YouTube trailer of artist Aimee Lee’s “Hanji Unfurled: One Journey into Korean Papermaking.”
Experience dancer-choreographer Grace Song in this electric and modern dance reel on the Grace Song website.
Catch MJ Choi and her K-Pop inspired dance group I LOVE DANCE video on YouTube.
Click here to enjoy award-winning composer Paul Yeon Lee's "Scattered Wind" for daegeum (large Korean bamboo flute) and piano.
Click here to enjoy the beautiful fan dancers of the Korean Traditional Music and Dance (KTMDI).
Watch here a sneak peak of the Vongku Pak Korean Drum and Dance Troupe.
Support for Experience Korea: Innovations in Art and Culture is provided, in part,
by the Sidney, Milton and Leoma Simon Foundation,
the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc.,
the family of Frederick H. Leonhardt, and the Weinig Foundation.
Experience Korea was created in collaboration with The Korea Society.