222, Art center-daero, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon
Arts Center Incheon in Songdo International City is a global cultural space and complex in which the design was inspired by the conductor's hand movements. The unique exterior, the view connecting the sea, and the world-class sound system prove that Arts Center Incheon is not just a performance hall but also architecturally meaningful. In November 2018, the concert hall opened to communicate with the world through music and expand the realm of art. Arts Center Incheon is emerging as a landmark of Incheon thanks to its plans to act as a foundation for the community's cultural infrastructure and provide citizens with opportunities to enjoy original and wide-ranging culture and art.
111 Biennale-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju
Since its establishment in 1994, the Gwangju Biennale Exhibition Hall has significantly contributed to Korea's art culture and the world through numerous exhibitions. It strives to give joy and motivation to many people and serves as a channel for Korean artists' forays into the world. Notably, the Biennale exhibition is not a one-time event, and various attempts are being made to make it a sustainable platform as it increases the regional value of Gwangju, the home of the Biennale.
In the era of COVID-19, online services are also provided to citizens who have difficulty visiting the site in person to experience the exhibition.
110 Haseo-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju
Gwangju National Museum, opened on December 6, 1978, was established to promote the development of cultural arts and to foster patriotism. Gwangju National Museum’s goal is to conserve cultural values through the collection and preservation of historical and valuable artifacts found in the Gwangju and Jeollanam-do regions as well as make contributions to the community through continuous research, exhibition, and education. With over 130,000 artifacts as well as various educational and experience programs, the museum aims to provide an enjoyable cultural center for visitors.
33-20 Dongmun-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do
Jeonju Nanjang is a theme park style museum with over 25 years of materials for an attraction within Jeonju Hanok Village perfect for photo shoot and experience programs. There are more than 70 theme zones as well as a water well that is over 110 years old. Visitors can enjoy the retro feel as they roam around a museum filled with history.
662 Gyeongin-ro, Guro-gu, Seoul
D-cube Arts Center is a state-of-the-art theater dedicated to musicals in D-cube City in Sindorim built by Daesung Energy. It took eight years to complete the 1,242-seated theater with the cooperation of Korea's best music and construction engineers and expert stage technicians. It is the largest theater in southwestern Seoul and can accommodate all kinds of musical performances. Diverse musicals were held at this center, including Mamma Mia!, Man of La Mancha, Chicago, and Rent. The center also has necessary amenities like a rehearsal room and dressing room. Not only is D-cube Arts Center easy to reach by public transportation, but it is also easy to find thanks to the passageway that connects the center from and to Sindorim Station (Seoul Subway Lines 1 & 2). D-cube Arts Center aims to act as the centerpiece of cultural arts and contribute to artistic interaction in the Sindorim area in Seoul's southwest.
300-22 Hoguk-ro, Buk-gu, Daegu
MRNW, standing for Miraenongwon, was started with the idea of creating a space one dreams about but does not exist in real life. Locating in nature, MRNW provides a space to enjoy exhibitions, culture, art, and dining all at once.
248, Millak-ro, Uijeongbu-si, Gyeonggi-do
Opened in December 2019, this is the first specialized library in Korea, combining a library with an art museum. The first floor has the Art Ground Exhibition Hall (small-scale space for special exhibitions). In contrast, the second floor has reading rooms and libraries, including libraries for children and young adults. The third floor has the Open Studio and a Multipurpose Hall, intended for artists and cultural events.
83-21, Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul
D MUSEUM greets the general public with its catchphrase, “an art museum where daily life becomes art.” In 2021, the museum relocated to the area near Seoul Forest Park, so that it could accommodate more visitors in its space. The museum not only hosts exhibitions by prominent photographers like Nick Knight (NICK KNIGHT: IMAGE, 2016) and Linda McCartney (Linda McCartney Retrospective, 2014) but also leads the efforts to promote awareness among the general public through invitational exhibitions featuring up-and-coming artists. Its relocation to Seoul Forest Park was marked by the special exhibition “Romantic Days,” which garnered much interest among the visitors as a chance to meet the works of artists born in the ‘80s and the ‘90s.
55 Centum jungang-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan
Sohyang Theater Shinhan Card Hall is located in front of Busan Cinema Center, in the middle of Centum City. The 1,100-seat theater specializes in musicals, but can also be rented out for concerts, plays, operas, and other performing arts events.
424 Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul
Woori Art Hall is a cultural art space located within Olympic Park, opened in November 2009 after a two-year renovation project from the previous Yeokdo Stadium. The 1,184-seat hall is primarily for musicals, but can also host a range of performances including plays, dance, classical, and modern music.