Category Archives: Museum Trips

Two Exhibitions on South Korean Everyday (inc. Food) in Hamburg

Two exhibitions on everyday life in South Korea are currently on display at Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg (Museum of Ethnology Hamburg). First, the large-scale presentation “Uri Korea: Ruhe in Beschleunigung” (Uri Korea: Serenity in the Fast Lane, since Dec. 15, … Continue reading

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Sound of (12 and more) Strings: In Memoriam Hwang Byungki

Hwang Byungki (황병기), eminent master of the Korean traditional zither gayageum, passed away on January 31, 2018 (via Yonhap). His influence on traditional Korean music in general, its promotion in the world, education and composition, North-South Korean relations is legion. … Continue reading

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The Mask Museum in Namhae

I wrote this post after seeing the amazing map of really important museums by Michael Schmalenstroer (see his blog), so far mostly in Germany, but destined to grow! In the fall break of 2010, I made a short trip down South … Continue reading

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