Event Calendar

Mar
31
Sun
Fishermen Crying Out for Korea Independence @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Mar 31 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Fishermen Crying Out for Korea Independence @ Korea National Maritime Museum

An exhibition in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the March 1st Independence Movement and the establishment of the former provisional government in exile

○ Period: February 28 – June 2, 2019

○ Venue: Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Opening Hours (closed on Mondays)

9am-6pm (Tuesdays through Fridays)

9am-9pm (Saturdays)

9am-7pm (Sundays and holidays)

○ Free admission

○ Website: http://www.knmm.or.kr/eng/main/main.aspx

The Treasures of Bokcheon-dong @ Bokcheon Museum
Mar 31 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Treasures of Bokcheon-dong @ Bokcheon Museum

○ Period: March 12 – April 14, 2019

○ Venue: Bokcheon Museum

○ Opening Hours: 9 a.m. ~ 6 p.m. (Closed on Mondays)

○ Free admission

○ Directions: Metro Line 1, Dongnae Station (Exit 4) → transfer to Village/Neighborhood Bus no. 6 or Metro Line 1, Myeongnyun Station (Exit 2) → transfer to Village/Neighborhood Bus no. 1

○ For more info.: (051)550-0334

 

Exhibition:

Bronze Seven Bells Excavated from the Ancient Tomb Site 22 in Bokcheon-dong in Busan

Armor Excavated from the Ancient Tomb Site 38 in Bokcheon-dong in Busan

3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show @ Busan National Science Museum
Mar 31 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show @ Busan National Science Museum

The Hyundai Motor Company made 7 standard-sized cars from 7 outstanding paintings among the 150 winning works from the kids’ dream car painting contest. The 3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show will display these 7 kids’ dream cars and let others experience them.

○ Period: Friday, February 22 – Sunday, June 2, 2019

○ Venue: Busan National Science Museum

Directions: https://www.sciport.or.kr/eng/CMS/Contents/Contents.do?mCode=MN018

○ Hours of Operation:

9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (last admission is at 4:30 p.m.)

Closed: Mondays, January 1, New Year’s day, Chuseok

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)750-2300

○ Hosted by: Hyudai Motor Company, Busan National Science Museum and Gwacheon National Science Museum

○ Website:

https://www.sciport.or.kr/kor/CMS/Board/Board.do?mCode=MN044&mode=view&mgr_seq=3&board_seq=3896(Korean)

A Formula for Imagination @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
A Formula for Imagination @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

The exhibition, 《A Formula for Imagination》, will propose to share the imagination of contemporary artists.

○ Period: March 29 – May 6, 2019

○ Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Busan International Boat Show 2019 @ BEXCO
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Busan International Boat Show 2019 @ BEXCO

○Period: March 28-31, 2019

○Venue: BEXCO, Yachting Center​

○Hours: 10:00am – 6:00pm (Mar. 31, 10am-5pm)

○Cost: 5,000 won (Free Admission with pre-registration)

○Website: www.boatshowbusan.com

○Hosted by: Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Busan Metropolitan City

○For more info.: Busan International Boat Show Office Tel.051-740-8600

The ‘Busan International Boat Show 2019’ is Korea’s representative marine leisure fair that introduces everything about marine leisure. The show will be held at the Exhibition Center I, BEXCO, and at the Suyeong Bay Yachting Center in Busan located on the coast of the country for four days from March 28 (Thursday) to 31 (Sunday), 2019.

 

Established as the country’s largest boat show since 2014, the ‘Busan International Boat Show’ will take place in March this year, one month earlier than its 2018 exhibition in April last year, with the aim of more quickly introducing the 2019 trends of marine leisure.

 

This year’s sixth ‘Busan International Boat Show’ is scheduled to display a variety of marine leisure-related items such as boats/yachts, engines/components/accessories, and services/equipment; water sports involving fishing gear, diving devices/goods, underwater shooting devices, water ski, jet ski, kayaking/canoeing, and windsurfing; and boating lifestyle items for boat/yacht owners. In particular, a large variety of attractions such as camping cars and goods are prepared for visitors who, following the previous year, continue to enjoy the camping lifestyle even in the New Year.

 

As for the ‘Special Fishing Hall’ to be operated this year, its scale and quality are highly expected to be upgraded based on the increased great interest and active participation by both domestic and overseas companies.

 

Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 1 – May 19, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4241

○ Website: http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/index.jsp

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium

The Hanbok Hall exhibits hanboks and accessories during the period of the Joseon Dynasty and lets visitors try on various styles of hanboks, including modern designs. Visitors are able to take a photo from the virtual fitting set and then receive a photo of themselves wearing a hanbok, traditional Korean dress, by email.

The Busan Hanbok Hall is located on the first floor of BEXCO auditorium and is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. It is closed on Mondays. Admission is free.

The last admission is 30 minutes before closing and is closed during lunch, which is from noon until 1 pm. Groups of more than 10 people need to make a reservation by calling 070-8840-1472.

Highlighting Contemporary Artist, Bang Jeong-A @ Busan Museum of Art
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Highlighting Contemporary Artist, Bang Jeong-A @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 8 – June 9, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4247

○ Website: http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/index.jsp

International Exchange Exhibition: Home @ Goeun Museum of Photography
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
International Exchange Exhibition: Home @ Goeun Museum of Photography

○ Period: March 8 – May 8, 2019

○ Venue: GoEun Museum of Photography

Address: 16, Haeun-daero 452beon-gil, Haeundae-gu, Busan

○ Opening Hours: 10 a.m. ~ 7 p.m. (Closed on Mondays)

Last admission is 6:30 p.m.

○ Free admission

○ Website:

http://www.goeunmuseum.kr/bbs/board.php?bo_table=exhibition_eng&wr_id=39&ex=now

○ For more info.: (051)746-0055

 

Photographers: Alec Soth, Mark Power, Thomas Dworzak, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Antoni d’Agata, Jonas Bendiksen, Gueorgi Pinkhassov, Hiroji Kubota, Alex Webb, David Alan Harvey, Elliott Erwitt, Chien-Chi Chang, Moises Saman, Trent Parke, Olivia Arthur, Alex Majoli

Nakdonggang Riverside Cherry Blossom Festival @ Daejeo Ecological Park
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Nakdonggang Riverside Cherry Blossom Festival @ Daejeo Ecological Park

The festival takes place along 12km of cherry-lined roadway next to the Nakdonggang riverside in Gangseo-gu. As well, another enjoyment for visitors to the park is the largest collection of yuchae flowerbeds in Korea.

○ Period: Friday, March 29 – Sunday, March 31, 2019

○ Venue: Daejeo Ecological Park in Gangseo-gu (Line 3, Gangseo-gu Office Metro Station, Exit 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)970-4062

○ Hosted by: Gangseo-gu Office

○ Website: http://www.bsgangseo.go.kr/visit/contents.do?mId=0302000000

Nature, Life, Human @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Nature, Life, Human @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

The exhibition, 《Nature, Life, Human》, will awaken an interest in ecology and the environment.

○ Period: March 29 – July 7, 2019

○ Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Directions: Take local bus no. 168, 3, 520, 55, 58, 58-1, 58-2, or 221 and get off at the Museum of Contemporary Art Busan bus stop

○ Website: http://www.busan.go.kr/moca_en/index

Repetition and Difference: About Time @ Busan Museum of Art
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Repetition and Difference: About Time @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 15 – June 23, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4245

○ Website: http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=201902111603048947

 

Artists

Miyanaga Aiko, Miyajima Tatsuo, Bahk Seonghi, Oh Yongseok, Lee Byungho, Lee Jinyong, Cho Eunph

The Phenomenon of the Mind: Facing Yourself @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Phenomenon of the Mind: Facing Yourself @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

The exhibition, 《The Phenomenon of the Mind: Facing Yourself》, will provide an opportunity to reflect upon ourselves in this increasingly harsh world.

○ Period: March 29 – August 18, 2019

○ Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

18th Sasang Riverside Festival @ Samnak Ecological Park
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

○ Period: March 30 – 31, 2019

○ Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

○ Venue: rugby field at Samnak Ecological Park

World Cinema XVI @ Busan Cinema Center
Mar 31 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
World Cinema XVI @ Busan Cinema Center

○ Period: March 19 – April 24, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center

○ Tickets: 6,000 won for adults / 4,000 won for members, youth and senior

○ For more info.: 051)780-6000

○ Website: http://www.dureraum.org

 

* Film List

A Diary for Timothy

Fires Were Started

Humphrey Jennings

This Sporting Life

Kaagaz Ke Phool / Paper Flowers

Not Wanted

Lumière d’été / Summer Light

花形選手 / A Star Athlete

エロス+虐殺 / Eros Plus Massacre

Цвет граната / The Color of Pomegranates

Memorias del subdesarrollo / Memories of Underdevelopment

Lawrence of Arabia

Monsieur Verdoux

A Canterbury Tale

Vampyr / The Vampire

Tabu: A Story of the South Seas

Greed

Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park
Mar 31 @ 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm
Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park

Busan Tower Media Façade

○ Operation Times:

December to February – 3 times daily from 7pm, 8pm, 9pm (approx. 10 mins)

March to May – 3 times daily from 8pm, 9pm, 10pm (approx. 10 mins)

June to August – 3 times daily from 8:30pm, 9:30pm, 10:30pm (approx. 10 mins)

September to November – 3 times daily from 8pm, 9pm, 10pm (approx. 10 mins)

○ Location: Yongdusan Park

The video projection show on the 80-meter high Busan Tower façade displays various images of Busan created by local artists.

The media display runs three times per day – 20:00, 21:00, 22:00 in the spring and fall, 20:30, 21:30, 22:30 in the summer, and 19:00, 20:00, 21:00 in the winter. The visual images include main videos and seasonal videos (approx. 10 mins.).

For more information, contact Yongdusan Park at (051)860-7820.

Busan Tower Website: http://www.busantower.net/eng/index.asp

Apr
1
Mon
The Treasures of Bokcheon-dong @ Bokcheon Museum
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Treasures of Bokcheon-dong @ Bokcheon Museum

○ Period: March 12 – April 14, 2019

○ Venue: Bokcheon Museum

○ Opening Hours: 9 a.m. ~ 6 p.m. (Closed on Mondays)

○ Free admission

○ Directions: Metro Line 1, Dongnae Station (Exit 4) → transfer to Village/Neighborhood Bus no. 6 or Metro Line 1, Myeongnyun Station (Exit 2) → transfer to Village/Neighborhood Bus no. 1

○ For more info.: (051)550-0334

 

Exhibition:

Bronze Seven Bells Excavated from the Ancient Tomb Site 22 in Bokcheon-dong in Busan

Armor Excavated from the Ancient Tomb Site 38 in Bokcheon-dong in Busan

Norman Parkinson Photo Exhibition – Timeless Style @ Busan Citizens Hall
Apr 1 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Norman Parkinson Photo Exhibition - Timeless Style @ Busan Citizens Hall

 Period: February 15 – April 30, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Citizens Hall

○ Hours: Mon-Fri 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

   Last admission is one hour before closing.

○ Tickets: 8,000 won for adults, 3,000 won for students and seniors, 4,000 won for university students majoring in fashion, free for preschoolers

○ For more info.: (051)630-5232

Norman Parkinson (1913-1990) was the Twentieth Century’s most celebrated fashion photographer.

 

World Cinema XVI @ Busan Cinema Center
Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
World Cinema XVI @ Busan Cinema Center

○ Period: March 19 – April 24, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center

○ Tickets: 6,000 won for adults / 4,000 won for members, youth and senior

○ For more info.: 051)780-6000

○ Website: http://www.dureraum.org

 

* Film List

A Diary for Timothy

Fires Were Started

Humphrey Jennings

This Sporting Life

Kaagaz Ke Phool / Paper Flowers

Not Wanted

Lumière d’été / Summer Light

花形選手 / A Star Athlete

エロス+虐殺 / Eros Plus Massacre

Цвет граната / The Color of Pomegranates

Memorias del subdesarrollo / Memories of Underdevelopment

Lawrence of Arabia

Monsieur Verdoux

A Canterbury Tale

Vampyr / The Vampire

Tabu: A Story of the South Seas

Greed

Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park
Apr 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm
Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park

Busan Tower Media Façade

○ Operation Times:

December to February – 3 times daily from 7pm, 8pm, 9pm (approx. 10 mins)

March to May – 3 times daily from 8pm, 9pm, 10pm (approx. 10 mins)

June to August – 3 times daily from 8:30pm, 9:30pm, 10:30pm (approx. 10 mins)

September to November – 3 times daily from 8pm, 9pm, 10pm (approx. 10 mins)

○ Location: Yongdusan Park

The video projection show on the 80-meter high Busan Tower façade displays various images of Busan created by local artists.

The media display runs three times per day – 20:00, 21:00, 22:00 in the spring and fall, 20:30, 21:30, 22:30 in the summer, and 19:00, 20:00, 21:00 in the winter. The visual images include main videos and seasonal videos (approx. 10 mins.).

For more information, contact Yongdusan Park at (051)860-7820.

Busan Tower Website: http://www.busantower.net/eng/index.asp

Game of Thrones Replays at HQ Gwangan @ HQ Gwangan
Apr 1 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Game of Thrones Replays at HQ Gwangan @ HQ Gwangan

It’s time to welcome back the good time gang from Game of Thrones this month, and we’re super excited to show each episode at HQ Gwangan on the projection screen every Monday night. Episodes will start at 10:00 sharp, and we’ll have the volume up high. We can all banter about the episode afterwards.

We’re kicking things off ahead of time with replays from Season 7 to get everyone up to speed before the new episodes start. Here’s the lineup:

Monday, March 4th – Season 7, Episodes 1 & 2 (Starting at 9:00 this week)
Monday, March 11th – Season 7, Episode 3
Monday, March 18th – Season 7, Episode 4
Monday, March 25th – Season 7, Episode 5
Monday, April 1st – Season 7, Episode 6
Monday, April 8th – Season 7, Episode 7
Monday, April 15th – Season 8 Premiere!!!

And just as we’ve done in past seasons, we’re rolling out some drink specials as well to coincide with whatever outrageous claptrap happens each week with Cersei, Tyrion, Sansa, The Hound, Ser Davos, etc. (And we won’t know what happens yet, so NO SPOILERS, YOU FILTHY MONSTERS!)

Game of Thrones Cocktail Specials

The Wildling (Vodka/Ginger Ale/Cranberry/Lemonade) 4000
Dragon’s Fire (Fireball/Ginger Ale) 5000
The Lannister (Goldrush, Ginger Ale, Grenadine) 5000
The Targaryen (Vodka, Cranberry Juice, Triple Sec) 4000

Plus for the replays, we’ll be giving you all 2000 won off any burger order–and when the new season starts, we’ll be introducing some Game of Thrones-themed burgers! So keep your stomachs empty, ladies and gents!

Apr
2
Tue
Fishermen Crying Out for Korea Independence @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Fishermen Crying Out for Korea Independence @ Korea National Maritime Museum

An exhibition in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the March 1st Independence Movement and the establishment of the former provisional government in exile

○ Period: February 28 – June 2, 2019

○ Venue: Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Opening Hours (closed on Mondays)

9am-6pm (Tuesdays through Fridays)

9am-9pm (Saturdays)

9am-7pm (Sundays and holidays)

○ Free admission

○ Website: http://www.knmm.or.kr/eng/main/main.aspx

The Treasures of Bokcheon-dong @ Bokcheon Museum
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Treasures of Bokcheon-dong @ Bokcheon Museum

○ Period: March 12 – April 14, 2019

○ Venue: Bokcheon Museum

○ Opening Hours: 9 a.m. ~ 6 p.m. (Closed on Mondays)

○ Free admission

○ Directions: Metro Line 1, Dongnae Station (Exit 4) → transfer to Village/Neighborhood Bus no. 6 or Metro Line 1, Myeongnyun Station (Exit 2) → transfer to Village/Neighborhood Bus no. 1

○ For more info.: (051)550-0334

 

Exhibition:

Bronze Seven Bells Excavated from the Ancient Tomb Site 22 in Bokcheon-dong in Busan

Armor Excavated from the Ancient Tomb Site 38 in Bokcheon-dong in Busan

3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show @ Busan National Science Museum
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show @ Busan National Science Museum

The Hyundai Motor Company made 7 standard-sized cars from 7 outstanding paintings among the 150 winning works from the kids’ dream car painting contest. The 3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show will display these 7 kids’ dream cars and let others experience them.

○ Period: Friday, February 22 – Sunday, June 2, 2019

○ Venue: Busan National Science Museum

Directions: https://www.sciport.or.kr/eng/CMS/Contents/Contents.do?mCode=MN018

○ Hours of Operation:

9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (last admission is at 4:30 p.m.)

Closed: Mondays, January 1, New Year’s day, Chuseok

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)750-2300

○ Hosted by: Hyudai Motor Company, Busan National Science Museum and Gwacheon National Science Museum

○ Website:

https://www.sciport.or.kr/kor/CMS/Board/Board.do?mCode=MN044&mode=view&mgr_seq=3&board_seq=3896(Korean)

A Formula for Imagination @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
A Formula for Imagination @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

The exhibition, 《A Formula for Imagination》, will propose to share the imagination of contemporary artists.

○ Period: March 29 – May 6, 2019

○ Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 1 – May 19, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4241

○ Website: http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/index.jsp

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium

The Hanbok Hall exhibits hanboks and accessories during the period of the Joseon Dynasty and lets visitors try on various styles of hanboks, including modern designs. Visitors are able to take a photo from the virtual fitting set and then receive a photo of themselves wearing a hanbok, traditional Korean dress, by email.

The Busan Hanbok Hall is located on the first floor of BEXCO auditorium and is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. It is closed on Mondays. Admission is free.

The last admission is 30 minutes before closing and is closed during lunch, which is from noon until 1 pm. Groups of more than 10 people need to make a reservation by calling 070-8840-1472.

Highlighting Contemporary Artist, Bang Jeong-A @ Busan Museum of Art
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Highlighting Contemporary Artist, Bang Jeong-A @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 8 – June 9, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4247

○ Website: http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/index.jsp

International Exchange Exhibition: Home @ Goeun Museum of Photography
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
International Exchange Exhibition: Home @ Goeun Museum of Photography

○ Period: March 8 – May 8, 2019

○ Venue: GoEun Museum of Photography

Address: 16, Haeun-daero 452beon-gil, Haeundae-gu, Busan

○ Opening Hours: 10 a.m. ~ 7 p.m. (Closed on Mondays)

Last admission is 6:30 p.m.

○ Free admission

○ Website:

http://www.goeunmuseum.kr/bbs/board.php?bo_table=exhibition_eng&wr_id=39&ex=now

○ For more info.: (051)746-0055

 

Photographers: Alec Soth, Mark Power, Thomas Dworzak, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Antoni d’Agata, Jonas Bendiksen, Gueorgi Pinkhassov, Hiroji Kubota, Alex Webb, David Alan Harvey, Elliott Erwitt, Chien-Chi Chang, Moises Saman, Trent Parke, Olivia Arthur, Alex Majoli

Nature, Life, Human @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Nature, Life, Human @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

The exhibition, 《Nature, Life, Human》, will awaken an interest in ecology and the environment.

○ Period: March 29 – July 7, 2019

○ Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Directions: Take local bus no. 168, 3, 520, 55, 58, 58-1, 58-2, or 221 and get off at the Museum of Contemporary Art Busan bus stop

○ Website: http://www.busan.go.kr/moca_en/index

Repetition and Difference: About Time @ Busan Museum of Art
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Repetition and Difference: About Time @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 15 – June 23, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4245

○ Website: http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=201902111603048947

 

Artists

Miyanaga Aiko, Miyajima Tatsuo, Bahk Seonghi, Oh Yongseok, Lee Byungho, Lee Jinyong, Cho Eunph

The Phenomenon of the Mind: Facing Yourself @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Phenomenon of the Mind: Facing Yourself @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

The exhibition, 《The Phenomenon of the Mind: Facing Yourself》, will provide an opportunity to reflect upon ourselves in this increasingly harsh world.

○ Period: March 29 – August 18, 2019

○ Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

Norman Parkinson Photo Exhibition – Timeless Style @ Busan Citizens Hall
Apr 2 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Norman Parkinson Photo Exhibition - Timeless Style @ Busan Citizens Hall

 Period: February 15 – April 30, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Citizens Hall

○ Hours: Mon-Fri 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

   Last admission is one hour before closing.

○ Tickets: 8,000 won for adults, 3,000 won for students and seniors, 4,000 won for university students majoring in fashion, free for preschoolers

○ For more info.: (051)630-5232

Norman Parkinson (1913-1990) was the Twentieth Century’s most celebrated fashion photographer.

 

World Cinema XVI @ Busan Cinema Center
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
World Cinema XVI @ Busan Cinema Center

○ Period: March 19 – April 24, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center

○ Tickets: 6,000 won for adults / 4,000 won for members, youth and senior

○ For more info.: 051)780-6000

○ Website: http://www.dureraum.org

 

* Film List

A Diary for Timothy

Fires Were Started

Humphrey Jennings

This Sporting Life

Kaagaz Ke Phool / Paper Flowers

Not Wanted

Lumière d’été / Summer Light

花形選手 / A Star Athlete

エロス+虐殺 / Eros Plus Massacre

Цвет граната / The Color of Pomegranates

Memorias del subdesarrollo / Memories of Underdevelopment

Lawrence of Arabia

Monsieur Verdoux

A Canterbury Tale

Vampyr / The Vampire

Tabu: A Story of the South Seas

Greed

Taco Tuesdays @ Abnormal Taphouse and Cantina!
Apr 2 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Taco Tuesdays @ Abnormal Taphouse and Cantina!

Every Tuesday from 5:00 to 10:00 at Abnormal Taphouse and Cantina, we’ll be offering the people of Busan the best taco deals in town in our effort to bring the American tradition of Taco Tuesday to Haeundae.

For only 2000 won, you’ll get yourself a seasoned pork hard shell taco topped with our homemade pico de gallo, salsa, sour cream, and shredded sharp cheddar. How many can you get? Well, that’s up to you and your belly.

Now there is a catch… If you want to stuff yourself with these tacos, you need to order a beer. The good news is we have 13 phenomenal craft beers on tap, including ones from our house brewery, Abnormal Beer Company, out of San Diego, California!

Busan Chess Club @ McDonalds at City Hall Station
Apr 2 @ 8:00 pm – Apr 3 @ 12:00 am
Busan Chess Club @ McDonalds at City Hall Station
Our goal is to create a regular meeting place for chess in Busan.
What: Play, learn and improve your chess
Who: All are welcome: kids and adults. Anyone interested in playing chess
When:  Tuesday Evenings  8pm – 10pm
Where: McDonalds at 시청역 (City Hall Station) just outside exit 7
Why: Chess players need a place to meet and play. Please join us and help build a thriving chess scene here in Busan.
CostFREE  chess sets and clocks are available.
Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park
Apr 2 @ 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm
Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park

Busan Tower Media Façade

○ Operation Times:

December to February – 3 times daily from 7pm, 8pm, 9pm (approx. 10 mins)

March to May – 3 times daily from 8pm, 9pm, 10pm (approx. 10 mins)

June to August – 3 times daily from 8:30pm, 9:30pm, 10:30pm (approx. 10 mins)

September to November – 3 times daily from 8pm, 9pm, 10pm (approx. 10 mins)

○ Location: Yongdusan Park

The video projection show on the 80-meter high Busan Tower façade displays various images of Busan created by local artists.

The media display runs three times per day – 20:00, 21:00, 22:00 in the spring and fall, 20:30, 21:30, 22:30 in the summer, and 19:00, 20:00, 21:00 in the winter. The visual images include main videos and seasonal videos (approx. 10 mins.).

For more information, contact Yongdusan Park at (051)860-7820.

Busan Tower Website: http://www.busantower.net/eng/index.asp

Apr
3
Wed
Fishermen Crying Out for Korea Independence @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Fishermen Crying Out for Korea Independence @ Korea National Maritime Museum

An exhibition in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the March 1st Independence Movement and the establishment of the former provisional government in exile

○ Period: February 28 – June 2, 2019

○ Venue: Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Opening Hours (closed on Mondays)

9am-6pm (Tuesdays through Fridays)

9am-9pm (Saturdays)

9am-7pm (Sundays and holidays)

○ Free admission

○ Website: http://www.knmm.or.kr/eng/main/main.aspx

The Treasures of Bokcheon-dong @ Bokcheon Museum
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Treasures of Bokcheon-dong @ Bokcheon Museum

○ Period: March 12 – April 14, 2019

○ Venue: Bokcheon Museum

○ Opening Hours: 9 a.m. ~ 6 p.m. (Closed on Mondays)

○ Free admission

○ Directions: Metro Line 1, Dongnae Station (Exit 4) → transfer to Village/Neighborhood Bus no. 6 or Metro Line 1, Myeongnyun Station (Exit 2) → transfer to Village/Neighborhood Bus no. 1

○ For more info.: (051)550-0334

 

Exhibition:

Bronze Seven Bells Excavated from the Ancient Tomb Site 22 in Bokcheon-dong in Busan

Armor Excavated from the Ancient Tomb Site 38 in Bokcheon-dong in Busan

3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show @ Busan National Science Museum
Apr 3 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show @ Busan National Science Museum

The Hyundai Motor Company made 7 standard-sized cars from 7 outstanding paintings among the 150 winning works from the kids’ dream car painting contest. The 3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show will display these 7 kids’ dream cars and let others experience them.

○ Period: Friday, February 22 – Sunday, June 2, 2019

○ Venue: Busan National Science Museum

Directions: https://www.sciport.or.kr/eng/CMS/Contents/Contents.do?mCode=MN018

○ Hours of Operation:

9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (last admission is at 4:30 p.m.)

Closed: Mondays, January 1, New Year’s day, Chuseok

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)750-2300

○ Hosted by: Hyudai Motor Company, Busan National Science Museum and Gwacheon National Science Museum

○ Website:

https://www.sciport.or.kr/kor/CMS/Board/Board.do?mCode=MN044&mode=view&mgr_seq=3&board_seq=3896(Korean)

A Formula for Imagination @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
A Formula for Imagination @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

The exhibition, 《A Formula for Imagination》, will propose to share the imagination of contemporary artists.

○ Period: March 29 – May 6, 2019

○ Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 1 – May 19, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4241

○ Website: http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/index.jsp

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium

The Hanbok Hall exhibits hanboks and accessories during the period of the Joseon Dynasty and lets visitors try on various styles of hanboks, including modern designs. Visitors are able to take a photo from the virtual fitting set and then receive a photo of themselves wearing a hanbok, traditional Korean dress, by email.

The Busan Hanbok Hall is located on the first floor of BEXCO auditorium and is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. It is closed on Mondays. Admission is free.

The last admission is 30 minutes before closing and is closed during lunch, which is from noon until 1 pm. Groups of more than 10 people need to make a reservation by calling 070-8840-1472.

Highlighting Contemporary Artist, Bang Jeong-A @ Busan Museum of Art
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Highlighting Contemporary Artist, Bang Jeong-A @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 8 – June 9, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4247

○ Website: http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/index.jsp

International Exchange Exhibition: Home @ Goeun Museum of Photography
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
International Exchange Exhibition: Home @ Goeun Museum of Photography

○ Period: March 8 – May 8, 2019

○ Venue: GoEun Museum of Photography

Address: 16, Haeun-daero 452beon-gil, Haeundae-gu, Busan

○ Opening Hours: 10 a.m. ~ 7 p.m. (Closed on Mondays)

Last admission is 6:30 p.m.

○ Free admission

○ Website:

http://www.goeunmuseum.kr/bbs/board.php?bo_table=exhibition_eng&wr_id=39&ex=now

○ For more info.: (051)746-0055

 

Photographers: Alec Soth, Mark Power, Thomas Dworzak, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Antoni d’Agata, Jonas Bendiksen, Gueorgi Pinkhassov, Hiroji Kubota, Alex Webb, David Alan Harvey, Elliott Erwitt, Chien-Chi Chang, Moises Saman, Trent Parke, Olivia Arthur, Alex Majoli

Nature, Life, Human @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Nature, Life, Human @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

The exhibition, 《Nature, Life, Human》, will awaken an interest in ecology and the environment.

○ Period: March 29 – July 7, 2019

○ Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Directions: Take local bus no. 168, 3, 520, 55, 58, 58-1, 58-2, or 221 and get off at the Museum of Contemporary Art Busan bus stop

○ Website: http://www.busan.go.kr/moca_en/index

Repetition and Difference: About Time @ Busan Museum of Art
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Repetition and Difference: About Time @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 15 – June 23, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4245

○ Website: http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=201902111603048947

 

Artists

Miyanaga Aiko, Miyajima Tatsuo, Bahk Seonghi, Oh Yongseok, Lee Byungho, Lee Jinyong, Cho Eunph

The Phenomenon of the Mind: Facing Yourself @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Phenomenon of the Mind: Facing Yourself @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

The exhibition, 《The Phenomenon of the Mind: Facing Yourself》, will provide an opportunity to reflect upon ourselves in this increasingly harsh world.

○ Period: March 29 – August 18, 2019

○ Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

Norman Parkinson Photo Exhibition – Timeless Style @ Busan Citizens Hall
Apr 3 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Norman Parkinson Photo Exhibition - Timeless Style @ Busan Citizens Hall

 Period: February 15 – April 30, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Citizens Hall

○ Hours: Mon-Fri 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

   Last admission is one hour before closing.

○ Tickets: 8,000 won for adults, 3,000 won for students and seniors, 4,000 won for university students majoring in fashion, free for preschoolers

○ For more info.: (051)630-5232

Norman Parkinson (1913-1990) was the Twentieth Century’s most celebrated fashion photographer.

 

World Cinema XVI @ Busan Cinema Center
Apr 3 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
World Cinema XVI @ Busan Cinema Center

○ Period: March 19 – April 24, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center

○ Tickets: 6,000 won for adults / 4,000 won for members, youth and senior

○ For more info.: 051)780-6000

○ Website: http://www.dureraum.org

 

* Film List

A Diary for Timothy

Fires Were Started

Humphrey Jennings

This Sporting Life

Kaagaz Ke Phool / Paper Flowers

Not Wanted

Lumière d’été / Summer Light

花形選手 / A Star Athlete

エロス+虐殺 / Eros Plus Massacre

Цвет граната / The Color of Pomegranates

Memorias del subdesarrollo / Memories of Underdevelopment

Lawrence of Arabia

Monsieur Verdoux

A Canterbury Tale

Vampyr / The Vampire

Tabu: A Story of the South Seas

Greed

Wednesday Performance of Korean Traditional Music & Dance @ Busan National Gugak Center
Apr 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
○ Dates: Feb. 20, 27, Mar. 6, 20, Apr. 3, 24

○ Time: 7:30 p.m.

○ Venue: Busan National Gugak Center

○ Tickets: A-seat 10,000 won / B-seat 8,000 won

○ For more info.: (051)811-0114

 

Feb. 20 Korean Traditional Dance

Korean traditional dance

Feb. 27 Pansori

Pansori

Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park
Apr 3 @ 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm
Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park

Busan Tower Media Façade

○ Operation Times:

December to February – 3 times daily from 7pm, 8pm, 9pm (approx. 10 mins)

March to May – 3 times daily from 8pm, 9pm, 10pm (approx. 10 mins)

June to August – 3 times daily from 8:30pm, 9:30pm, 10:30pm (approx. 10 mins)

September to November – 3 times daily from 8pm, 9pm, 10pm (approx. 10 mins)

○ Location: Yongdusan Park

The video projection show on the 80-meter high Busan Tower façade displays various images of Busan created by local artists.

The media display runs three times per day – 20:00, 21:00, 22:00 in the spring and fall, 20:30, 21:30, 22:30 in the summer, and 19:00, 20:00, 21:00 in the winter. The visual images include main videos and seasonal videos (approx. 10 mins.).

For more information, contact Yongdusan Park at (051)860-7820.

Busan Tower Website: http://www.busantower.net/eng/index.asp

HQ Wine and Whisky Night @ HQ Bar
Apr 3 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

HQ is rolling out a new weekly event; every Wednesday, we’ll be celebrating wine and whiskey with some of the best drink deals in town.

3000 Won Glasses of White or Red Wine

4000 Won Pours of Jameson

5000 Won Pours of Jack Daniels, Jim Beam, Johnny Walker, Crown Royal, and Canadian Club

HQ Gwangan Open Mic Night @ HQ Gwangan
Apr 3 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
HQ Gwangan Open Mic Night @ HQ Gwangan

Alright, folks, our new weekly trivia night is continuing to build, and we are always looking for new brainiacs to raise their swords. If you weren’t able to make it in the past, let me remind you that the pub quiz is now at HQ Gwangan every Wednesday, and there’s a new format:

1000 Won Entrance Fee Per Player / Winning Team Gets The Cash!

Maximum Team Size is 5. Minimum Team Size is 1.

2 Rounds of Questions
3 Categories in Each Round
5 Questions in Each Category

Plus in between rounds, we will have a Beer Bonus round where one team can win a free pitcher of Cass or OB.

We’ll be starting the quiz at approximately 9:00, and it’ll be done before 11:00 so for those of you coming from outside of Gwangan, you can hightail it to your bus or subway to stiff over the taxi drivers–or if you want to keep drinking, nobody’s stopping you.

Following, trivia, come on down for the newest open mic in town starting around 11 p.m.

Open Mic @ Ol'55
Apr 3 @ 9:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Open Mic @ Ol'55

Weekly open mic at Ol’55 in KSU.

Apr
4
Thu
Fishermen Crying Out for Korea Independence @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Fishermen Crying Out for Korea Independence @ Korea National Maritime Museum

An exhibition in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the March 1st Independence Movement and the establishment of the former provisional government in exile

○ Period: February 28 – June 2, 2019

○ Venue: Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Opening Hours (closed on Mondays)

9am-6pm (Tuesdays through Fridays)

9am-9pm (Saturdays)

9am-7pm (Sundays and holidays)

○ Free admission

○ Website: http://www.knmm.or.kr/eng/main/main.aspx

The Treasures of Bokcheon-dong @ Bokcheon Museum
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Treasures of Bokcheon-dong @ Bokcheon Museum

○ Period: March 12 – April 14, 2019

○ Venue: Bokcheon Museum

○ Opening Hours: 9 a.m. ~ 6 p.m. (Closed on Mondays)

○ Free admission

○ Directions: Metro Line 1, Dongnae Station (Exit 4) → transfer to Village/Neighborhood Bus no. 6 or Metro Line 1, Myeongnyun Station (Exit 2) → transfer to Village/Neighborhood Bus no. 1

○ For more info.: (051)550-0334

 

Exhibition:

Bronze Seven Bells Excavated from the Ancient Tomb Site 22 in Bokcheon-dong in Busan

Armor Excavated from the Ancient Tomb Site 38 in Bokcheon-dong in Busan

3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show @ Busan National Science Museum
Apr 4 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show @ Busan National Science Museum

The Hyundai Motor Company made 7 standard-sized cars from 7 outstanding paintings among the 150 winning works from the kids’ dream car painting contest. The 3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show will display these 7 kids’ dream cars and let others experience them.

○ Period: Friday, February 22 – Sunday, June 2, 2019

○ Venue: Busan National Science Museum

Directions: https://www.sciport.or.kr/eng/CMS/Contents/Contents.do?mCode=MN018

○ Hours of Operation:

9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (last admission is at 4:30 p.m.)

Closed: Mondays, January 1, New Year’s day, Chuseok

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)750-2300

○ Hosted by: Hyudai Motor Company, Busan National Science Museum and Gwacheon National Science Museum

○ Website:

https://www.sciport.or.kr/kor/CMS/Board/Board.do?mCode=MN044&mode=view&mgr_seq=3&board_seq=3896(Korean)

A Formula for Imagination @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
A Formula for Imagination @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

The exhibition, 《A Formula for Imagination》, will propose to share the imagination of contemporary artists.

○ Period: March 29 – May 6, 2019

○ Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 1 – May 19, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4241

○ Website: http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/index.jsp