The Newsletter 67 Spring 2014

Treasures from Korea

Hyunsoo Woo

Through May 26, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is presenting an extraordinary exhibition, Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910. As the first major exhibition in the United States to survey art and culture of a signifi cant historical period of Korea, this exhibition seeks to broaden the understanding of Korean civilization, featuring 150 objects drawn from the renowned collection of the National Museum of Korea, important temples, and other institutions around the country, and includes National Treasures. The exhibition will travel to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.