The Korean Cultural Center of Chicago and the Chicago Korean Education Center will co-host an opening ceremony for the ‘Malmoe, Protect the Hangul’ education box at the museum on Friday, October 7th at 1pm. This display box was developed and supported by the Independence Hall of Korea to educate the history of the compilation of the first Korean dictionary ‘Malmoe’. During the event which coincides with the Hangul Day, we anticipate exploring the value of the independence movement and the excellence of Hangul.
The Korean Cultural Center of Chicago is pleased to present FOUNDATION, a group exhibition curated by Dabin Ahn, bringing together a group of emerging artists, FOUNDATION hopes to offer experience of identifying how each artist structures their practice by employing [Culture] [Longing] [Color] [Identity] [Process] [Memory] [Site-Specificity] as its foundation.
Opening Reception Friday, March 12, 2pm
The Korean Cultural Center of Chicago will celebrate Korean Thanksgiving with a “Hangawi & Kimchi” event.
Attendees will learn about kimchi, watch videos on how to make kimchi and finally make their own kimchi.
Other activities include kite making, traditional games and performances.
Ahn’s affinity for people who are struggling came from his own experiences as a refugee in Korea. In all his rendering of the homeless, we are called to recognize the worth and dignity of every human being, knowing that each has untold stories behind their homelessness.
The KCCoC brings the K-experience to Chicago Children’s Museum to celebrate Korean Children’s Day to share the joy with the children in Chicagoland. For this event, our intention is to provide snapshots of Korean culture, its impact on the global community, and its connections to cultures around the world.