Friday, 08 December 2017 18:00
© David Alan Harvey / Magnum Photos / EurophotosJeju is home to the world-famous haenyeo, female divers who gather marine goods for a living. These women have received considerable attention from around the globe. The haenyeo symbolize Jeju women, their unyielding spirit and lead role in boosting the Jeju economy. UNESCO… MORE
Thursday, 14 December 2017 18:00
In celebration of the holiday season, The Korea Society collaborates with YUNA YANG Collection to present an exclusive members’ event. Since its debut at 2010 New York Fashion Week, the luxury women’s wear brand has represented the quality of traditional couture with a modern vision. The collection is featured extensively… MORE
Friday, 03 November 2017 19:00
The 15th Annual New York Korean Film Festival Announces Upcoming Program for November 3rd to November 5th, 2017 at the Museum of the Moving Image.     The New York Korean Film Festival returns to the Museum for its yearly celebration of the best in Korean cinema. This 15th edition… MORE
Thursday, 02 November 2017 18:45
  G.E.M.iN.Y, short for Gayakeum Ensemble Music in New York, derives from the Korean phrase, "chaeminaji" meaning to have fun while performing. The ensemble, composed of founder, Rami Seo and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd generation gayakeumists, debuted in the form of a gayakeum orchestra in 2007 with "If This Gayakeum… MORE
Monday, 23 October 2017 18:00
In the course of his career, painter Po Kim  worked in three distinct modes, gestural abstraction, realist still-life and symbolist figuration. This talk will examine each of these periods and look at how Po Kim's work related to the art of the period, especially that of other artists working in… MORE
Thursday, 21 September 2017 18:00
Po Kim was among the first generation of Korean artists who immigrated to the United States in the 1950s. Instead of committing to any one school, Kim continuously explored various styles and forms, from Abstract Expressionism in the 1950s, to a hyper-realistic idiom in the 1970s, to figurative and allegorical… MORE
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 18:30
Chef Hooni Kim, the owner of Danji, a Michelin-starred Korean restaurant in Hell’s Kitchen, and Simon Kim, the proprietor of Cote, a modern Korean steakhouse in the Flatiron district of Manhattan, share their remarkable and challenging experience promoting Korean cuisine in New York City and globally. Marja Vongerichten, host of the PBS… MORE
Monday, 24 April 2017 12:30
Members of The Korea Society were invited to an exclusive private tour of an exhibition that showcased works from renowned private, American, Asian-art collections. Exquisite pieces such as porcelain bottle vases, hanging scrolls, and panel screens from the Silla Dynasty (5th century) through the Joseon Dynasty (19th century) were presented. The… MORE
Thursday, 23 March 2017 18:00
Step into the exclusive and discerningly curated world of Korean beauty at Glow Recipe! Glow Recipe co-founders, Christine Chang and Sarah Lee, recently appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank and their company has received extensive press coverage in outlets such as Vogue, Forbes, Fortune, and Chosun Ilbo. In recognition of their… MORE
Thursday, 16 March 2017 18:30
This illustrated slide lecture will introduce Korean Buddhist art, focusing on the late Three Kingdoms period (traditionally, 57 BC – AD 668), the Unified Silla period (668–935), and the Koryŏ period (918–1392). Buddhism reached Korea from China in the fourth century; by the Unified Silla period, most members of the… MORE
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