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December 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm
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
December 8, 2017 | 6:00 pm
A haenyeo is a woman diver who gathers products for a living, and Jeju is home to the largest number of them in Korea. The women have received a considerable amount of attention around the globe. The haenyeo symbolize Jeju women - with their unyielding spirit they played a leading… MORE
November 2, 2017 | 6:45 pm
  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
October 23, 2017 | 6:00 pm
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
September 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm
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
May 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm
The Korea Society is hosting a happy hour for Young Professionals featuring West 32 Soju. Network with other Young Professionals and enjoy complimentary soju cocktails and delicious Korean finger food! This will be the last social event at our current office, 950 Third Avenue, and we hope everyone joins us to… MORE
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