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The Museum of Photography, Seoul

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Seoul Hanmi Tower 19th Floor, Bang-E-dong, Songpa-gu



The Museum of Photography, Seoul opened in 2003 and was established as the first cultural project of Hanmi Foundation of Arts and Culture, which was founded by Hanmi Pharmaceutical Company. More specifically for the popularization and invigoration of arts and culture. It also commemorated the company’s 30th anniversary in April 2002. Including the Museum of Photography, Seoul, the Hanmi Foundation of Arts and Culture has established Korea Institute of Photography and Culture and Photo Archives. Last year, the foundation changed its name to Ga-hyeon Foundation of Culture and has been expanding its boundaries to more vigorous projects focused on cultural contribution. As Korea’s first museum dedicated exclusively to the presentation of photography, it has been holding various exhibitions and programs, such as: photography collections, artist’s support programs and international cultural exchange programs to promote the development and invigoration of photographic culture. At the same time, the museum has been collecting historically valuable photographs and publishing them to establish the history of Korean photography.

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Address     Seoul Hanmi Tower 19th Floor, Bang-E-dong, Songpa-gu
Telephone  02-4181315
Homepage  http://www.photomuseum.or.kr


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