The Museum spotlights Korea, inviting visitors to journey through a changing Korea and to experience how the country’s past enriches its present. Explore the contents of a Korean time capsule (circa 1900) from the Museum collections with Museum Curator of Asian Ethnology and Anthropology Division Chair Laurel Kendall. Learn the technique of joomchi with Hanji master artist Aimee Lee, play the popular game Yut Nori, enjoy Pansori, often referred to as Korean Opera, with expert and scholar Chan E. Park, and storytelling with Maria Yoon. Explore Korean art forms with award-winning composer and host Paul Yeon Lee, the Korean Traditional Music and Dance Institute, and the Vongku Pak Korean Drum and Dance Troupe. Be the first to experience a new work from modern dance choreographer Grace Song. Join the Korean Wave with a rousing performance by MJ Choi and her K-Pop inspired dance group I LOVE DANCE, and more! Please reference the event page with more information on the Museum’s website: http://www.amnh.org/learn-teach/adults/global-weekends/experience-korea-innovations-in-art-and-culture.
Museum of Natural History invites all yKAN to: Experience Korea: Innovations in Art and Culture Saturday March 1| noon - 5pm