Philadelphia Museum Of Art Presents ‘Treasures From Korea’

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(Credit: Paul Gluck)

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By Suzanne Monaghan

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Get a first-hand look at more than 500 years of artistic achievements from Korea when The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents “Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392 to 1910.”

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Curator Hyunsoo Woo says this exhibit is an unprecedented culture exchange.

“This will be sort of a once in a lifetime opportunity for anyone who lives in this area. We are going to show a handful of national treasures and many of the works — they have never traveled outside of Korea,” Woo explains.

Other highlights include paintings, ceramics, metal works, furnishings and costumes.

“This is a storytelling about the people who lived in Korea, [and the] Korean peninsula during this long time span,” Woo adds.

The exhibit runs through May 26. For more information, visit: www.philamuseum.org.

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