[ART for ALL] Together in Arts and Culture, Special Experiences through Arts
The Whanki Museum devotes itself to developing not only special exhibitions focused on academic researches on KIM Whanki’s life and works, but also supporting the exhibitions and creations of contemporary artists. The exhibitions and education programs of the museum designed to venue with professional and specialized role offering culture and arts as service for citizens and public education for civil society.
Through bridging the boundaries of art-industries such as exhibitions, publications, and so on, the museum program has committed to the contents development and management of the “Cultural Welfare Program.” It has continually built up programs to take care of culturally underprivileged people: teenagers exposed to violence, Alzheimer patients, silver generation, and so on, with ongoing research and investment. As an “Institution of Art & Cultural Education,” various programs have been integrated to lead our society in order for the realization of “Culture Welfare” along with high quality art contents. All the exhibitions, events, and educational programs held in the Whanki Museum have the purpose to create new history constantly, rather than pursuing trends or any commercial interests.
[ARTogether] Cultural Welfare Program of the Whanki Museum
Consolation and Sympathy Sharing through Arts and Culture
* The Whanki Museum’s Education Program for Elderly People with Dementia
The Whanki Museum has continuously planned and run various programs for the seniors and art activities including the implementation of Knock Project that intend to warmly knock on the hearts of the elderly with dementia throughout conducting thoughtful research and being systematically trained along with experts in diverse fields since 2013.
Knock Project collaborated with MoMA
Knock Project conducted along with Cheongwoon Silver Center
The Vision of Knock Project
* The Whanki Museum as Companion with Local Communities
The Whanki Museum has conducted outreach education programs by developing cooperation projects with various external institutions: the Children’s Public Library, Moojigae Middle School, the Korean Federation for Environmental Movement (KFEM), and many more. It has served as the “Culture and Art Education Institution” to realize “cultural welfare” by utilizing its unique artistic contents in order to create an opportunity for the culturally underprivileged and local residents to experience art easily and pleasantly through programs which will allow the museum to be openly accessible to everyone. Especially, the museum attempts to promote positive stimulations through culture and arts offering art healing programs, which is a combination of art therapy and arts appreciation, accomodates special groups of aggressors and victims of school violence, single mothers, disabled people, and North Korean refugee adolescents. It hopes that the works of art and the space of the art museum would provide another level of energy and comfort in their lives.
[ARTime] Education Programs in Parallel with Exhibitions
Time to Enjoy Art in Depth
The Whanki Museum offers various education programs in correspond with contents of exhibitions, aiming at diverse age groups, e.g., preschoolers, elementary school students, teenagers, adults and seniors, and offers an opportunity to experience exhibition appreciation and various activities for many visitors in exciting and refreshing ways.
Education Programs in Parallel with Exhibitions, ARTree
Exhibition Guided-Tour Programs, ARTalk
Art Course for Adults, ARTable
[ART Mate] Training and Development Programs of the Whanki Museum
Envisioning Your Dreams in the Museum
Work Experience Program for Youth, ARTalent
Gentle Breeze ICT Supported Career Mentoring Program for the Rural Communities via Remote video
Museum Expert Training Program, Museum Mentor
[ART Outreach] The Outreach Program of the Whanki Museum
Visiting Education Programs
The Whanki Museum provides the education program called the ART Outreach Program, tailored to the characteristics of organizations in the external location where demand is required. The Whanki Museum as a lifelong learning institute holds outreach programs consistently at the Children’s Public Library in Jongno-gu and continues to implement a wide range of outreach programs in various fields through more active cooperation with companies, institutions, and local community.
[ARThink] The Children’s Academy of the Whanki Museum
Thinking through Art
The Whanki Museum Children’s Academy : ARThink I,Ⅱ
ARThink I (Basic Course)
ARThink II (Intensive Course)
[ARTon] The Art Therapy of the Whanki Museum
Communication through Art
Through touring of exhibition and creating of artwork, Arton suggests time to mutually establish intimate relationship with the concept of “You and Me” and “Us”. This program conveys the positive art therapy that can relieve the hearts of the restless modern people.
ARTon M : Communication with Myself
ARTon Y : Communication with You
ARTon U : Communication between Us