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Korean Community Day

A Fowler Museum event

Saturday, January 22, 2011
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fowler Museum at UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Art Workshop
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Make paper kkoktu (Korean funerary figures) on a stick!

Poongmul: Traditional Korean Drumming
1:00 and 3:00 pm
Hanoolim, UCLA’s Korean Cultural Awareness group, demonstrates Poongmul, the art of traditional Korean percussion.

Exhibition Tours in English and Korean
1:30, 2:00, and 3:30 pm
Explore the work of five important contemporary ceramic artists from Korea featured in Life in Ceramics.

Fowler OutSpoken Lecture - Korean Ceramics: The Great Tradition
by Robert D. Mowry
4:00 pm

Robert D. Mowry, Alan J. Dworsky Curator of Chinese Art at the Harvard Art Museums, surveys the history of Korean ceramics from the early historic period through the nineteenth century. Mowry will emphasize characteristics and innovations that are uniquely Korean (such as the invention of the inlay technique of ceramic decoration), while also exploring relationships between Korean ceramics and Chinese and Japanese ceramics. Mowry will also touch on relationships between Korean ceramics and works of art in other media—from gold, silver, and bronze to lacquer and painting. ;

Support for Korean Community Day provided by KoreAM magazine.

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Cost : Free

Sponsor(s): , Fowler Museum at UCLA

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