Inside the Collection

Spirit of jang-in: treasures of korean metal craft

What does a curator really do in a day?

May 14, 2012

Min-Jung Kim
People often ask me what curators do. Usually my answer is "we research, collect, document and display objects.” However, this answer doesn’t seem to satisfy people who wonder what really goes on behind the scenes in the museums and galleries.

Traditional Korean gongs – reflection and resonance

April 23, 2012

Anni Turnbull
“Ask Koreans ... what appeals in Korean music and typical responses will focus on feelings ... Korean music tugs at the heartstrings. Korean music – and, by extension, Korean musical instruments...