Venue: Galleries in Seoul and Busan, National Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art, Art Busan, Korea International Art Fair
Date: Jun. 1(thu) – Jun. 4(sun)
 Sep. 21(thu) – Sep. 24(sun)

GALLERY WEEKEND KOREA 2017, organized by Korea Arts Management Service (KAMS) and the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, will be held in Seoul and Busan from June 1 – 4, and September 21 – 24.
Being presented for the second time in 2017 following the previous year, GALLERY WEEKEND KOREA is a major international event in the field of contemporary art, highlighted by a number of the participating galleries and artists. Prominent international curators, gallerists, collectors, and art media will gather to participate in the core programs of GALLERY WEEKEND KOREA including : K-ART Fam Tour, K-ART Conversation, and Networking Reception throughout Seoul and Busan.


Presented in partnership with ArtAsiaPacific(AAP) and Talking Galleries(TG), the K-ART Conversation, open to the public, will feature leading art experts from international art market by delivering diverse issues impacting their fields. The Panel Talks will be conducted in English with simultaneous Korean translation.

June Edition
“Does Identity Matter in the Marketplace?“

Date/Time Venue Panelist Moderator
Jun. 3(sat)
4pm ~ 6pm
Seoul National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
Lecture Room1
David Elliott, Curator & Author
Wiyu Wahono, Collector
Tsong-zung Chang,
Director of Hanart TZ Gallery
Emma Son, Director of Gallery EM
Elaine W. Ng,
Editor of ArtAsiaPacific
Jun. 4(sun)
4pm ~ 6pm
Busan Art Busan BEXCO Exhibition Center I

The schedule of the September edition will be announced later.

GALLERY WEEKEND KOREA will also feature two Networking Receptions, in which the invited guests and Korean gallerists can expand international networks.
‧ June 2, 6-8pm at PYO Gallery
‧ June 3, 7-9pm at Kukje Gallery

Established in 2006, the Korea Arts Management Service (KAMS) is a non-profit public arts and cultural foundation affiliated with the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism. Its mission is to vitalize the international exchange of Korean contemporary art and to serve as a bridge between the Korean and international art markets. KAMS also actively promotes the development of various networks within the art world. For further information, please visit