GALLERY WEEKEND KOREA 2018 is held from October 4th to 7th during KIAF 2018 ART SEOUL, to expand the oversea Korean contemporary art market and enlarge the base of Korean art which developed as the center of Asian art market.
Organized by Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Korea Arts Management Service (KAMS), and conducted by the Galleries Association of Korea, GALLERY WEEKEND KOREA celebrates its third consecutive edition as an international event that invites key oversea professionals to help Korean art associates, artists and the general public to understand global art trends and art market. Furthermore, GALLERY WEEKEND KOREA introduces Korea’s top galleries and artists to major international art professionals. This event provides a variety of programs such as K-ART Fam-tour, Networking Reception, K-ART Conversation for Korean and international visitors.

Oct. 4(thu) – Oct. 7(sun)

Galleries in Seoul, Korea International Art Fair (Conference Room(South) 402, COEX)

Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Korea
Korea Arts Management Service

Galleries Association of Korea

Talking Galleries


<K-ART Conversation> is an international panel talk program hosted by the Arts Management Support Center and Galleries Association of Korea, in partnership with Talking Galleries. Panels made up of foreign and Korean experts will hold conversations on various subjects related to visual arts. The lecture will consist of five sessions: Collecting, Media, Art Market Reports, Architecture and Design.

Date & Time Topic Speaker Moderator
Oct.5 (Fri) 11:00-12:30 Session I
Art & Architecture. Thinking Spaces for Art
Jing Liu
Tateo Nakajima
14:00-15:30 Session II
Art and Design in the AI(Artificial Intelligence) Era
Jae Yeop Kim
Sukwoo Lee
Elliot Woods
Sey Min
Lee Nam Lee
Kwang Hyuk Kim
Oct.6 (Sat) 11:00-12:30 Session III
Key Figures and Trends in the Art Market Today: From the Global Scene to the Asian/ Korean Context
Marek Claassen
Henri Neuedorf
Georgina Adam
14:00-15:30 Session IV
Ways of Collecting Art Today
Han Nefkens
Frank Yang,
Ramon Sauma (Founder) &
CristiánAninat (Excutive Director)
Georgina Adam
16:30-18:00 Session V
Communicating in the Art World: How to Promote your Project effectively
Rebecca Taylor
Erica Siu,
Kingsley Jayasekera,
Hongchul Byun

Networking Reception I
Oct 4 (Thu) 12:00pm

Networking Reception II
Oct 4 (Thu) 20:00pm
GanaArt Hannam, Seoul

Networking Reception III
Oct 5 (Fri) 18:30pm

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