Icheon: Reviving the Korean Ceramics Tradition

Icheon: Reviving the Korean Ceramics Tradition

Date:Oct 12, 2013 Ages:all Price:admission Type:exhibition Location:399 North Garey Avenue, Pomona CA

ICHEON: Reviving the Korean Ceramics Tradition

An Exhibition of International Importance at AMOCA

October 12, 2013 through December 29, 2013

The American Museum of Ceramic Art is honored to present ICHEON: Reviving the Korean Ceramics Tradition, an unprecedented exhibition organized by Icheon, South Korea. Icheon has a history of ceramic culture that began over 5000 years ago and has a reputation for its internationally renowned ceramics cultural events. Now Icheon has reached out to an American institution for the very first time. As the premiere exhibition of its kind in the United States, ICHEON presents over 200 objects never before seen on American soil that exemplify the revival of the ceramics tradition in Korea from antique techniques to contemporary innovations.

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Exhibition Programming

 

ICHEON: Reviving the Korean Ceramics Tradition

Public Opening Saturday, October 12, 2013

6:00pm-9:00pm

 

Access AMOCA

Teacher Night Saturday, October 19, 2013

1:00pm-5:00pm

This innovative program combines entertainment and education, showcasing visual art oriented curricula, activities and programs on AMOCA’s exhibitions and collection.

Contact the Education Manager at areyes@amoca.org to RSVP. Limited to 30 educators.

 

ICHEON: Reviving the Korean Ceramics Tradition

Gala Reception Saturday, November 9, 2013

6:00pm-8:30pm

Join us in welcoming Cho Byung-don, Mayor of Icheon City and Icheon Dignitaries as we celebrate this major exhibition. Wear your best for an evening filled with fun, food, drinks, desserts, traditional Korean performances, Korean ceramic demonstrations and international guests.

 

Icheon Ceramics Master Hand

Demonstration Workshop by Five Icheon Ceramics Masters

Free with Paid Admission

Saturday, November 9, 2013, 1:00pm-8:00pm

Sunday, November 10, 2013, 1:00pm-4:00pm

 

2nd Saturday Lecture Series

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Guest Speakers: Edward Taehan Chang, Ph.D. & Kelly Y. Jeong, Ph.D.

Lecture: 7:00