Title: Ari-Arirang. Korea – Fascination Hermit Kingdom
Duration: 12 October 2023 to 21 April 2024
Location: Ethnological Museum and the Museum of Asian Art, Berlin, Germany
A special exhibition of the Ethnological Museum and the Museum of Asian Art – National Museums in Berlin at the Humboldt Forum. With the special exhibition Ari-Arirang. Korea – Fascination Hermit Kingdom, the Ethnological Museum and the Museum of Asian Art at the Humboldt Forum are presenting for the first time a comprehensive presentation of the hitherto little-known Korean holdings of the Ethnological Museum. Around 120 works, including works by contemporary artists, convey an impression of the rich Korean culture from the 19th century to the present and testify to Germany’s interest in and fascination with Korea since the 1870s. 2023 marks the 140th anniversary of official diplomatic relations between Germany and Korea.