A place where we can seek for modern art in Korea, MMCA


MMCA (The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art) offers a wide range of  modern and contemporary art, and the culture complex equipped with exhibition and education buildings, digital lab, multi-project hall, and theater.

MMCA has three branches so far, Gwacheon branch located at Gyeonggi-do and Gyeongbokgung& Seoul branch located Seoul. Today I’m going to introduce Seoul branch of MMCA.




Opening hours:

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday : 10:00 am ~ 6:00 pm

Wednesday, Saturday : 10:00 am ~ 9:00 pm (18:00~21:00 : free)

Closed : Mondays and January 1st

Admission fee: 4,000 KRW


Current exhibitions in MMCA Seoul branch


Special Exhibition of Donated Works 〈Suh Se Ok〉

Around a hundred works were donated by one of Korean famous artist, Suh Se Ok in 2014

Through these exhibits, we will be enabled to understand his pre-existing tendencies and an aspect of the “identity”  is.

Exhibition period: Oct 27,2015-Mar 6,2016

2Philippe Garrel – A Dazzling Despair

Here presents 16 films of Philippe Garrel and displays his film installations as well.

Exhibition period: Nov 25,2015-Feb 28,2016


Address of MMCA (Seoul branch) : 30 Samcheong-ro, Sogyeok-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03062
TEL : +82-2-3701-9500

MMCA official site: http://www.mmca.go.kr/


Transportation info:

By Subway

– Next to Exit 1, Ankuk Station, Line No. 3.

14 minute walk from Exit No. 1 from Ankuk Station, Line No. 3

– Next to Exit 2, Gwanghwamun Station, Line No. 5.

17 minute walk from Exit No. 2 from Gwanghwamun Station, Line No. 2



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