Seoul Art Galleries

Some of the best art galleries in Seoul are located north of the river in proximity to Gwanghwamun Square but you should definitely not miss a trip to south of the river as well, if you are an art lover.

In proximity to Gwanghwamun Square you'll find Deoksugung Palace, home to The National Museum of Art and near the palace you have Seoul Museum of Art another great place to indulge in art. In nearby Samcheongdong and Insadong, two neighborhoods filled with galleries, you'll find galleries such as Gallery Hyundai and Daelim Contemporary Art Museum.If you are south of the river in Gangnam you need to visit Seoul Arts Center near Nambu Terminal which hosts several great galleries such as Hangaram Art Museum and Hangaram Design Museum. Or what about Platoon Kunsthalle? A unique urban space with its own little art gallery.You could also be adventurous and spend an afternoon in Insadong walking the countless alleys. Insadong neighborhood has the highest concentration of art galleries in Seoul.Browse through our profiles to find what you are looking for. We have chosen some of the best art galleries in Seoul!

Annex of National Museum of Contemporary Art

Annex of National Museum of Contemporary Art City-Hall, Seoul Metropolitan City

The beautiful Annex of National Museum of Contemporary Art at Deoksugung Palace is an annex to the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Gwacheon outside of Seoul. Well worth visiting!

63 SkyArt

63 SkyArt Yeouido, Seoul Metropolitan City

Ride the glass elevator to 63 SkyArt on the 60th floor. The gallery opened in 2008 and was named the “Highest Art Gallery In The World", featuring quarterly exhibitions from young artists.

SongEun Art Space

SongEun Art Space Cheongdam, Seoul Metropolitan City

SongEun Art Space is an innovative and exciting exhibition venue in the heart of the vibrant Cheongdam District of southern Seoul renowned for its galleries, fashion houses, restaurants and culture.

Anyang Álvaro Siza Hall

Anyang Álvaro Siza Hall Gyeonggi-do, Seoul Metropolitan City

Anyang Álvaro Siza Hall is an architectural pavillion, serving as the entrance to Anyang Art Park, located in the satellite city of Anyang, just 20 km south of Seoul.

Kukje Gallery

Kukje Gallery Jongno-gu, Seoul Metropolitan City

Just outside the Gyeongbokgung Palace walls, lies a strip of striking, concrete-and-glass buildings that helped propel Korean art onto the global stage. Here you will find Kukje Gallery.

Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA)

Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA) City-Hall, Seoul Metropolitan City

SeMA is an art museum that represents Seoul. The museum is a 'post-museum' for contemporary Korean art as well as renowned artists. It hosts top-notch exhibitions that are always worth a visit.

Gallery 4Walls

Gallery 4Walls Nonhyeon-dong, Seoul Metropolitan City

Gallery 4Walls is a modern art gallery located inside Imperial Palace Hotel. It regularly displays exhibitions from Korean and international artists.

Gallery Seomi

Gallery Seomi Gangnam-gu, Seoul Metropolitan City

A vintage gallery-come-store, Gallery Seomi first opened to the public in 2003. It is located in Cheongdam, Gangnam district of Seoul, Korea.

Superior Gallery

Superior Gallery Gangnam-gu, Seoul Metropolitan City

SUPERIOR GALLERY is for people who love arts - a hidden gem, known by locals, hard for tourists to track down! Make sure you go and see 'The Face' - 'Eyes of the Age' Exhibition.

Insa Art Center

Insa Art Center Insadong, Seoul Metropolitan City

Located in the quaint area of Insadong the Insa Art Center is a cluster of small shops and galleries. A great place to browse the latest in Korean art.


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