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!
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!
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GALLERY FACTORY presents works of young and upcoming artists in all media. It is a vital cultural resource for the City of Seoul with educational programs and project-based public art projects.
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.
Seoul Arts Center (SAC), is a world-class art and culture complex holding over a 1.000 various performances, shows and exhibits yearly attracting close to 2.5 mil. visitors. This place has everything.
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.
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.
Gallery Sejul isn’t particularly big, but it is dedicated to discovering younger talent and promoting international art exchanges. The fine art exhibition hall Gallery Sejul provides stunning views.
Solid as it seems, the Maison Hermès store, located in Dosan Park, is hollowed out from the top to bottom to form a central courtyard visible from the two lassed-sides of the interior.