March 1 Centenary Special ExhibitionsSELF-PORTRAIT
Calligraphy Art Museum, Seocho District
March 1 to April 21
Various calligraphic works and paintings by independent activists will be displayed at the Calligraphy Art Museum of the Seoul Arts Center to mark the 100th anniversary of the March 1 Independence Movement and the establishment of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea. According to the museum, the handmade work is like the “self-portraits” of the activists, explaining the title of the exhibition. All the calligraphic works and paintings are made by activists, including Kim Gu, Han Yong-un, Ahn Jung-geun, Yi Yuk-sa and others.
Admission is 5,000 won ($4.46). Go to Nambu Bus Terminal Station, Line No. 3, exit 5.
(02) 580-1300, www.sac.or.kr
MARCH 1ST MOVEMENT IN SEOUL AND PYONGYANG
Seoul Museum of History, Jongno District
March 1 to May 26
In celebration of the March 1 Independence Movement’s 100th anniversary, the Seoul Museum of History is introducing the March 1 Independence Movement of Seoul and Pyongyang to visitors through a special exhibition. Seoul is where the demonstration was planned and initiated, while Pyongyang was also a hub of the movement at the time. This exhibition closely examines and highlights the preparation and implementation of the March 1 Independence Movement in the two cities.
Admission is free. Go to Gwanghwamun Station, Line No. 5, exit 7.
(02) 724-0274, www.museum.seoul.kr