Exhibitions & Events


Taoist Culture in Korea: The Road to Happiness

  • Location

    Special Exhibition Gallery

  • Date2013-12-10~2014-03-02



As its final special exhibition of 2013, the National Museum of Korea presents Taoist Culture in Korea: The Road to Happiness, the first domestic or international exhibition ever to comprehensively examine Taoist culture of the premodern era in Korea.

The exhibition is going to display the comprehensive collection of Taoist cultural artifacts including paintings, books, documents, crafts, and archaeological achievements from the ancient times to the Joseon Dynasty. It is expected that the exhibition will be an opportunity for the visitors to deepen their understanding of the long legacy of Korean Taoism which has been a significant element of Korean traditional culture along with the Confucianism and Buddhism.