Daejeon Museum of Art

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Daejeon Museum of Art
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Korean name
Hangul 대전시립미술관
Hanja 大田市立美術館
Revised Romanization Daejeon sirip misulgwan
McCune–Reischauer Taejŏn sirip misulkwan

The Daejeon Museum of Art (also called the Daejeon Metropolitan Museum of Arts) is located near at 396 Mannyeon-dong, Seo-gu, the Expo Park in Daejeon, South Korea. It opened on April 15, 1998.

It has featured modern art from both domestic and foreign artists. Recent shows have included "The Horizen [sic] of Daejeon Art" [local art, featuring Cho Pyung-hwi and An Chi-in] and "The Exhibition of Park Seung-moo." The facility has a floor space of just over 8,400 m². It also includes an outdoor sculpture park.[1]


The Daejeon Museum of Art is a public art museum that explores important trends in Korean contemporary art in general and seeks to spread the arts and culture in civil society through exhibition and educational policies. In 2008, Daejeon City Museum of Art Creation Center was opened. Daejeon Museum of Art is a major art museum in central area as of 2012, and it serves as a major public art museum contributing to the spread of art culture.[2]

The Daejeon Museum of Art has facilities including exhibition room, book store, auditorium, seminar room, resource room, training room, fountain park and lawn park, and has a collection of 1,100 items.[2]


  1. ^ Daejeon Museum of Art - Guidebook. 
  2. ^ a b "Daejeon Museum of Art". encyKorea. 

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Coordinates: 36°22′00″N 127°23′09″E / 36.3668°N 127.3858°E / 36.3668; 127.3858