Korean Ceramics at the Honolulu Museum of Art

example of Korean ceramics from Koryo periodThe Hon­olu­lu Muse­um of Art will exhib­it items from its col­lec­tion of Kore­an ceram­ics from August 13 to Novem­ber 8, 2015. The exhi­bi­tion, titled “Splen­dor and Seren­i­ty: Kore­an Ceram­ics from the Hon­olu­lu Muse­um of Art,” will present high­lights from the museum’s inter­na­tion­al­ly renowned col­lec­tion of Kore­an ceram­ics, some of which will be dis­played for the first time. The exhi­bi­tion is designed to con­vey a deep appre­ci­a­tion of one of the world’s most exquis­ite ceram­ic tra­di­tions as it devel­oped over a thou­sand years.

Splen­dor and Seren­i­ty” is sup­port­ed in part by the Korea Foun­da­tion and the Nation­al Muse­um of Korea. The Muse­um, for­mer­ly known as the Hon­olu­lu Acad­e­my of Arts, is locat­ed at 900 South Bere­ta­nia Street in Hon­olu­lu. It is open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tues­day through Sat­ur­day and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sun­day. There is a small admis­sion charge for adults.

To learn more about the exhi­bi­tion and the avail­abil­i­ty of docent-led tours and dis­cus­sions, vis­it the Musuem’s Web site at http://honolulumuseum.org/art/exhibitions/15066-splendor_and_serenity_korean_ceramics_honolulu_museum_art/.

The Muse­um will also be cel­e­brat­ing Kore­an arts and cul­ture through spe­cial events through­out the month of Sep­tem­ber.