Welcome to UK/Korea 2017-18, a UK season in Korea to celebrate and showcase the UK’s innovation and excellence in the arts and creative industries. 

About UK/Korea 2017-18

From February 2017 through to March 2018 the season will showcase the best of UK arts and culture in Korea. Find our more.

Romeo and Juliet presented by Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra

The Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra will be presenting Romeo and Juliet based on one of the most tragic love stories written by the great English writer Shakespeare.

2017 Art Sonje Project #3: Willie Doherty – Remains

Former Turner Prize-nominee Willie Doherty, one of Northern Ireland’s most celebrated artists, will have his first solo show in Korea from 8 July to 6 August.

NUDE : Masterpieces from Tate

‘Masterpieces from Tate: Nude’ presents over 100 works selected from the Tate collection with the theme of naked body at Seoul Olympic Museum of Art from 11 August to 24 December.

The Painting Show

The Painting Show presents a selection of contemporary paintings by 15 British artists and 8 Korean artists and will be held at Goyang Aramnuri Aram Art Gallery from 5 July to 24 September.

Cheongju Craft Biennale: UK Pavilion – Form in Motion

In partnership with the Crafts Council and Scottish Craft Biennale, a main exhibition called Form in Motion will be having its premiere at the UK Pavilion from Cheongju Craft Biennale.