The Ara Modern Art Museum is a space that exhibits contemporary and modern art in Seoul. The site hosts various creative exhibitions that rotate consistently for artists to showcase their work. The museum has 15 exhibition halls within 9 floors, with each hall having an average height of 3.5 meters, with 14 meters being the tallest. It is located in Insadong, which is Seoul’s heart of creation and culture, Those wishing to rent a space for exhibition can do so through the application form on their website.
To see their current exhibitions, check out their social media sites and webpage.
How to get there
Address: 26 Insadong 9-gil, Gyeonji-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul
[Korean] 서울특별시 종로구 견지동 85-24 (서울특별시 종로구 인사동9길 26)
[Parking] Seoinsa Madang public parking at Insa-dong (fee: KRW 800/10 minutes)
Line 3: Anguk-station Exit 6 (~10 min.)
take Exit 6 and walk 50m straight to the Insa-dong entrance. Walk along Insadong-gil until the front of Ssamji-gil. Across Ssamji-gil is 11 Insadong-gil, on 11 Insadong-gil go straight 30m and you will see a large glass building on the left of the Insa-dong information center.
Line 1: Jonggak Station Exit 3-1 (~10 min.)
Walk straight towards Jogyesa, and take the right-side road in front of the Templestay Information Center or Aventree Hotel. Destination is the large glass building in front of Insa-dong Seoin Madang parking lot.
Line 5: Jongno 3-ga Station Exit 5 (~15 min.)
take Exit 5 from the station and walk straight towards Nakwon Musical Instrument Arcade. Walk along Insadong-gil and on the right walk 100m towards Anguk-station. Take 11 Insadong-gil (across Ssamji-gil) for 30m and destination will be the large glass building on the left side of the Insa-dong Information Center.