As social distancing measures in Busan have increased due to rising cases of coronavirus, almost all events this week have been canceled around the city.
Update: Social distancing measures have been extended to September 27 for cultural facilities.
Scheduled events canceled or postponed this week:
Wednesday National Gugak Center Concert: September 9 — Canceled
AI Korea: September 17-19 — Postponed until 2021, though conferences are moved online
Online: 2020 Korea Quarantine Products Exhibition — Exhibitions of the festival are moving online this Wednesday to Friday.
New Normality @ Art Gallery 219 — Four local artists present their ideas on what the new normal could be in these challenging times. Art Gallery 219, Geumjeong-gu, September 25 – 27
Busan Bienalle @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan, Old Town, Yeongdo Harbor — Busan Bienalle is hosting its exhibition online.
Easy to Know ASEAN: Culture Lecture — The Easy to Know ASEAN lecture about Cambodia will be held online on the ASEAN Culture Center YouTube page this Saturday at 3 p.m.
Love 195 Series — Enjoy an online exhibition from artist Lee Sang-yeob online as part of the 2020 Hongti Art Center Relay Solo Exhibition.
Carlos Cruz-Diaz Exhibition @ Art Soyhang — Enjoy the beauty of color through Op-kinetic art from this masterful Venezuelan artist. Art Sohyang, Haeundae, Through November 14th, Limited entry
On the Road Busan Contest — Win food prizes daily from BeFM radio’s On the Road Busan. Monday through Friday, 9:05 am to 11 am
Here is a list of cultural places with exhibitions that are temporarily closed around Busan:
Busan Museum, Bokcheon Museum, Modern History Museum, Provisional Capital Memorial Hall, Dongsam-dong Shell Midden Museum, Jeonggwan Museum, and Busan Citizens Park Museum — Closed until further notice
Busan Museum of Art — Closed until further notice
Busan Marine Natural History Museum — Closed until further notice
Busan Fishing Village Folk Museum — Closed until further notice
Busan Cinema Center — Closed until further notice
Busan National Science Museum — Closed until further notice
Korea National Maritime Museum — Closed until further notice
Busan National Gugak Center — Closed until further notice