Che Ju Sculpture Park, Shin Chun Jee Art Museum Kwangnyong
Pukcheju-Gun, Che Ju, 695-905
Contact: Ms. Hae Won Kim - Executive Director
Tel: (02) 379-4408
Fax: (02) 3217-0377
Shin Chun Jee means "new world" which suits for futurama
of the museum. It was founded in 1987 by Kwan Mo Chung, sculptor, and
professor of Shin Women's University in Korea.
Professor Chung's goal was to deepen and enrich Korean art
culture, and his enthusiastic support and assistance for the museum brought
a world-wide attention to Korean contemporary art. The museum has been
growing for past 13 years in both size and stature. It is now set in over
25 acres with a private collection of 350 outdoor sculptures and 500 paintings,
printings and sculptures in gallery, mainly by Korean contemporary artists.
The museum also has various unique areas for public such as Animal Sculpture
Site for children, Pots Spite with traditional ceramics of Che Ju, Garden
of Poems with more than 60 poem-related sculptures and indoor Art Center
for lectures and special events.
The Shin Chun Jee Art Museum is known as a place for the
harmony of nature and art to the visitors from all over the world.
Open to public 9am -5:30pm daily throughout the year.
For driving directions to site contact Ms. Jina Chung, Director
of Planning at (718) 475-1688 or Jpark52448@aol.com.
Printed materials available by mail, contact Ms. Jina Chung.
Admission fee: Adult - US $ 3.00, Under 12- US $ 1.50
Snack bar, museum shop, restroom, observatory, mini stadium,
outdoor stage, vending machines.