The name "Clayarch" is a compound word of clay and 'arch,' which is an abbreviation of "architecture." Clayarch aims to rediscover the relationship between ceramics and architecture-as a new direction for ceramic art.
There are many programs available to experience with clay and various art forms.
Hands-on program for ceramic-making
Individuals-Non-firing clay 5,000 won/ Firing clay 10,000 won
There are about 5,000 fired paintings hung on the outside walls of the exhibition hall and a huge glass dome covers the ceiling, making a unique round building. A special exhibition hall and archive, image room, and galley shop are situated on the first floor and on the second floor is a planned exhibition hall.
Current exhibition is titled "Making Life" which is being exhibited until February 14th.
Making Life is an exhibition intended to allow those who are living in a highly industrialized capitalistic society to recover handwork that has been ousted from everyday life.
If you are an art lover and would like to visit Gimhae, it would be a great experience to stop by for a visit.
Visit Clayarch Museum Official Homepage: http://english.clayarch.org/index.do
Address: 275-51, Jillye-ro, Jillye-myeon, Gimhae-si, Gyeongsangnam-do
Inquires: 1330 Travel Hotline +82-2-1330 (Korea, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Closed: Mondays, January 1st, Chinese New Years, Korean Thanksgiving
10:00-18:00 (Last admission is one hour before closing)
Adults: 2,000 won
Children: 1,000 won