2011 Educator Workshop: Society, History & Culture Through the Arts of Korea

Saturday, May 14, 2011  |  8:15am-4:30pm

U-M School of Social Work Building Room 1636

See the workshop schedule to access video and material archive.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Life in Ceramics: Five Contemporary Korean Artists at the U-M Museum of Art (UMMA), this workshop examined the social and historical contexts of the ceramics tradition in Korean culture. How did the lives of the artists and the socio-historical context in which they developed the products that we see? What can Korea‚Äôs acclaimed ceramics tradition reveal about the people, the nation, and their place in the world? They explored the answers to these questions and hoped to learn a little about themselves in the process of this professional development workshop.