SAVINA Museum of Contemporary Art was founded in March 1996. As the first-class registered museum (Specialized Museum, No.251), SAVINA Museum has played a significant role in spreading the meaning and value of art throughout society by using convergence, change, challenge, innovation, and experimental spirit as a source of creativity.
SAVINA Museum of Contemporary Art has received numerous awards from established art institutions: designated as a curator career accreditation institution in May 2008 and as a Seoul education accreditation institution in July 2015, won the Arts Management Top Prize at the hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and organized by Korea Arts Management Service in 2017. Also, the SAVINA Museum of Contemporary Art was selected as The 3rd best art museum in Korea: The world-class art collector database Larry's List, and the signing of MOU, Artsy (Artsy.net), which is called Google of the art world, the museum have established its position as Korea's leading art museums in overseas countries.
For the first time in Korea, the SAVINA Museum of Contemporary Art held a convergence exhibition with arts and other fields. Over the past years, the SAVINA Museum of Contemporary Art has presented several exhibitions deeply engaged with current social changes. Especially, Communication Between Art and Math 1 (2005), 2050 Future Scope: Future Lab of Artists and Scientists (2009), Social Network Art: Changes in Art and Communication(2012), and Artist's Portfolio (2013), have drawn tremendous media attention by organizing special exhibitions that merged art, math, and science in the exhibition. Those were great examples reflecting the need of our time to emphasize the hybrid culture and creativity.
SAVINA Museum of Contemporary Art aims to be an open art museum that communicates with the audience by providing differentiated education programs that lead to creativity, such as building the first VR(Virtual Reality) exhibition in Korea, broadcasting artists' live interviews and seminars, and establishing a digital archive.
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