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The Arko Arts Theater was opened in 1981 and contains a large theater with 608 seats (including seats for the disabled), and a small theater with 150 (removable) seats. It has been carrying out direct and indirect support activities for distinguished performances through planned performances and facilities rentals.
Art Center Arko was opened in 1979 and has three exhibition rooms.
It is a contemporary art center generating discussion of international
and domestic contemporary art. Art Center Arko operates various
supplementary programs in addition to exhibitions, such as educational programs, workshops, seminars, and field experiences.
The Arko Arts Library and Information Center was opened in 1979 and is a unique archive specializing in the culture and art of Korea. It houses 230,000 cultural and artistic works collected from both within and outside of Korea. The Arko Arts Library and Information Center also operates various information services, and social and art education programs.
The Arko Learning Center opened in 1992 and is a specialized education institution that produces professional scholars of culture and art. It also operates various educational programs in order to improve professionalism and hands-on abilities.
The Insa Art Space was started in the year 2000 and is a multi-complex support center with a multitude of functions, and performs research and development in the visual arts to foster the limitless imagination of artists and bring their works to fruition based on specialized archives, and continuous workshops.
The “Daehakro Multi-culture space” now under construction is the Thea-plex, multi-performance space, with a medium sized auditorium (approximately 500 seats), and a small auditorium (approximately 200 seats). It will go far toward stimulating the performance arts and providing Koreans with more opportunities to experience and enjoy culture.
The Venice Biennale Korean Pavilion established in 1995 is an official national institution of the Venice Biennale. It has been functioning as a bridgehead for Korean art to enter the world’s stage.