• Location
  • Call
  • Favorites
  • Cart

Lunchtime Lecture - How to Read Korean Animal Paintings

Sooa Im McCormick, Curator of Korean Art

Cleveland Museum of Art

  • Date Tuesday, December 06, 2022
  • Time 12:00PM - 12:30PM
  • Register Now
Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art is renowned for the quality and breadth of its collection, which includes almost 45,000 objects and spans 6,000 years of achievement in the arts. Having recently completed an ambitious, multi-phase renovation and expansion project across... more

Come to the CMA for a quick bite of art history. Every first Tuesday of each month, join curators, conservators, scholars, and other museum staff for 30-minute talks on objects currently on display in the museum galleries.

Traditional Korean paintings feature not only animals that are native to the ecosystems in the Korean Peninsula, such as tigers, leopards, and cranes, but also exotic ones, such as gibbons and elephants. In this lecture, Sooa Im McCormick, curator of Korean art, introduces a few ways to read and understand the language of symbolism in Korean animal paintings.

Tiger Family (detail), late 1800s. Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910). Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper; 262.5 x 115.1 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund, 1997.148

Lunchtime Lecture - How to Read Korean Animal Paintings

Nearby

Museums & Galleries

Universities & Libraries

1. Ingalls Library & Museum Archives at the Cleveland Museum of Art

< 1 minute walk
The Ingalls Library mission is to support the museum’s current and...

Parking

1. Cleveland Museum of Art Parking Garage

2 minute walk
0 to 30 minutes – FREE 31 minutes to 2 hours – $10.00 Each...

Dining

1. The Garden Café at the Cleveland Botanical Garden

4 minute walk
All year long, the Garden Café uses fresh ingredients to make art...

Shopping and Retail

1. Cleveland Botanical Garden Store

4 minute walk
The Garden Store is an inspiring place to shop for the gardener – ...

Parking

1. Cleveland Botanical Garden Parking Garage

4 minute walk
PARKING GARAGE The Botanical Garden has its own indoor parking garage, ...

Dining

1. Provenance Café at the Cleveland Museum of Art

2 minute walk
Provenance Café features lunch, dinner, and snack options made in...

2. Provenance Restaurant at the Cleveland Museum of Art

2 minute walk
Provenance is a 50-seat contemporary restaurant and lounge that features...

Museums & Galleries

1. Cleveland Museum of Natural History

3 minute walk
Visit Cleveland Museum of Natural History at at discount with CirclePass...

Universities & Libraries

1. Harold T. Clark Library at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

3 minute walk
The Harold T. Clark Library consists of more than 20,000 books and a 40,...

Signup Be the first to know about special events, openings, news and more!