2020 Jeonnam
SUMUK Biennale

Brilliant Monochrome

It means ‘the most beautiful and perfect color’ as the ink
(SUMUK) contains five traditional Korean colors, i.e. blue, yellow, red, white, and black.

Ticket Information

How to Make a Reservation

Advance Reservation

Offline (Secretariat of the JISB) : April ~ August 2020 *The full schedule will be announced soon.

※ For purchases of more than 10 tickets, the JISB Secretariat will cover the cost of mail delivery.

Online sales (Ticketlink) : April ~ August 2020

On-site Sales (Offline)

Period : September 1 (Tue.) ~ October 31 (Sat.), 2020

The ticket offices of the JISB Exhibition Halls (Mokpo Culture & Arts Center, Ullim Sanbang (Art) House)

Ticket Fees

Ticket Fees
Category Price(KRW) Scope of Application Provision of Local Currency
Advance Reservation On-site Sales
8,000 10,000 ·Adults (Aged 19-64) Local Currency (KRW 3,000)
8,000 ·Koreans: min. 20 persons. Local Currency (KRW 3,000)
5,000 ··Foreigners: min. 10 persons. No Local Currency provided.
4,000 ·Aged 65 or more.
·Disabled persons (grades 4~6).
·Recipients of national basic livelihood guarantee.
No Local Currency provided.
Free Admission ·Men of national merit.
·Soldiers (including riot policemen, conscripted policemen, duty firefighters).
·Disabled persons (grades 1~3) and their guardian(s).
·Children/Teenagers (Aged 19 or younger)
No Local Currency provided.

※ Local Currency: Mokpo Market Gift Voucher, or Jindo Arirang Gift Voucher Ticket Fees

Exhibition Schedule and Visiting Hours

Exhibition Schedule and Visiting Hours
Exhibition Schedule September 1 (Tue.) ~ October 31 (Sat.), 2020 * Closed on Mondays (Open during the Chuseok holiday.)
Admission Hours AM 09:00 ~ PM 17:30
Opening Hours AM 09:00 ~ PM 18:00
Ticket Purchase AM 09:00 ~ PM 18:00

Docent Program Information

The docent program offers information on the displayed works and the artists to the Jeonnam International SUMUK Biennale.

  • Operating Period : September 1 ~ October 31, 2020 *Closed on Mondays.
  • Program Times
    • Regular : To be determined.
    • Non-scheduled : To be determined.
  • Target : Visitors to the Jeonnam International SUMUK Biennale
  • Duration : Approx. 30 to 60 minutes
  • Venue : Exhibition halls of the Jeonnam International SUMUK Biennale (Mokpo and Jindo)
  • Inquiries : Event Management Team of the JISB Secretariat (+82-(0)61-280-5879)
    • For the regular docent program, admission will be granted to those who wait at the entrance to the exhibition hall (Docent Information Desk), on a first-come, first-served basis. Advance booking is not required.
    • For groups of 20 or more visitors, please note that those who have booked the program in advance will be served first if there are many visitors.
    • The program hours and duration are subject to change depending on the circumstances of the exhibition hall.

Notice for Visitors

  • Visitors are not allowed to re-enter the exhibition hall once they have left.
  • The entire exhibition space is a no smoking area.
  • Please do not touch the exhibits.
  • No food or pets are allowed in the exhibition hall.
  • Photography with a flash, tripod, etc. and for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited.
  • Please enjoy the exhibition quietly as it is a public space attended by many people who wish to enjoy the exhibits in peace.
  • Please instruct your children to follow the proper etiquette and make sure that they do not run, make a loud noise, or touch the exhibits in the exhibition hall.
    ※ Please note that those who do not observe the proper etiquette or who cause a disruption may be asked to leave.

Group Visit Application

Large groups are asked to make a reservation in advance to ensure pleasant and orderly viewing.

Group Visit Application
Application Period May 1 (Fri.) ~ October 19 (Mon.), 2020
Group Visitors Koreans: min. 20 persons / Foreign nationals: min. 10 persons
Free Admission Men of national merit, soldiers (including riot policemen, conscripted policemen, duty firefighters), disabled persons (grades 1~3) and their guardian(s), and children / teenagers (Aged 19 or younger).

Application Period/How to Apply

  • Period : May 1 (Tue.) ~ October 19 (Mon.), 2020
  • Application Form : Jeollanam-do Culture & Tourism Foundation (JISB Secretariat)
  • How to apply : Print out and fill in an application form and apply via one of the following means:
    • 1) Send the form via FAX +82-(0)61-280-5865.
    • 2) Send the form to djayssu@korea.kr.
    • 3) Call +82-(0)61-280-5869.
    • *Persons eligible for free admission should fill in the Free Admission form in the [Attachment] and send it via one of the above-mentioned means.

Notice for Group Applications

  • For changes or cancellations of a reservation, please do so at least 3 days before the reservation date.
  • One guide for every 20 paying visitors will be admitted free of charge. (The guide cannot use the coupon.)
  • The number of group visitors is limited to 5,000 per day (to ensure safety, proper assistance, etc.).
  • If the number of visitors (or the day of visit) differs from the information provided at the time of reservation, you can purchase tickets for the actual number of visitors.
  • For any other inquiries, please contact the Foreign Cooperation Team of the Jeonnam International SUMUK Biennale Secretariat (82-61-280-5869, 5871~3).