2021 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

Ticket Reservation


Online Sales (NHN Ticketlink) : May 31 – October 31, 2021

On-Site Purchase (Off-Line)

Ticket Info

Ticket Info
Classification Fee (KRW) Validity
Standard 10,000 ㆍ Adults between 19 and 65 years old
Discount Prebooking 5,000 ㆍ For prebooking purchases (*Period: June-August)
Group 5,000 ㆍ 20 or more persons for local visitors, 10 or more for international visitors
Concession 3,000 ㆍ Visitors with nonsevere disabilities (Grades 4–6 in the conventional system)
ㆍRecipient of national basic livelihood guarantees, Munhwa Nuri Card users
Free Entrance ㆍ Patriots and veterans
ㆍ Current armed forces members (including police and firefighting forces), persons engaged in public service
ㆍ Visitors with severe disabilities (Grades 1–3 in the conventional system) and 1 guardian
ㆍ Teenagers and children under 19 years old, seniors above 65
ㆍ Group visitor guides (travel agents) or bus drivers

Exhibition Schedule and Visiting Hours

Exhibition Schedule and Visiting Hours
Exhibition Schedule September 1 (Wen.) ~ October 31 (Sun.), 2021 * 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, 2021 *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.), 2021
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.), 2021
  • 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).