National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art

2022 MMCA International Research Fellowship

The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) hosts an international research program for museum professionals.


Opportunity Details


All Arts

This program was initiated as a part of the Cultural Partnership Initiative (CPI) Project supported by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Korea. Participants of this program have been mainly curators of contemporary art museums.

The research program aims to provide a sustainable platform for initiating dialogues and for developing a comprehensive network among contemporary art professionals.

The general information and requirements of the program are listed as below:

1. Period
10 weeks, from 29 September to 8 December

2. Inviting Researchers
2 professionals

3. Program Description

Individual research in link with Korean modern and contemporary art
*Research fellow must present a final essay of the research, and a research presentation will be held at the end of the fellowship.
Visiting museums, galleries and art institutions
Meeting contemporary art professionals in Korea
Attending contemporary art related events and conferences

4. General Qualifications

Individuals who work in related fields of modern and contemporary art, such as museum professionals, curators, art historians and art critics.
Researchers who hold citizenship in the ODA recipient countries
* For the list of eligible countries, please refer to the following link:
*Applicants from other countries than those on the list will NOT be considered.
Aged between 25 and 45
Good use of English language
Individuals who have high interest in cultural exchange

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