Welcome to visit Gwangju Cultural Foundation.
Gwangju Cultural Foundation was founded in 2011 and we are working our very effort to become the cultural hub for Gwangju Spirit by creating culture with its citizen at the center.
We promote Cultural Democracy through various art and cultural supports, grants, and outreach programs; also encouraging the development of creative environment for the art to flourish within the community.
Now as the core cultural administrative office of the local cultural policy, we strive to invest further in research and planning cultural policy in an effort to fertilize the cultural ecosystem of Gwangju Metropolitan City.
We will try our very best to create culturally harmonious environment regardless of the age, gender, genre, or professions.
The Gwangju Cultural Foundation aspires to develop Cultural community Gwangju as the artists and the public joins together to share and develop.
With the support from the local citizens, together we will nurture the cultural forest to support and develop the local art and cultural scene.
Gwangju Cultural Foundation was established on January in 2011 to realize creative city with culture and art. To accomplish this goal,
we try to expand creative cultural activity for citizens and opportunity for enjoying culture and art and also develop culture &art promotion policy.
Gwangju Cultural Foundation was established under the support of Gwangju Metropolitan City to realize joyful creative city
and great culture community through policy development and promotion for fostering culture&art promotion and Asia culture-centered city,
supporting creation․diffusion․activity of culture&art, education․research of culture&art, succession․development of traditional culture
and development․marketing of tourist cultural products.
Gwangju Cultural Foundation Inauguration
Consignment for Operation of Bitgoeul Citizen Cultural Center, Bitgoeul Art Space(Former Jeoun-Nam Physical Center)
Awarded with 5 stars in The Edinburgh Fringe Festival - ‘Jasmine Gwangju’ (local brand performance)
Opened Media Cube 338 in Bitgoeul Citizen’s Culture Center
Opened Cultural Heritage Center
Selected as Best Organization supported by the city government in management assessment
Selected as the most active user for 2 years in a row - Cultural Voucher Program
Announced Mid/Long Development Plan
Selected as the best support center 3 years in a row - Gwangju Art and Culture Education Support Center Reorganization(4Office, 1Department, 1Center, 11Team/Cultural Policy Research Team, Cultural Welfare Team)
Appointed the second Representative Director (Seo Young Jin)
Reorganization(1Office, 3Department, 2Center, 8 Team/Urban Cultural Exchange Team, Fundraising Task Force, Performance/Exhibit Planning Team)
Public Art 2.0 Yangrim Developmental Public Art Project, Presidential Committee for Cultural Enrichment Selected as the Best Case Study under Presidential Committee for Cultural Enrichment Awarded as the Best in Residency Grants Program – Gwangsan Culture & Art Center Appointed the Secretary General (Kim Jong Ryool)
Open Art&Culture Small Library in Bitgoeul Art Space
Selected as Local Art and Cultural Professional Enrichment Organization by Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
Installed Media Facade on the outer wall
Opened 10,000 Culture Hug Center – Philanthropic Cultural Mecenat Movement Fundraising Center Awarded as the Best Program ‘Horned Holly Creative Space Residence’, a regional cooperation business
5th Anniversary Event of Establishment ‘5 Years of the Foundation, 1 Year of Culture Hugs’ Announced 2030 Mid/Long Development Plan for Cultural Gwangju
6th Anniversary of the Establishment
Open Gwangju Media Arts Platform
Gwangju flourished with Culture
Citizens with Artistic Beauty
Citizen-Centered with Culture
Gwangju SpiritㆍCultural Hub
Settle Gwangju’s Culture Business & Branding
7 Cheonbyeonjwaro 338Beongil Namgu Gwangju
Bitgoeul Citizen’s Cultural Center : Jiwon53
Gwangju Park : Geumnam59, Daechon70
Address : 7 Cheonbyeonjwaro 338Beongil Namgu Gwangju
Geumnamro 4ga Station : Take Exit #2 and walk straight about 600m towards Gwangju Park
Take a left on Wonji Bridge towards Cheonbyeonro – Go straight along the river – Take a left on Guseongro Take a left to Cheonbyeonjwaro – Being Arrived at Gwangju Cultural Foundation
Straight to the underpass from the entryway to Sangmujigu – Take a left towards Imdong 5-way intersection at the Government Employees Pension Service – Take a right towards Yangdong Market – Go straight on the Cheonbyeonjwaro until Gwangju Park-Being Arrived at Gwangju Cultural Foundation