All posts tagged: museums

A Stop in Memphis

I was expecting to have a more organized visit to the great city my sister and brother in law call home, Memphis. I wanted to see a few touristy spots I had not yet seen and just visit the city that is growing by leaps and bounds. But, on my way out of Korea’s door I got word that my grandmother was about to have open heart surgery and I needed to get to Jonesboro (Arkansas, about an hour outside of Memphis) the day after I flew in. It was a bit of a mess but everything worked out well. Grandma had her surgery and is now comfortably resting in her home. My sister and brother in law had to work for most of my visit, it was inhumanly hot and I had deep jet lag, so being a tourist wasn’t really on the cards. But I did manage to see a few spots that I know I want to return to on my next visit. On South Main in Memphis. They have some adorable …

|Seoul Arts Center|The Great Artists

I kicked myself for not getting out to the Seoul Arts Center a couple weeks back when they had a beautiful art exhibit for Yayoi Kusama’s A Dream I Dreamed . I was actually worried that the exhibit would be too busy and it was going to be hard to find the Centerin  the summer heat. I found out this weekend its really not that hard to find it. I really REALLY wanted to see A Dream I Dreamed but I didn’t go and I’ve felt like I missed a great opportunity ever since.  Lesson learned: Just Go, Dummy!! They have some really amazing exhibits still ongoing. Check out the pictures for a few of their offerings. Many musicals and art shows. Pulitzer Prize Photographs Exhibit They also have modern Korean art  and Edvard Munch. Looks very promising. It was unbelievably busy.  The Great Artists exhibit is spectacular. There were so many household named artists that I was thanking my lucky stars again for getting to live in Seoul and having the opportunity to see the show. …