This online lecture will be delivered in two sessions. The first will focus on the many forms that Korean paintings can take, such as albums, scrolls, hanging scrolls & folding screens. It will touch on the components of painting and the history of traditional scroll mounting and conservation treatment. This involves how to care for Korean paintings at the British Museum such as examining, conservation and preparing them for the Korean Collection.

The second session will cover the history of the traditional Korean paper – Hanji. This paper also plays an important role in the preservation of Korean paintings. You will learn about its characteristics, the various types of Korean paper that is used and their applications in scroll mounting.

  • Date: 7 October, 14 October 7-8pm, Online
  • Venue: Free Online Webinar
  • How to Apply: This is an online lecture delivered in two sessions, Advance Booking Required.

To book your place, click the 'BOOK now' button in the top right corner of this page. Attendees will be sent the meeting link by email on 7 October. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis. You will receive an email confirmation if you have been successful in securing a place.

Please get in touch if you have any questions on 020 7004 2600 or

[This event will be audio and video recorded through Zoom. By attending this event, you are consenting to be recorded]

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