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June 11th, 2011 - July 12th, 2011
Opening: June 11th, 2011 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM


Artist Reception and Open House at Korean Cultural Center of Chicago

KCCoC Open House
Taste of Korean Culture
June 11, 2011 (11:00 am - 8:00 pm)

The Korean Cultural Center of Chicago (KCCoC) celebrates the opening of its Center in Wheeling this summer. This event is free to all! The official ribbon cutting ceremony will begin at 2:00 pm, but the event is from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm. Please come and join us at our first open house and bring your friends and family.

KCCoC was established in 2005 through grassroots fundraising. In April, 2010, it acquired a campus-style facility in Wheeling, Illinois. This Korean Cultural Center serves as a community hub for cultural exchange and charitable and educational programs. It houses a Korean museum, art gallery, library, classrooms, dance studio, and gathering areas open to all.

The Open House will showcase various charitable and educational programs and activities available at the Korean Cultural Center. The Event will include a variety of food, a cooking demo, Korean traditional dance, music, art, a resource center and historical memorabilia.

June 11 – July 11, 2011
Curated by Sun H. Choi
Co-curated by Jiwon Yoon, Jeahoon Kim
Opening Reception: June 11th 5pm -8pm

We want to hold a celebration to thank the entire Chicago community for its commitment and effort to arrange the financing and development of The Korean Cultural Center. This exhibition was named “Intertwined” to represent creation of harmony by diverse artists who have different cultural backgrounds and to celebrate the diversity of their culture. We want to encourage living together, understanding each other, interacting with other cultures, respecting others, helping each other, and making beauty of harmony by different art works.

This show consists of Western style and Korean traditional paintings, ceramics, video, fiber, mixed media and installations produced by 35 artists who have diversity cultural background. Some works on display will be available for sale.

Jerome Acks / Harry Ahn OPA / Gabriel Akagawa / Hanghwan Bak / Jyl Bonaguro /Catherine Schwalbe-Bouzide / Angela Bryant / Paola Cabal / Edmund Chia / Heeyoung Choe /Ah-Young Choi / Sun H. Choi / Yong Hyun Chung / Sung Jang / Hak Jong Jin /Indira F. Johnson / Karl Johnson / Jin Soo Kim / Ju Sung Kim / Moon Kim / Sung Ho Kim /Kye Young Lee / Sang Hoon Lee / Arno Mayorga / Erin McGuire / David A.Parker /Mark Palmeri/ Aesop Rhim / Darrell Roberts / Johannah Silva / Kevn Tijerina /Anna Koh Varilla / Jeffrey Varilla / Thu Kim Vu / Jiwon Yoon

For more information about this event or the Korean Cultural Center, please visit our website at

The Korean Cultural Center of Chicago
9930 S. Capitol Drive
Wheeling, IL 60090