Art Council Korea (ARKO)
ARKO aims to enrich the lives of Koreans by increasing the accessibility to arts and cultural activities as wekk as making the arts a part of their lives.
ARKO plans to build strong platform to support artistic endeavours of diverse disciplines of performing and visual arts by increasing funding opportunities for artists and arts organizations; increasing the accessibility to arts for the public; and promoting dynamic international arts and cultural exchanges.
Grants & Activities in korea
Grants & Activites of international programs
Lottery Funds and Cultural Outreach Programs
Grants for City/Regional Productions
Since it was built in 1979, the ARKO Art Center has taken a leading role for the development of visual arts in Korea. It has presented various programs such as exhibitions, workshops, educational programs, and seminars.
ARKO Human Resource Development (HRD) Center is the home to creative future leaders in arts and culture. It is an educational center established to develop creative professionals in arts and culture. The center runs various field-oriented education programs: 'Theatre Arts Professional Training Program' to enhance capability of theatrical artists and technicians, 'ARKO International Performing Arts Professional Series' to introduce the trend of performing arts across the world, and 'ARKO Performing Arts Incubation Program' to nurture the next generation in performing arts.