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The KF Gallery hosts various exhibitions to enhance Koreans’ understanding about world cultures through the exchange of outstanding cultural contents.


Foreign diplomatic missions and cultural centers in Korea, non-profit international exchange organizations and private cultural organizations at home and abroad are eligible for the Foundation’s support for organizing exhibitions.
*Individuals are not eligible for support.

Areas of Support

Comprehensive visual arts, including painting, sculpture, photography, installations, relics, folk arts, crafts, design and fashion

Application Category / Support Details

- Gallery rental : Support for KF Gallery rental
- Co-hosting : Exhibitions co-hosted by applicant institutions and the Korea Foundation

Application Category / Support Details
Category Exhibition Duration Support Details Cooperation with KF Requirements
Space Rental Promotion Expenses
Co-hosting 4~5 weeks O O O Co-host - Finalize list of exhibits
- Professionality of applicant institutions and staff
Gallery rental 2 weeks O O X Sponsor
*Exhibition duration includes time for installation and removal of exhibits.
*Exhibitions on outstanding contents are eligible to apply for co-hosting with the Korea Foundation. In the case of co-hosting, the Korea Foundation offers exhibition space for free and partial financial support for shipping, insurance, public relations activities and printing.

Program Schedule

Program Schedule
Online Submission of Applications
Evaluation Announcement of Evaluation Results
(via e-mail)
Contract-Signing and Grant-Awarding
July 14 ~ October 31 of preceding year of project October ~ December of preceding year of project December of preceding year of project Year of project implementation


Online submission of applications via KF Online Application System(http://apply.kf.or.kr)
*Please check the relevant application announcement for required documents.

Evaluation Criteria

- Quality of proposed exhibitions (exhibits) and level of contribution to international understanding
- Whether to satisfy the Korea Foundation’s program objectives
- Reasonable and stable budget planning
- Professionality of applicant institutions (past activities/professional background of applicants considered)
- Programs accompanying exhibitions