Gateway Korea Foundation

The Gateway Korea Foundation provides opportunities for the Heartland Community to learn about and experience Korean culture.  Based in St. Louis, Missouri, the Gateway Korea Foundation will draw from communities across the American Midwest to nurture a greater understanding and appreciation for Korean culture.


2017 Chuseok Korean Harvest Festival
Sep
16
to Sep 17

2017 Chuseok Korean Harvest Festival

Chuseok Festival Day Program
Saturday, September 16   Noon to 4:00 pm
McGrath Elementary School
2350 St. Clair Ave.
Brentwood, MO 63144
Admission: FREE

Korean Dance Performance
Saturday, September 16  7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Touhill Performing Arts Center
University of Missouri-St. Louis
1 University Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63121
Admission: FREE
Cost gratefully underwritten by the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Chicago

Korean Cultural Presentation
Sunday, September 17  1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
St. Louis Art Museum
One Fine Arts Dr.
Forest Park, 63110
Admission: FREE
Presented in collaboration with the St. Louis Art Museum

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2017 Dano Korean Spring Festival
May
12
to May 13

2017 Dano Korean Spring Festival

Download Flyer
Letter to GKF Friends

Friday, May 12, 2017
6:00 – 7:00 P.M. Reception: Cocktails, Cash Bar, and Conversation with CYJO
7:00 – 9:00 P.M. Screening of CYJO’s KYOPO Project

Farrell Auditorium, Saint Louis Art Museum
One Fine Arts Drive, Forest Park, St. Louis (63110)
(Presented in partnership with the St. Louis Art Museum)

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View Dano Day 2 Program

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Gateway Korean Foundation (GKF) Reception & Buffet Dinner –
A Conversation with CYJO on Art and Immigration
4:30 – 5:30 P.M. Reception with CYJO
5:30 – 7:00 P.M. GKF Program & Buffet Dinner, Traditional Korean Food
7:00 – 8:30 P.M. Panel Presentation on Art and Immigration

Lakeside Patio & Auditorium at CityPlace 1
1 CityPlace Drive, Creve Coeur, MO 63141
- Saturday Festival is $60 per person and includes buffet dinner and beverages -

 

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2016 Chuseok Festival
Sep
24
to Sep 25

2016 Chuseok Festival

SATURDAY, 24 SEPTEMBER
CHUSEOK FESTIVAL DAY PROGRAM
12PM - 4PM
McGRATH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2350 ST CLAIR
BRENTWOOD MO 63144
FREE ADMISSION


SATURDAY, 24 SEPTEMBER
KOREAN DANCE EVENING PROGRAM
7PM - 9PM
BRENTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
2221 HIGH SCHOOL DRIVE
BRENTWOOD MO 63144
ADMISSION: $10/PERSON


SUNDAY, 25 SEPTEMBER
KOREAN CULTURE PRESENTATIONS
1PM - 330PM
SAINT LOUIS ART MUSEUM
ONE FINE ARTS DRIVE
FOREST PARK MO 63110
FREE ADMISSION

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2016 Dano Korean Spring Festival
May
13
to May 14

2016 Dano Korean Spring Festival

Day 1 - Screening and Discussion with Filmmaker Gina Kim
Friday, May 13  5:30 - 9:00 p.m.
The Farrell Auditorium, Saint. Louis Art Museum
Gina Kim, Assistant Professor of Film, UCLA
Co-hosted by Gateway Korea Foundation and Saint Louis Art Museum

Film Title: Faces of Seoul
A documentary that is at once a city portrait of an Asian capital. It accounts the recent changes of Seoul from the perspectives of both a former local dweller with many intimate memories of the city.

Filmmaker Gina Kim (b. 1973, South Korea) received her MFA from Cal Arts and a BFA from Seoul National University. Her five feature-length films and short films have garnered impressive acclaim, with screenings at prestigious film festivals such as Berlin, Venice, Locarno, Rotterdam, Vancouver, Buenos Aires, Pusan, Deauville and Sundance, as well as venues such as the MOMA, Centre Pompidou and the Smithsonian.
- IMDb Mini Biography

Free to the public. 
5:30 p.m.  Reception. Traditional Korean rice cakes(수리취떡) will be served.
7:00 p.m.  Film screening.
Also check out Saint Louis Art Museum Event Calendar

 

Day 2 - Dinner Reception and Program
Saturday, May 14  4:30 - 8:30 p.m.
1 CityPlace Drive, Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Gateway Korea Foundation Awards ceremony, dinner buffet, trailer of films “Faces of Seoul” and “Final Recipe” by Gina Kim, and a panel conversation with Gina Kim and Denise Ward-Brown(Artist and Associate Professor of Art at Washington University in St. Louis) and Diane Wei Lewis(Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies at Washington University in St. Louis) on the rise of “K-Culture.”
Download 2016 DanO Saturday Program

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Jun
19
to Jun 20

DANO KOREAN SPRING FESTIVAL

JUNE 19, 2015, 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Korean Art Gallery (Gallery 227), Saint Louis Art Museum

  • GALLERY TALK _ "Traditional Art of Ancient Korea"

 

JUNE 20, 2015, 11:00 AM

The Farrell Auditorium, Saint Louis Art Museum

  • MOVIE _ "Paint Fire (Chi Wha Seon)"

 

JUNE 20, 2015, 2:00 PM

The Farrell Auditorium, Saint Louis Art Museum

  • LECTURE _ The Past Fast-Forwarded: Korean Art and Culture through the Window of the Joseon Dynasty

 

 

 

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2014 Chuseok Festival
Sep
6
to Sep 7

2014 Chuseok Festival

TWO DAY FESTIVAL EVENTS

Day Program : Saturday, 6 September
12pm - 7pm
McGrath Elementary School
2350 St. Clair, Brentwood, MO 63144

Evening Dance Program : Sunday, 7 September
7pm - 9pm
Horton Watkins (Ladue) High School
1201 South Warson Road, Ladue, MO 63124

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Jun
7
6:00pm 6:00pm

Dano Celebration Reception

Location : Conference Center, Alzheimer's Association | 9370 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63123-3214.

6:00 pm | Reception

6:30 pm | Dinner and Program

                 - Introduction of Gateway Korean Foundation

                 - A Taste of Korean Culture

                 - Recognition of GKF Charter Members and Former Directors

9:00 pm | Adjourn

 

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Jun
7
2:00pm 2:00pm

Lecture on Korean Art

Location : The Farrell Auditorium at the Saint Louis Art Museum

Lecture by Hyonjeong Kim Han, Curator of Korean Art, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA.

Participants are encouraged to visit the museum's Korean Art Gallery following the lecture.

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Dec
25
6:00pm 6:00pm

Opening Ceremony

Inaugural meeting of the Gateway Korea Foundation

Master of Ceremonies: Mr. Richard Stevenson

5:00     Opening 
5:30     Dinner - Prayer by Pastor William Khang
6:30     Gateway Korea Foundation (GKF) Presentation
7:30     Concluding Remarks and Q&A - Mr. Stevenson
7:40     Adjourn

 

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