Peony Patterned Lock, Late Chosŏn, Lock: nickel, 3 x 5 x 1-3/4 inches, Key: iron, 6-1/2 x 1-3/4 x 3/8 inches, courtesy of The Korea Society and The Lock Museum
UW Department of History Chair and Associate Professor Michael Brose will present an Art Talk on Monday night, October 10 at 7 pm in conjunction with the exhibition, Talismans of Protection from Choson Korea: Antique Locks, Latches, and Key Charms.
The exhibition is on loan from the Lock Museum in Seoul, Korea and was organized for travel by the Korea Society, New York. It features antique metalwork from the Choson Dynasty, the last and longest reigning dynasty of Korea. Brose will be presenting historical and cultural background information on the Choson time period.
The Art Talk on Monday evening is free and open to the public. Talismans of Protection from Choson Korea: Antique Locks, Latches, and Key Charms is on view through December 22. For more information on public programs or exhibitions at the Art Museum, please visit the website or call 307.766.6622.