MMCA Residency Changdong&Goyang

General information

Brief description of organisation

MMCA Residency provides artist-in-residence programs run by the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea(MMCA) in order to encourage and support artistic creativity and to make international artistic communication.

Organisation founded in


Brief description of residency program

MMCA Residency has developed into an international studio through the activation of the international exchange. It provides opportunities to capable foreign artists based on the international network. MMCA Residency constitutes various residency programs according to partner organizations, particular regions, certain time periods, support, and screening (contest and public recommendation). Overseas artists apply for residency programs by taking advantage of each characteristic, and selected artists participate in support programs and interact with artists from around the world, including Korea, for 3-6 months.

* Exhibitions & Workshops: Group show of the works produced by the artists during their residency; open studio events; and individual shows; Seminars and Symposium
* International programs: Invite artists from overseas; exchange programs with artist-in-residence program overseas.
* Public programs: programs in which local residents or the general public can participate; Studio Library (Public resource room) is operated.

Residency program since


Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Curatorial
Type of organisation
  • Part of a Governmental Institution

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • between 3 and 6 months
Number of artists resident at one time

between 11 and 16

Grants available

Stipend(KRW 1,000,000 per month) for International Artists Residency program

Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Supplies
  • Food
Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
  • Exhibition
Expenses paid by the organisation
  • Allowance/Stipend
Application who/how

Open Call

Selection procedure

By Curator

Presentation of artists' work

Exhibition at end of Residency

Description of residency



  • Internet Connection
  • Library
  • Office
  • Kitchen
Number of studios

between 11 and 16

Type and size of studios

Private Studio

  • Private Room
Working language(s)
  • English
Other activities happening at the space
  • Workshops
  • Presentation
  • Exhibitions
Contact information

MMCA Residency Changdong&Goyang
MMCA Residency Changdong, 257 Deongneung-Ro, Dobong-Gu, Seoul
01469 Seoul (Changdong)
Korea South

Phone: +82 2 995 0995 (Changdong)

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