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Digital rendering courtesy of Technology Research Institute for Culture & Heritage

Into the Seven Jeweled Mountain: An Immersive Experience

Friday, March 15–Sunday, September 29, 2024
Location:  234 Textile Gallery
Arlene M. and Arthur S. Holden Gallery

About The Exhibition

Journey into the wondrous terrain of the Seven Jeweled Mountain through an immersive, large-scale projection of its legendary scenery as illustrated in a 19th-century Korean folding screen.

The Seven Jeweled Mountain is a superb example of a Korean landscape painting tradition called “true-view,” where natural sites were realistically depicted to capture their unique terrain. Travel through the landscape’s eccentric geology amid changing weather, following the trail of others who documented their trek. Outside the digital experience, the 10-panel folding screen offers a connection to the enlarged breathtaking vistas.

Through the carefully rendered scenery and historical first-person narration, discover the natural wonder that was once a beloved tourist destination, now part of North Korea and inaccessible to most of the world. 

As a collaboration between the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Overseas Korean Cultural Heritage Foundation, the digital content of this exhibition will be simultaneously on view at the National Palace Museum of Korea in Seoul, meaningfully connecting the two institutions in celebrating Korea’s cultural heritage and history.

Sponsors

This groundbreaking digital immersive exhibition is part of the Cleveland Museum of Art’s ongoing partnership with leading South Korean cultural institutions. The Overseas Korean Cultural Heritage Foundation provided the main funding, and the National Palace Museum presents the same digital immersive exhibition in Seoul, South Korea.

All exhibitions at the Cleveland Museum of Art are underwritten by the CMA Fund for Exhibitions. Principal annual support is provided by Michael Frank and the late Pat Snyder, the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation, the John and Jeanette Walton Exhibition Fund, and Margaret and Loyal Wilson. Generous annual support is provided by an anonymous supporter, the late Dick Blum and Harriet Warm, Gary and Katy Brahler, Cynthia and Dale Brogan, Dr. Ben and Julia Brouhard, Brenda and Marshall Brown, Richard and Dian Disantis, the Jeffery Wallace Ellis Trust in memory of Lloyd H. Ellis Jr., Leigh and Andy Fabens, the Frankino-Dodero Family Fund for Exhibitions Endowment, Florence Kahane Goodman, Janice Hammond and Edward Hemmelgarn, Marta Jack and the late Donald M. Jack Jr., Carl T. Jagatich, Eva and Rudolf Linnebach, William S. and Margaret F. Lipscomb, Bill and Joyce Litzler, the Roy Minoff Family Fund, Lu Anne and the late Carl Morrison, Jeffrey Mostade and Eric Nilson and Varun Shetty, Tim O’Brien and Breck Platner, William J. and Katherine T. O’Neill, Michael and Cindy Resch, Betty T. and David M. Schneider, Paula and Eugene Stevens, the Womens Council of the Cleveland Museum of Art, and Claudia Woods and David Osage.