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Heritage Calligraphy World Midamin

WriterAdministratorDate12/05/2019

Calligraphy World Midamin1
  • Location

    Paju

  • Address

    Unit #115 & 116, The Step, 93-75, Heyrimaeul-gil, Tanhyeon-myeon, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do

  • TEL

    +82-31-945-0628 | +82-10-8868-6566

Making Your Own Wood Stamp is Korea’s only cultural hands-on program where both children and adults can understand the principle

Midamin provides Making Your Own Wood Stamps for the first time in Korea.
Making Your Own Wood Stamp is Korea’s only cultural hands-on program where both children and adults can understand the principle of woodblock printing and wooden movable type printing while making their own stamps.
Wood stamps made by the Heyri Workshop are used for the programs. The staff make wood stamps used for the programs by trimming wood pieces and adding traditional lacquering or modern design. Around 30,000 people including individuals, couples, student groups, and international students have participated in Wood Stamp Making since 2013. (As of January 2017)

Making Your Own Wood Stamp*Duration: 50-90 minutes (varies by program)
Field trip for elementary/middle/high school students and group program for foreign visitors
Process: Carving a stamp ⇨ Writing a hope card and stamping on it ⇨ Finishing
Wood Stamp Making
In this traditional cultural program, participants can understand the principle of woodblock printing while making the world’s one and only wood stamp for themselves.
- Recommended participants: Ages 7 and over
Seal Carving
You can make your own handmade stamp based on traditional seal carving techniques with a long history.You can develop your sculpting skills and artistic sense.
- Recommended participants: Older elementary students or above
* Visit the website for more information.

Opening hours : Tuesday through Saturday: 10am-6pm | Sunday: 1pm-6pm
Closed : Every Monday | Lunar New Year's and Chuseok holiday (Temporary days off announced on website)
Admission : Individuals: KRW 15,000-18,000 | Groups (20 or more): KRW 13,000-16,000
Directions : Paju Heyri Art Valley, Gate 4 & 5 (3 minute walk)