SFAC SFAC

History

2017

  • 08.   Ranked No. 1 for three consecutive years in the citizen satisfaction survey for the government-funded institutions conducted by Seoul Metropolitan City
  • 03.21   Selected as the best company to work for in the category of public enterprises & non-profit organizations (jointly announced by joongAng Daily & Job Planet.)

2016

  • 09. 01  Inaugurated the 6th Representative Director (Chulhwan Joo)
  • 08. 07  Opened West-Seoul Arts in Education Center.

2015

  • 03. 26  Appointed the 5th president (Sunny Jo)
  • 05. 27  Appointed the 5th Chief Director (Kim Gwanglim)
  • 09. 15  Selected as Best State-funded Institution of Seoul Citizen Satisfaction Survey 2015

2014

  • 02. 17  Won Excellence in Effort of Seoul Anti-Corruption Policy Evaluation 2013
  • 10. 16  Awarded Encouragement Prize of Seoul Anti-Corruption and Integrity Best Practice 2014
  • 11. 02  Awarded Encouragement Prize of Seoul Creativity Award Innovative Policy 2014 H2
  • 11. 27  Certified as Best Professional Cultural Corporation 2014 by Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
    and Korea Arts Management Service

2013

  • 01. 27  Appointed the 4th board of directors
  • 06. 28  Held a panel discussion to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the foundation
  • 08. 01  The Seoul Metropolitan Government Ordinance on the Establishment and Operation of Seoul Foundation for Arts
    and Culture was amended
  • 09. 05  Selected as Best State-funded Institution of Seoul Citizen Satisfaction Survey (ranking 1st for the 2nd consecutive year)
  • 12. 24  Won Medal of Employment and Labor Minister in recognition of support for job creation

2012

  • 01. 05  Revised several clauses in The Setup and Operation of the Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture Act
  • 03. 26  Appointed the fourth chief director (Kim Jeongheon)
  • 03. 26  Appointed the fourth president (Sunny Jo)
  • 06. 13  Ranked 1st out of 16 widerange support centers in the Seoul Culture and Arts Education Support Center Contest
    by the Korea Arts and Culture Education Service
  • 08. 21  Ranked 1st out of 16 state-funded institutions in The Seoul Customer Satisfaction Survey

2011

  • 05. 11  Opened Seoul Art Space Hongeun
  • 07. 28  Belonged to the very best institution group in the Seoul Management Outcomes Evaluation
  • 08. 12  Held Seoul International Symposium for Arts in Education and Creativity (SISAC)
  • 12. 15  Published Variations on a Blue Guitar; The Lincoln Center Institute Lectures On Aesthetic Education.

2010

  • 01. 27  Appointed the third chief director (Park Bum-shin) and the third board of directors
  • 02. 01  Appointed the third president (Ahn Hosang)
  • 02. 28  Was rewarded as an excellent institution in a Seoul integrity measure
  • 04. 09  Won the grand prize in the Korea Management Innovation Awards
  • 07. 28  Opened Seoul Art Space Seongbuk
  • 11. 10  Was selected as an excellent improvement institution in the Seoul Customer Satisfaction Survey
  • 12. 17  Opened Gwanak Children’s Creative Playground

2009

  • 05. 28  Changed the name of the act into The Setup and Operation of the Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture Act
  • 06. 08  Opened Namsan Arts Center
  • 06. 19  Opened Seoul Art Space Seogyo
  • 10. 07  Opened Seoul Art Space Geumcheon Residency
  • 10. 16  Opened Sindang Creative Arcade
  • 11. 05  Opened Seoul Art Space Yeonhui

2008

  • 02. 05  Published A Series of Seoul Culture and Arts
  • 03. 10  Published Historic Walks in English

2007

  • 01. 01  Appointed the second chief director (Park Bum-shin) and the second board of directors
  • 02. 01  Appointed the second president (Ahn Hosang)
  • 10. 10  Opened Namsan Creative Center
  • 11. 10  Opened Seoul Performing Center

2006

  • 08.  Held the culture and arts festival in commemoration of Cheonggyecheon’s restoration
  • 10.  Held SINSFO (Seoul International Networking Seminar for Festival Organizers)

2005

  • 11. 05  Published a job manual for the arts
  • 12. 29  Moved its headquarters (Yejang-dong, Jung-gu to Yongdu-dong, Dongdaemun-gu)