Pera Museum proudly presented an exhibition of Giorgio de Chirico, a pioneer of the metaphysical art movement and one of the most extraordinary artists of the 20th century. The exhibition is now on our YouTube channel!
Having brought Osman Hamdi Bey’s works to hundreds of thousands of art enthusiasts, Pera Museum presents its visitors the opportunity to experience his working environment and much-admired painting The Tortoise Trainer, through virtual reality.
Focusing on the points of contact between the physical and digital, and the fluid flow between them, the video also brings a witty commentary to cultural heritage preservation and conservation, passing heritage to upcoming generations, and the role that museums play throughout these processes.
The publication accompanying the exhibition includes the writings of the curators Serhan Ada and Simone Fattal, as well as a short text written by the artist Etel Adnan for the exhibition and an article titled About the End of the Ottoman Empire.
The “Planets and Satellites” workshop will take us to a discovery tour around the Solar System. Together with the children, we will be assigned planets and all observe our size and relative distance to the Sun, and perform Solar and Lunar eclipses.
Drawing inspiration from Etel Adnan’s works that revolve around seasons, landscapes, and signs and pave the way for extensive discovery and interpretation, we blow inks through drinking straws and spread the ink across the paper to shape them as trees.
As one of the most original artists of 20th century Turkish painting, İhsan Cemal Karaburçak is among the rare autodidactic artists who developed his art by refusing to engage in academic training.
A Question of Taste is a group exhibition that deals with kitsch, a concept whose meaning has shifted since the 19th century, and the intimate relationship this concept has established with today's visual culture as well as its critical role in shaping taste.
The works of outstanding 20th century artist Marc Chagall were exhibited in Turkey for the very first time at the Pera Museum. The exhibition showcased a unique selection that revealed Chagall's multi-faceted personality and vivid world of imagination. It is now on our YouTube channel!
Check out our "Constructing a Dream" playlist with Albanian songs from 1950s until the 1990s.
Focusing on contemporary approaches to miniature painting, the exhibition brings together the works of 14 artists from different countries such as Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Azerbaijan.
Taking crystals and their vibrant matter as a point of departure, the exhibition Crystal Clear went beyond their emblematic use.
In this video, Hazel Özmen, Anatolian Weight and Measures Collection Manager, talks about the most important themes of the exhibition compiled from our collection, the Antiquity markets, and the officials responsible for these markets and the protective gods.
Jean-Léon Gérôme is among the most renowned artists of the second half of the 19th century. One of the most fervent advocates of academic painting, Gérôme declared a personal war against modern movements such as Impressionism.
Frida Kahlo was born on July 6, 1907 in Coyoacán, Mexico. Exactly 47 years from now, before she died in the same city and her beloved Mexico, many things would happen; she’d meet Diego Rivera, become a world-renowned artist, and allow many of her fans to dress like her on Halloween.
Exhibition catalogue traces the genealogy of the relations between video art and pop music from the 1960s to today in which video art and pop music crossed roads.
Discovered in Ethiopia as the “magic fruit,” and reaching the land of the Ottomans through Yemen in the 15th century, coffee soon assumed its place as a prestigious beverage in the palace and wealthy households.
Tuesday - Saturday 10.00 - 19.00
Sunday 12.00 - 18.00
The museum is closed on Mondays.
On Wednesdays, the students can
visit the museum free of admission.
Full ticket: 25 TL
Discounted: 10 TL
Groups: 20 TL (10 people or more)
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