Octet: Selected Works from the School of Visual Arts, was an exhibition of 111 artworks, which showcased painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, photography and the digital arts, created by faculty, alumni and students of the Fine Arts Department at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
Ottoman Principality was introduced to the dark sea of the Middle Ages early in the 14th century. The battles with the Venetians and the Genoese, conquests in Rumelia, and the establishment of the first shipyards all occurred during this period.
A unique selection from the globally renowned ceramics collection of Victoria and Albert Museum, one of the oldest and leading art institutions of Great Britain, was proudly exhibited for the first time in İstanbul, at the Pera Museum.
Tevfik Fikret's famous couplet, which compares the West to a horizon beckoning to those who long for intellectual pursuits and calls Mekteb-i Sultani the East's first window opening onto that horizon, is an explicit expression of the affirmation of the notion of modernization among the Ottomans and of a yearning for Western civilization.
The exhibition of 87 extraordinary works by one of the most important masters of world cinema, Akira Kurosawa, presented a different aspect of the director’s talent; while introducing his envisioned films, the exhibition explored Kurosawa’s imagination through his drawings.
Tuesday - Saturday 11.00 - 18.00
The museum is closed
on Sundays and 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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