Pera Museum and Istanbul Research Institute’s exhibition From Istanbul to Byzantium: Paths to Rediscovery, 1800–1955, curated by Brigitte Pitarakis, explores the central role of the Ottoman capital in shaping the emerging discipline of Byzantine studies. Within the scope of the exhibition, a guided tour is held with a limited number of participants, accompanied by the project manager of the exhibition, Gülru Tanman.
About Gülru Tanman
After graduating from Bilkent University, Department of Archaeology and Art History, Gülru Tanman completed her MA in Byzantine archaeology and art history at Birmingham University. Currently, she is the head of Istanbul Research Institute and also works in the Byzantine-focused exhibitions, publications and conferences of the institute.
The tour will be in Turkish. Admission: 50 TL (Free admissions for Friends of Pera Museum.)
To join the tour, you can buy a ticket from Biletix or make a reservation via the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org. Places are limited.
Pera Museum and Istanbul Research Institute’s exhibition From Istanbul to Byzantium: Paths to Rediscovery, 1800–1955, curated by Brigitte Pitarakis, explores the central role of the Ottoman capital in shaping the emerging discipline of Byzantine studies.
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1638, the year Louis XIV was born –his second name, Dieudonné, alluding to his God-given status– saw the diffusion of a cult of maternity encouraged by the very devout Anne of Austria, in thanks for the miracle by which she had given birth to an heir to the French throne. Simon François de Tours (1606-1671) painted the Queen in the guise of the Virgin Mary, and the young Louis XIV as the infant Jesus, in the allegorical portrait now in the Bishop’s Palace at Sens.
The wind blows, rubbing against my legs made of layers of metal and wires, swaying the leaves of grass that have shot up from the cracks in the tarmac, and going off to the windows that look like the eyes of dead children in the wrecked buildings that seem to be everywhere as far as the eye can see.
Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 - 19:00
Friday 10:00 - 22:00
Sunday 12:00 - 18:00
The museum is closed on Mondays.
On Wednesdays, the students can
visit the museum free of admission.
Full ticket: 50 TL
Discounted: 25 TL
Groups: 40 TL (10 people or more)
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