Upcoming Exhibitions

Notes for Tomorrow

Notes for Tomorrow

November 23, 2021 - March 6, 2022

Notes for Tomorrow features artworks from around the world, brought together to reflect on a new global reality ushered in by the Covid-19 pandemic. With the ever-present backdrop of the crisis, Independent Curators International (ICI) turned to 30 curators from 25 countries to question and reassess values and relevance in contemporary culture, and to share an artwork they believe is vital to be seen today. 

From Istanbul to Byzantium

From Istanbul to Byzantium

Paths to Rediscovery, 1800–1955

November 23, 2021 - March 6, 2022

In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a confluence of geopolitical, diplomatic, academic, artistic, and local interests in Istanbul paved the way for increased awareness of the Byzantine past as a rich and shared heritage. 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.

“What Byzantinism Is This in Istanbul!”

“What Byzantinism Is This in Istanbul!”

Byzantium in Popular Culture

November 23, 2021 - March 6, 2022

Istanbul Research Institute’s upcoming exhibition at the Pera Museum called “What Byzantinism Is This in Istanbul!”: Byzantium in Popular Culture, curated by Emir Alışık, navigates through the eclectic presence of Byzantium in popular culture. 

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