Have you ever wondered how old the buildings around you are? What differences do you see between new and old buildings? In this workshop, we first view the exhibition on how popular culture has recreated elements from Byzantine architecture, art, and history over the last 70 years, and then study the shiny architectural elements of Istanbul and Hagia Sophia, one of the largest monuments in the world. Next, inspired by the structural architecture examples from the exhibition, we first draw our architectural designs and then build them in 3D using sticks. This workshop improves our fine motor skills and tactile perception while enhancing our imagination and creativity.
Related Exhibition: “What Byzantinism Is This in Istanbul!”: Byzantium in Popular Culture
Materials (included in the kit to be sent)
Duration: 75 minutes
Capacity: 10 participants
Fee per workshop:150 TL
Participants will receive a certificate of participation via e-mail. After an online guided 3D tour of the exhibition, students attend a related workshop on the Zoom Meeting app.
Please make sure that your camera and microphone are on as this allows for participants to be seen and to be given personal instructions. It is assumed that all the participants agreed to this upon registration.
Important Information: Every ticket holder will have a package sent to them via courier services. The package contains materials to be used in the workshop.
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Cargo: Ticket price includes delivery fee. The cargo will be sent by Pera Museum. The average delivery time is 3 business days for Istanbul and 5 business days for other cities. Pera Museum is not responsible for delays resulting from the delivery company. Returns and/or refunds are not available.
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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: 25 TL
Discounted: 10 TL
Groups: 20 TL (10 people or more)
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