Home Detective

Pera Kids
Ages 4-6

Today, we are going to discover our homes. Are you ready? Take a marker pen and draw a figure or pattern of your choosing on your palm or a piece of paper. Now, it is time to find an object around the house that most closely resembles this drawing. Or, in other words, it is time for an investigation! Search the house and check every room. Once you find something, make sure to take a picture and share it on social media with the hashtag #PeraLearning

Related Exhibition: Language of the Wall 

Illustrator:
 İpek Kay
Game Writer: 
Neray Çeşme

This program is presented especially for the 100th anniversary of the April 23 National Sovereignty and Children’s Day, inspired by Pera Museum's digital exhibitions.

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The adventure of the Big ‘K’

The adventure of the Big ‘K’

In a bid to review the International System of Units (SI), the International Bureau of Weights and Measures gathered at the 26th General Conference on Weights and Measures on November 16, 2018. Sixty member states have voted for changing four out of seven basic units of measurement. The kilogram is among the modified. Before describing the key points, let us have a closer look into the kilogram and its history.

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Pera Museum presented a talk on Nicola Lorini’s video installation For All the Time, for All the Sad Stones, bringing together the artists Nicola Lorini, Gülşah Mursaloğlu and Ambiguous Standards Institute to focus on concepts like measuring, calculation, standardisation, time and change.

Turquerie

Turquerie

Having penetrated the Balkans in the fourteenth century, conquered Constantinople in the fifteenth, and reached the gates of Vienna in the sixteenth, the Ottoman Empire long struck fear into European hearts.