Mosaic Symbols in Byzantium

Pera Kids
Ages 7-12

  • January 25, 2022 / 15:00
  • January 29, 2022 / 10:30
  • February 3, 2022 / 15:00

Have you heard of the different names Istanbul had in different periods? Did you know that there is a legend about how the Bosphorus was formed? In this workshop, we hear the story about how Istanbul was first established and study the structures that still stand from Constantinople, the city of Constantine. After participating in a guided 3D tour of our exhibition, we create our mosaic using clay after being inspired by the mosaics, made of small, beautifully colored, shiny tiles, adorning the Byzantine palaces. This workshop teaches us about the Byzantine history and art and helps us develop our dexterity and imagination.

Related Exhibition: From Istanbul to Byzantium: Paths to Rediscovery, 1800–1955

Materials (Included in the kit to be sent)
Railroad Board
Poster paint
Colored pencils

Taught by: Yeliz Çetindağ, Kültür Bavulu
Age Group: 7-12
Duration: 75 minutes
Capacity: 10 participants 

Fee per workshop: 200 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.

To receive the materials, please email us at with your reference number, name, phone number, mailing address, and email address after purchasing your ticket.

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.

PERAcard FAMILY members are eligible for discount rates.
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