Based on the artworks in the exhibition, we talk about the mosaic, which is an art form that has its origins in the floor decorations of antiquity but developed and flourished in the Byzantine Empire into a means of expressing the sacred through imagery. In the workshop, we examine the historical heritage of Istanbul from the perspective of Byzantine art, which we imitate using materials like paper and EVA. We also explore methods of bringing this method into the classroom as well.
Related Exhibition: “What Byzantinism Is This in Istanbul!”: Byzantium in Popular Culture
Color and glitter EVA paper (sticky back)
Pictures of iconic Istanbul landmarks
Thick cardboard or paperboard sheets (A4)
Instructor: Filiz Kara Bilgin
Capacity: 50 participants
Duration: 90 minutes
Click here to view the guidebook for the “What Byzantinism Is This in Istanbul!”: Byzantium in Popular Culture collection exhibition.
Participants will be issued participation certificates via e-mail at the end of the event. The event will take place on the Zoom Meeting app, with a guided online exhibition tour followed by a workshop activity on the exhibition.
Participants must have their webcams and microphones enabled in order for the instructor to see the participants and provide instructions. By registering, participants give their consent for the above.
The event is free of charge. Reservation is required.
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He had imagined the court room as a big place. It wasn’t. It was about the size of his living room, with an elevation at one end, with a dais on it. The judges and the attorneys sat there. Below it was an old wooden rail, worn out in some places. That was his place. There was another seat for his lawyer. At the back, about 20 or 30 chairs were stowed out for the non-existent crowd.
He didn’t expect this from me. And I hadn’t expected that we would decide to get married that day, at that moment. Everything happened all of a sudden, but exactly like it was supposed to happen in our day. We thought of the idea of marriage simultaneously, we smiled simultaneously, blinking and opening our eyes in unison.
Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 - 19:00
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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