Istanbul is unique. It is the only city in the world where two continents meet. Enjoy old and new in the cultural capital of Turkey with Istanbul expert Marc Guillet

Stories of Civil Resistance in Pera Museum

Posted on 19 August 2013

Pera Film opens its 2013 fall season with a striking program – A Farewell to Arms: Stories of Civil Resistance. The program’s title is inspired from one of the greatest American novels to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway published in 1929. Just as the novel explored the beautiful… Read more »

Rembrandt exhibition extended

Posted on 5 June 2012

 Where Darkness Meets Light: Rembrandt and His Contemporaries,” a much-admired exhibition on the golden age of Dutch art at Istanbul’s Sakıp Sabancı Museum (SSM), has been extended by one week, until June 17, the museum has announced. The exhibition, part of a series of cultural events marking the 400th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Turkey… Read more »

Museum for famous Turkish writers

Posted on 18 November 2011

 Alay Köşkü (Procession Kiosk), which is situated within Topkapı Palace’s walls, has been turned into the Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar Museum and Library. The museum was opened by Culture Minister Ertuğrul Günay. It was organized within the framework of a project by the Culture and Tourism Ministry. The Procession Kiosk is a structure built into the… Read more »