Past Events
The Curious Case of Çatalhöyük

The exhibition “The Curious Case of Çatalhöyük” is developed to celebrate the 25th excavation season of the Çatalhöyük Research Project. Known for its fascinating cutting-edge archaeological research methods, and laboratory collaborations, Çatalhöyük is presented through experi

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June 2017, Wednesday
Time: 21 Jun 2017, 10:00 - 18 Feb 2018, 19:00
The Characters of Yusuf Franko: An Ottoman Bureaucrat’s Caricatures

The caricature album of Yusuf Franko Kusa Bey, the late 19th century Ottoman bureaucrat, Minister of Foreign Affairs, governor general, man of society who was also a playful caricaturist, is exhibited for the first time.

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January 2017, Thursday
Time: 26 Jan 2017, 10:00 - 01 Jun 2017, 18:30
ON THE FRINGE The Istanbul Land Walls

The Istanbul Land Walls, also called the Theodosian Walls, were built in the beginning of the 5th century CE. Despite their original construction as structures of defense, the land walls and the areas surrounding them encapsulate a multi-layered cultural landscape that bear the

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October 2016, Wednesday
Time: 19 Oct 2016, 10:00 - 08 Jan 2017, 18:30

Byzantium's Other Empire: Trebizond introduces the extraordinary monuments of the now largely forgotten empire of Trebizond, whose capital was in the city of Trabzon on the Black Sea coast. It particularly focuses on the 13th century church of Hagia Sophia in Trabzon, Turkey, t

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June 2016, Friday
Time: Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00-18:30 / Sunday: 12:00-18:30
Scent and the City

The “Scent and the City" exhibition invites visitors to use their noses to discover the worlds of the civilizations that once lived in Anatolia. More than 50 scents will be exhibited until June 8 at the ANAMED Gallery, including historically significant scents such as saffron,

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April 2016, Thursday
Time: Tuesday - Saturday 10:00-18:30, Sunday 12:00-18:30
Antioch on the Orontes, Early Explorationsin the City of Mosaics

Antioch on the Orontes tells the story of how archaeologists unearthed findings from the most brilliant period in the history of Antioch, one of the most important political and cultural centers of the Hellenistic Orient and one of the great metropolises of the Roman Empire.

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February 2014, Friday
Time: 28 Feb 2014 - 20 Apr 2014
Artamonoff: Picturing Byzantine Istanbul, 1930-1947

“Artamonofff: Picturing Byzantine Istanbul, 1930-1947” features the photographs taken by Nicholas V. Artamonoff, an amateur photographer of Russian origin, during the time he lived in Istanbul between 1922-1947. Artamonoff's photographs constitutes a unique record of the city,

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June 2013, Wednesday
Time: 26 Jun 2013 - 10 Nov 2013
(In) Site Sagalassos The Archaeology of Excavation Photography

The exhibition “(In) Site Sagalassos”, features excavation photos of Sagalassos, “The City of Emperors”, one of the most significant archaeological discoveries worldwide. The story of the unearthing of the city of Sagalassos in the Burdur province, with its long history of sett

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March 2013, Saturday
Time: 09 Mar 2013 - 10 Jun 2013