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Istanbul Modern Museum
Pi artworks, Galeri NON
Although Istanbul is famed for its ancient attractions, buzzing with a vibrant contemporary arts and design scene. The first private museum showing modern and contemporary art exhibitions in Turkey, the Istanbul Modern has been at the forefront of the city’s contemporary art movement since it opened in 2004. Occupying a former warehouse on the shores of the Bosphorus, it displays work from its permanent collection as well as organizes temporary exhibitions.
Mixing old with new, Pera Museum is another must-stop. In addition to its permanent collection of traditional tiles and ceramics, it hosts a number of modern exhibitions throughout the year.
A number of smaller galleries in the city are fostering up-and-coming Turkish talent. Spaces to watch include X-ist, Mixer Art, Salt Beyoğlu, Arter, Pi Artworks, Galeri Non.
To fuel your soul with the love of art in this city you can join our contemporary art tour which consists of visits to a variety of Art Galleries.