Cultural Agenda

August 19, 2012, Sunday/ 11:17:00

Exhibitions

An exhibition titled “İstanbul Eindhoven-SALTVanAbbe: 68-89,” presenting a selection of works created between 1968 and 1989 by artists from Turkey and the Netherlands, is on display until Aug. 26 at the contemporary art space SALT Beyoğlu in İstanbul.

SALT Galata, in İstanbul’s Tophane district, presents “Graft,” the fifth exhibition in its series titled “Modern Essays,” featuring the work of Aslıhan Demirtaş, until Aug. 26.

“Cobra -- 1,000 Days of Free Art,” an exhibition that presents works by artists from the mid-20th century avant-garde art movement CoBrA, runs until Sept. 16 at the Sakıp Sabancı Museum in İstanbul’s Emirgan district. The museum is closed on Mondays.

The Cer Modern museum in Ankara is showing a photography collection titled “Mexican Worlds,” a selection of works by 25 contemporary Mexican photographers, until Sept. 16. Cer Modern is closed on Mondays.

“Fifty Years of Urban Walls,” a retrospective of works by pioneering Turkish contemporary artist Burhan Doğançay, is on display at the İstanbul Modern until Sept. 23. The İstanbul Modern is also home to two other exhibitions: “After Yesterday,” a selection from its photography collection, and the permanent exhibition “New Works, New Horizons.” The museum is closed on Mondays.

“Beyond Experience,” a collection of year-end projects by the students of İzmir’s Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Fine Arts, is on display until Sept. 30 at İstanbul’s Pera Museum. The museum is closed on Mondays.

An exhibition titled “Padişahın Evi: Harem-i Hümayun” (The Sultan’s Home: The Imperial Harem) continues until Oct. 15 at Topkapı Palace Museum’s Has Ahırlar Exhibit Hall, presenting the little-known details of the Ottoman harem and its hierarchical structure via 300 objects and paintings.

MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS

Ankara’s Cer Modern is home to “jazz@modern,” a series of weekly jazz concerts, throughout summer. The concerts take place every Thursday at 8:30 p.m. at the museum, featuring pianist Ahmet Berker and his ensemble. Entrance fee is TL 15. No reservations required.

FESTIVALS

The annual Bodrum International Ballet Festival’s 10th edition runs until Aug. 24 in the southwestern holiday resort town. The program features the Turkish State Opera and Ballet productions “Zorba,” “Harem” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” among others. For tickets and the full schedule see www.bodrumballetfestival.gov.tr.

The Fourth gnçtrkcll Open-Air Cinema Festival continues through Aug. 28 at İstanbul’s Turkcell Kuruçeşme Arena, featuring “Ice Age 4: Continental Drift,” “The Amazing Spider-Man,” “Savages,” “The Dark Knight Rises,” “Total Recall” and “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.” For the screening schedule and tickets, check www.biletix.com.

The 2012 edition of the Gümüşlük International Classical Music Festival continues until Sept. 7 in the southwestern holiday resort town of Gümüşlük near Bodrum, presenting evening concerts at the historic Eklisia Church. All performances begin at 9:30 p.m. For the full program, see www.gumuslukfestival.org.

The 26th İzmir International Festival continues until late September, presenting 15 events in total. For the full program, see www.iksev.org.

Antalya’s 12th Side International Culture and Art Festival gets under way Aug. 25 with a concert by Austria’s Schloss Schönbrunn Orchester Vienna. The festival will continue until Sept. 30, featuring classical music and folk dance performances from around the world. Admission to all performances will be free. The full program is available online at www.sidefestival.com.

An exhibition titled “İstanbul Eindhoven-SALTVanAbbe: 68-89,” presenting a selection of works created between 1968 and 1989 by artists from Turkey and the Netherlands, is on display until Aug. 26 at the contemporary art space SALT Beyoğlu in İstanbul.

SALT Galata, in İstanbul’s Tophane district, presents “Graft,” the fifth exhibition in its series titled “Modern Essays,” featuring the work of Aslıhan Demirtaş, until Aug. 26.

“Cobra -- 1,000 Days of Free Art,” an exhibition that presents works by artists from the mid-20th century avant-garde art movement CoBrA, runs until Sept. 16 at the Sakıp Sabancı Museum in İstanbul’s Emirgan district. The museum is closed on Mondays.

The Cer Modern museum in Ankara is showing a photography collection titled “Mexican Worlds,” a selection of works by 25 contemporary Mexican photographers, until Sept. 16. Cer Modern is closed on Mondays.

“Fifty Years of Urban Walls,” a retrospective of works by pioneering Turkish contemporary artist Burhan Doğançay, is on display at the İstanbul Modern until Sept. 23. The İstanbul Modern is also home to two other exhibitions: “After Yesterday,” a selection from its photography collection, and the permanent exhibition “New Works, New Horizons.” The museum is closed on Mondays.

“Beyond Experience,” a collection of year-end projects by the students of İzmir’s Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Fine Arts, is on display until Sept. 30 at İstanbul’s Pera Museum. The museum is closed on Mondays.

An exhibition titled “Padişahın Evi: Harem-i Hümayun” (The Sultan’s Home: The Imperial Harem) continues until Oct. 15 at Topkapı Palace Museum’s Has Ahırlar Exhibit Hall, presenting the little-known details of the Ottoman harem and its hierarchical structure via 300 objects and paintings.

MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS

Ankara’s Cer Modern is home to “jazz@modern,” a series of weekly jazz concerts, throughout summer. The concerts take place every Thursday at 8:30 p.m. at the museum, featuring pianist Ahmet Berker and his ensemble. Entrance fee is TL 15. No reservations required.

FESTIVALS

The annual Bodrum International Ballet Festival’s 10th edition runs until Aug. 24 in the southwestern holiday resort town. The program features the Turkish State Opera and Ballet productions “Zorba,” “Harem” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” among others. For tickets and the full schedule see www.bodrumballetfestival.gov.tr.

The Fourth gnçtrkcll Open-Air Cinema Festival continues through Aug. 28 at İstanbul’s Turkcell Kuruçeşme Arena, featuring “Ice Age 4: Continental Drift,” “The Amazing Spider-Man,” “Savages,” “The Dark Knight Rises,” “Total Recall” and “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.” For the screening schedule and tickets, check www.biletix.com.

The 2012 edition of the Gümüşlük International Classical Music Festival continues until Sept. 7 in the southwestern holiday resort town of Gümüşlük near Bodrum, presenting evening concerts at the historic Eklisia Church. All performances begin at 9:30 p.m. For the full program, see www.gumuslukfestival.org.

The 26th İzmir International Festival continues until late September, presenting 15 events in total. For the full program, see www.iksev.org.

Antalya’s 12th Side International Culture and Art Festival gets under way Aug. 25 with a concert by Austria’s Schloss Schönbrunn Orchester Vienna. The festival will continue until Sept. 30, featuring classical music and folk dance performances from around the world. Admission to all performances will be free. The full program is available online at www.sidefestival.com.

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