At the end of Summer 2015, Antalya was introduced to a new culture and art platform, located in the heart of the city:
Antalya Culture and Arts
Housing national and international exhibitions to gather locals and foreign visitors together with high quality art culture is Antalya Culture and Arts' main service area.
As the first steps of Antalya Culture and Arts, Pablo Picasso, Ara Güler and Andy Warhol exhibitions have been held to broaden and enlarge the interest in art and bring color and dynamic influence to the city. Our mission is to become a platform for exhibitions and education programmes to broaden perspective, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit of next generations in Antalya.
Would you like to learn more about Antalya Culture and Arts, the platform that is meant to become a new landmark covered with all the colors of the rainbow?
Antalya Culture and Arts - A Gift from ACCI (Antalya’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
World-famous artists, workshops, film screenings, forums and activities
With the purpose of providing a new attraction center for the people of Antalya and the visitors of this city to become acquainted with the different colors of art and culture, the ACCI Educational Research and Culture Foundation has founded Antalya Culture and Arts.
Antalya’s local and foreign tourists can now have a great time engaged in culturally enriching creative activities throughout the year, thanks to the increasing number of culture and art related events that Antalya Culture and Arts provides. Thus, not only Antalya’s “culture and art city” identity will be reinforced through Antalya Culture and Arts, but also it’s identity as a city broadening its dedication to tourism and trade. Antalya Culture and Arts, designed by Dr. Architect Sinan Genim, is going to be a platform form upcoming exhibitions with its curatorial advisor Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation Pera Museum.
Antalya Culture and Arts will be hosting exhibitions of international artists such as Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol, as well as holding exhibitions about Antalya’s history, culture and archeology.
As becoming a platform for national and international exhibitions, Antalya Culture and Arts will host in-house educational workshops and events with an upcoming scholarship program to develop the artists of next generations, by aiming to provide them a better cultural appreciation and vision as well.
Another objective of ACCI Educational Research and Culture Foundation is to seek the restoration of Kaleiçi House in Kaleiçi district in order to promote and invest in local artists' production by hosting a new space for local artists in the city.
Why Antalya Culture and Arts?
Because ACCI wants:
-To create a platform for locals to find lifelong learning
-To improve the city’s quality of life
-To broaden the horizons of future generations
-To cast a cultural vision
-To increase the creativity and critical thinking skills
Because ACCI wants “Turkey’s Tourism Capital” - Antalya:
-To be home to a brand new attraction
-To offer more than the beautiful seaside and sun for visitors to enjoy
-To improve cultural tourism
-To be improved from the perspective of industry
Every Exhibition is a New World
Antalya Culture and Arts events and education programme is prepared in parallel to the exhibitions..The exhibition schedule is prepared by a colloboration with Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation Pera Museum. Antalya Culture and Arts building expands to nearly two thousand square meter whih is divided to three exhibition floors.
Antalya Culture and Arts' exhibition halls are comparable to other international venues in size allocation and all standards.
Working together with world leading museums and cultural organizers, The Pera Museum will at times bring the works of an artist, and sometimes put together a thematic exhibit for display. In this way Antalya Culture and Arts will provide local and foreign visitors views of different cultures, different periods of history, different world views and interests side by side. Antalya Culture and Arts will house world famous artists as well as with famous local artists.
Antalya Culture and Arts will dedicate one of its exhibition halls to house findings of Antalya’s regional archaeological findings. The treasures of private collections and archives valued pieces accumulated from the Mediterranean cultures and with free perspective Antalya’s geographic, historic, and social aspects will be able to be viewed and evaluated.
Antalya Culture and Arts will hold a monthly schedule of exhibitions as well as talks, panels and conferences.
“World-famous artists, workshops, film screenings, forums, and activities”
“World-famous artists, studios, film screenings, forums and activities”